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LEGAL EMPLOYMENT Up-to-Date Listings of Jobs in the Legal Profession WEEKLY®


Volume 12, No. 26 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of June 26-July 2, 2010
Attorney Positions — Law Firms, Government, Corporate, Non-Profit
Staff Positions — Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Law Clerks, Word Processors,
Mail Room Staff, Receptionists and much more!
ATTORNEY PARALEGAL LEGAL SECRETARY
Position of the Week Position of the Week Position of the Week

PART-TIME ATTORNEY Paralegal


Legal Secretary
Large, prominent loop located law firm has an
Part Time attorney needed for Section 1983 civil immediate opening for an entry-level full time Fast-paced Barrington family-law firm seeks
rights/municipal liability/school law defense practice. paralegal. Paralegal certificate and some experience
Flexible hours, some work from home possible. person with 2-4 years legal experience. Must be
in a law office required. Must be organized, possess proficient in Word and dictation. Experience in
Experience in this field is mandatory; if you do not excellent phone skills and be PC literate.
have federal court experience in this area, please do TimeSlips, Amicus and Outlook desired. Must
Responsibilities include; screening client calls, have strong communication skills and ability to
not apply. Motion practice, discovery compliance, some
depositions possible. Good writing and analytical skills
determination of potential cases, follow up and work as a team member. Fax resume to Susan E.
are a must. Competitive hourly rate. Please submit documentation in computer system. Spanish Kamman, 847-277-2203; email:
resume and cover letter. speaking preferred. We offer a competitive salary susan.kamman@kammanlaw.com.
and benefits package.

Box LB16
Law Bulletin Box LB13
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Law Bulletin
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com

Real Estate Litigation Paralegal Litigation Secretary - How Good Are


Associate: PART-TIME Paralegal Large, prominent loop located $65-$70K You?
law firm has an immediate
20+ attorney downtown law ATTORNEY Chicago practice has an im-
opening for an entry-level full (Downtown) We can make you even better!
firm with diverse and innova- time paralegal.
Part Time attorney needed for mediate opening for an experi- Named partner in an upscale Small litigation firm seeks to
tive real estate and privatiza- enced litigation paralegal. The Paralegal certificate and add another secretary. The
tion practice seeks an associ- Section 1983 civil rights/mu- law firm is seeking a profes-
nicipal liability/school law de- successful candidate will pos- some experience in a law of- sional Litigation Secretary candidate should be well
ate with 4-6 years of substan- ses a minimum of 3 to 5 years fice required. Must be orga- versed in the electronic filing
tive commercial real estate fense practice. Flexible hours, with 5 - 10 years experience,
some work from home possi- experience with product liabil- nized, possess excellent phone and EXCELLENT communi- requirements in both Federal
experience including acquisi- ity defense litigation or large skills and be PC literate. Re- and State Courts. The person
tions, dispositions, commer- ble. Experience in this field is cation skills to assist with the
mandatory; if you do not have document intense complex liti- sponsibilities include; screen- following: should also be well organized,
cial leasing and financing gation cases. Maintaining ing client calls, determination committed to putting out an
transactions. All candidates federal court experience in * travel arrangements
this area , please do not apply. complex paper and computer of potential cases, follow up * creating and composing cor- excellent work product & have
must be detail oriented and file records is essential to be- and documentation in comput- the flexibility to perform a va-
able to work independently, be Motion practice, discovery respondence
compliance, some depositions ing successful in the position. er system. * e-filing for state, federal, riety of functions, including
licensed to practice in Illinois, You must be able to quickly some paralegal duties. Salary
and have excellent academic possible. Good writing and an- Spanish speaking preferred. and appellate courts
alytical skills are a must. and accurately retrieve files * client communications; han- and benefits commensurate
credentials and professional using multiple indices. Sum- We offer a competitive salary with your experience. If you
recommendations. If working Competitive hourly rate. dling "sticky" situations pa-
Please submit resume and mation, Concordance, and e- and benefits package. tiently and tactfully take pride in your work and
in an atmosphere of excel- filing are highly preferred. want to work for a winning
lence, creativity and respect cover letter
for your colleagues’ differenc-
Salary is commensurate with Box LB13 Qualified candidates must
possess 5 - 10 years experience
team, this is the place to
experience and firm offers a Law Bulletin come. Please promptly send
es is one of your professional Box LB16 competitive benefit package 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 in the above duties in the field your resume to
goals, we invite you to explore Law Bulletin E-mail resume to E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com of Litigation law. Must type
a career with Pugh, Jones, 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 70+ WPM and have proficien-
Johnson & Quandt, P.C. E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
fmc420@aol.com
cy in Microsoft Office Suite. Box LB14
Law Bulletin
Additional information about Immediate Hire - Only Quali- 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
the Firm, its capabilities, its
attorneys and practices can be FINANCIAL fied Applicants Will Be Con-
tacted
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com

