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


Volume 13, No. 7 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Feb. 14-18, 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:
Manager II, Procurement

The Chicago Transit Authority has an immediate LITIGATION PARALEGAL


opening in its Purchasing Department for an
experienced attorney with 7+ years of experi- Boutique Chicago law firm with a sophisticated
ence in contracting and negations, excellent national litigation practice is seeking a paralegal.
analytical, written and communication skills. Strong organizational, communication, and LEGAL SECRETARY
Manager II of Procurement manages and is computer skills are required. Knowledge of the
responsible for all activities within assigned federal court system, federal procedure, ECF Law firm seeks a detail oriented individual with
areas of the Purchasing Department that pro- electronic filing, and experience reading medical 3+ years experience in insurance defense.
cures the goods and services necessary for the records is highly preferred. Our firm represents Candidate must be extremely organized and able
daily operations of the CTA, the maintenance of financial institutions in federal litigation involving to multi-task. 90 wpm typing required.
its rolling stock and the physical plant and ERISA, fiduciary responsibility, employee
design. In addition, oversees construction of benefits, and life, health, and disability coverage.
CTA’s Capital projects. Please email your resume stating “Paralegal Box LB558
Law Bulletin
Position” in the subject line, and a cover letter 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
The Chicago Transit Authority offers a competi- stating your salary requirements and describing
tive salary and excellent benefits. For informa- your legal skills and experience, to
tion on the position and to apply on-line go to info@svs-law.com. To learn more about our firm,
www.transitchicago.com. The Transit Chicago please visit our website at www.svs-law.com.
Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY Litigation Paralegal MEDICAL Legal Assistant Legal Secretary


ATTORNEY Boutique loop law firm seeks An immediate opening avail-
PARALEGAL Chicago law firm seeks execu- Growing law firm with corpo-
attorney with 4+ years of com- able for an experienced trial tive level legal assistant. Can- rate and litigation practices
Loop law firm is seeking an Well established asbestos
mercial real estate experi- litigation paralegal with 3+ didate must possess exception- has an immediate opening for
associate attorney with 1-3 insurance defense firm (Loop
ence. Qualified candidates years trial experience. The al written/verbal communica- an experienced floater legal
years experience for our sub- area) seeks medical paralegal
should have strong transac- successful candidate must be tion skills, be a highly organ- secretary with 5+ years of
rogation practice. Please send to do medical workups for trial
tional background and experi- able to travel for trials and ized, proactive, quick learner experience. The successful
resumes to mjc@ckc-law.com. preparation, coordinate with
ence in land use and develop- your trial experience must who is able to handle high candidate must have worked in
hospitals, experts, other law
ment. Excellent communica- have included sitting at coun- stress situations. Heavy tele- a law firm and have some liti-
firms in order to obtain and
tion skills, the ability to work sel table. Experience with phone, typing and travel plan- gation experience as well as
review medical records and
in a fast-paced environment, reviewing medical records is ning required. This is a senior strong exposure to corporate
reports. We offer a competitive
and top academic credentials highly preferred. Trial exhibit level position. Long work transactions. E-filing experi-
salary, PTO and 401(k).
are required. Please send soft ware and Summation weeks are required. Only those ence is highly preferred. You
resume and salary require- experience are a plus. You Box LB556 with a minimum of 10-years must be detail oriented and
ments to must be detail oriented and Plaintiff side MM/PI experi- have good interpersonal com-
ASSOCIATE have good interpersonal com-
Law Bulletin ence, who have worked for a munication skills. You must be
ATTORNEY Box LB555 munication skills. You must be
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com Managing Partner level posi- proficient with Microsoft
Law Bulletin proficient with Microsoft tion, will be considered. Send Office Suites and have strong
Mid-sized litigation defense 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Office Suites and have strong your resume and salary communication skills. Salary
firm seeks a 3-5 year, Illinois E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com communication skills. 4 year requirements to is commensurate with experi-
licensed, associate attorney degree and/or an ABA trial_lawyers@yahoo.com. ence and firm offers a compet-
specializing in civil litigation approved paralegal certifi- itive benefit package. E-mail
defense work. Strong writing cate. Salary is commensurate All resumes will be treated as resume to fmc420@aol.com.
and analytical skills required. with experience and firm highly confidential.
