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Volume 12, No. 40 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Oct. 4-8, 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!
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Paralegal
ESTATE PLANNING Retail Vehicle Finance
ASSOCIATE Part-Time Legal Secretary
Top loop based financial corporation seeks part time
contract paralegal with at least 5 years of Small law firm seeks part-time experienced
Boutique downtown Chicago law firm seeks an experience. Qualified candidates MUST have legal secretary. Spanish-speaking preferred.
attorney with a minimum of 4 years of experience related to retail vehicle finance lending. Must be self-starter, and able to work
experience to complement its trust and estate Candidates will need strong drafting and negotiation
independently with good client contact skills.
practice. A strong drafting and tax background is skills as well as familiarity with regulatory and
Negotiable Hourly salary based upon
required. Excellent benefits package and work consumer complaints procedures. This position will
experience. Please send cover letter and
environment. Salary is commensurate with also entail working with operation issues, including
loan servicing and collections, underwriting and resume to:
experience. Send cover letter and resume to:
customer service. Experience with a captive
vehicle finance company strongly preferred. Project Box LB89
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with the potential to extend as needed. 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Please apply online at E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
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Associate Attorney ASSOCIATE Development Paralegal Fantastic team of legal pro- Secretary
fessionals with a PI/Medical
Job description: Lake County
law firm seeks a full-time as-
Mid-size loop law firm seeks /Marketing Chicago practice has an im-
mediate opening for an experi-
Malpractice firm seeks a
skilled Legal Assistant. Join
Small Loop Plaintiff’s Person-
al Injury Firm seeking experi-
an attorney with 2-5 years of
sociate attorney for insurance
subrogation and collections.
experience to join its Litiga- Specialist enced Medical records para-
legal. The successful candi-
our downtown law firm where
you can utilize your outstand-
enced litigation secretary. Ap-
plicant must be proficient in
tion practice. Candidates
The successful candidate will should have excellent writing, Chicago law firm is looking to date will have a minimum of 3 ing skills and knowledge and Microsoft Word 2007 and Out-
preferably have at least 1 year research, and organizational add an experienced Business years experience reviewing & work with great attorneys. look. Knowledge of both Mu-
court experience and superior skills and general litigation Development specialist to summarizing medical records You must have 2 - 3 years of nicipal and Law Division pro-
organizational, time manage- experience. Prefer an ac- their staff. You need to have and creating medical chronol- prior Medical Malpractice cedures. Salary Commensu-
ment and people skills. Expe- counting background and ex- at least 3+ years prior experi- ogies for attorney review. Plaintiff experience. The ideal rate with skills and
rience handling circuit court perience with Excel. We offer ence in a large law firm set- Strong writing skills, attention candidate will be a highly or- knowledge. Send resume to:
dockets; trial and bankruptcy a competitive salary and ben- ting. Your responsibilities will to detail, a good sense of hu- ganized self starter with a
mor, the ability to deal with
experience a plus. The posi-
tion offers an excellent oppor-
efits package and an opportu-
nity to advance. Please email
include coordinating the busi-
ness development efforts and stress, and deadlines are
good work ethic. Will work
with subpoenas, motions,
Box LB83
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position. 4 year degree and or 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
torney to participate in all fac- ple to: cific attorney practice group. discoveries.Prefer someone E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ets of insurance subrogation, You will work with the attor- ABA paralegal certificate are with strong dictation and
commercial and retail collec- preferred. Salary is commen-
tion litigation. Competitive
Box LB90 neys to facilitate client devel-
opment, through cross mar- surate with experience and
strong computer skills. This is
a great opportunity to work
salary, full benefits including Law Bulletin keting, seminars, and other firm offers a competitive ben- for two very successful attor-
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 efit package E-mail resume to
medical and 401(k). Recent E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com client related social and busi- neys. Outstanding benefits!
fmc420@aol.com
Bar graduates encouraged to
apply.
ness functions. You will serve
as a liaison between the attor-
Beautiful environment! Must
enjoy being busy and multi- LEGAL
Qualifications: Licensed attor-
ney able to practice in Illinois
neys and Marketing Depart-
ment, attend and participate LINDER
tasking. This firm really cares
about their employees. Please SECRETARY
Salary: Salary will be based
ASSOCIATE in practice group meetings to
discuss business development
e-mail your resume to:
jschwartz@msservicesltd.com Multi-employer construction
upon experience. Please pro- ATTORNEY activities. You will be develop- LEGAL Jody Schwartz
trust fund seeks administra-
tive assistant/paralegal/legal
vide a salary history. ing new business proposals,
Mid-size law firm seeking con- marketing and presentation STAFFING MS Recruiting Services,Ltd.
100 North LaSalle Street,Suite 2207
secretary to perform secre-
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Box LB92 struction attorney. Qualified materials for the group. You
will also update and maintain
Contract assignments and Chicago,Il 60602 in fast-paced litigation prac-
Law Bulletin candidates will have 3-5 years’
databases for client contacts,
direct-hire positions at law 312 855 1800 tice. Fluency in Spanish and
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 experience representing pub- firms and corporations. e-mail: experience with federal court
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com lic and private entities, con- transactions, and business de- Please email resume to jschwartz@msservicesltd.com
velopment opportunities You e-filing are a plus. Competi-
tractors, designers, architects clinder@linderlegalstaffing.com website: tive salary and excellent bene-
on a wide variety of construc- must have prior law firm ex-
ASSOCIATE tion related issues. This in- perience, at least a Bachelor’s
Degree in Marketing or relat-
and visit www.linder.jobs www.msrecruitingservicesltd.com fits. Please fax cover letter
and resume to the attention of
cludes contract drafting and
ATTORNEY review, mechanic’s lien is- ed field and have experience
with InterAction or other CRM
Karen at 312/692-1489.
sues, bidding disputes, surety
SmithAmundsen LLC seeks issues, etc. Litigation experi- database. Salary is commen-
motivated Labor & Employ- ence is a must. Salary is de- surate with experience and
ment Associate for growing pendent on relevant work ex- firm offers a competitive ben-
Management-Side Practice efit package. E-mail resume
Group. Experience in tradi-
perience.
to fmc420@aol.com. LEGAL LEGAL
tional labor law matters with
an emphasis in representing Box LB82
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SECRETARY SECRETARY
parties before the National
Labor Relations Board is re- 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 SmithAmundsen seeks a Legal
quired. At least two (2) years
of related experience re-
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Trial Paralegal Secretary for our Financial
Services team. Ideal candi-
Loop civil litigation firm is
looking for a legal secretary
quired. Exceptional organiza- dates will have 3 + years liti- with at least 2 years experi-
Litigation firm has an imme- ence. Position requires a re-
tional, analytical and writing diate opening available for an gation experience, ability to
type 65+ WPM, MS Word pro- sponsible person who can han-
skills required. We offer a
competitive salary and bene- ESTATE experienced trial litigation
paralegal with 4+ years of ex- ficiency, and excellent writ- dle a variety of duties. 75 wpm
typing required. We offer an
ing, grammar & proofreading
fits package and an excellent
work environment. EEO. PLANNING perience. The successful can-
didate must be able to travel skills. Must be organized, de- excellent benefits package.
Please fax your resume to
pendable, and able to work in
Send resume with salary re-
quirements, academic history
ASSOCIATE for 4 to 6 weeks for trials and
your trial experience must a multi-task environment with 312-460-8299.
have included sitting at coun- a multiple attorney assign-
and references to: Boutique downtown Chicago ment. The work is fast-paced,
attorneyresumes@salawus.com law firm seeks an attorney sel table. These attorneys
would also prefer some trial and detail oriented. Real es-
Only materials sent via this email with a minimum of 4 years of tate or banking experience is
experience to complement its exhibit soft ware experience.
address will be considered. You must be detail oriented required. We offer a competi-
trust and estate practice. A tive salary & benefits package
strong drafting and tax back- and have good interpersonal
in a flexible, business casual
ATTORNEY ground is required. Excellent
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must be proficient with Micro- working environment. Send
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Downtown firm seeks experi- strong communication skills. 4 ments to:
enced attorney for general surate with experience. Send
cover letter and resume to: year degree and/or an ABA Secretarial Manager
practice. Send resume to: approved paralegal certifi- SmithAmundsen LLC
cate. Salary is commensurate 150 N. Michigan Ave, Ste 3300
Box LB79 Box LB93 with experience and firm of- Chicago, IL 60601
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415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 package. E-mail resume to Email: HR@salawus.com
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Real Estate Attorney


