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


Volume 13, No. 3 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Jan. 17-21, 2011
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 POSITION PARALEGAL POSITION SECRETARY POSITION


OF THE WEEK: OF THE WEEK: OF THE WEEK:
PARALEGAL/
OFFICE MANAGER
Plaintiff’s personal injury firm is seeking an
COMMERCIAL LITIGATOR energetic, confident and EXPERIENCED PI Legal Secretary
paralegal with office management experience
WANTED: Commercial Litigator. Established who believes in providing top notch service to Insurance defense firm in the loop seeking full
mid-sized general practice Loop law firm seeks a your superiors and clients. This job is ONLY for time legal secretary to fill vacancy immediately.
commercial litigator with 4-7 years experience, a career professional paralegal. You must be Candidate must be extremely organized, able to
substantial deposition experience, who has able to multi-task and possess EXCELLENT multi-task, extraordinarily efficient. Must be able
briefed and argued dispositive motions. Some telephone, administrative, typing (80+ wpm), to work in intense environment with often urgent
trial experience is preferable, but not grammar, machine transcription and computer time-sensitive deadlines to meet.
necessary. Please send resume, in skills. You must be highly organized with the Knowledge/experience in insurance defense is
confidence to: ability to work in a very fast-paced environment preferred. Fluency in Spanish is required.
where production is key, in addition to
Box LB534 Box LB531
Law Bulletin coordinating complex litigation cases with busy Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
scheduling issues. This position requires a 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
perfectionist who can work overtime.
Compensation is open for the competent
applicant. Email your resume to
loggans@logganslaw.com.

