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


Volume 13, No. 4 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Jan. 24-28, 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:

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION


ATTORNEY
A mid-size AV-rated defense litigation firm with a
national practice seeks a full-time attorney with 4 ATTENTION: EXPERIENCED Legal Secretary
to 6 years legal experience for technical product PARALEGALS
liability litigation. Technical or piloting Small Loop Law firm specializing in Domestic
background, engineering degree, and/or aviation Relations Law seeking full time secretary with a
Small law firm that represents broker-dealer minimum of 3 years litigation experience.
experience preferred. Skill set required includes clients in arbitration matters seeks litigation
established research, writing, and deposition and Candidate must have strong communication
paralegal with at least five years of experience. skills, be highly organized, type a minimum of 65
trial skills along with the ability to work Salary commensurate with experience. Please
independently as well as in a team setting. words per minute and be conversant with Word
send resumes to Perfect, Word and Excel.
Excellent academic credentials preferred.
Applicants must be organized, self-motivated Box LB537
and able to handle files with little supervision. Law Bulletin Box LB530
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following:
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415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com

ASSOCIATE Litigation Paralegal PARALEGAL -PI Legal Secretary - LEGAL ASSISTANT


CONTRACT ATTORNEYS An immediate opening avail-
able for an experienced trial
Excellent opportunity for indi-
vidual with 3 year Plaintiff’s
Real Estate Established Wheaton Law Office
seeks legal assistant/reception-
LAWYER FOR Growing loop insurance
defense firm is seeking two
litigation paralegal with 3+
years trial experience. The
Personal Injury experience to
work at our large loop law firm
Responsibilities ist with 4+ years of experience.
Submit resume and references
associates with 3-5 years litiga- Inland Western Retail Real
LAW FIRM successful candidate must be on interesting and complex to E-mail:
tion experience. Experience in Estate Trust in Oak Brook, IL dlvargas@pkalaw.com
able to travel for trials and cases. Duties of this challeng-
employment law or general seeks a seasoned, professional
your trial experience must ing position include answering
ASSIGNMENT tort litigation required.
Box LB528
have included sitting at coun-
sel table. Experience with
discovery, extensive client con-
tact, day-to-day file mainte-
Legal Secretary with Real
Estate experience. This is a
Monday through Friday, full- Legal Secretary
Law Bulletin reviewing medical records is nance and trial preparation. time position. Resumes will be
Our client, a mid-sized west Loop highly preferred. Trial exhibit Our firm offers a competitive
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 accepted through our Careers
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com soft ware and Summation salary and benefit package. Corporate litigation firm has
business law firm will need a experience are a plus. You page at
an immediate opening to assist
contract lawyer for 4-7 month must be detail oriented and Box LB529 www.inlandgroup.com.
several busy attorneys in an
have good interpersonal com- Law Bulletin AV rated firm. The successful
assignment. Selected lawyer munication skills. You must be 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Requirements
candidate will have 2+ years
will have 3-plus years of proficient with Microsoft E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
• Must have at least 5 years of corporate litigation with top
Insurance Coverage experience. Office Suites and have strong Word and Excel skills and a
ASSOCIATES communication skills. 4 year experience in such arena and
highly professional demeanor.
have a familiarity with rele-
degree and/or an ABA Some exposure to family law is
Thirty lawyer Chicago based vant real estate matters and
Please email resume to law firm seeks two associates,
approved paralegal certifi- documentation. a plus. Fast paced work with
cate. Salary is commensurate heavy client contact requires
Hayley at: one with 3-5 years of litigation with experience and firm Paralegal Worker’s an organized, confident self-
• Must be proficient in MS
hayley@linderlegalstaffing.com experience (preferably per- offers a competitive benefit
Compensation Office applications starter with excellent commu-
sonal injury defense) and the package. E-mail resume to nication, interpersonal and
second with 1-3 years of subro- fmc420@aol.com technical skills. Salary is com-
gation experience. Please sub- Large, prominent loop located • Must be able to type at least
60 wpm. mensurate with experience
mit your resume and cover let- law firm has an immediate and firm offers a competitive
ter (specifying which position opening for a full time Parale- benefit package. E-mail
you are responding to) in confi- PARALEGAL/ gal (Spanish speaking is a • Dictaphone experience is a
resume to fmc420@aol.com
dence to: plus). plus.
OFFICE MANAGER
Hiring Partner Paralegal certificate or work-
Plaintiff’s personal injury firm