obtained by visiting its web-


Associate Attorney PARALEGAL E-mail resume in Microsoft
site pjjq.com. Please send re-
sumes to careers@pjjq.com. Word to: kstratton@firstassoc.com LEGAL
Well established insurance de-
fense law firm seeks associate
$65K ASSISTANTS
Executive Director attorney with five plus years
of asbestos litigation experi-
Chicago Investment Company Legal Secretary We’re looking for leaders!
located on the near north Chi-
ence to work in our Edwards- cago/Gold Coast seeks Finan- Busy Associate Attorney with Highly successful Loop firm
The Public Interest Law Ini- ville, Illinois office. Trial ex- cial Paralegal with 2-3 years well-known plaintiff’s person- representing plaintiffs world-
tiative (PILI), a 33-year-old perience necessary; Missouri experience. A paralegal certif- al injury trial firm seeks legal wide in mass tort and complex
nonprofit organization dedi- license helpful but not neces- icate and college degree is secretary/legal assistant to civil litigation involving prod-
cated to cultivating profes- sary; must be willing to travel preferred. Company offers up- help manage demanding ucts liability, medical mal-
sional commitments to public nationally for court calls and per bracket salary, above schedule and heavy case load practice, and class action law-
interest law and pro bono deposition coverage. Inter- average benefits package and of complex litigation with em- suits has immediate openings
practice, is conducting a views will be conducted in our a congenial work environ- phasis on medical malpractice for Legal Assistants. Must
search for an Executive Di- Chicago office. Medical, den- ment. trial work. Strong PI litigation have recent Legal Assistant
rector. Primary responsibili- tal and 401(k) benefits are of- experience necessary. Plain- experience, be detail oriented
ties include administering ma- fered. Please send resume to: tiff’s experience preferable. with strong organizational
jor programs such as intern- Kathy Stratton Must be extremely organized skills, excellent oral and writ-
ship, fellowship, and pro bono Fax: 312-253-5446
programs. Additional respon-
Box LB18 Phone: 312-253-4012
and able to work independent- ten communication skills, and
strong computer skills.
Law Bulletin ly. Overtime hours are re-
sibilities include fund develop- Email: kstratton@firstassoc.com quired. Must be proficient in
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 We offer competitive compen-
ment, fiscal management and E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com WordPerfect 8/9/10/11. Famil-
administrative oversight in- sation, full benefits package
iarity with case management including medical/dental, and
cluding staff supervision, software a plus. Competitive
event planning, and acting as a generous vacation/holi-
salary; excellent benefits; day/sick plan.
liaison with the Board of Di-
rectors, law firms, corpora-
Family Law Paralegals 1100 new offices; challenging work
environment. NO TELE- Please email cover letter with
tions, foundations, law PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. salary requirement and re-
schools, and public interest
Established Firm is looking
Positions Available 1110 Fax resumes to
sume in MS Word format to
law agencies. A complete job Recruiting@thelawgroupltd.com.
description may be found on for an ambitious associate 312 236 0920
PILI’s website at with a desire to take their or email resumes to
http://www.pili-law.org
/piliannouncement.htm.
Family Law experience to the
next level. Join our nationally PARALEGALS droman@prslaw.com
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licensed in the state of Illinois. Previous experience preferred MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
but not required. This position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredit-
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415 N. State Street nois and must be eligible for/or already admitted to the Unit-
Stephanie Bahling ed States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Chicago, Illinois 60654 Office Manager Candidates with litigation, labor and employment law, or zon-
Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office ing and land use experience are preferred.
(312) 644-7800 400 W. State St Suite 619
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Illinois Paralegal Association