ASSOCIATE ASSOCIATE Litigation Paralegal Paralegal Worker’s LEGAL ASSISTANT Legal Secretary
ATTORNEY ATTORNEYS An immediate opening avail-
Compensation Established Wheaton Law Office Growing law firm with corpo-
able for an experienced trial seeks legal assistant/reception- rate and litigation practices
Busy Downtown Chicago-Loop Growing loop insurance Large, prominent loop located ist with 4+ years of experience.
litigation paralegal with 3+ has an immediate opening for
Plaintiff's P.I. Practice with a defense firm is seeking two law firm has an immediate Submit resume and references
years trial experience. The an experienced floater legal
satellite office in the Fox Val- associates with 3-5 years litiga- opening for a full time Parale- to E-mail:
successful candidate must be secretary with 5+ years of
ley area seeks an Assoc. with tion experience. Experience in gal (Spanish speaking is a dlvargas@pkalaw.com
able to travel for trials and experience. The successful
at least 3 yrs. experience who employment law or general plus).
your trial experience must candidate must have worked in
is also capable of trying jury tort litigation required. have included sitting at coun- a law firm and have some liti-
cases. The ideal candidate Paralegal certificate or work-
should have a minimum of five Box LB528 sel table. Experience with ing towards one and some gation experience as well as
reviewing medical records is strong exposure to corporate
jury trials to verdict and is Law Bulletin highly preferred. Trial exhibit experience in a law office is Legal Secretary transactions. E-filing experi-
capable of presenting Motions, 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 beneficial. Candidates must
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com soft ware and Summation ence is highly preferred. You
attending Mandatory Arbitra- be organized, possess excellent Corporate litigation firm has
experience are a plus. You must be detail oriented and
tion Hearings and taking and phone skills and be PC Liter- an immediate opening to assist
must be detail oriented and have good interpersonal com-
presenting clients for deposi- ate. Responsibilities include several busy attorneys in an
have good interpersonal com- munication skills. You must be
tions. The position requires but are not limited to: screen- AV rated firm. The successful
munication skills. You must be proficient with Microsoft
access to a car for frequent ing client calls, determination candidate will have 2+ years
proficient with Microsoft Office Suites and have strong
travel to Du Page, Kane, Will of potential cases, follow-up of corporate litigation with top
Office Suites and have strong communication skills. Salary
and Cook County Suburban and documentation in comput- Word and Excel skills and a
communication skills. 4 year is commensurate with experi-
Courtrooms. Salary commen- er system, preparing docu- highly professional demeanor.
surate with experience and ASSOCIATES degree and/or an ABA ments for court filing, and Some exposure to family law is
ence and firm offers a compet-
approved paralegal certifi- itive benefit package. E-mail
includes an incentive pro- assisting attorneys with daily a plus. Fast paced work with
Thirty lawyer Chicago based cate. Salary is commensurate resume to fmc420@aol.com.
gram. E-Mail your Resume, case management. heavy client contact requires
law firm seeks two associates, with experience and firm
Jury Verdict History and offers a competitive benefit an organized, confident self-
Salary requirements to one with 3-5 years of litigation We offer an excellent salary starter with excellent commu-
experience (preferably per- package. E-mail resume to
Mark.Karno@karnolaw.com. and benefits package. nication, interpersonal and
sonal injury defense) and the fmc420@aol.com
technical skills. Salary is com-
Legal Secretary -
second with 1-3 years of subro-
gation experience. Please sub-
Please fax resume to the Office mensurate with experience Real Estate
Manager (312) 464-1212 or e- and firm offers a competitive
mit your resume and cover let- mail fperrone@gwclaw.com benefit package. E-mail Responsibilities
ter (specifying which position PARALEGAL -PI resume to fmc420@aol.com
you are responding to) in confi- Inland Western Retail Real
dence to: Excellent opportunity for indi- Estate Trust in Oak Brook, IL
Associate Attorney vidual with 3 year Plaintiff’s REAL ESTATE seeks a seasoned, professional
Hiring Partner Personal Injury experience to PARALEGAL Legal Secretary with Real
Mid-sized litigation defense Leahy, Eisenberg work at our large loop law firm LEGAL Estate experience. This is a
firm seeks a 3-5 year IL & Fraenkel, Ltd.
33 West Monroe Street,
on interesting and complex
cases. Duties of this challeng-
Loop Law firm has immediate SECRETARY Monday through Friday, full-
licensed associate attorney opening for full time real time position. Resumes will be
specializing in insurance cov- Suite 1100 ing position include answering estate paralegal with at least 5 Full time legal secretary for a accepted through our Careers
erage litigation. Strong writing Chicago, Illinois 60603 discovery, extensive client con- yrs to 7 yrs experience. Strong PI Law Firm. Applicants page at
and analytical skills required. tact, day-to-day file mainte- computer, typing and organi- must have experience in Plain- www.inlandgroup.com.
Qualified candidates may sub- nance and trial preparation. zational skills necessary. Work tiff’s P.I. , Bankruptcy, Real