Associate Attorney Leahy, Eisenberg
is seeking an energetic, confi-
ing towards one and some LEGAL SECRETARY
& Fraenkel, Ltd. experience in a law office is
Mid-sized litigation defense 33 West Monroe Street, dent and EXPERIENCED PI
paralegal with office manage-
beneficial. Candidates must Legal Secretary Full time legal secretary for a
firm seeks a 3-5 year IL Suite 1100 be organized, possess excellent PI Law Firm. Applicants
Chicago, Illinois 60603 ment experience who believes phone skills and be PC Liter- Small Boutique Loop Law
licensed associate attorney in providing top notch service must have experience in Plain-
specializing in insurance cov- ate. Responsibilities include office specializing in Probate tiff’s P.I. , Bankruptcy, Real
to your superiors and clients. but are not limited to: screen- Law seeks experienced Legal
erage litigation. Strong writing This job is ONLY for a career Estate, and Worker’s Compen-
and analytical skills required. ing client calls, determination Secretary with Litigation and sation. Candidate must be able
professional paralegal. You of potential cases, follow-up Probate knowledge. Dictation
Qualified candidates may sub-
mit their resume, references, Attorney must be able to multi-task and and documentation in comput- & Shorthand helpful, along
to work independently. Excel-
lent secretarial and organiza-
possess EXCELLENT tele- er system, preparing docu- with creation and editing of
transcript and writing sample phone, administrative, typing tional skills essential. We offer
via email to: Downtown Chicago firm is ments for court filing, and legal documents. Computer
seeking an attorney with 1+ (80+ wpm), grammar, a competitive salary and great
assisting attorneys with daily skills a Must! Please forward benefit package.
Box LB514 years experience to work in a machine transcription and case management. resume to:
computer skills. You must be
Law Bulletin fast pace environment. Motion
practice experience, good writ- highly organized with the abili- Box LB526 Box LB525
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 We offer an excellent salary Law Bulletin
ing skills, real estate title ty to work in a very fast-paced and benefits package. Law Bulletin
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
knowledge is a plus. Send environment where production 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
is key, in addition to coordinat- E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
resume and salary require- Please fax resume to the Office E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ments to: ing complex litigation cases Manager (312) 464-1212 or e-
with busy scheduling issues. mail fperrone@gwclaw.com
Box LB536 This position requires a perfec-
Law Bulletin tionist who can work overtime. RECEPTIONIST/
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Compensation is open for the SECRETARY
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com competent applicant. Email
your resume to REAL ESTATE Legal Secretary Small defense downtown Chica-
Associate Attorney loggans@logganslaw.com. PARALEGAL go law firm is seeking a depend-
Small Loop Law firm specializ- able receptionist with legal sec-
Southwest suburban law firm Loop Law firm has immediate ing in Domestic Relations Law retarial experience. Applicants
is looking for a full time associ- opening for full time real seeking full time secretary must have good typing, com-
ate attorney with a minimum
of five years experience in liti- Attorney Have the estate paralegal with at least 5 with a minimum of 3 years liti-
gation experience. Candidate
puter and organizational skills.
Duties include answering the
yrs to 7 yrs experience. Strong
gation with a minimum of two must have strong communica- telephone, supporting the legal
years appellate practice pre- Established law firm is seek-
ing an experienced traffic
Chicago Daily Law computer, typing and organi-
zational skills necessary. Work tion skills, be highly organized, assistants and going to court.
ferred. Our firm concentrates environment encourages type a minimum of 65 words Clerking experience a plus.
attorney with consumer litiga-
in representing creditor rights
in foreclosure, bankruptcy and tion. Other general practice Bulletin mailed to your multi-tasking, efficiency and per minute and be conversant
with Word Perfect, Word and
Must be flexible. Health, life
and dental benefits offered.
areas a plus. Please send flexibility. Excellent Benefits.
Real Estate matters. Previ- Excel. 401K after 1 yr employment.
ous related experience is a resume to: home today. Send resume to:
Box LB530 Please email resume with
plus. Full benefit package Box LB509 Box LB518 salary requirements to
available. Interested candi-
Law Bulletin Call (312) 644-2341 Law Bulletin Law Bulletin
dates should e-mail resumes
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Box LB524
including salary requirements E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com Law Bulletin
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
to or (312) 644-2394 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Lisa.Petruzzi@il.cslegal.com E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com

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Assistant Corporation Counsel Litigation Attorney COMPLEX CIVIL


