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Loevy & Loevy
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Chicago, IL

Loevy & Loevy


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Published 10 days ago

Salary commensurate with experience.

Loevy & Loevy is a nationally recognized litigation law firm practicing in the public interest. We are leaders in civil rights cases such as wrongful conviction, excessive force and police shootings, whistleblower and False Claims Act lawsuits. We are now accepting applications for Paralegal Positions. While we are currently working remotely as much as possible due to COVID, the positions will work out of our Chicago office when it is safe to do so. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis until all positions have been filled.

Required:

  • Passion for civil rights and social justice
  • Impeccable organization and self-management
  • Hard-working attitude
  • Great attention to detail
  • Curious with a strong desire to learn
  • Persistence in overcoming external obstacles
  • Strong interpersonal skills/gets along well with others
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cool under pressure (able to think and respond rather than react in haste)
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, email)
  • Creative and agile problem solver in a fast-moving litigation environment
  • Computer and document management skills
  • Strong writing, editing and proofing skills
  • Strong commitment to ethics, justice, teamwork and respect for human dignity
  • Litigation paralegal experience (or comparable project assistant/legal assistant/other titled roles in fast paced litigation environment)

Desired:

  • Experience in database administration and/or project management
  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant litigation experience
  • Ability to flex to cover matters pending in Pacific and/or Eastern Time Zones
  • Spanish language proficiency


The paralegal job will primarily entail supporting our attorneys on their cases, with both administrative and substantive work. Typical tasks include managing case files and case calendars; supporting document production and review; handling electronic filing; drafting and proofreading documents; conducting research; interacting with clients, other lawyers, community supports, and governmental entities; indexing documents; creating tables of authorities; learning local rules in multiple jurisdictions; developing case timelines; creating witness files; supporting trials and depositions; making travel arrangements; and answering phones.

We are looking for people who will bring diligence, creativity and compassion to their work and who share our values of working in a collaborative, client-centered environment to advance the public interest. This is a collegial environment and a great place to work, but you will definitely be busy, and candidates must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, often on tight deadlines, and across multiple time zones.

Loevy & Loevy is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and an inclusive culture. We welcome applications from first-generation professionals. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran’s status, or national origin. 

Loevy & Loevy is a nationally recognized litigation law firm practicing in the public interest. We are leaders in civil rights cases such as wrongful conviction, excessive force and police shootings, whistleblower and False Claims…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

Full benefits included.

Full benefits included.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish proficiency desired.

Spanish proficiency desired.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
311 North Aberdeen Street, Chicago, IL 60607

How to Apply

For more information about Loevy & Loevy, please visit http://www.loevy.com. To apply to this position, please send a cover letter and resume to ParalegalHiring@loevy.com using “Paralegal Positions” as your subject line. 

For more information about Loevy & Loevy, please visit http://www.loevy.com. To apply to this position, please send a cover letter and resume to ParalegalHiring@loevy.com using…

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