Chicago – Paralegal

Paralegal – Chicago

We’re looking for a full time Paralegal for our Chicago office. The job will require the candidate to work hand-in-hand with the firm’s lawyers and assist in legal preparation, cite checking and routine motions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Handle online and in-person legal filings
  • Cite-check and finalize legal documents, including drafting and reviewing Table of Contents and Table of Authorities
  • Assist with routine motion and discovery
  • Prepare and deliver courtesy copies
  • Manage the firm’s case files and calendaring and docketing system
  • Receive calls from and return calls of potential clients

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ prior paralegal experience (or experience in a similar position)
  • Experience with and understanding of Blue Book citation requirements
  • Experience with federal ECF filing system
  • Excellent verbal and client service skills
  • Experience with Excel and/or Google Sheets

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Prior experience at a class action law firm
  • Associates degree in Paralegal studies
  • Ability to conduct legal research i.e. familiarity with Westlaw, LexisNexis

All COD Paralegal Studies Program graduates are encouraged to apply. E-mail resume and cover letter to: applicants@edelson.com.


 

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