Chicago IL

Legal Administrative Assistant

CM Legal

Legal Administrative Assistant

Law firm looking for a full time Administrative Assistant. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are a must. Law Firm Experience preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • Open Matters – Download docs from client programs, if necessary. Run conflict check/report, make up new matter forms & submit to new matters.


  • Set-up Matters – download case/docs from client program into AIM, split lawsuit, update matter supplement, set complaint and discovery deadlines/CRN response, relate parties, request shells (if active LIT file), and complete case overview form.


  • Break down pleadings (complaint, admission, production, interrogatories, email designation, notice of deposition, correspondence).


  • Send email to AIM Changes to relate parties (clerk, judge, insured, assignee, opposing counsel, adverse party, loss location)


  • Email Secretaries/Paralegal Appointment Slip


  • Create Style of Case


  • Complete matter supplemental information (case no./ short style)


  • Handle filing and closing of cases


  • Assist with copy jobs


  • Assist secretaries with processing invoices


  • Handle light scheduling on legal files


  • Assist office manager with administrative duties (setting up for meetings, ordering lunch for meetings, etc.)

A great working environment with a comprehensive benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience and all candidates must have a stable work history and verifiable references.


  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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