Qualified candidates may sub- ATTORNEY offers a competitive benefit PARALEGAL
mit their resume, references, package. E-mail resume to
transcripts and writing sample Chicago law firm has immedi- fmc420@aol.com Loop law firm is seeking a Legal Secretary
via email: paralegal for our subrogation
ate opening for attorney with
federal litigation or bankrupt- practice. Knowledge of litiga-
Wanted
careers@cassiday.com; cy experience and excellent tion and subrogation is a plus.
facsimile - Attn: Hiring Com- writing skills. Spanish speak- Litigation Paralegal Please send resumes to Legal Secretary Evanston litigation firm seeks
mittee, 312.444.1669 mjc@ckc-law.com. flexible, self-starter,
ing a plus. Fax resume in con- Word/Excel, 100 wpm, time
or mail: fidence to Ms. Roby at 847/934- An immediate opening avail- Corporate litigation firm has
20 N. Wacker Drive, able for an experienced trial an immediate opening to assist entry & billing; organized,
6508 detailed, health, vacation, pen-
Suite 1000, litigation paralegal with 3+ several busy attorneys in an
Chicago, IL 60606. years trial experience. The AV rated firm. The successful sion benefits; salary commen-
successful candidate must be candidate will have 2+ years surate with experience.
able to travel for trials and of corporate litigation with top Please provide resume and
Attorney your trial experience must Word and Excel skills and a salary history.
have included sitting at coun- highly professional demeanor.
Downtown Chicago firm is sel table. Experience with Paralegal: Some exposure to family law is
Box LB545
seeking an attorney with 1+ reviewing medical records is a plus. Fast paced work with Law Bulletin
years experience to work in a highly preferred. Trial exhibit heavy client contact requires 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Part or full-time position with E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
fast pace environment. Motion soft ware and Summation an organized, confident self-
family law practice in near-
practice experience, good writ- experience are a plus. You starter with excellent commu-
west suburb. Proficiency in
ing skills, real estate title must be detail oriented and nication, interpersonal and
Excel, Word, Westlaw, and
knowledge is a plus. Send have good interpersonal com- technical skills. Salary is com-
Adobe Pro preferred. Send SECRETARY
resume and salary require- munication skills. You must be mensurate with experience
resume, salary history, and
ASSOCIATE ments to: proficient with Microsoft references to and firm offers a competitive LEGAL
ATTORNEY Office Suites and have strong benefit package. E-mail
Box LB536 communication skills. 4 year
factorlaw@sbcglobal.net.
resume to fmc420@aol.com
Law Bulletin Established small loop law
degree and/or an ABA firm seeks highly organized
Seven person loop general 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 approved paralegal certifi-
practice law office seeks asso- E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com legal secretary with outstand-
cate. Salary is commensurate ing typing and communication
ciate for entry level position with experience and firm
and will consider newly admit- skills to assist two partners in
offers a competitive benefit their litigation practice. 30-40
ted attorneys. Candidate package. E-mail resume to
should have excellent writing, hours/week. Minimum 2 years
interpersonal, computer and ATTORNEY
fmc420@aol.com Legal Secretary experience.
organizational skills and be chgolawgroup@gmail.com
able to work on their own. Established South Suburban
PARALEGAL -PI Corporate litigation firm has
an immediate opening to assist
Areas of practice include col-
lection, real estate closings
law firm is seeking an attorney REAL ESTATE Excellent opportunity for indi- several busy attorneys in an
with 0 to 2 years experience PARALEGAL AV rated firm. The successful
and commercial litigation. and a desire to practice exclu- vidual with 3 year Plaintiff’s
Spanish and real estate title Personal Injury experience to candidate will have 2+ years
sively in the area of family law.
knowledge is a plus. Benefits
include personal health insur-
Please email resume and Loop Law firm has immediate
opening for full time real estate
work at our large loop law firm
on interesting and complex
of corporate litigation with top
Word and Excel skills and a To check the ads
salary requirements to highly professional demeanor.
ance and profit sharing. Please paralegal with at least 5 yrs to 7 cases. Duties of this challeng-
send resume and salary
mschatz@lwslaw.com yrs experience. Strong comput-
er, typing and organizational
ing position include answering
discovery, extensive client con-
Some exposure to family law is
a plus. Fast paced work with
every day
requirements, in confidence
skills necessary. Work environ- tact, day-to-day file mainte- heavy client contact requires
to:
ment encourages multi-tasking, nance and trial preparation. an organized, confident self- SUBSCRIBE . . .
Box LB547 Attorney efficiency and flexibility. Excel- Our firm offers a competitive starter with excellent commu-
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Joliet criminal law firm look-
lent Benefits. Send resume to: salary and benefit package. nication, interpersonal and
technical skills. Salary is com- call: (312) 644-2341
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com ing for new attorney, willing to Box LB548 Box LB529 mensurate with experience
train. Pay is $100 per day.