THE FLAG yard from which the flag chairs, jackets, etc. with Republic for which it flag each night at sunset If it is displayed on the
is flown.?î [see the com- the American Flag on stands, one Nation if you do not have a light car the staff should be
By: Caren Mansfield, A plete section at the them make you feel under God, indivisible, on it. Unless you have fixed to the chassis or
member of the Illinois above internet address]. very patriotic, consider with liberty and justice an all weather flag, take clamped to the right
Paralegal Association Under the terms of if it is a violation of the for all.” you should be it down when the weath- fender.
Section 3 of the Flag Flag Code. standing at attention er is bad. Have a safe and
It would be appropri- Code you can wear a When you say the facing the flag with the Remember when Happy Fourth of July
ate for a small discus- flag patch or a lapel pin. Pledge of Allegiance to right hand over the everyone had a flag on and remember the ser-
sion on the American The lapel pin should be the Flag: “I pledge alle- heart. their car. According to vicemen and women
Flag as we approach the worn on the left lapel giance to the Flag of the Be careful about dis- the Flag Code the flag that insure we continue
Fourth of July. I will near the heart. United States of playing your flag at should not be draped to have a Flag to be
review the Flag Code So while the clothing, America, and to the home. Take down your over the car in any way. honor.
for your benefit. View
the Flag Code in detail
at
The American Flag ILLINOIS PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
has thirteen stripes
Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox IL 60451-0452 z 815/462-4620 z Fax 815/462-4696
which alternate red and
white. The union of the 2010 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
flag, the blue part, has
fifty stars for the fifty † REGULAR membership is open to any person who is: (1) an Illinois resident employed as a paralegal on a full-time basis in the State of
states. Illinois; or (2) a non-Illinois resident employed as a paralegal on a full-time basis in the State of Illinois; or (3) an Illinois resident employed as
I think most people a paralegal on a full-time basis in any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
are not aware that it is †STUDENT membership is open to (1) any Illinois resident who is enrolled in a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited
against the Flag Code to institution in pursuit of a certificate or degree and is not working as a paralegal; or (2) to any non-Illinois resident residing in a state contiguous
wear the American Flag to Illinois, and who is also enrolled in a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited institution in Illinois in pursuit of a certificate or
as part of any clothing, degree and is not working as a paralegal. Student Membership is $40.00 (Please list name of School)________________________________
or as a part of any mer- † ASSOCIATE membership is open to (1) any person employed as a paralegal on a part-time basis in the State of Illinois; or (2) any
chandise. For example, person formerly employed as a paralegal; or (3) any graduate of a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited institution who is
I almost bought a fold- seeking a paralegal position. Associate Membership is $55.00
ing chair last weekend † SUSTAINING membership is open to any person, law firm, business, educational institution or other organization interested in furthering
with the American Flag the purposes of the Association. Sustaining Membership is $95.00
as part of its design. I
Definition: A paralegal is a person qualified through education, training, or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and that is
wondered if it was right customarily, but not exclusively, performed by an attorney. This person is retained/employed by an attorney, law office, governmental agency, or other entity under the supervisory
to sit on the American authority of an attorney; or is authorized by governmental administrative agency or statutory or court authority to perform this work.
Flag so I bought the
plain blue chair. In First Name ______________________________ Middle Initial _______________ Last _______________________________________
reviewing the Flag Code
it states in Section 3: Employer __________________________________________________ Home Address ________________________________________
“ì.....The flag should
never be used as wear- Work Street Address _________________________________________ Home City, State, Zip ___________________________________
ing apparel, bedding, or
drapery. It should never Work City, State, Zip _________________________________________ Home Telephone # _____________________________________
be festooned, drawn
back, nor up, in folds, Work Telephone # ___________________________________________ E-mail Address _________________________________
but always allowed to
fall free. Bunting of ADDRESS INFORMATION
blue, white, and red, Business Residence † New † Renewal
always arranged with For mailings † †
the blue above, the † I have at least five years of paralegal experience.
For online membership listing † † † The board of directors occasionally approves the release of IPA’s mailing
white in the middle, and
(If you wish to be listed online, ONE box must be checked) list to outside vendors. NFPA also releases the mailing list to outside vendors.
the red below, should be Please indicate if you would like your name withheld from such distributions.
used for covering a I want to receive/view the In the Mail Via Email
speaker’s desk, draping Association Publications † †
the front of the plat- AREAS OF PRACTICE SPECIALIZATION (check applicable areas)
form, and for decora-
† Bankruptcy † Estates and Trusts † Immigration † Litigation † Workers Comp
tion in general..... The
† Commercial Finance† Family † Information Technology † Medical Malpractice † Other ____________
flag should never have
† Corporate † Freelance † Insurance † Real Estate † Other ____________
placed upon it, nor on
† Employee Benefits † General † Intellectual Property † Securities † Other ____________
any part of it, nor
† Environmental † Health † Labor/Employment † Tax † Other ____________
attached to it any mark,
I hereby certify that I meet the criteria of the membership class and the definition of a paralegal. I affirm that I am not a disbarred or suspended attorney, and that I have
insignia, letter, word, not been found to have engaged in the unauthorized practice of law. Further, I understand that once approved as a member of IPA, I am subject to all of the provisions
figure, design, picture, contained in the IPA’s Illinois Code of Paralegal Ethics.
or drawing of any
nature.....The flag Signature _____________________________________________________ Date ___________________________________________________________
should never be used for
Dues are assessed on a calendar year basis. Membership of those joining after November 1 shall extend through the end of the next calendar year. IPA is a 501(c)(6) tax-exempt
advertising purposes in
organization. Contributions or gifts to IPA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Dues payments may be deductible as a business expense.
any manner whatsoever. Illinois Paralegal Association members are also members of NFPA; a portion of your dues is forwarded to NFPA on your behalf.
It should not be embroi-
dered on such articles as
cushions or handker- Mail a check or money order to the Post Office box. Or, for credit card payment, complete portion below and, fax your application to 815/462-4696.
chiefs and the like, † Visa † MasterCard † Discover † American Express
printed or otherwise Name on Card _______________________________ Billing Address, City, State, Zip________________________________________________________
impressed on paper
napkins or boxes or any- Card Number ________________________________________________________________ Expiration ____________ Security Code _______________
thing that is designed Signature ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
for temporary use and
discard. Advertising
signs should not be fas- REFERRED BY: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
tened to a staff or hal-
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Office Space 1500 Office Space 1500 Office Space 1500