LITIGATION ATTORNEY Litigation Attorney
The City of Aurora is seeking qualified applicants for the position Small Des Plaines law office
of Assistant Corporation Counsel. seeking to hire litigation attor- ATTORNEY Reputable Chicago insurance At Goldberg Kohn, we've been
ney with 2 to 5 years experi- defense firm is looking to hire charting a different course for
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court procedures and rules of evidence and skill in preparing and handling third-party litigation.
trying cases. Also requires ability to establish and maintain satis- ly. Please send cover letter, attorney with 4 to 6 years legal firm in Chicago, but we have a
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factory working relationships with City officials, attorneys and benefits.
other professionals, law enforcement officials, and the general referrences to igation. Skill set required work, for being great to work
public. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with attendance at some jchie@jchielaw.com. includes established research, with and great to work for.
writing, and deposition and
evening meetings required.
trial skills along with the abili- Box LB539 Our Commercial Litigation
Requires a license to practice law in the state of Illinois. Also ty to work independently as Law Bulletin group is growing. We are seek-
well as in a team setting. 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
requires five years of experience as a licensed attorney, preferably PT ATTORNEY Excellent academic creden- E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com ing an attorney with at least 2
years experience, for this non-
in municipal law and litigation. Must possess valid driver's license. tials preferred. Applicants
Chicago law firm seeks experi- partnership track position, to
must be organized, self-moti- handle significant and sophis-
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package enced part-time attorney for vated and able to handle files
included. federal and state litigation. ticated commercial litigation
with little supervision. Please matters. We require a law
Applicants must have excel- send resume and writing sam-
Send cover letter, resume, salary history, and references or com- lent research and writing degree from a top 25 law school
ple to the following:
pleted application by February 4, 2011. Office hours are Mon.-Fri., skills. Chancery experience COMMERCIAL and experience in commercial
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. necessary. Please fax resume Box LB542 LITIGATOR
litigation. We offer a competi-
tive salary and benefits pack-
and writing sample to: Law Bulletin
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415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 WANTED: Commercial Liti-
Human Resources Department mcmoses1@aol.com E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com al environment, intellectually
44 E. Downer Place gator. Established mid-sized challenging work, and the
Aurora, IL 60507 general practice Loop law firm opportunity to work with won-
www.aurora-il.org seeks a commercial litigator derful people.
Equal Opportunity Employer with 4-7 years experience, sub-
Attorneys 1000 stantial deposition
experience, who has briefed
Please submit your cover let-
ter, resume and transcript
Positions Available 1010 and argued dispositive
motions. Some trial experi-
using Goldberg Kohn's online
application system which can
ence is preferable, but not nec- be found on our website at
essary. Please send resume, in www.goldbergkohn.com under
confidence to: the Career Section. Only
resumes of interest will be con-
ATTORNEYS Entrepreneurial Attorneys Box LB534 tacted. Goldberg Kohn is an
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choice of employers from viewing your resume and information. law firm, is seeking entrepreneurial attorneys in all office loca-
The Resume Center is the best way to get the exposure you want, tions for our growing and diversified practice areas of Commercial Medical Malpractice
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just a few of those principles. Our success is due to the profession- Well known Firm is accepting trial attorney with a MINI-
al excellence exhibited by our attorneys and their ability to work resumes from accomplished MUM of 9 years experience
well together. Creativity, collaboration and accomplishment are associates with 3+ years of including actual jury experi-
fostered consistently. This mindset sets us apart and is the reason solid Family Law experience ence for preparation and trial
we are trusted legal advisors to many long-term business clients. and a demonstrated belief in of substantial medical mal-
the importance of helping practice cases. Experience in
If you have a background with demonstrated achievement and the clients make a significant birth injury litigation desired.
Position offers an attractive
Director of Major Gifts – College of Law ability to develop relationships with and land clients… difference in their lives. You
compensation package with
will be challenged by the
If you believe compensation should be based on merit… diverse and demanding cases unlimited growth potential. All
College/Division: University Advancement responses will be held in confi-
Department/Office: Development at the Firm but you will enjoy
If you hold yourself accountable for your success and have a an excellent salary and dence. Send resume, refer-
dynamic approach to your practice... benefits package at a Firm ences and salary requirements
Required Skills: to
where your career can thrive.
The Director of Major Gifts—College of Law reports to the Director If you are seeking a collegial, transparent, entrepreneurial and For immediate consideration Box LB517
of Gift and Estate Planning. Applicants must have at least five (5) meritocratic culture... please submit your resume
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years’ of major gift development experience with a demonstrated 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
record of success, along with capital campaign experience in high- ...then you may be interested in employment with our firm. requirements (must be E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
er education, preferably with an emphasis in the area of law. Must included to be considered) to
