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Robert Half Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois

Description We are offering a short term contract employment opportunity for a Litigation Paralegal to join our team in Chicago, Illinois. This role is integral to our legal operations, with the main focus on assisting with Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation. Previous experience in IP is not necessary, but general understanding of legal principles and procedures is required.

Responsibilities:

• Assisting in the preparation and management of case files for IP Litigation

• Using Case Management Software to track and manage all case details effectively

• Utilizing skills in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Excel for document handling and data management

• Conducting legal research using LexisNexis and other legal databases

• Assisting in briefing and complaint handling to ensure effective resolution of legal disputes

• Managing calendar and scheduling for legal proceedings to ensure timeliness and efficiency

• Handling claim administration tasks, including tracking, filing, and updating claims

• Coordinating billing functions related to legal services provided

• Assisting in the management of Intellectual Property assets and Civil Litigation cases

• Providing general paralegal support to the legal team, including document preparation, filing, and communication with clients and courts. Requirements • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or a related field

• Experience with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Excel

• Proficiency in using Case Management Software and Management Systems

• Familiarity with LexisNexis for legal research

• Knowledge of billing functions within a legal setting

• Strong briefing and complaint handling skills

• Ability to manage calendars and organize schedules

• Experience in claim administration

• Understanding of intellectual property law and civil litigation

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

• Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

© 2024 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (https:///www.roberthalf.com/us/en/terms) .

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