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Title : Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Arlington Heights
Refer to Job # QBKM863067


Monitor and track filing deadlines and court hearings. Handle other duties as assigned. We are looking for the following skills: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Strong organizational and interpersonal skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Experience with e-filing and working with court rules Ability to learn and use new software quickly Law Clerk to Senior Paralegal Positions Open Sterling Lawyers is looking to hire Law Clerks and Senior Paralegals to join our growing legal team in Arlington Heights, IL. We are offering competitive salaries ranging from $50,000 to $65,000 depending on experience, as well as uncapped performance-based bonuses potentially ranging from $500 to $1,500 per month. Our team also enjoys a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401K with matching. We are looking for candidates with at least two years of experience working as a Paralegal in Family Law, or high-performing Paralegals who want to switch to Family Law or top students wanting to start their career after school. The successful candidate will have the ability to support two Attorneys in a fast-paced environment and the following skills: * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment * Strong organizational and interpersonal skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects * Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat * Experience with e-filing and working with court rules * Ability to learn and use new software quickly The Law Clerk or Senior Paralegal will be responsible for filing documents initially and in existing e-filed cases, processing payments, e-filing any/all documents for Attorneys, drafting and e-filing pleadings, preparing and submitting prove-up documents, preparing Interrogatories & Request for Production of Documents, drafting Pre-Trial Memo s, managing Attorneys calendars, processing incoming mail, organizing/updating electronic and/or physical files, etc. If you are ready to join a top-performing team and make a difference in people's lives, Sterling Lawyers is the place for you. Apply now to become a part of our growing Paralegal team! Law Clerk to Senior Paralegal Positions Open at Sterling Lawyers is a rapidly growing law firm that exclusively practices family law with a fixed fee model. We are looking for high-performing individuals to join our Paralegal team based in Arlington Heights, IL and make a difference in people's lives. Compensation and Benefits We offer a competitive salary ranging from $50,000 to $65,000, depending on experience, as well as an uncapped performance-based bonus potentially ranging from $500 to $1,500 per month. Our team also enjoys a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401K with matching. Experience Requirements We are looking for candidates with at least two years of experience working as a Paralegal in Family Law, or high-performing Paralegals who want to switch to Family Law or top students wanting to start their career after school. Duties and Responsibilities Ability to support two Attorneys in a fast-paced environment. File documents initially and in existing e-filed cases, and process payments related to the same. E-file any/all documents for your attorneys, and update attorneys with any/all changes in e-filing requirements. Draft and e-file pleadings including Summons and Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, Petition to Establish Parentage, and any other required pleadings in a divorce or parentage proceeding. Prepare and submit prove-up documents in each county. Draft and e-file other documents as requested by attorneys, including but not limited to Appearance forms, Temporary Support Pleadings, Requests for Mediation/Guardian ad Litem, Motions, Rule to Show Cause and Financial Affidavits, etc. Prepare Interrogatories & Request for Production of Documents. Prepare Answers to Interrogatories & Requests (compile all documentation; scan, categorize, tag, and draft the written responses; prepare copies per attorney instructions). Prepare Request for Pretrial: draft Pre-Trial Memo's for attorney review; forward Pre-Trial Memos with all exhibits to judge and opposing counsel. Manage attorney calendars including scheduling all hearings, prove ups and continuously reviewing/reconciling electronic dockets in counties. Scheduling Client, opposing party and opposing counsel calls. Process incoming mail: scanning documents into the client file, forwarding mail to client and attorney, and determining/coordinating next steps. Organize and update electronic and/or physical file: Court case, Associate's Degree or Paralegal Certificate
 
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