mit their resume, references, Our firm offers a competitive environment encourages Estate, and Worker’s Compen- Requirements
transcript and writing sample salary and benefit package. multi-tasking, efficiency and sation. Candidate must be able
via email to: Box LB529 flexibility. Excellent Benefits. to work independently. Excel- • Must have at least 5 years
Attorney Send resume to: lent secretarial and organiza- experience in such arena and
Box LB514 Law Bulletin tional skills essential. We offer have a familiarity with rele-
Law Bulletin Established law firm is seek- 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Box LB518 a competitive salary and great vant real estate matters and
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 ing an experienced bankruptcy Law Bulletin benefit package. documentation.
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com attorney. Other general prac- 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
tice areas a plus. Please send E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com Box LB525 • Must be proficient in MS
resume to: Law Bulletin Office applications
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
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Law Bulletin 60 wpm.
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com • Dictaphone experience is a
plus.
Associate Attorney Legal Secretary
Southwest suburban law firm Small Loop Law firm specializ- Legal Secretary
is looking for a full time associ- ing in Domestic Relations Law
ate attorney with a minimum seeking full time secretary
of five years experience in liti- ATTORNEY PARALEGALS with a minimum of 3 years liti- Small Boutique Loop Law office
specializing in Probate Law
gation with a minimum of two gation experience. Candidate seeks experienced Legal Secre-
years appellate practice pre- Full time position for attorney must have strong communica- tary with Litigation and Pro-
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Assistant Corporation Counsel Director of Major Gifts – College of Law TRANSACTIONS AND Chicago Office of interstate
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The City of Aurora is seeking qualified applicants for the position Department/Office: Development ATTORNEYS sumer lending industry seeks
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8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Small loop personal injury/
degree preferable. workers' comp law firm seeks
City of Aurora
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Northern Illinois University is conducting an ongoing search for difference in their lives. You
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or prosecution) real estate lit- equity fund formation trans- actional and restructuring
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actions. Any experience in settings regarding their fiduci- maters is a plus.The expect- dling RFP's from start to fin- 180 North LaSalle Street
loans) or creditors’ rights and the formation, structuring and ary duties and liabilities. This ed annual billables are 1,950 ish, excellent communica- Suite 3525
bankruptcy is a big plus. The management of private equi- is an opportunity to join a and this associate will be part tions skills, strong commercial Chicago, IL 60601
ideal candidate will have ty funds is ideal, but not practice group that is highly of a very collegial practice acumen plus creative flair,
been on the Law Review or a required. This is a great regarded within the firm and 312-251-2588
group. proven track record of strong
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of-life firm with realistic target Corporate Counsel (Part-Time Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
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billables of 1,800-1,900,
required. Must have a
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experience, including merg- of ‘04-’08 corporate associate tual property protection law. This
ment practice of our national
ers and acquisitions, private with significant securities position involves management of
law firm client is seeking a Small, collegial loop law firm
equity, dispositions, financing experience. This associate grants, licensing and commercial
well-credentialed attorney contracts and procurement is seeking a new office man-
and refinancing arrange- will handle securities, M&A,
with ideally 4-5 years of agreements, as well as collabo- ager. You will be responsible
ments, corporate gover- general corporate, corporate
estate planning experience ration with outside counsel. for all personnel issues, A/R,
nance, and employment and governance and investment
gained at a law firm. This is International experience is desir- A/P, benefits administration,
consulting agreements. management matters. This is able. At 20-30 hours per week,
an opportunity to handle IT, accounting, office servic-
Associates are given sub- a great opportunity to be an this part-time, salaried position
extremely sophisticated es, etc. Salary up to the low
stantial responsibility in the integral part of collegial capi- offers excellent work-life balance
estate planning matters while to mid $60's with complete
corporate practice group, tal markets practice group of and an opportunity to work for a
being part of a very collegial benefits.
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C A R E E R C O R N E R
Attorneys
Positions Available
1000 Paralegals
1010 Positions Available
1100
1110

