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Volume 12, No. 20 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of May 17-21, 2010
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ATTORNEY ASSOCIATE PARALEGAL Paralegal Secretary Seeking Part-Time
Multi-state firm (Chicago of- Duane Morris LLP (SPANISH) Chicago law firm is looking to Chicago law firm is seeking a or Full-Time
add 1 to 2 experienced Litiga- legal secretary with 3-5 years
fice) is looking to hire a bilin-
gual attorney (English and Duane Morris LLP, an inter-
Paralegal wanted at a midsize
law firm who will work closely
tion Paralegals doing general
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patent prosecution experience
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Spanish) interested in working national law firm with 700+ with 9 attorneys on litigation possess strong client liaison cessful candidate will support
in the court room and trying attorneys, has an opening in Experienced Legal secretary
matters. Tasks include: re- skills and the ability to work 3 attorneys and must have for- seeks part-time or full-time
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years of criminal defense and
or litigation experience is pre-
al candidate must have strong
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But some school officials see a glimmer of better times on the horizon.
sign, implementation, moni- area, kitchen, 2 large confer- Please call Donna @
"This is unlike any year I've ever seen," said Abbie Willard, associate dean for career services and public initiatives at the University of Chicago Law School. toring, and technical research ence rooms with sweeping 312-332-5000.
of systems supported by data- views, fax, copy machines.
In 30 years in career services, she said she has been through three economic and legal employment downturns. Usually some legal sectors weather them better than bases the Firm uses and for Call Cortney at (312) 558-6444.
others. varying standard legal appli-
cations to meet the system
"This is a downturn I think it is safe to say that has affected every sector of the legal world." needs of the firm. You will 3 FIRST NAT’L River North
need to have prior experience
U of C Law typically expects to have 95 percent to 96 percent of graduates employed at graduation, "and that will be the case this year," Willard said. But it's been
hard.
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"We had more students returning for their third year without offers," she said. CA Records Manager, CPI, large window partner-sized Offices available for rent as of
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Law firms realized in 2009 that they had hired more summer associates than they could possibly give jobs to in 2010. duties will also be to monitor secretarial space available. includes all utilities (including
database performance, includ- Part of legal suite at 70. W. phone lines and internet), Re-
A few U of C Law students got job offers that were rescinded, she said. ception services, Conference
ing Microsoft SQL server tech- Madison w/access to pedway.
nology as well as integration Copier, fax machines, T-1 room and Office Equipment.
"This year, jobs have come in later, and we have had to supply more support in counseling and coaching," Willard said.
of other applications and data- internet, phone system, conf. Contact Jenine at: 312.840.4823
bases. Identify and resolve room, file space, kitchen, etc. for additional information.
U of C Law also had to reach out to many of its alumni for jobs. "The alumni have been very supportive in terms of mentoring and making introductions at their firms."
system problems and be pro- Concierge lobby. Free mem-
Eighty percent of U of C law grads historically go to America's biggest law firms, she said. active in addressing potential bership in onsite health club.
problems as well as help de- Call Tom or Mackenzie or
termine applications needs leave message at 312-558-6438
Harold J. Krent, dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law, said, "I think we're seeing a slight improvement over last year" in hiring prospects. "I think it will improve on the
margins as companies and law firms are convinced the worst is over. throughout the firm. Addition- 208 S. LaSalle
al responsibilities will include
"What's happening is students are finding jobs, but they are underemployed. The jobs aren't as rewarding, either professionally or financially, as they used to be." working with trainers to de-
velop training programs for
LAW FIRM One to four offices available
now in congenial suite at new-
He said that means students need to get their foot in the door of a new job and build their networks and experience "so that the doors for a job you're excited about will
open."
applications and provide sec-
ond level user support for ap-
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$850 to $1,250. Includes recep-
Krent expects at least some improved hiring in coming months at big law firms. "We will continue to see hiring by small to medium firms," he said. "Luckily, government
plications. Requirements are
a Bachelor’s Degree or equiv-
Clark St. tionist, conference/library,
photocopy/scanner, kitchen,
hiring has not dried up yet." alent work experience in Com- Operate solo practice under secretarial space, wireless
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He expects more legal jobs to be created in enforcement and compliance with new federal regulations in health care, financial markets and energy. Management or a related tiable. Contact:
including the identity of being
field, 5-7 years experience in part of our 8 attorney AV rat- Philip Bernstein 312-372-3121 ex. 119
Mark A. Brittingham, visiting professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law, who is faculty liaison to Career Services, said of the job market: "Generally it's Applications Management Scott Beller 312-782-4800 ex. 113
going to be tough, particularly for those graduates who wait until after graduation to start looking for a job." ed law firm, available to the
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He tells all SIU law students, "You need to get known in the community where you want to work" well in advance of graduation by working part time or taking
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"We've returned to the days where it's terribly important whom you know," he said.
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SIU Law grads, he said, go to public interest and government jobs, and for private law firms, their strongest opportunities are in St. Louis.
