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Paralegal:

The Law Office of Tiffany M. Hughes is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Paralegal/Legal Assistant to become a part of the team. You will provide overall support at a high level to attorneys’ in family law matters. The successful candidate will be familiar with Illinois court procedures and proficient with preparing attorneys for trial or hearings.

Local candidates only. Must be (Mac) Macintosh OS proficient using MS Word, Excel and Outlook. FinPlan and previous experience with Clio a plus. The Firm offers a competitive base salary plus bonuses, and PTO.

Responsibilities:
Conduct family law case file in-intake, analyze facts of the case, organize, calendar, and prepare files for attorneys’ review.
1. Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents related to all family law matters.
2. Scan, record and store client information (paperless office).
3. Prepare Excel spreadsheets summarizing financial case data.
4. Prepare files for Court for attorneys.
5. Docketing.
6. Streamline the paralegal processes and lead the attorneys.
7. Keep attorneys on schedule with file deadlines, calendar, court dates, and mediation.
8. Trial, Hearings and Mediation preparation in all respects, from file inception to conclusion.
9. Drafting and finalizing disclosure statements
10. Drafting and completing all discovery
11. Answering phones and assisting clients
12. Filing court documents
13. Answering phones
14. Scanning and saving of all documents

Qualifications:
Previous experience as a Paralegal in a family law litigation role.
Paralegal Certificate or Degree preferred.
Expert-level technical skills, including in a MAC environment.
Ability to prioritize and streamline.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Deadline and detail-oriented.
Ability to take a file and run with it as highly skilled Family Law Litigation Paralegal.
Impeccable work ethic.
Familiarity with the Family Law Courts systems and procedures, including Cook, Kane, Lake, DuPage and Will County.

Skills:
Macintosh proficient (MAC)
MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Clio billing software a plus
Fin Pan a plus
Advanced typing, proofing, writing, and communicating
Excellent follow-up and follow-through
Superior client service approach
Perks:
Hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Base salary commensurate with experience.
Discretionary bonuses.
Paid Time Off


Attorneys:

The Law Office of Tiffany M. Hughes in Chicago, Illinois devoted exclusively to the practice of Family Law, is seeking a qualified candidate for a Family Law Associate Attorney position.

The ideal candidate will have the following:
Licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois
Impeccable professional reputation with a positive perspective
Has the technical skills where new programs can be quickly learned
Values and thrives in a team-based approach
Values defined processes and procedures that lead to guaranteed results
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
2 – 5 years of experience committed to Family Law
Is organized, independent, and able to handle a busy case load
Has experience drafting family law pleadings
Has experience in Domestic Relations Court and has conducted hearings
Has reliable transportation to commute to other counties
This is a one of a kind opportunity to be part of a team environment with a passion to assisting client’s in all aspects of Family Law. Prior clerkship for a Family Law Judge a plus. The chosen candidate will receive paid time off, 401k, discretionary bonus and more. If interested please send your resume and cover letter to TiffanyHughes@Thugheslaw.com.


Legal Assistant:

The Law Office of Tiffany M. Hughes solely devoted to providing clients assistance with all Family Law matters is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Legal Assistant to become a part of the team. You will provide overall support at a high level to attorneys’ in family law matters. The successful candidate will be familiar with Illinois court procedures and proficient with preparing attorneys for trial or hearings. Local candidates only. Must be (Mac) Macintosh OS proficient using MS Word, Excel and Outlook. FinPlan a plus.

Responsibilities:
1.Conduct family law case file in-intake, analyze facts of the case, organize, calendar, and prepare files for attorneys’ review.
2. Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents related to all family law matters.
3. Scan, record and store client information (paperless office).
4. Prepare Excel spreadsheets summarizing financial case data.
5. Prepare files for Court for attorneys.
6. Docketing.
7. Streamline all processes and lead the attorneys.
8. Keep attorneys on schedule with file deadlines, calendar, court dates, and mediation.
9. Trial, Hearings and Mediation preparation in all respects, from file inception to conclusion.
10. Drafting and finalizing disclosure statements
11. Drafting and completing all discovery
12. Answering phones and assisting clients
13. Filing court documents when needed

Qualifications:
Previous experience as a Legal Assistant in a family law litigation role.
Expert-level technical skills, including in a MAC environment. Ability to prioritize and streamline. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Deadline and detail-oriented.
Ability to take a file and run with it as highly skilled Family Law Litigation Legal Assistant.
Impeccable work ethic.
Familiarity with the Family Law Courts systems and procedures, including Cook, Kane, Lake, DuPage and Will County.

Skills:
Macintosh proficient (MAC) MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) Clio billing software a plus Fin Pan a plus Advanced typing, proofing, writing, and communicating Excellent follow-up and follow-through Superior client service approach.


Law Clerk:

The Law Office of Tiffany M. Hughes solely devoted to providing clients assistance with all Family Law matters is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Law Clerk to become a part of the team. You will provide overall support at a high level to attorneys’ in family law matters. The successful candidate will be familiar with Illinois court procedures and proficient with preparing attorneys for trial or hearings. Local candidates only. Must be (Mac) Macintosh OS proficient using MS Word, Excel and Outlook. FinPlan a plus.

Responsibilities:
1.Conduct family law case file in-intake, analyze facts of the case, organize, calendar, and prepare files for attorneys’ review.
2. Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents related to all family law matters.
3. Scan, record and store client information (paperless office).
4. Prepare Excel spreadsheets summarizing financial case data.
5. Prepare files for Court for attorneys.
6. Docketing.
7. Streamline all processes and lead the attorneys.
8. Keep attorneys on schedule with file deadlines, calendar, court dates, and mediation.
9. Trial, Hearings and Mediation preparation in all respects, from file inception to conclusion.
10. Drafting and finalizing disclosure statements
11. Drafting and completing all discovery
12. Answering phones and assisting clients
13. Filing court documents when needed

Qualifications:
Previous experience as a Legal Assistant in a family law litigation role.
Expert-level technical skills, including in a MAC environment. Ability to prioritize and streamline. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Deadline and detail-oriented.
Ability to take a file and run with it as highly skilled Family Law Litigation Legal Assistant.
Impeccable work ethic.
Familiarity with the Family Law Courts systems and procedures, including Cook, Kane, Lake, DuPage and Will County.

Skills:
Macintosh proficient (MAC) MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) Clio billing software a plus Fin Pan a plus Advanced typing, proofing, writing, and communicating Excellent follow-up and follow-through Superior client service approach.

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