Litigation Attorney Executive Assistant/Corporate Paralegal


NEWS, ARTICLES & OTHER JOBSEARCH TIPS At Goldberg Kohn, we've been Upper Bracket Salary
AND IDEAS WRITTEN BY EXPERTS IN THEIR FIELD charting a different course for
35 years, one lawyer, one client Chicago Financial Company is seeking an executive assistant/cor-
NEW ARTICLES AND CAREER SEARCH TIPS EACH MONTH and one matter at a time. We're porate paralegal with 4+ years experience. Experience with an
not the biggest or the oldest investment management or financial services firm (e.g., hedge
firm in Chicago, but we have a fund, mutual fund, bank, insurance company) is a plus. Bachelor’s

Surviving The
reputation for producing great degree is a must. Candidates must have excellent organizational
work, for being great to work skills and be able to initiate projects with minimal supervision.
with and great to work for. Candidates must have knowledge of a variety of computer soft-
ware applications (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Can-
Our Commercial Litigation didates must demonstrate attention to detail in composing, typing
group is growing. We are seek- and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting dead-

Economic Climate ing an attorney with at least 2


years experience, for this non-
partnership track position, to
handle significant and sophis-
ticated commercial litigation
lines. Candidates will be exposed to confidential information and
must have a high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to han-
dle sensitive and confidential situations with discretion. Principal
Duties and Responsibilities include bur are not limited to: Organ-
ize board and committee meetings; Prepare legal documents,
matters. We require a law such as state and city governmental filings, and maintain the reg-
degree from a top 25 law school istration of the Firm and the funds of hedge funds that it manages;
J. Nick Augustine J.D. is the principal of ALR/PRA, Inc., a full service law practice and experience in commercial Organize and maintain the Firm’s corporate records and legal doc-
litigation. We offer a competi- uments, including corporate minutes and contracts; Schedule and
management agency. Nick advises and assists attorneys in transition in public relations tive salary and benefits pack- organize meetings, travel, and department activities; keeping and
age, a collegial and profession- monitoring legal volumes and ensuring legal volumes are up-to-
and marketing. Nick also shares recruiting and staffing experience and tips for legal job al environment, intellectually date and other clerical duties.
seekers. challenging work, and the
opportunity to work with won- Please send resume and cover letter to: Kathy Stratton
derful people. Fax: 312-253-5446
Phone: 312-253-4012
I often ask lawyers in my social networks what advice they want to hear. For some Please submit your cover let- Email: kstratton@firstassoc.com
ter, resume and transcript
attorneys in transition, the advice is easily taken; in other situations advice can be more using Goldberg Kohn's online
complicated. This week’s advice goes out to a solo practicing attorney in California. A application system which can
be found on our website at
native of Egypt, my friend likely anticipated a career in the Golden State here in the U.S. www.goldbergkohn.com under
the Career Section. Only
would be a “dream come true.” Today he is asking how to survive in the present economic
climate?
resumes of interest will be con-
tacted. Goldberg Kohn is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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“Suddenly Solo” is being tossed around as a remedy for associates who have fallen from aand
nd other legal employment
employmennt in information.
fo
ormation.
big firms or law school graduates who just passed their bar exam and are looking for
employment. One of our leaders in law practice management, Ed Poll, recently appeared Attorneys 1000
up on my Facebook wall with a link to a story about the risks of going solo versus riding Practices for Sale 1027 http://twitter.com/lbparajobs
http:/ /twitter.com
. m/lbparajobss
out the storm. I tend to agree with the sentiment that if you don’t have to make a great
change, you might be better off holding on to your hat and waiting a while longer.
Sellers Wanted http://twitter.com/lbparajobs
http://twitte r..com/lbpaarajobs
First, to those who want to leave a firm temporarily challenged by a dip in revenue: hold jobs.lawbulletin.com
jobs.l awbulletin.c
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Solo or small law practice.
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on a while longer. Take an assessment of your capital contributions and consider the Robert Banzuly, 312-953-4268
The Lawyer's Broker. Email:
Email: jobs@lbpc.com
jobs@lbpc.com
amount of brand equity you have with your current line-up. Even though the cash may not
be flowing this month, the contacts and connections you’ve made already will suit you well
in the future. Many professionals have said that economic cleansing leaves behind the
people who are best suited for their jobs. The lawyers who hold tight in their current Legal Secretaries 1200
positions are more likely to appear successful and maintain the respect of clients and Positions Available 1210
colleagues.

Second, to those solo practitioners who want to hang up their shingle: hold on a while RECEPTIONIST/
Law/Docket Clerks 1150
longer. A few attorneys have mentioned that they terminated some associates last year DOCKET CLERK Positions Available 1155
when there was little work; now, instead of hiring new associates, principals are bringing
Plaintiff's Personal Injury
some struggling solo’s into their firms instead of re-hiring associates. While this may be a Firm is seeking a full-time
receptionist who also has
temporary fix, this scenario could require you to hang up on the tremendous human capital advanced computer skills. Jenner & Block LLP - DOCKETING
and sweat equity you invested into your solo practice. If you are going to go this route, This is not your average recep- SUPERVISOR
tionist position as it carries
consider an of counsel relationship to another firm instead of closing the doors to your other responsibilities and Jenner & Block LLP is one of the nation’s premier full-service law
requirements and the salary firms. We are widely regarded in the legal and business commu-
solo practice. will be commensurate with nities as one of the nation’s leading transactional and litigation
that experience. Please Email firms. Jenner & Block’s success has been built upon the Firm’s
kjones@logganslaw.com with ability to bring the right resources to bear in meeting the needs of
I expect some to say: “Nick, how can you expect us to hold on where there is no money?” your resume or fax to 312-201- our clients. Jenner & Block prides itself on recruiting the highest
1180. caliber experienced attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and
OK, fair question – there are always alternative incoming generators you can tap into while administrative personnel. Our diverse and flexible culture bene-
fits all employees.
maintaining your status quo. When I started my business in 2005 things were good, then
in 2007, the clients started drying up and I took an extra part-time job to keep cash Jenner & Block is currently recruiting for a DOCKETING SUPER-
RECEPTIONIST/ VISOR in our Chicago office.
flowing. Is it a shock to the ego to take a second job? Yes. Is it worth it in the long run to SECRETARY Job Duties:
be able to ride out the storm? I think so. Small defense downtown • Assist with the overall daily operation of Docketing Services;
Chicago law firm is seeking a • Participate in hiring and training the Docketing Services staff;
dependable receptionist with • Participate in management of department checking and credit
Taking a second job can be as simple as assuming some overflow cases as an of counsel legal secretarial experience. card accounts
Applicants must have good
attorney to another firm. Taking on contract work through an agency can be another typing, computer and organi-
and reconciliation/expense disbursement;
• Participate in negotiating annual contracts for various products
secondary income source – you would be surprised how many solo practitioners are doing zational skills. Duties include and/or services utilized
answering the telephone, sup- by Docketing Services;
just that. To my colleague in California, I wish you well; to all the attorneys in transition: porting the legal assistants and • Participate in evaluating new industry products and/or services
going to court. Clerking expe- in an effort to stay current
just hold on a while longer. rience a plus. Must be flexible. and to continue to provide value-added services to the Firm;
Health, life and dental benefits • Maintain an expert knowledge of court rules, procedures, regu-
offered. 401K after 1 yr lations, schedules and fees and be equipped to respond to inquiries
http://attorneysintransition.com [blog on the Internet]. Chicago: Law Bulletin Publishing Company 2011 employment. Please email regarding same;
January 7 - [cited 2011 January 17]. Available from: http://attorneysintransition.com resume with salary require- • Participate in paralegal/project assistant orientation program as
ments to it relates to Docketing Services;
Box LB524 • Create and maintain effective working relationships with
lawyers, staff, vendors and court personnel;
Law Bulletin • Ensure that legal documents are filed with appropriate courts,
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E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com agencies and officials within prescribed deadlines;
• Ensure that departmental information and/or publications post-
Attorneys 1000 ed on Firm’s intranet are complete and current;
• Actively market department services to attorneys and support
Positions Available 1010 staff in all Jenner & Block offices.

