QUERREY & HARROW IS GROWING - JOIN US!
Looking for a full-time experienced legal assistant to support our busy litigation practice.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, attention to detail, and good proofreading skills are required.
Competitive Salary and excellent benefits.
Querrey & Harrow, Ltd.
Querrey & Harrow is looking to hire a full-time associate with 2 to 4 years of experience to join our insurance; commercial; and, coverage litigation team, in our Chicago office.
The candidate must be licensed in the State of Illinois. Previous/current litigation experience required, preferably in the areas of personal injury defense and familiarity with medical and expert discovery.
Responsibilities will include all phases of civil defense litigation from inception to finish, conducting all aspects of discovery, and ensuring that all cases move smoothly through the litigation process.
The associate will also be working in a fast-paced and high-volume practice and will be required to analyze and timely report case progress, risks, budgets, and exposure to the insurance and risk management clients.
The ideal candidate needs to possess ambition (preferably interest in partnership opportunities) strong practical experience and the ability to work independently on billable matters. Candidates must also be organized, enthusiastic, detail and team-oriented, and have excellent written and oral communication skills.
We are looking for an . The applicant will work directly with attorneys and staff on all aspects of cases, from pre-litigation, through discovery, and up to and through trial.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in medical abstracting preferred.
- High organizational and time-management skills.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
- Preferred candidates have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary. school program in paralegal studies.
- Draft, proof and manage legal documents and correspondence.
- Order and track medical records and bills, police and ambulance reports, etc.
- Paper filing/Electronic Filing for Cook County, collar county and Federal courts.
- Abstracting medical records.
- Prepare responses to written discovery.
- Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook.
The position has a competitive salary and benefits.
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** Querrey & Harrow, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.**