demonstrate leadership abilities, success in fundraising, and a For details on how to apply, please visit http://careers.h2law.com. chicagolooplawfirm@gmail.co
passion for higher education. Applicants will work within the Gift m
Planning Team to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio Learn more about Howard and Howard Attorneys PLLC at
of individual major gift prospects and donors. Outstanding written www.h2law.com.
and verbal communication skills required.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Strong organizational skills, capital campaign experience, and Attorneys 1000
knowledge of gift planning strategies are required. Critical and
strategic thinking skills as well as the ability to work effectively Positions Available 1010
within a team environment. Insurance Coverage Attorney
Bachelor degree required; J.D. or other equivalent advanced
degree preferable. Leading Chicago-based law firm seeks an attorney to join our
national insurance coverage, counseling, and litigation practice Senior Workers' Compensation
which involves toxic tort, environmental, construction defect, pro-
This seasoned professional will help shape and grow the major
fessional liability, and other types of commercial coverages. Ideal Defense Attorney
gifts program according to best practices and manage a prospect
pool with focus on developing strong relationships. candidates should have between 2 and 5 years of insurance cover-
age, litigation, and counseling experience, possess excellent ana- Job Summary
Candidates will NOT be considered unless the above require- lytical and writing skills, be creative, and be able to excel in a fast
paced challenging environment. We have the following opportunity available in our Chicago Staff
ments are met. Legal Office (located in the Loop):
Responsibilities: We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package includ-
ing health, dental, LTD, vision care, Life, 401(k), and a collegial Senior Workers' Compensation Defense Attorney
Northern Illinois University is conducting an ongoing search for work environment. All inquiries should be made by USPS mail
only (no calls or e-mail please). Please send a cover letter, This self-starter will represent the company and its insureds in all
qualified professionals to join its Development Team and success- phases of litigation, practicing law in compliance with ethical
ful fundraising program in an exciting state of emergence, growth resume, and a non-privileged writing sample to:
standards as established by state law. Responsibilities include pro-
and mobilization. This position will oversee the coordination of all viding legal analysis and advice, preparing and filing legal plead-
activities relative to major gifts within the College of Law. Also, Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson, LLP
123 North Wacker Drive ings and documents, performing legal research, preparing for and
the Director of Major Gifts—College of Law will assist the Director conducting pre-trial discovery, preparing for and conducting
of Gift and Estate Planning and the Dean of the College of Law in Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606 administrative and judicial hearings and post-trial activities.
the development and implementation of plans and efficient use of Under limited direction, works within broad limits and authority
advancement support services specific to the College of Law, to on highly complex assignments requiring specialized knowledge in
advance development of a portfolio of prospects and donors, and to Attn: Mr. Michael M. Marick
Workers' Compensation. Will provide guidance and assistance to
advance individual prospect/donor strategies. Applications will be other attorneys and staff as requested.
reviewed until an appointment is made, based on qualifications. EEO/M-F Employer
NIU is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a Job Qualifications
student enrollment of 24,000. Located near Chicago, in one of the
most dynamic regions of the country, the university’s main cam- JD or LLB
pus is in the City of DeKalb, with four additional regional sites. The
university is composed of seven degree-granting colleges that Member in good standing of Illinois bar
together offer 56 Baccalaureate programs, 56 Master’s programs,
3 sixth-year programs, 17 Doctoral programs, and 1 professional 10 - 15 years Workers' Compensation insurance defense litigation
program that includes Juris Doctor. Northern is a NCAA Division experience in current and/or recent role
I school, and the NIU Huskies compete in the Mid-American Con-
ference. First chair Workers' Compensation trial experience needed
Salary will be highly competitive. LLM in International Business Practice Ability to provide guidance, technical advice, and support to attor-
neys and staff
An LLM from Lazarski University and the Center for Internation-
Application Process: al Legal Studies exclusively for busy American lawyers. Two-week Excellent client relation skills required
sessions are scheduled in Europe each spring over three years.
Send cover letter, résumé, and the names, addresses, and phone The program includes certification of 18 hours of CLE credits. Commitment to high quality legal work
numbers of three professional references, relative to the position Tuition is only $3,000 per year. The program qualifies for Veterans
for which you are applying. Mail to: NIU Foundation, Sandra J. Benefits. The Certificate in International Business Practice is pro- Demonstrated case analysis skills and a track record of proven
Little, Administrative Assistant, Gift and Estate Planning, North- vided for those completing only one session. The next session will negotiation skills a must
ern Illinois University, Altgeld 132, DeKalb, IL 60115. Review of be held 13-26 March 2011 in Salzburg, Austria. See www.legale-
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position du.net. Contact CILS, US Fax 1-509-356-0077, US Tel 1-970-460-1232. PC literate with keyboard skills, experience with word processing
is filled. For more information about NIU, visit our website at and email programs and significant knowledge/experience with
www.niu.edu.Northern Illinois University is committed to affir- Lexis &/or Westlaw
mative action, equal employment opportunity, and the diversity of
its work force. Must be well organized with good analytical skills, excellent oral
and written communication skills and ability to work in a team