Law Bulletin’s Classifieds Experience required:

• 5+ years of prior Docket experience, 2+ years of supervisory


Medical Malpractice Help Wanted General 1300 experience;
Trial Attorney Positions Available 1310
• A thorough knowledge of court rules, procedures and industry
products and services;
Put the HELP in HELP WANTED Plaintiff's medical malprac-
tice firm seeks an additional
• Knowledge of various court websites, docket searching and doc-
ument retrieval databases (PACER/ECF Systems, electronic
trial attorney with a MINI- research, eDocket, Microsoft Windows).
MUM of 9 years experience
Additional requirements:
To place an advertisement that gets including actual jury experi-
ence for preparation and trial
ACCOUNTS
of substantial medical mal- RECEIVABLE • Must have the ability to work independently;
practice cases. Experience in • Must be available to work overtime and be on-call for electronic
birth injury litigation desired. Loop law firm seeks person case filings;
the help you want, please call: Position offers an attractive
compensation package with
with Accounts Receivable
experience to focus on collec-
• Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills,
and excellent time management and organizational skills;
unlimited growth potential. All tion of past-due invoices, elec- • Must possess thorough attention to detail.
responses will be held in confi- tronic billing and preparation
dence. Send resume, refer- of correspondence to clients. Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualifications.
ences and salary requirements MUST be fluent in the Juris
to Billing software as well as For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter and
The Classified Dept. (312) 644-2801 Box LB517
insurance industry electronic
billing services. We offer a
resume indicating
reers@jenner.com.
salary requirements to jennerca-

Law Bulletin competitive salary, PTO and


Jenner & Block is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 401(k).
of the Firm that no employee shall be discriminated against on the
Fax: (312) 644-0542 E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Box LB516
Law Bulletin
basis of his/her race, color, religion, national origin, age, non-dis-
qualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, sex,
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 gender identity, marital, veteran or any other protected status or
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com that of his/her relatives, friends, or associates. We hire individuals
solely on the basis of their qualifications and ability to do the job
to be filled.
4—LEGAL EMPLOYMENT WEEKLY