Email resume to:
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
and firm offers a competitive
benefit package. E-mail
or (312) 644-2394
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Well-respected Firm is accepting resumes from accomplished experience representing pub-
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The Director of Major Gifts—College of Law reports to the Director submit your resume to chicagolooplawfirm@gmail.com. All review, mechanic’s lien issues,
inquiries will be kept in the strictest of confidence. Downtown law firm seeks bidding disputes, surety
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years’ of major gift development experience with a demonstrated issues, etc. Litigation experi-
commercial litigation experi- ence is a must. Salary is
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gible candidate must have experience.
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knowledge of gift planning strategies are required. Critical and will enjoy an excellent salary and benefits package at a Firm
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within a team environment. submit your resume to chicagolooplawfirm@gmail.com. All Deputy Director of
inquiries will be kept in the strictest of confidence. preferred. Please fax your
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resume in
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qualified professionals to join its Development Team and success- be held 13-26 March 2011 in Salzburg, Austria. See www.legale- our Mokena and Lombard 15 to
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NIU is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a which involves toxic tort, environmental, construction defect, pro-
student enrollment of 24,000. Located near Chicago, in one of the fessional liability, and other types of commercial coverages. Ideal
most dynamic regions of the country, the university’s main cam- candidates should have between 2 and 5 years of insurance cover-
pus is in the City of DeKalb, with four additional regional sites. The age, litigation, and counseling experience, possess excellent ana-
lytical and writing skills, be creative, and be able to excel in a fast
university is composed of seven degree-granting colleges that
together offer 56 Baccalaureate programs, 56 Master’s programs, paced challenging environment. Request for Qualification Statements
3 sixth-year programs, 17 Doctoral programs, and 1 professional
program that includes Juris Doctor. Northern is a NCAA Division We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package includ- Adjudication Hearing Officer
I school, and the NIU Huskies compete in the Mid-American Con- ing health, dental, LTD, vision care, Life, 401(k), and a collegial
ference. work environment. All inquiries should be made by USPS mail Will County is seeking responses to this Request for Qualifications
only (no calls or e-mail please). Please send a cover letter, (RFQ) for the position of Adjudication Hearing Officer. The
Salary will be highly competitive. resume, and a non-privileged writing sample to: Adjudication Hearing Officer will be appointed by the County
Executive with the advice and consent of the Will County Board, to
Application Process: Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson, LLP conduct administrative adjudication hearings in matters of the
123 North Wacker Drive prosecution of ordinance and code violations within the County of
Send cover letter, résumé, and the names, addresses, and phone Suite 1800 Will.
numbers of three professional references, relative to the position Chicago, IL 60606
for which you are applying. Mail to: NIU Foundation, Sandra J. Qualified individuals interested in performing such services
Little, Administrative Assistant, Gift and Estate Planning, North- Attn: Mr. Michael M. Marick should obtain the detailed Request for Qualifications package (of
ern Illinois University, Altgeld 132, DeKalb, IL 60115. Review of which this legal notice is a part). This package can be downloaded
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position EEO/M-F Employer from the County’s website at www.willcountyillinois.com or by
is filled. For more information about NIU, visit our website at contacting the Will County Purchasing Department by email at
www.niu.edu. Northern Illinois University is committed to affir- purchasing@willcountyillinois.com between the hours of 8:30 A.M.
mative action, equal employment opportunity, and the diversity of and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. There is no charge for the
its work force. RFQ package. Sealed responses will be received until the hour of
4:00 P.M., Monday, February 28, 2011 at the Will County Office
Contact Name: Sandra J. Little Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, IL.
Phone: 815/753-1386
E-mail: sjlittle@niu.edu Scope of Services
Fax: 815/753-0052
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employment litigation, non- Positions Available 1210
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competes) in Illinois state and
Associate - Junior Litigation Associate Legal Technology
federal court. Any experience Formation - Junior Executive Assistant
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in IP litigation (e.g., trade-
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igation (e.g., foreclosures, ical malpractice law firms, is
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loans) or creditors’ rights and seeking a top-notch executive
tional experience to join their associate who has 1-3 years of seeking a well-credentialed experience. Responsibilities
bankruptcy is a big plus. The assistant to support the firm's
growing Fund Formation general ERISA experience. commercial litigation associ- include, but are not limited to,
ideal candidate will have managing partner. Candidate
group and focus their prac- Any experience dealing with ate with ideally 2-4 years of assisting the Legal
been on the Law Review or a must possess exceptional
tice exclusively on private employee benefits restructur- experience preferably gained Technology Manager in firm-
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actions. Any experience in with ERISA fiduciary require- support of legal/litigation
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the formation, structuring and ments would be a plus. This technology; liason betweekn
would be a plus. This is an candidate will have either is able to handle high stress
management of private equi- practice group counsels the legal staff an the IT staff
extremely collegial, quality- employers, plan administra-
class action or consumer situations. Heavy telephone,
ty funds is ideal, but not finance experience. Any and will provide a blend of
of-life firm with realistic target tors, trustees, investment advi- typing and travel planning
required. This is a great experience representing services from both the legal
billables of 1,800-1,900, sors and plan fiduciaries in required. This is a senior
opportunity to be part of a banks, insurance carriers and and the technical areas...