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experience. Any other intellectual years of general corporate
estate planning experience Chicago office of our national ensuring all financial systems with 4+ years of experience.
property experience is a plus. experience, including merg-
This is an opportunity to be part gained at a law firm. This is law firm client, which is seek- applications are running in an B.A. and paralegal certificate
ers and acquisitions, private ing a well-credentialed class is preferred. Salary up to the
of a dynamic practice group that an opportunity to handle optimal manner; primary liai-
equity, dispositions, financing of ‘04-’08 corporate associate mid $50’s. Comprehensive
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approximately twelve attor- warehouse and their financial looking for a contracts parale-
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ciate with, ideally, 2-4 years Our top-ranked national litga-
of prior tax experience gained
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with a prominent law firm. patent litigation associates
Litigation Associate 10+ years of accounting tration, litigation, corporate
Only top academic creden- for their Chicago or Silicon (Mid-Level) Corporate experience in a professional maintenance and intellectual
tials will be considered (top services environment; 5+ property. Qualifications:
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25% from a top 20 school). years experience in a
didates will have 2-9 years of Our national law firm client is Associate (Junior
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so you will not just be sitting graduate degree in electrical commercial litigation associ- Level) ment role at a 150-500 time- tract administration; Excellent
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chemistry or aerospace engi- Review or a Law Journal
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willing to relocate. firm refugees” is seeking a Apply for Job #3249 Certificate desired - if not cer-
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ence for its growing practice. B u s i n e s s Word, Excel or similar data-
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clients include business for-
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ranked one of the best in the
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firm prefers a well-trained with 3+ years of experience.
shoes encouraged), diverse, handle complex, sophisticat-
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It's time to change the pattern. Resolutions don't work because they're usually a Executive Assistant/Corporate Paralegal Legal Secretaries 1200
very broad statement: This year I'll lose 20 pounds. This year I'll learn to speak Upper Bracket Salary Positions Available 1210
French. This year I'll look for a new job. You've got the want down...you know what Chicago Financial Company is seeking an executive assistant/cor-
you want to do. The problem is, you're only looking at the big picture. porate paralegal with 4+ years experience. Experience with an
investment management or financial services firm (e.g., hedge
fund, mutual fund, bank, insurance company) is a plus. Bachelor’s Legal Secretary
Instead of making resolutions, set goals. A goal is something you commit to fully degree is a must. Candidates must have excellent organizational
skills and be able to initiate projects with minimal supervision. Growing law firm with corpo-
and work toward all year long. Take a few minutes right now to visualize your top Candidates must have knowledge of a variety of computer soft-
ware applications (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Can-
rate and litigation practices
has an immediate opening for
three goals for 2011. Then take out a piece of paper and write those goals down. didates must demonstrate attention to detail in composing, typing an experienced floater legal
and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting dead- secretary with 5+ years of
lines. Candidates will be exposed to confidential information and experience. The successful
Make a plan. Once your goals are set, decide what you have to do to reach each must have a high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to han-
dle sensitive and confidential situations with discretion. Principal
candidate must have worked in
a law firm and have some liti-
goal and then plan each step toward your goal from beginning to end. For instance, Duties and Responsibilities include bur are not limited to: Organ-
ize board and committee meetings; Prepare legal documents,
gation experience as well as
strong exposure to corporate
if you want to learn French this year your first step might to be to search for a class. such as state and city governmental filings, and maintain the reg- transactions. E-filing experi-
istration of the Firm and the funds of hedge funds that it manages; ence is highly preferred. You
The next step might be to enroll in the class. The next step might be to buy your Organize and maintain the Firm’s corporate records and legal doc- must be detail oriented and
uments, including corporate minutes and contracts; Schedule and have good interpersonal com-
study materials. Your next steps would be to attend each class and do your organize meetings, travel, and department activities; keeping and munication skills. You must be
homework. monitoring legal volumes and ensuring legal volumes are up-to-
date and other clerical duties.
proficient with Microsoft
Office Suites and have strong
communication skills. Salary
Please send resume and cover letter to: Kathy Stratton is commensurate with experi-
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Phone: 312-253-4012 itive benefit package. E-mail
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Take this one st ep further. Schedule each step in your planner...make an actual
LEGAL
appointment. This ensures you will set aside the time to accomplish each step. Don't SECRETARY
make the mistake of putting the steps on 'to do' lists because a 'to do' list is just a
wish list and you will invariably run out of day before you run out of list. The 'to do' Law/Docket Clerks 1150 Personal Injury/Workers'
Comp firm needs legal secre-
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based on experience. Spanish
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our clients. Jenner & Block prides itself on recruiting the highest receptionist who also has
If you do your planning and then do your scheduling, you can accomplish absolutely caliber experienced attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and advanced computer skills.
administrative personnel. Our diverse and flexible culture bene- This is not your average recep-
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Illinois Paralegal Association


