Job Description

Trapp & Geller is a plaintiff’s injury law firm in the Chicago Loop. For more than 35 years, Trapp & Geller has been standing up for the rights of injured Chicagoans and their families.  This small but mighty practice handles all facets of personal injury law from construction and motor vehicle acidents to medical malpractice and wrongful death.  The firm currently seeks a legal secretary/office manager to take on increasing levels of responsibilities with support of the attorneys and other long-term staff. This position requires your presence in their in Chicago loop offices.  This is a great opportunity for a detail oriented, organized and hard working multi-tasker to work and grow in a small firm that values the contributions of every member of the team.  


  • Obtain and organize client medical records and bills
  • Draft routine pleadings, motions and correspondence at direction of the attorney
  • Draft standard complaints, responses and discovery requests
  • Maintain the attorney’s calendar for all work-related matters
  • Submit court filings as requested
  • Maintain case related filings/fecords efficiently and accurately
  • Coordinate with OPC/Vendors/Court: send pleadings, set up depositions, coordinate site visits with experts, etc.
  • Manage staff payroll and expenses via Quickbooks
  • Issue and track client/settlement agreements and payments
  • Provide client intake support and track staus
  • Aid the team when and as needed to deliver for clients

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years previous experience legal secretary and/or office administration exprience
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask  
  • A self-starter who is proactive and can manage her own workload 
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Outstanding listening and communication skills
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Collaborative, positive attitude, and willing to pitch in where needed
  • Tech savvy; an expert user of standadrd office tools including word, excel, calendaring, document management and case management systems

Compensation and Culture:

The firm offer competitive pay packages that includes profit sharing and health insurance, as well as PTO. The position is onsite during normal business hours, M-F.

More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago , IL , United States
Experience Required: Associate
Date Published: 21 Sep 2022
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