Workers Comp/Personal Injury Legal Assistant

IL - Chicago
Pay Rate: $50,000 - $55,000 per year

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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced paralegal for our workers' compensation department. Applicants must be able to handle a large caseload, communicate with clients on a daily basis, must have experience with DOAH, e-filing, drafting motions, discovery requests, schedule hearings, depositions, Pre-trial Stipulations, settlements, medical records requests, ability to handle new client interviews/intakes and reviews.


  • Provide administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients, etc.
  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Monitor deadlines and calendar court dates
  • Editing and finalizing litigation documents
  • Filing with State and Federal courts (including e-filing)
  • General administrative duties, such as answering phones, expense reports, and other tasks as needed
  • Assist with Firm's social marketing efforts

  • Excellent customer service skills: conduct intake process with potential clients, meet with clients, and have excellent phone skills
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and research skills

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