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


Volume 12, No. 5 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Feb. 1-5, 2010
Attorney Positions — Law Firms, Government, Corporate, Non-Profit
Staff Positions — Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Law Clerks, Word Processors,
Mail Room Staff, Receptionists and much more!
ATTORNEY PARALEGAL LEGAL SECRETARY
Position of the Week Position of the Week Position of the Week

PARALEGAL Legal Secretary


Spanish Fluent Attorney
(Chicago) National law firm is looking to hire a full-time
Immediate opening available for an
experienced litigation secretary with excellent
paralegal for its downtown Chicago office. The
typing and administrative skills and the ability to
Attorney with experience in one of more of firm specializes in litigation involving complex and
multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
these areas - bankruptcy, family law, criminal, large property losses with matters pending in
Knowledge of Word, Word Perfect, document
immigration, real estate - who is fluent in over 30 states. The firm is seeking a highly
management software and Federal/State e-
Spanish and highly organized, able to establish professional paralegal with at least 3-5 years of
filings is a must. We offer competitive salary
solid relationships with clientele and manage litigation experience as well as excellent
and benefits.
efficiently 100+ client matters, communication and organizational skills. The
please email resume, three references, ideal candidate will have ProLaw, Microsoft Word,
Send resume to
and two writing samples. Excel and PowerPoint skills. Salary is based on
experience. Full benefits packages.
Box LB873
matthew@katzlawchicago.com Please e-mail your resume to
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cpryber@ghlaw-llp.com
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
or fax to (312) 601-2402.
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com

