Paralegal

JBR Law Group - Chicago, IL

Part-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $57,000 a year
SkillsBenefits

Part-time to full-time Paralegal needed to support a transactional and litigation firm focused on business and employment law serving various industries. This person will essentially serve as a reliable litigation paralegal to the firm's clients, assist with a broad range of administrative tasks, calendaring for attorneys, legal research, filing documents electronically for state and federal courts, arranging for the delivering of courtesy copies or files, attending meetings, note taking during conference calls or meetings, drafting discovery requests/responses, compiling discovery production, analyzing and summarizing large quantities of data, discovery, research, and records, organizing files, drafting internal memoranda on research topics, preparing correspondence, assisting with reception area and conference/meeting room set up, and drafting pleadings or motions as allowed by any and all applicable rules of professional conduct governing paralegals.

The Paralegal is expected to abide by all firm policies, the firm’s Confidential/Non-Disclosure Agreement, and any and all applicable ethical rules. The person accepting this position must be able to be punctual in attendance, timely in their task handling, have excellent organizational skills, remain in a stationary position 50% of the time, have the ability to occasionally ambulate about the office to access file cabinets and office machinery, etc., constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine/scanner, and computer printer, and be able to lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds when receiving deliveries of office supplies or records. Last, the Paralegal must attend any training or further certification required for compliance purposes.

Must have at least three years of litigation law firm experience, experience with trial work preferred. This individual will be expected to provide support to attorneys and work with fellow support staff as needed. Must be able to work in full Microsoft Office suite services, Clio, Adobe Pro, etc.

Last the Paralegal must have excellent and distinguished organizational skills as it relates to providing the necessary support on transactional matters, including the appropriate file management and organization of due diligence, transactional checklists, contracts and related documents.

The firm offers medical benefits, group life to all eligible employees in addition to competitive compensation commensurate with experience.

Please include in the application: resume, cover letter, and three professional references.

JBR Law Group, LLC. (JBR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBR hires individuals on the basis of their qualifications and abilities to complete the essential functions and duties of the job to be filled in a manner that upholds JBR's unwavering standards to its clients. It is the continuing policy of JBR to lawfully provide equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, national origin/ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, veterans' or military status, regardless of how discharged, source of income, credit history, arrest records, physical or mental handicap or disability or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and condition of employment at JBR including, but not limited to: hiring, training, compensation, benefits, working conditions, discipline and termination. All JBR employment decisions are made based on availability, qualifications, ability, merit and any other legitimate factors consistent with principles of equal employment and all applicable laws.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the position and should not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Job Type: Part-time

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • paralegal: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location