Commercial Real Estate Legal Admin

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $80,000 per year
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Commercial Real Estate Legal Admin

We are working with a commercial real estate law firm in Downtown Chicago that is looking to add an experienced legal admin to their team. This is a direct hire opportunity paying somewhere between $50-80K depending upon experience.
Responsibilities:
-Provide secretarial support to attorneys including, but not limited to, preparation of legal documents, correspondence and pleadings from draft or dictation to proofread final.
-Will also be responsible for making travel arrangements, processing expense reports and client billing.
-Other duties including managing attorneys' calendars, coordinating meetings and depositions, maintaining files and performing other administrative duties as assigned
-Large part of this role is client billing. Must have an aptitude for numbers and billing
-Filing, closing bindings, scanning, copying
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skills:
-Excellent computer skills including: Word, Excel, Outlook, iManage/FileSite, Carpe Diem, Elite, PowerPoint and Internet searches.
-Superior typing and word processing skills.
-Outstanding oral and written communications skills.
-Top-level customer service skills.
-Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
Qualifications:
-5+ years experience as a legal administrative assistant directly supporting attorneys in a law firm environment.
-Strong interest in the real estate field of law, knowledge of real estate documents and the transactional process, including editing and compiling documents and closing binders, recording documents, obtaining signatures, etc.
-Meticulous attention to detail and strong sense of pride in personal work product.
-Proven success as a positive team player as well as an independent worker.
-Proven track record of dependability, dedication, confidential handling of all matters and outstanding work product.
If you are interested and meet the qualifications apply now! Only qualified applicants will be contacted. If you are already working with a recruiter at Randstad please reach out to them prior to applying.
Recruiter: Michaela at michaela.salyer@randstadusa.com
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