Illinois Paralegal Association


BENEFITS OF each IPA member IPA. You can receive all section or specialty its Executive Director is IPA. An important
MEMBERSHIP receives The Paralegal the publications and you section. You could act as not always aware that contact point the IPA
Reporter which is the can attend meetings, a co-chair for a social you might be able to offers is the website.
BY: Caren Mansfield, a national publication on social functions and function. Or you could volunteer please ASK Please visit the IPA
member of the Illinois topics of interest to seminars. You can also just volunteer as an what you can do to be an website at www.
Paralegal Association paralegals. NFPA also actively participate in election judge at the active member of the ipaonline.org for more
plans educational the IPA by becoming a Annual Meeting or as IPA. Volunteers are information or call
It’s that time of year seminars for members chairperson which extra help at an always needed and the 815-462-4620.
again. If you have not and offers online CLE. means you might plan Education Seminar. tasks are rewarding. Contact Caren Mans-
already renewed your As a paralegal you meetings or informative Because the Board of I have not touched on field at cmbakerlaw@
dues to the Illinois can be a member of the lunches for a geographic Directors of the IPA or all the benefits of the aol.com.
Paralegal Association
now is the time to get it
done. If the question is
why, let me elaborate.
As a member of a I L L I N O I S PA R A L EG A L A SSO C I A TI O N
profession that works Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox IL 60451-0452 z 815/462-4620 z Fax 815/462-4696
under fairly strict
guidelines (i.e. giving no 2011 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
legal advice, taking no † 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 Illinois; or (2) a
clients, setting no fees, non-Illinois resident employed as a paralegal on a full-time basis in the State of Illinois; or (3) an Illinois resident employed as a paralegal on a full-time basis in
working under the any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
supervision of an † STUDENT membership is open to (1) any Illinois resident who is enrolled in a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited institution in pursuit of a
attorney) then it is certificate or degree and is not working as a paralegal; or (2) to any non-Illinois resident residing in a state contiguous 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 degree and is not working as a paralegal. Student
imperative to always Membership is $40.00 (Please list name of School)_____________________________________________________________________________________
remain on top of current
† 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 person formerly
topics in the areas of employed as a paralegal; or (3) any graduate of a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited institution who is seeking a paralegal position. Associate
ethics, regulations and Membership is $55.00
rules, and continuing † SUSTAINING membership is open to any person, law firm, business, educational institution or other organization interested in furthering the purposes of
legal education. How do the Association. Sustaining Membership is $95.00
you do that?
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
One way to keep is 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
informed of new trends, supervisory authority of an attorney; or is authorized by governmental administrative agency or statutory or court authority to perform this work.
of seminars and other First Name ____________________________________________ Middle Initial _______________ Last _________________________________________________
types of continuing
education, and to Employer (if applicable) __________________________________________________ Home Address ____________________________________________________
network is to be a
member of the Illinois Work Street Address ____________________________________________________ Home City, State, Zip ______________________________________________
Paralegal Association.
Work City, State, Zip ____________________________________________________ Home Telephone # ________________________________________________
The IPA offers many
benefits to members Work Telephone # ______________________________________________________ E-mail Address __________________________________________
including the Outlook, Beginning March 1, 2011, all IPA publications will only be distributed via
the tri-annual email † New member † Renewal email and can also be read online. Please make sure that the IPA office
publication, and has your correct email address.
† I have at least five years of paralegal experience.
Lookout, the monthly ADDRESS INFORMATION
newsletter, which are † The board of directors occasionally approves the release of IPA’s Business Residence
emailed to all members. mailing list to outside vendors. NFPA also releases the mailing list to For online membership listing † †
The IPA also offers outside vendors. Please indicate if you would like your name withheld
(If you wish to be listed online, at least ONE box must be checked)
other publications to from such distributions.
members including the
Code of Ethics, the AREAS OF PRACTICE SPECIALIZATION (check applicable areas)
† Bankruptcy † Estates and Trusts † Immigration † Litigation † Workers Comp
Salary Survey and the † Commercial Finance † Family † Information Technology † Medical Malpractice † Other ____________________
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Paralegal. † Employee Benefits † General † Intellectual Property † Securities † Other ____________________
The IPA plans social † Environmental † Health † Labor/Employment † Tax † Other ____________________
functions for paralegals
to meet and mingle to GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF HOME ADDRESS
increase networking † Chicago † Northwest Suburban † South Suburban † Central Illinois † Wisconsin
opportunities. These † North Suburban † West Suburban † Far South Suburban † Southern Illinois † Indiana
functions have included 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
golf outings, boat that I have 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
cruises, nights at all of the provisions contained in the IPA’s Illinois Code of Paralegal Ethics.
Ravinia, bowling, wine
sampling and more. Signature _____________________________________________________________ Date ___________________________________________________________
These social functions
can be critical to career 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 organization. Contributions or gifts to IPA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Dues payments may be deductible
development by as a business expense. Illinois Paralegal Association members are also members of NFPA; a portion of your dues is forwarded to NFPA on your behalf.
establishing a contact
base for information, 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.
advice and support. † Visa † MasterCard † Discover † American Express
An important part of Name on Card ______________________________________________________________ Signature __________________________________________________________________
IPA member benefits is
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the membership to the
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Paralegal Associations.
It’s a bonus. By being a
member of the IPA, REFERRED BY: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
members are also
automatically enrolled
as members of NFPA.
As a member of NFPA
LEGAL EMPLOYMENT WEEKLY—5