SIMPLE WORDS the document. The feder- document with back- Both are handy when at a subject perhaps this article elucidating your thoughts
al courts are very specific ground information and loss for an appropriate should be shorter than — please have fun when
BY: Caren Mansfield, a about what information is leading up to the point term or to check for cor- usual. You’ve got the you write!
member of the Illinois to be included in briefs, may be preferred. Will rect terminology (you point, right. Avoid being For questions or com-
Paralegal Association how it should be organized your document be persua- know, principal/principle, wordy. Stop using more ments about the Illinois
and the page length. sive or informative? i n s u r e / e n s u r e , words when less is better. Paralegal Association con-
The undersigned, the
fabulous writer of this Organizing the document What books are handy? affect/effect, etc.). What Get rid of herewith, hence- tact Yvonne Olsson, IPA
instrument, henceforth and with your important ideas Roget’s Thesaurus and a else? Attend a writing force, hereafter, aforemen- Executive Director, at 815-
herewith, and pursuant to in the beginning and end- pocket dictionary. A para- class. Read to discover tioned, hereinafter. You 462-4620, visit www.ipaon-
our agreement on the ing on a strong note may legal may wish to invest in what works for other writ- get my drift. I would ask line.org or contact Caren
occasion of the recent date be effective communica- similar books to assist in ers. that one should have a Mansfield at cmbaker-
certain replies to your tion. Or beginning the refining writing skills. So in keeping with the multitude of frivolity when law@aol.com.
respectful request and
prayer for information.
This means - I agreed to
write. One of the prob-
lems, I mean longstanding I L L I N O I S PA R A L EG A L A SSO C I A TI O N
traditions in the legal field, Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox IL 60451-0452 z 815/462-4620 z Fax 815/462-4696
has been the use of lan-
guage that may seem for-
2011 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
mal, verbose, stilted, inflat- † 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
ed or simply not under- 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
standable. A paralegal any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
can learn to remain profes- † 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
sional and retain formality 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
while creating documents 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
that are clear, concise and Membership is $40.00 (Please list name of School)_____________________________________________________________________________________
informative. † 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
The trend in the legal 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
profession over the past Membership is $55.00
several years has been to † SUSTAINING membership is open to any person, law firm, business, educational institution or other organization interested in furthering the purposes of
simplify terminology, to the Association. Sustaining Membership is $95.00
avoid using legal jargon 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
when more simple terms 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
will suffice and even use supervisory authority of an attorney; or is authorized by governmental administrative agency or statutory or court authority to perform this work.
plain language. The courts
First Name ____________________________________________ Middle Initial _______________ Last _________________________________________________
ask for clear and concise
language in pleadings. The Employer (if applicable) __________________________________________________ Home Address ____________________________________________________
use of words containing
several syllables does not Work Street Address ____________________________________________________ Home City, State, Zip ______________________________________________
necessarily mean that you
are getting your point Work City, State, Zip ____________________________________________________ Home Telephone # ________________________________________________
across. Part of developing
a career as a paralegal is Work Telephone # ______________________________________________________ E-mail Address __________________________________________
creating or defining your Beginning March 1, 2011, all IPA publications will only be distributed via
writing style. Part of defin- † New member † Renewal email and can also be read online. Please make sure that the IPA office
ing your writing style may has your correct email address.
be adapting to the writing † I have at least five years of paralegal experience.
ADDRESS INFORMATION
style of the lawyers who † The board of directors occasionally approves the release of IPA’s Business Residence
employ you. Every writer mailing list to outside vendors. NFPA also releases the mailing list to For online membership listing † †
has quirks or terms, phras- 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)
es or words that are used from such distributions.
frequently. Those certain,
favorite terms may appear AREAS OF PRACTICE SPECIALIZATION (check applicable areas)
frequently in documents to † Bankruptcy † Estates and Trusts † Immigration † Litigation † Workers Comp
lead the reader along. † Commercial Finance † Family † Information Technology † Medical Malpractice † Other ____________________
When reading documents † Corporate † Freelance † Insurance † Real Estate † Other ____________________
do those terms overwhelm † Employee Benefits † General † Intellectual Property † Securities † Other ____________________
you? Part of developing a † Environmental † Health † Labor/Employment † Tax † Other ____________________
writing style is to identify
when such terms are over- GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF HOME ADDRESS
used. Does your favorite † Chicago † Northwest Suburban † South Suburban † Central Illinois † Wisconsin
attorney use the term “irre- † North Suburban † West Suburban † Far South Suburban † Southern Illinois † Indiana
gardless” or other such
terms. No, irregardless 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
(and others like it) is not a 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
all of the provisions contained in the IPA’s Illinois Code of Paralegal Ethics.
word and it will be your
responsibility to gently
wean him or her from Signature _____________________________________________________________ Date ___________________________________________________________
using words that will simply
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)
make opposing counsel or tax-exempt organization. Contributions or gifts to IPA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Dues payments may be deductible
a judge scratch their head 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.
in wonder at the ingenuity
of the word. 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.
A paralegal should con-
† Visa † MasterCard † Discover † American Express
sider who the reader of the
document will be. Will Name on Card ______________________________________________________________ Signature __________________________________________________________________
your document be read by Card Number __________________________________________________________________________ Expiration _____________________ Security Code ___________________
a client, your employer, the
Billing Address_____________________________________________ Billing City_______________________________ Billing State___________ Billing Zip __________________
court, a vendor, etc.
Another consideration is
the organization of the
document. When drafting REFERRED BY: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