which includes 50 non-bill- transactional, post-transaction- level position. Long work
ables. sophisticated practice at a al and restructuring settings lenders in these types of weeks are required. Only
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for a Managing Partner level
the firm and ERISA community. group. position, will be considered.
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SNOW DAY! 8. If you have kids, just to de-stress from our house. It really is good for little tongue in cheek. I ion of the author and does
talk to them. We get so everyday lives than the you. You can’t help but hope you get the idea I am not necessarily reflect the
By: Caren Mansfield, a busy sometimes we forget unconditional love from smile and thank goodness after. Snow days can be views of the IPA.
member of the Illinois to just talk. Drag out the pets. no one really is watching. wonderful, beautiful ways For something more
Paralegal Association Monopoly game or Uno. 10. Dance. Turn on one 11. Take a nap. Nothing to relax without that feel- related to the paralegal
You know, pretend like it is of the Michael Jackson better on a snow day after ing of guilt. If necessary, profession check back next
Wow, the news today the olden days (prior to all specials, hit CMT, pick up all the activity is to get in yes you can work for home week. Call 815-462-4620
said that for the fourth year the technology). one of the satellite music another nap. You will be but don’t miss the beauty or visit the IPA website at
in a row and not since 9. If you have a dog or channels or pick up your refreshed for tomorrow of the day. www.ipaonline.org.
records began more than a cat, spend time with the iPod. Get the kids to join when you return to work. Please remember that Contact Caren Mansfield
hundred years ago, creature. Nothing is better in. Dance around the Okay, so take my list a all of the above is the opin- at cmbakerlaw@aol.com
Chicago has received more
than 50 inches of snow.
Downstate we are just not
quite so lucky. Still we
have received our share of
weather this winter includ-
ing a tornado, thunder I L L I N O I S PA R A L EG A L A SSO C I A TI O N
snow and freezing rain. Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox IL 60451-0452 z 815/462-4620 z Fax 815/462-4696
With the advent of the
snow comes SNOW
2011 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
DAYS! I am just like the † 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
kids in school. I love snow 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
days. When you live in the any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
country like I do even a lit- †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
tle bit of snow on a windy 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
day can keep you off the 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
roads. So even though I Membership is $40.00 (Please list name of School)_____________________________________________________________________________________
love my paralegal assign- † 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
ments, a snow day is a day 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
to decompress. A snow Membership is $55.00
day is “a whatever I want to † SUSTAINING membership is open to any person, law firm, business, educational institution or other organization interested in furthering the purposes of
do day”. A snow day is also the Association. Sustaining Membership is $95.00
a guilt free day. Really. 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
Advisories tell everyone to 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
stay off the road and be supervisory authority of an attorney; or is authorized by governmental administrative agency or statutory or court authority to perform this work.
safe. If you live in the city,
First Name ____________________________________________ Middle Initial _______________ Last _________________________________________________
those sidewalks won’t be
cleared and you can risk
Employer (if applicable) __________________________________________________ Home Address ____________________________________________________
falling and hurting your-
self. So having just had a Work Street Address ____________________________________________________ Home City, State, Zip ______________________________________________
snow day (without power)
from the Blizzard of 2011, I Work City, State, Zip ____________________________________________________ Home Telephone # ________________________________________________
want you to consider what
to do when you have a Work Telephone # ______________________________________________________ E-mail Address __________________________________________
snow day. Beginning March 1, 2011, all IPA publications will only be distributed via
Here’s my list for snow † New member † Renewal email and can also be read online. Please make sure that the IPA office
days: has your correct email address.
