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Chicago

Legal Recruiting Assistant

Do you enjoy meeting interesting people, building relationships and contributing to company growth? Do you have a passion for excellence? If so, consider joining an innovative and community minded law firm that values integrity, diversity, and service. Thompson Coburn LLP has an opening in our Chicago or St. Louis office for an important role assisting with all aspects of partner recruiting and hiring. Qualified applicants for this non-exempt, full-time Legal Recruiting Assistant position will have at least two years of prior administrative experience, with experience in a law firm or other professional services environment preferred. An undergraduate degree is a plus. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

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Real Estate Tax Assessment Paralegal

Do you have a passion for excellence? Do you enjoy assisting others in meeting their goals in a collaborative work environment? If so, consider joining an innovative and community minded law firm that values integrity, diversity, and service. We have an opening on our team in Chicago for a Paralegal to work closely with attorneys and clients on a variety of key duties. Qualified applicants will have at least three years of experience in the Real Estate Tax Assessment practice area and hold an undergraduate degree and/or paralegal certificate. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, show initiative, possess strong organizational skills, be enthusiastic and work well independently.

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St. Louis

Administrative Support Assistant 

Thompson Coburn LLP currently has a non-exempt position available in our St. Louis office for a full-time Administrative Support Assistant. The qualified candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and type at least 30 wpm.  An Associate’s degree and one year experience is preferred. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. 

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Legal Recruiting Assistant

Do you enjoy meeting interesting people, building relationships and contributing to company growth? Do you have a passion for excellence?  If so, consider joining an innovative and community minded law firm that values integrity, diversity, and service. Thompson Coburn LLP has an opening in our St. Louis or Chicago office for an important role assisting with all aspects of partner recruiting and hiring. Qualified applicants for this non-exempt, full-time Legal Recruiting Assistant position will have at least two years of prior administrative experience, with experience in a law firm or other professional services environment preferred. An undergraduate degree is a plus. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

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Legal Recruiting Manager

If you are looking for a highly-visible position in an energizing environment, then you will want to consider a new career opportunity at Thompson Coburn. The Legal Recruiting Manager is responsible for managing the full-cycle recruiting process for lateral associate candidates and administering the Summer Associate Program. This position provides growth opportunity, the ability to contribute to process improvements, and collaboration with partners and management team members. To fill this critical role, we are seeking candidates with five or more years of experience. Qualified applicants for this exempt, full-time position will have a Bachelor degree and proven knowledge of attorney recruiting processes.  

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Legal Recruiting and Professional Development Coordinator

Do you enjoy meeting interesting people, building relationships and helping to shape careers? Do you have a passion for excellence?  If so, consider joining an innovative and community minded law firm that values integrity, diversity, and service. Thompson Coburn LLP has an opening in our St. Louis office for an important role assisting with all aspects of attorney recruiting and hiring and assisting attorneys with annual CLE compliance. Qualified applicants ideally will have at least one year of experience supporting a recruiting function and/or CLE program, and an undergraduate degree is a plus.

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Trial Support Specialist

This non-exempt, full-time role will provide technical support services to legal teams with a focus on trial planning and logistics, preparation, and court operation of presentation software. Qualified applicants will have law firm or legal technology experience, and litigation support experience is preferred; three years of trial consulting and/or trial technician experience is a plus. 

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