documents for the court,


please review the local
rules to determine if the
court has preferences for
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ACCOUNTS Office Manager/ 111 W. Washington 8 S. Michigan Ave


MATRIMONIAL LAW LEGAL SECRETARY- Street Newly remodeled
LAKE FOREST, IL RECEIVABLE Bookkeeper –
Part-time 1 or 2 offices 12’x12’ and 10’x12’
Suite Spectacular
Loop law firm seeks person View Reasonable
Our downtown Lake Forest law firm is seeking an experienced with Accounts Receivable Both offices have windows
legal secretary to work as administrative assistant to a very busy Downtown employment law with south side exposure
partner and associate in a high profile matrimonial and family law
experience to focus on collec- firm seeking part-time Office (Clark St.) Includes reception
Rent
tion of past-due invoices, elec- Manager/Bookkeeper. Experi-
practice. You can expect a heavy case load and a very busy desk. tronic billing and preparation area, secretary space, confer-
This position requires solid experience in civil litigation, domestic ence in Accounts Receivable, One or two spacious private
of correspondence to clients. ence room, storage, and
relations preferred, a thorough knowledge of the Lake County Accounts Payable, Payroll, offices available in newly
MUST be fluent in the Juris kitchen Contact Don Puchalski
court forms and procedures, top skills and references. To keep Billing and General Ledger remodeled suite on the 32nd
Billing software as well as or Barry Ketter (312) 332-4428
pace with this interesting assignment, you will need to be organ- required.15 to 20 hours per floor of the historic Willoughby
insurance industry electronic week. Flexible schedule. No Towers at the corner of Michi-
ized and proactive, able to manage your desk without supervision, billing services. We offer a
and have the ability to multi-task and work independently. Excel- benefits. Must be detail mind- gan and Madison streets.
competitive salary, PTO and ed and accuracy a must. Offices overlook Lake Michi-
lent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this 401(k). Salary negotiable.
19 S. LaSalle Street gan, Monroe Street Harbor,
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BERGER SCHATZ Includes secretarial stations. room. Copier and secretarial
careers@bergerschatz.com Amenities include: 3 confer- space also available. If you are
ence rooms, full reception looking for an office that
2333 E. Illinois Road services, loop messenger serv- makes a professional state-
Suite 200 ice, daily court messenger ment, this is it. Helaine at 312-
953-0961. ONE MONTH FREE
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Help Wanted General 1300 service, library, filing cabi-
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two year lease.
Positions Available 1310 copiers, 2 kitchens, shower and
sauna. Ask for Susie or Jenifer
at 312-641-2233.
Lake View Office
LEGAL SECRETARIES Marketing Coordinator AV rated law firm has partner-
208 S. LaSalle size office with dramatic lake
The area's top Law Firms and Corporations are searching the Law This individual will work directly for the firm’s Managing Mem-
bers, the firm’s Marketing Committee and with the Chief Operat- view available for lease or,
Bulletin's Resume Center daily for their hiring needs. You need to Newly remodeled office space preferably, “of counsel”
be signed up and post your resume and profile how else will they ing Officer and other firm employees, as well as with our suppli- available at 208 S. Lasalle
ers. arrangement, in well-appoint-
find you? You can keep your search confidential and exclude your Available offices with secre- ed 26th floor suite. All ameni-
choice of employers from viewing your resume and information. tarial space Phones, data, ties and services available.
The Resume Center is the best way to get the exposure you want, The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1-year experi- receptionist, conference
ence in the marketing department of a professional services firm. Mutual referrals. A great
on your terms, while looking for your next position. rooms, kitchen also included. opportunity for a sole practi-
It's fast, easy and free to sign up! Law firm experience preferred. Qualifications needed are excel- Contact: Kristine at 312-683-
lent written and verbal communication skills, organized, detail tioner who wants firm advan-
7192 or email at tages. Please e-mail
Go to Jobs.LawBulletin.com and sign up today! oriented, professional demeanor, the ability to multitask and inter- kas@merlolaw.com
face with senior members of the firm, and experience with SCC@grmlawfirm.com
Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Photoshop, and/or
other marketing software. A Bachelors degree in business admin-
istration, marketing or advertising required.
35 E. Wacker Oak Brook
Responsibilities will include tracking and updating marketing
budget; coordinating and distributing the firm’s newsletter and River View office in shared Office Space
announcements; responding to Requests for Proposals and other suite with 11 other congenial
attorneys. Rent includes recep- Oak Brook law firm has newly
marketing initiatives; drafting marketing correspondence; inter- renovated office. Work station
facing with firm attorneys and external vendors, updating and tionist (light secretarial sup-
port) clerk/messenger, large for assistant if desired. Confer-
editing the firm’s website; compiling information and preparing ence room, kitchen, and other
responses to legal media surveys; preparing marketing materials conference room, kitchen,
extensive storage, coffee, and services. Call (630)816-2689. 1st
for client outreach; assisting with coordination of ad development month free.
and placement; copy/edit projects, branding activities; coordina- reasonable copying. New
tion of firm events; and miscellaneous related administrative phone, voicemail, T-1 Internet
duties. services for small fee. Option-
al secretarial space. 312-546-
Box LB541 5142. OFFICE FOR RENT
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Spacious corner office with
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com excellent view one block from
Daley Center. Telephone sys-
55 W. MONROE - tem, receptionist, and high-
speed internet access includ-
ATTN: LAWYERS ed. Secretarial station and/or
Help Wanted General 1300 Several window and interior
associate office also available.
Possible business relationship
offices of various sizes
Positions Available 1310 with/without secretarial
with high-quality small firm
handling business and real
space/some furnished in law estate litigation and transac-
office suite. Receptionist, tions. Ideal for older sole prac-
conf. room, file space, phone