Chicago is a marvelous city for the practice of real estate law. Goldberg Kohn's Real Estate Group has handled sophisticated and fascinating projects that
are part of the fabric of our city. We are looking to expand our group so we are seeking an attorney with 3+ years experience in commercial real estate.

We have represented owners, developers, lenders and investors in connection with commercial, industrial, retail and residential projects all over the country,
including senior debt, mezzanine and sale-leaseback financings, and sales and exchanges.

Our real estate clients include long-term, intermediate and construction lenders, mezzanine lenders, entrepreneurs, developers, landlords, general contrac-
tors, engineers, syndicators and investors. We have a wealth of experience in financing of health care facilities, hotels and nursing homes, as well as in
bankruptcy and work-outs of distressed real estate and in the purchase and sale of mortgage loan portfolios.

We require a law degree from a top 25 law school and experience in commercial real estate for this non-partnership track position. We offer a competitive
salary and benefits package, a collegial and professional environment, intellectually challenging work, and the opportunity to work with wonderful people.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, transcript and deal sheet using Goldberg Kohn's online application system which can be found on our website at
www.goldbergkohn.com under the Career Section.

Senior Claims Examiner


A Leading Specialist in Professional Liability Lines Argo Pro is part of Argo Group's E&S segment, which also includes Colony Specialty. Getting its start as
the professional lines underwriting division of Colony, Argo Pro continues to write a broad spectrum of specialty professional liability risks on a non-admitted
and an admitted basis.

We currently have a challenging opportunity for a Senior Claims Examiner, preferably in our Chicago or Geneva, IL offices.

OVERVIEW: To analyze and settle professional liability (mainly insurance agents and accountants) claims.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Analyze coverage regarding professional liability (mainly insurance agents and accountants) policies.
· Investigate, evaluate, and settle claims.
· Handle litigated files and direct defense counsel activities, which may include travel.
· Work closely with the underwriters to assist with risk evaluation and claim trend analyses.
· Maintain professional licensure to settle claims as required.
· Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· B.S. or B.A. degree; law degree desirable.


· Minimum of 6 years of handling professional liability related claims.
· Experience handling claims in multiple states.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Excellent analytical skills.
· Excellent litigation management competencies.
· Excellent competencies in analyzing coverage and damages.
· Detail oriented with initiative and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
· Previous insurance educational work; RPLU or CPCU desirable.
· Must be license eligible to settle claims in required states.
· Proficient in the use of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

If interested, email an updated resume to:

Richard Slattery
Recruiting Manager
Phone: 804-560-2022
Email: rslattery@argogroupus.com
Website: www.argogroupus.com
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