Litigation Paralegal for a Nationally Renowned Law Firm in Chicago

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April 26, 2024

Job description

We are a law firm focusing exclusively on representing individuals affected by mesothelioma. With offices throughout the country and expanding teams, we are committed to advocating for our clients' rights.


What we're looking for:

Our Chicago, IL office is currently seeking a Trial Paralegal to assist trial teams during trial preparation and proceedings. We are searching for individuals who are energetic, detail-oriented, and motivated for this on-site position.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting attorneys throughout all stages of litigation from initiation to trial.
  • Drafting various legal documents such as pleadings, correspondence, and interrogatories.
  • Managing client files, and calendars, and providing updates on case status.
  • Conducting thorough legal research, including court rules and procedures.
  • Collaborating on trial preparation, including organizing trial binders, coordinating with experts and opposing counsel, and liaising with court personnel.
  • Willingness to travel extensively, potentially for 3-4 weeks at a time for trials.


Skills Desired:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Dedication to representing plaintiffs' interests.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications and legal procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively with litigation team members, investigators, and other legal professionals.


Previous Experience Preferred:

  • 2-4+ years of experience in asbestos law or in a trial setting as a paralegal.
  • A paralegal certificate or degree is preferred but not required.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as paid parking. Additionally, we provide a 401(k) program and short and long-term disability insurance. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Mission Recruiting is proud to represent some of the most prestigious organizations in the country. Contact us today to learn how we can help you explore this and other exciting opportunities.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $80,000

Reference: 144970

$65,000 - $80,000
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Sagan Crowder


Sagan Crowder


Baltimore, MD

Sagan Crowder is a Legal Recruiter at Mission Recruiting, LLC. Before her career in recruiting, Sagan spent 10 years perfecting her skills as a paralegal learning the ins and outs of the law. Sagan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern Kentucky University with an ABA-recognized degree in Paralegal Science. Her practice areas included Litigation, Federal and State Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy, and Probate/Estate Planning.

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