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Title : Legal Secretary - Litigation

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # LFBA704855

Legal Secretary Litigation The candidate will assist litigation attorneys and other legal staff by providing secretarial and administrative support, which includes; preparing court documents for filing, transcription of dictation, coordination of schedules and calendars, scheduling depositions, client contact, e-filing, and trial preparation. Collaboratively works with Claim, Claim Legal, and other CNA business units to produce desired results in the handling of CNA Commercial Lines and Global Specialty Lines matters. Handle all aspects of document preparation. May draft, prepare and distribute legal correspondence and memos under management/attorney direction. File documents timely and appropriately with courts and other parties. Collaboratively assist in gathering and organizing exhibits, documents, trial data and other materials in response to subpoenas, discovery requests, interrogatories, motions for summary judgment etc. Accountable for organizing and maintaining all files (electronic, paper and other) and legal archives. Schedule and coordinate attorney and case load calendars. Associates degree with course work or applicable certifications preferred or equivalent experience and 4+ years of experience in a related legal administrative environment required. In-depth knowledge of legal terminology, procedures and practices as well as overall general knowledge of the insurance industry and the business units required. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and other business related software systems required. Excellent: organizational skills including ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks; written and verbal communication skills including professional phone etiquette and the ability to draft complex written correspondence required.

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