Insurance Defense Legal Secretary

Chicago, IL 60602

Posted: 05/26/2023 Legal Category: Legal Assistant/ Secretary Job Number: 1350 Salary: $60-65k/year DOE

Job Description

Insurance Defense Legal Secretary
Chicago, IL


Our client is a mid-size Insurance Defense and civil litigation firm with offices up and down the east coast. They value and embrace teamwork, principles, and diversity, both in the workplace and within the community. With over four decades in business, they pride themselves in being a family-oriented and community-centric firm. They boast incredible benefits, including a wellness program, and encourage internal growth by promoting from within.

The firm is seeking a Legal Secretary to join the Insurance Defense practice group. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role, subrogation experience and understanding and be technically savvy with MSOffice Suite.

  • Set hearing, meetings and depositions
  • Utilize company software for electronic file management
  • Prepare documents for filing with state and federal courts
  • Prepare legal documents including hearing notices and notices of filing
  • Process all invoices for subpoenas, document requests, deposition transcripts
  • Transcribe dictation for attorneys
  • Open new files and run conflict checks
  • Update/Keep track of case list, trial list and closing of files
  • Open new files – run conflict checks, request parties to be added to AIM, and set up new files
  • Communicate with clients, opposing counsel and vendors
  • Set up conference room(s) for client meetings and depositions
  • Communicate with clients via email and phone
  • Travel arrangements
  • 5+ years experience in as a Legal Secretary, preferably in Insurance Defense
  • Subrogation experience
  • College degree is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High degree of organization
  • Ability to interface with all levels of employee
$60,000-$65,000 DOE

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