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Sublease Three First National OFFICE FOR RENT


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ate opportunity for a confident and polished, experienced adminis- workstations. Furniture Chicago Class A building, speed internet access includ-
trative assistant. This assignment requires handling a heavy case included. Lake views.$25 psf across from Courthouse. 4 fully ed. Secretarial station and/or
load and high profile clientele. You will need solid legal secretari- gross. Contact David Gelfand furnished exterior and 2 1/2 associate office also available.
al experience in civil litigation, domestic relations preferred. If 312-612-5917. interior offices with spectacu- Possible business relationship
you are organized, proactive, able to manage your desk without lar views ranging from $900 to with high-quality small firm
supervision, possess excellent typing and computer skills, have $2,500 and approximately 120 handling business and real
the ability to multi-task and work independently, and enjoy a fast sq. ft. to 340 sq. ft. Reception estate litigation and transac-
paced, responsible assignment, please send your resume and 100 W. MONROE area, kitchen, 2 large confer- tions. Ideal for older sole prac-
cover letter in confidence. Full benefits; salary commensurate ence rooms with sweeping titioner. Call Joel at 312-236-
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Phone and potential referrals. Call Cortney at (312) 558-6444.
Berger | Schatz Quiet office in a congenial
office suite on the penthouse
careers@bergerschatz.com floor. Office is 14 1/2 feet by 11
or fax 312-782-8463
and has sunny south side expo 35 E. Wacker
sure. Secretarial space also
available. $700 a month. Call River View office in shared
Victor at 312-781-1855 suite with 11 other congenial
attorneys. Rent includes recep-
tionist (light secretarial sup-
LEGAL SECRETARIES port) clerk/messenger, large
111 W. Washington conference room, kitchen,
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Several window and interior
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Office Available! with/without secretarial
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Four offices available in 2- office suite. Receptionist,
floor downtown suite. Fur- conf. room, file space, phone
nished or unfurnished. system with voice mail,
Includes secretarial stations. copy/scan, fax, kitchen, DSL.
Amenities include: 3 confer- Reasonable rent and possible
ence rooms, full reception referrals.
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at 312-641-2233.
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Newly remodeled
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available at 208 S. Lasalle One or two spacious private
Available offices with secre- offices available in newly
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receptionist, conference floor of the historic Willoughby
rooms, kitchen also included. Towers at the corner of Michi-
Help Wanted General 1300 Contact: Kristine at 312-683-
7192 or email at
gan and Madison streets.
Offices overlook Lake Michi-
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and Millennium Park. You
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ate it. Includes use of a large
Oak Brook beautifully furnished confer-
ence room, kitchen and wash-
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space also available. If you are
SUPERVISOR Oak Brook law firm has newly looking for an office that
renovated office. Work station makes a professional state-
Jenner & Block LLP is one of the nation’s premier full-service law for assistant if desired. Confer- ment, this is it. Helaine at 312-
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caliber experienced attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and
administrative personnel. Our diverse and flexible culture bene-
fits all employees.
Jenner & Block is currently recruiting for a DOCKETING SUPER-
VISOR in our Chicago office.

Job Duties:

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• Assist with the overall daily operation of Docketing Services;
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and reconciliation/expense disbursement;
• Participate in negotiating annual contracts for various products
and/or services utilized
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in an effort to stay current
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• Maintain an expert knowledge of court rules, procedures, regu-
lations, schedules and fees and be equipped to respond to inquiries
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• 5+ years of prior Docket experience, 2+ years of supervisory


experience;
• A thorough knowledge of court rules, procedures and industry
products and services;
• Knowledge of various court websites, docket searching and doc-
ument retrieval databases (PACER/ECF Systems, electronic
research, eDocket, Microsoft Windows).

Additional requirements:

• Must have the ability to work independently;


• Must be available to work overtime and be on-call for electronic
case filings;
• Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills,
and excellent time management and organizational skills;
• Must possess thorough attention to detail.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualifications.

For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter and


resume indicating salary requirements to jennerca-
reers@jenner.com.

Jenner & Block is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy


of the Firm that no employee shall be discriminated against on the
basis of his/her race, color, religion, national origin, age, non-dis-
qualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, sex,
gender identity, marital, veteran or any other protected status or
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