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"We're finding jobs in our traditional market. There's just fewer of them," Brittingham said. Office Space 1500 Offices Available Glen. We have one to three
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He predicted that job prospects for the Class of 2010 would be similar to those of the Classes of 2008 and 2009. For Rent 1510 2 large, bright, furnished offic-
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"My sense is the market is starting to open up now," he said. "I think it will be a little easier for the Class of 2011." es overlooking city hall & 1 copier and kitchen with other
small, furnished window office amenities. Secretary space is
Marianne Deagle, assistant dean for career services at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, said, "I think the general prospects are slow" for 2010 law grads. "I
think most of them will get hired as the months proceed."
221 NORTH for rent full or part time. Must
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Typically, most Loyola Chicago law grads don't have jobs upon graduation, she said.
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"Most of our graduates go into private practice, but they work for small and medium-sized law firms," she said. TOWER FLOOR cific needs. Available immedi-
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Small and medium law firms "aren't ready to make employment commitments this early. They want students to graduate, take the bar exam. They want them to pass" OFFICES for more information.
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"Over the course of the next six to nine months," most of LUC's graduates will get jobs, she said.

The smaller percentage of LUC students who ordinarily would have taken jobs at large law firms found that many of those jobs disappeared, she said.
Two Large bright unfurnished
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Of 2010 LUC Law grads in general, she said, "I think that many understand that once they get the bar [exam] behind them things will open up for them." able for immediate occupan- 2 large, bright, furnished offic- turn-key, reception
cy. Elevator opens directly in- es overlooking city hall & 1 and support staff,
Elizabeth A. Ellis, assistant dean and director of law career services at DePaul University College of Law, said DePaul is "encouraging students to focus more on the to suite. Professionally small, furnished window office fitness center, referrals possible.
hidden job market" where jobs are not posted but are found via networking. decorated. Copy machines, for rent full or part time. Must Call 312-332-1883
conference rooms and fax ma- see. Nicely decorated, conge-
"It's definitely a buyer's market. … It may take longer for these graduates to find employment opportunities," and they may need flexibility about employers, location and chine available. nial suite. Reception, wi-fi,
salary, she said. copier. Rent depends on spe-
Available immediately call cific needs. Available immedi-
So far, 2010 grads at DePaul are finding government and small law firm jobs, if they interned at those small firms. Also more DePaul Law grads may take non-lawyer
jobs.
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for more information.
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"Although the current economy continues to pose challenges for law school graduates, we have been gratified by the strong demand for our graduates from both
Phone and potential referrals.
private and public sector employers," said Bruce P. Smith, dean of the University of Illinois College of Law.
123 S. Randall Rd. 134 N. LaSalle Quiet office in a congenial of-
He listed a number of the top 100 law firms and Fortune 500 corporations who have hired 2010 U of I Law grads. fice suite on the penthouse
Greg C. Anderson, director of career opportunities and development at Northern Illinois University College of Law, said: 9 x 12 furnished window offic- floor. Office is 14 1/2 feet by 11
Professional offices of 2,400 Sf e s & enclosed work station and has sunny south side expo-
"There has been a slight increase in hiring activity, which is encouraging. So far, most postings are for lawyers with some experience, which makes it a bit harder for to share at where your clients (for attorney or assistant) in 5 sure. Cubicle space also avail-
this year's graduates and other recent graduates still looking for work," he said. are. Northwest suburb in Al- office suite on top floor. In- able. Call Victor at
gonquin close and center to cludes phone, phone answer- 312-781-1855
"NIU Law traditionally places a significant number of graduates [about 30 percent] with public or public interest employers. Most of these employers typically hire well Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills ing, internet & fax. Confer-
after graduation. Therefore, placement at graduation has not been a focus of our efforts." Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, May 10, 2010. & Elgin. 123 South Randall ence room, copier, and all ser-
Road, Algonquin, IL 60102. vices available. Use our
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Real estate closings and other
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Senior Patent Agent
tem, voice mail, call forward-
ing and high speed internet ac- Robert Bosch LLC is seeking to fill the position of Senior Pa-
cess included. Large, well ap- tent Agent. Based in Broadview, IL. the Senior Patent Agent
pointed conference room, will primarily be responsible for managing the patent portfo-
reception area, file room, lio for multiple Bosch divisions in North America. Responsi-
kitchen. Office is available bilities will include working with engineering and marketing
furnished or unfurnished. departments to elicit and prioritize innovations for patenting,
Long term lease or month to
month. Immediate occupancy. drafting patent applications, managing work of outside coun-
$750.00 per month. Call Dan at sel, conducting patentability and infringement studies, and as-
312-719-5700. sisting divisions with strategic patent portfolio management.
Focus will include electrical and mechanical arts, as well as
software methods and modern technologies.
CHICAGO Requirements for this position are as follows: Bachelor’s of
TEMPLE Science; Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent &
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77 W. rable in-house position; Excellent communication skills; Ex-
cellent analytical and organizational skills; Proficient in MS
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ference Room. Space avail-
able from 342 sf. - 2,940 sf. Qualified candidates can send their resumes and salary histo-
G.O. CAMERON, INC., AGENT ry to: mike.borgen@us.bosch.com
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