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Legal Assistant

Kelly Services

Deerfield, IL
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Job Title Legal Assistant

Jobid US41L3MM_BH1427144

Location: Deerfield, IL, 60015, USA

Description **_Legal Operations Specialist /_** **Deerfield, Illinois**

Kelly Services is currently seeking **a Legal Operations Specialist** for one of our top clients in Deerfield, IL.

As a Legal Operations Specialist placed with Kelly Services, you will provide high-level legal support to attorneys and managers in the Legal Department. Our client’s fast-paced, team-oriented environment is the perfect place to take your career to the next level.

Pay rate: **$25.00** per hour

Contract position

**Additional responsibilities include:**

+ Ability to multi-task, think strategically, and offer solution
+ This position will be primarily dedicated to the Litigation and Employment teams of the Legal Department
+ Provide subject matter expertise on various administrative functions and policies, and perform clerical duties
+ Responsible for various legal intake processes and triage, such as service of process, investigation inquiries, JICI’s, CDA’s, contracts, mail, and various legal documents
+ Serve as the subject matter expert for various topics including, but not limited to travel, flex scheduling, CLE tracking, invoicing, etc.
+ Assist attorneys and management team with coordinating complex meetings including calendaring, preparing materials, sending out communications, and handling logistics; assist attorneys with travel and expense booking and reporting
+ Create and prepare correspondence; edit contractual agreements, revise elaborate presentations, and maintain intricate spreadsheets; create and update matters in legal tracking software and document system
+ Responsible for management of small non-litigated claims and routine minor litigation, including direct contact with claimants, matter management, tendering to third parties, documentation and disbursement
+ Coordinate complex travel arrangements for both domestic and international travel including organizing travel schedule, meetings, and logistics
+ Involvement with project management, event coordination, and corporate meeting planning
+ Review invoices to ensure compliance with Legal Billing Guidelines
+ Assist attorneys and management team with troubleshooting issues related to equipment and software
+ Conduct internet research and legal research as needed
+ Update and maintain intranet sites, SharePoint sites, and various other systems
**Job Requirements:**

+ Advanced knowledge of computers/systems including, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Concur, SharePoint, and mobility applications
+ Demonstrated proficiency with Internet/Intranet applications and research
+ Ability to multitask, independently manage time and be detail oriented
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and external high level executives
+ Project management experience preferred
+ Thinks strategically, sees the big picture and understands impact on the business
+ Displays sense of urgency
+ Capable of responding to changing situations and re-prioritizing work as necessary
+ A self-starter with the ability to problem-solve and multitask in a fast-paced environment
+ College degree or working towards one preferred
+ Minimum 5 years’ experience in legal department, law firm or other fast past work environment with similar demands
As a Kelly Services candidate you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies
+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career
+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans
+ Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*
**Apply Today!**

_*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor_

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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