Need to place a
titioner. Call Joel at 312-236-
system with voice mail,
Jenner & Block LLP - DOCKETING copy/scan, fax, kitchen, DSL.
8400.
SUPERVISOR Reasonable rent and possible
referrals.

job posting or classified ad? Jenner & Block LLP is one of the nation’s premier full-service law Contact Leslie, Jay or Jeff Three First National
firms. We are widely regarded in the legal and business commu- (312) 201-9800.
nities as one of the nation’s leading transactional and litigation Plaza
firms. Jenner & Block’s success has been built upon the Firm’s
ability to bring the right resources to bear in meeting the needs of Stunning 50th floor high rise
our clients. Jenner & Block prides itself on recruiting the highest office share in downtown
caliber experienced attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and Chicago Class A building,
Sublease
Download a QR reader app and take a administrative personnel. Our diverse and flexible culture bene-
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across from Courthouse. 4 fully
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interior offices with spectacu-
picture of the code below to receive Jenner & Block is currently recruiting for a DOCKETING SUPER-
VISOR in our Chicago office.
through 3/31/13 at 120 N.
LASALLE. 6000-13,412 sf. 28
lar views ranging from $900 to
$2,500 and approximately 120

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offices, 2 conference rooms, 13 sq. ft. to 340 sq. ft. Reception
Job Duties: workstations. Furniture area, kitchen, 2 large confer-
included. Lake views.$25 psf ence rooms with sweeping
• Assist with the overall daily operation of Docketing Services; gross. Contact David Gelfand views, fax, copy machines.
• Participate in hiring and training the Docketing Services staff; 312-612-5917. Call Cortney at (312) 558-6444.
• Participate in management of department checking and credit
card accounts
and reconciliation/expense disbursement;
• Participate in negotiating annual contracts for various products
and/or services utilized
by Docketing Services;
• Participate in evaluating new industry products and/or services
in an effort to stay current
and to continue to provide value-added services to the Firm;
• Maintain an expert knowledge of court rules, procedures, regu-
lations, schedules and fees and be equipped to respond to inquiries
regarding same;
• Participate in paralegal/project assistant orientation program as
it relates to Docketing Services;
• Create and maintain effective working relationships with
lawyers, staff, vendors and court personnel;
• Ensure that legal documents are filed with appropriate courts,
agencies and officials within prescribed deadlines;
• Ensure that departmental information and/or publications post-
ed on Firm’s intranet are complete and current;
• Actively market department services to attorneys and support
staff in all Jenner & Block offices.

Experience required:

• 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
Need help? Give us a call research, eDocket, Microsoft Windows).

312-644-4014 or email Classifieds@LBPC.com


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.
Law Bulletin’s Classifieds Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualifications.

Put the HELP in HELP WANTED For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter and
resume indicating salary requirements to jennerca-
reers@jenner.com.
To place an advertisement that gets
Jenner & Block is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy
the help you want, please call: 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,
The Classified Dept. (312) 644-2801 gender identity, marital, veteran or any other protected status or
that of his/her relatives, friends, or associates. We hire individuals
Fax: (312) 644-0542 solely on the basis of their qualifications and ability to do the job
to be filled.
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