Randstad Paralegal in Glenview, Illinois

Paralegal

job details:

  • location:Glenview, IL

  • salary:$65,000 - $75,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, November 30, 2018

  • experience:4 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:446949

  • questions:312-917-1515.

job description

Paralegal

job summary:

The job duties and responsibilities would focus on assisting in the overall management of claims, disputes, and investigations; drafting various documents; and assisting with other general corporate-related matters. The scope of this role would encompass the following:

Claims and Investigations

· Assist with claims and investigations by gathering documents, interviewing witnesses and drafting case / investigation summaries;

· Draft memos;

· Draft correspondence to opposing counsel, former employees or other third parties;

  • Respond to subpoenas;

  • Assist attorneys with witness preparation for testimony and responding to discovery requests;

  • Providing other support to attorneys with respect to claims and administrative proceedings or compliance investigations;

  • Manage service of process for all claims and track all case deadlines;

  • Demonstrate basic strategic thinking and initiative with case assignments.

Outside Vendor Management and Reporting

· Assist in preparing case budgets, and closely manage outside legal spend by liaising with outside counsel on compliance with budgets and work plans;

· Maintain electronic claims database by entering claims and investigations, uploading key documents, and entering status reports;

· Run reports in Serengeti claims management tool.

Other

  • Assist attorneys with the drafting of policies, procedures and training to ensure compliance with existing and contemplated federal / state / local laws and regulations;

  • Assist with the management of special projects identified each year;

  • Assist in preparing agreements (e.g., employment, consulting, severance and settlement agreements);

  • Work under the direction of an attorney to assess and resolve routine legal issues;

  • Work on other matters as requested.

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

· A minimum of three (3) years of paralegal experience (prior in-house experience with a corporate legal department is preferred);

· Proficient in Windows environment including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint;

  • Paralegal training and certification required, preferably from an ABA accredited institution;

  • Familiarity with a matter management/e-billing system;

  • Strong drafting abilities;

· Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, and the ability to multi-task are essential;

· Must be proactive with strong organizational and interpersonal skills;

· Ability to interact professionally with attorneys and support staff while maintaining a strong client service attitude;

· Strong sense of confidentiality and ability to exercise sound judgment.

location: Glenview, Illinois

job type: Permanent

salary: $65,000 - 75,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 4 Years

responsibilities:

The job duties and responsibilities would focus on assisting in the overall management of claims, disputes, and investigations; drafting various documents; and assisting with other general corporate-related matters. The scope of this role would encompass the following:

Claims and Investigations

· Assist with claims and investigations by gathering documents, interviewing witnesses and drafting case / investigation summaries;

· Draft memos;

· Draft correspondence to opposing counsel, former employees or other third parties;

  • Respond to subpoenas;

  • Assist attorneys with witness preparation for testimony and responding to discovery requests;

  • Providing other support to attorneys with respect to claims and administrative proceedings or compliance investigations;

  • Manage service of process for all claims and track all case deadlines;

  • Demonstrate basic strategic thinking and initiative with case assignments.

Outside Vendor Management and Reporting

· Assist in preparing case budgets, and closely manage outside legal spend by liaising with outside counsel on compliance with budgets and work plans;

· Maintain electronic claims database by entering claims and investigations, uploading key documents, and entering status reports;

· Run reports in Serengeti claims management tool.

Other

  • Assist attorneys with the drafting of policies, procedures and training to ensure compliance with existing and contemplated federal / state / local laws and regulations;

  • Assist with the management of special projects identified each year;

  • Assist in preparing agreements (e.g., employment, consulting, severance and settlement agreements);

  • Work under the direction of an attorney to assess and resolve routine legal issues;

  • Work on other matters as requested.

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

· A minimum of three (3) years of paralegal experience (prior in-house experience with a corporate legal department is preferred);

· Proficient in Windows environment including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint;

  • Paralegal training and certification required, preferably from an ABA accredited institution;

  • Familiarity with a matter management/e-billing system;

  • Strong drafting abilities;

· Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, and the ability to multi-task are essential;

· Must be proactive with strong organizational and interpersonal skills;

· Ability to interact professionally with attorneys and support staff while maintaining a strong client service attitude;

· Strong sense of confidentiality and ability to exercise sound judgment.

qualifications:

The job duties and responsibilities would focus on assisting in the overall management of claims, disputes, and investigations; drafting various documents; and assisting with other general corporate-related matters. The scope of this role would encompass the following:

Claims and Investigations

· Assist with claims and investigations by gathering documents, interviewing witnesses and drafting case / investigation summaries;

· Draft memos;

· Draft correspondence to opposing counsel, former employees or other third parties;

  • Respond to subpoenas;

  • Assist attorneys with witness preparation for testimony and responding to discovery requests;

  • Providing other support to attorneys with respect to claims and administrative proceedings or compliance investigations;

  • Manage service of process for all claims and track all case deadlines;

  • Demonstrate basic strategic thinking and initiative with case assignments.

Outside Vendor Management and Reporting

· Assist in preparing case budgets, and closely manage outside legal spend by liaising with outside counsel on compliance with budgets and work plans;

· Maintain electronic claims database by entering claims and investigations, uploading key documents, and entering status reports;

· Run reports in Serengeti claims management tool.

Other

  • Assist attorneys with the drafting of policies, procedures and training to ensure compliance with existing and contemplated federal / state / local laws and regulations;

  • Assist with the management of special projects identified each year;

  • Assist in preparing agreements (e.g., employment, consulting, severance and settlement agreements);

  • Work under the direction of an attorney to assess and resolve routine legal issues;

  • Work on other matters as requested.

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

· A minimum of three (3) years of paralegal experience (prior in-house experience with a corporate legal department is preferred);

· Proficient in Windows environment including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint;

  • Paralegal training and certification required, preferably from an ABA accredited institution;

  • Familiarity with a matter management/e-billing system;

  • Strong drafting abilities;

· Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, and the ability to multi-task are essential;

· Must be proactive with strong organizational and interpersonal skills;

· Ability to interact professionally with attorneys and support staff while maintaining a strong client service attitude;

· Strong sense of confidentiality and ability to exercise sound judgment.

skills: 10-key

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