For Rent 1510 For Rent 1510 For Rent 1510

19 S. LaSalle Street 208 S. LaSalle


Office Available! One to four offices available
100 W. MONROE
now in congenial suite at new-
Three offices available in 2-floor
suite. Furnished or unfurnished.
ly remodeled 208 S. LaSalle St. Great location! Copier, Fax, Phone and potential refer-
Includes receptionist, confer-
Includes secretarial stations.
Amenities include: 3 conference
ence/library, photocopy/scan- rals. Quiet office in a congenial office suite on the pent-
ner, kitchen, secretarial
rooms, full reception services,
loop messenger service, daily
space, wireless DSL. On-line house floor. Office is 14 1/2 feet by 11 and has sunny
research negotiable. Contact:
court messenger service, li-
brary, filing cabinets, fax, scan-
Philip Bernstein 312-372-3121 ex. 119 south side exposure. Cubicle space also available.
Or email: pjbernstein@covad.net
ner color copiers, 2 kitchens, Scott Beller 312-782-4800 ex. 113
shower and sauna. Available im-
mediately. Ask for Perri or Susie
at 312-641-2233.
30 North LaSalle
Law firm has recently made
134 N. LaSalle available (2) two offices for
rent on the 34th floor of luxu-
9 x 12 furnished window offic- rious high rise. Amenities in-
e s & enclosed work station clude conference rooms, full
(for attorney or assistant) in 5 reception services, fax, copi-
office suite on top floor. In- ers, kitchen facilities along
cludes phone, phone answer- with other services. AVAIL-
ing, internet & fax. Confer- ABLE IMMEDIATELY.
ence room, copier, and all ser- Please call Donna @
vices available. Use our 312-332-5000.
secretary or bring your own.
Real estate closings and other
referrals possible. Call Ron,
312-726-8770. Steps from Daley
Center
122 S. Michigan Loop Law firm office and sec-
retarial space immediately
Available immediately at 122 available. Steps from Daley

Call Victor at 312-781-1855


S. Michigan Avenue, 15’ 5" x Center, gorgeous shared re-
14’5" corner window office in ception and conference rooms
lovely and open space plan. overlooking the river. Your
Office comes with desk and clients will be impressed.
credenza (which we can re- Competitive prices. Call
move upon request), and with Maura @ 312 545 3995.
use of 3 conference rooms,
copy room, fax and kitchen.
Internet available. $1,365
monthly rent. Call (312)
Tower Floor
327-3447 for more information. 10 S. LASALLE
Law office practice group of 15
has attractive sunny
furnished offices,
turn-key, reception
and support staff,
fitness center, referrals possible.
Call 312-332-1883

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