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We are adding to our staff by seeking an experienced legal secretary.  This is a great opportunity to join our friendly, successful firm.

Qualified candidates should possess:

3 - 5 years of legal experience, supporting attorneys in all practice groups including, but not limited to: litigation, corporate, real estate, estate planning, labor law;

Extensive experience in producing large, complex pleadings and transactional documents;

Thorough knowledge of legal terminology; State, Federal and Appellate court filing mandates, including e-filing;

Strong experience working with digital transcription systems; proofing; editing; redlining and blacklining; points/authorities; table of contents and accurately typing 70+WPM;

Advanced proficiency in Outlook, Word, FileSite, iManage, Excel, Elite, e-Copy, Power-Point; knowledge of Summation and Case Logistix a plus;

Positive attitude; strong written and verbal communication skills; impeccable attendance and punctuality and a superior work ethic;

Strong ability to organize and prioritize heavy workload and use own judgment to efficiently meet all deadlines; understand and follow specific and detailed instructions; and display a professional manner with clients, attorneys and paralegals;

Exemplary time management skills;

Must be comfortable working in what will be, at times, an intense and demanding environment, with flexibility for occasional last minute overtime;

A minimum of an Associate's degree is required.

Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer.  No person will be excluded from consideration for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy and sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, arrest record, marital status, military or veteran status, and any other protected classes under the law.  This policy applies not only to recruitment and hiring practices, but also with regard to promotion, transfer, rate of pay and termination.

Qualified candidates may forward their cover letter and resume to opportunity@burkelaw.com

Principals only. Please, no recruiters.

330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60611-3607
T: 312.840.7000
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