1. Take a nap. Sure, you † I have at least five years of paralegal experience.
ADDRESS INFORMATION
just got up in case you had
† The board of directors occasionally approves the release of IPA’s Business Residence
to go to work, now you mailing list to outside vendors. NFPA also releases the mailing list to
don’t have to go so, take a For online membership listing † †
outside vendors. Please indicate if you would like your name withheld
nap; (If you wish to be listed online, at least ONE box must be checked)
from such distributions.
2. Read a book. You are
not going any place. Pick a AREAS OF PRACTICE SPECIALIZATION (check applicable areas)
book and read for a while; † Bankruptcy † Estates and Trusts † Immigration † Litigation † Workers Comp
3. Go outside. It’s really † Commercial Finance † Family † Information Technology † Medical Malpractice † Other ____________________
nice to go outside and † Corporate † Freelance † Insurance † Real Estate † Other ____________________
enjoy the snow when you † Employee Benefits † General † Intellectual Property † Securities † Other ____________________
don’t have to do anything † Environmental † Health † Labor/Employment † Tax † Other ____________________
else. You can shovel the
sidewalk if you want but
GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF HOME ADDRESS
don’t overdo it. Or, you can
† Chicago † Northwest Suburban † South Suburban † Central Illinois † Wisconsin
be really community mind- † North Suburban † West Suburban † Far South Suburban † Southern Illinois † Indiana
ed and shovel someone
else’s sidewalk. 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
Remember, the goal of 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
snow day is to have fun; all of the provisions contained in the IPA’s Illinois Code of Paralegal Ethics.
4. When you come in
from making the snowman, Signature _____________________________________________________________ Date ___________________________________________________________
having a snowball fight or
making snow angels, it’s 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)
time for hot chocolate. tax-exempt organization. Contributions or gifts to IPA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Dues payments may be deductible
as a business expense. Illinois Paralegal Association members are also members of NFPA; a portion of your dues is forwarded to NFPA on your behalf.
5. Watch something you
would not ordinarily watch
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.
on TV. Or, more impor-
tant, don’t watch any TV. † Visa † MasterCard † Discover † American Express
Start a project. Name on Card ______________________________________________________________ Signature __________________________________________________________________
6. Start a fire (in the Card Number __________________________________________________________________________ Expiration _____________________ Security Code ___________________
fireplace if you have one).
If you don’t have a fire- Billing Address_____________________________________________ Billing City_______________________________ Billing State___________ Billing Zip __________________
place, don’t start a fire!
7. If completing tasks
makes you happy, balance REFERRED BY: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
your checkbook, do the
laundry, run the vacuum
cleaner, you get the pic-
ture.
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Four window offices (2 – 15’ x Chicago Class A building,
pace with this interesting assignment, you will need to be organ- 15’ and 2- 10’ x 15’) on 39th across from Courthouse. 4 fully
ized and proactive, able to manage your desk without supervision,
and have the ability to multi-task and work independently. Excel-
180 W. Washington Floor with/without secretarial furnished exterior and 2 1/2
space/one furnished in law interior offices with spectacu-
lent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this 3 window offices with voice- office suite. Receptionist, lar views ranging from $900 to
heavy client contact position. If you enjoy a fast pace, and respon-
sibility, please send your resume and cover letter in confidence.
I T PAY S T O mail, internet, conference, conf. Room, file space, phone $2,500 and approximately 120
reception, kitchen, alarm, fax, system with voice mail, sq. ft. to 340 sq. ft. Reception
Full benefits; salary commensurate with experience and ability.
New offices convenient to the downtown Lake Forest Metra sta- A DV E RT I S E ! storage, and copier included
from $675 to $850. Secretary
copy/scan, fax, kitchen, DSL.
Reasonable rent and possible
area, kitchen, 2 large confer-
ence rooms with sweeping
tion. Parking also available. Apply to: station available. Call Kathy at referrals. Contact Leslie, Jay views, fax, copy machines.
312-644-1000 or Jeff (312) 201-9800. Call Cortney at (312) 558-6444.
BERGER SCHATZ
careers@bergerschatz.com

2333 E. Illinois Road


Suite 200
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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8 S. Michigan Ave
Newly Remodeled Suite
Spectacular View
Reasonable Rent
One or two spacious private offices available in newly remodeled
suite on the 32nd floor of the historic Willoughby Towers at the cor-
ner of Michigan and Madison streets. Offices overlook Lake Michi-
gan, Monroe Street Harbor, and Millennium Park. You must see the
view to appreciate it. Includes use of a large beautifully furnished
conference room, kitchen and washroom. Copier and secretarial
space also available. If you are looking for an office that makes a
professional statement, this is it. Helaine at 312-953-0961. ONE
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