COVERAGE Family Law REAL Legal Secretary Legal Assistant


ATTORNEYS Our Firm is seeking an associ-
REAL ESTATE Busy Associate Attorney with Midwest-based law firm ac-
Mid-sized Chicago-based in-
ate with family law experi-
ence to spearhead our new ESTATE PARALEGAL well-known plaintiff’s person-
al injury trial firm seeks legal
tively growing in Chicago
seeks a legal assistant to work
surance coverage law firm Chicago office. The firm main- secretary/legal assistant to in its Chicago office. A mini-
with a national practice, seeks tains a nationally recognized PARALEGAL We are a 75 year old, mid- help manage demanding mum of five years litigation
associates with 2-4 years of ex- practice representing clients sized law firm with 28 attor- schedule and heavy case load experience is required to as-
perience analyzing and litigat- in a broad range of diverse, We are a 75 year old, mid- neys, three paralegals and of complex litigation with em- sist in all aspects of litigation.
ing a wide variety of commer- complex and high-profile mat- sized law firm with 28 attor- four law clerks. Our main phasis on medical malpractice Previous experience working
cial liability insurance cover- ters. Our firm prides itself on neys, three paralegals and practice areas include Munici- trial work. Strong PI litigation in commercial litigation and
age issues. The firm also a tradition and culture geared four law clerks. Our main pal Law, School Law and the experience necessary. Plain- on Financial Industry Regula-
seeks an experienced appel- to providing the highest quali- practice areas include Munici- general representation of oth- tiff’s experience preferable. tory Authority (FINRA) relat-
late attorney to be responsible ty legal work. If you are seek- pal Law, School Law and the er taxing bodies such as Li- Must be extremely organized ed matters, as well as knowl-
for prosecuting and defending ing an exciting career with general representation of oth- brary Districts, Park Districts and able to work independent- edge of Imanage and DTE, is
appeals concerning complex room to grow, representing er taxing bodies such as Li- and Fire Protection Districts. ly. Overtime hours are re- a plus. Should be familiar with
coverage issues in various high profile clients, our firm is brary Districts, Park Districts Other significant areas of quired. Must be proficient in transcription from dictation
state and federal jurisdictions. for you. We offer the most and Fire Protection Districts. practice include Real Estate, WordPerfect 8/9/10/11. Famil- equipment; preparation of
The appellate position re- competitive salary and bene- Other significant areas of Tax, Corporate, Probate, and iarity with case management pleadings and e-filing in state
quires at least two years of fits. Whether working on the practice include Real Estate, Litigation. The candidate, who software a plus. Competitive and federal courts. Salary is
experience handling appeals myriad of issues related to Tax, Corporate, Probate, and must have a paralegal certifi- salary; excellent benefits; based on years of legal experi-
and post-trial litigation. Both custody and domestic rela- Litigation. The candidate, who cate, should have a minimum new offices; challenging work ence.
positions require exceptional tions, your work will be to help must have a paralegal certifi- of 5 to 6 years of experience in environment. NO TELE-
cate, should have a minimum
research, writing and analyti-
cal skills. Excellent salary
clients realize their goals. We
look forward to hearing from of 5 to 6 years of experience in
commercial real estate. Sala-
ry is commensurate with ex-
PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Box LB863
and benefits. Please send re- you. Please e-mail resumes to commercial real estate. Sala- perience and we offer compet- Fax resumes to Law Bulletin
ry is commensurate with ex- 312 236 0920 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
sume and writing sample to rolsonmto@gmail.com. itive benefits. Send resume to: E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
the attention of Kate Law- perience and we offer compet- or email resumes to
All inquests will be kept in the
itive benefits. Send resume to: lrogersjr@prslaw.com.
rence, c/o Bates & Carey,
LLP, 191 N. Wacker Drive,
strictest of confidence. Box LB870 POWER ROGERS & SMITH, PC
24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606 Box LB849 Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 70 West Madison Street Legal Secretary/
or klawrence@batescarey.com. Chicago, Illinois 60602
Family Law Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Paralegal
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ATTENTION: Our Firm is seeking an associ-
ate with family law experi- Litigation Small well established law
firm specializing in Plaintiff
ATTORNEYS ence to spearhead our new
Chicago office. The firm main- PARALEGAL Paralegal LEGAL Personal Injury Litigation and
Workers Compensation Law,
WITH FINRA tains a nationally recognized
practice representing clients FAMILY Chicago practice has an im- SECRETARY is seeking experienced Legal
Secretary/Paralegal. 3-5 yrs
ARBITRATION in a broad range of diverse,
complex and high-profile mat- PRACTICE
mediate opening for an experi-
enced litigation paralegal. The Growing loop law firm seeks a
Legal Secretary for our Chica-
experience as a paralegal or
legal secretary or a combina-
EXPERIENCE ters. Our firm prides itself on
a tradition and culture geared UP TO $60K
successful candidate will pos-
ses a minimum of 3 to 5 years go office. Ideal candidates will
have 3 + years litigation expe-
tion of both skill sets, with a
Strong Plaintiff litigation
to providing the highest quali- experience with product liabil- background; Must be able to
Small firm that represents ity defense litigation or large rience, ability to type 65+
broker-dealers and specializes ty legal work. If you are seek- Boutique Family Practice WPM, MS Word proficiency, work independently in a team
ing an exciting career with document intense complex liti- environment; energetic, detail
in FINRA (formerly NASD) Law Firm located in the gation cases. Maintaining and excellent writing, gram-
arbitrations is looking for an room to grow, representing Northern Highland Park area mar & proofreading skills. oriented, dependable, adapt-
high profile clients, our firm is complex paper and computer able to change and other du-
attorney with 3-5 years or seeks a paralegal with 2-3 file records is essential to be- Must be organized, depend-
more actual experience in for you. We offer the most years experience. The quali- able, and able to work in a ties as assigned. Salary is
competitive salary and bene- ing successful in the position. based on experience. Contact
FINRA arbitrations. Appli- fied candidate will possess a You must be able to quickly multi-task environment with a
cants must have law firm or fits. Whether working on the paralegal certificate and have multiple attorney assignment. information- Please email
myriad of issues related to and accurately retrieve files (budinlaw@aol.com) or fax
in-house counsel experience a SOLID, FAMILY LAW back- using multiple indices. Sum- We offer a competitive salary
representing parties in FIN- custody and domestic rela- ground. College degree pre- & benefits package in a flexi- resume @ 312-377-0707
tions, your work will be to help mation, Concordance, and e-
RA arbitrations. Salary and ferred. Immediate hire. Only filing are highly preferred. ble, business casual working
case responsibility will be clients realize their goals. We qualified candidates will be environment. Send resume
Salary is commensurate with
commensurate with experi-
ence. Please submit your re-
look forward to hearing from
you. Please e-mail resumes to
contacted. Firms offer above
average health benefits, con-
experience and firm offers a
competitive benefit package
with salary requirements to: LEGAL
Secretarial Manager
sume to: rolsonmto@gmail.com.
All inquests will be kept in the
genial work environment and
401K.
E-mail resume to
fmc420@aol.com
SmithAmundsen LLC SECRETARY
strictest of confidence. 150 N. Michigan Ave, Ste 3300
Box LB858 Applications from Law Stu- Chicago, IL 60601 Small firm in the Loop is seek-
Law Bulletin dents and Attorneys will NOT Fax: (312) 894-3210 ing a full time secretary with
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 be accepted. Email: HR@salawus.com at least 2 yrs civil litigation
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com LAWYER Please send cover letter & re- EOE experience (personal injury,
commercial litigation). Work-
sume toKathy Stratton: er’s comp exp a plus. Must be
SmithAmundsen LLC is seek-
Compliance Officer ing a self-motivated lawyer Fax: 312-253-5446
Phone: 312-253-4012
able to support three attor-
neys. Ability to draft written
with 7+ years of first chair
The Cook County Sheriff’s Of- trial experience with a very Email: kstratton@firstassoc.com LEGAL discovery, email using Out-
look, follow-up skills, and MS
fice seeks a full time attorney strong work ethic and an am-
to serve as a compliance offi- bition to develop business and SECRETARY Word required. Salary is com-
mensurate with experience.
cer to coordinate and monitor become a partner, to work on
the Sheriff’s Employment products, construction and re- Loop litigation firm seeks an Firm offers a benefit package
Plan, which prohibits improp- tail cases. experienced, team-oriented, and Retirement Plan.
er political factors in employ- Full-Time Legal Secretary
Please forward your resume,
ment decisions. For more in-
cover letter, writing samples
with excellent computer and Box LB868
formation, please visit: communication skills. Dicta- Law Bulletin
w w w . c o o k countysheriff.org/ and registration document to: tion required. Contact: 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
compliance Attorneyresumes@salawus.com hr@kennylawfirm.com. E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com

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Accountant Paralegal PARALEGAL


PARTNERSHIP WC ATTORNEY
To Supervise Experienced Trial Large, prominent loop located National law firm is looking to

Billing & OPPORTUNITY Busy Loop Law Firm seeks an law firm has an immediate hire a full-time paralegal for its

Established, highly respected,


Associate with at least 3-5 yrs.
exp. who has a solid Workers
Attorney opening for an entry-level full
time paralegal.
downtown Chicago office. The
firm specializes in litigation in-
Collections 150 year old Central Illinois Comp background and is ca-
pable of drafting, presenting
Trial Attorney with 10+ years Paralegal certificate and
volving complex and large prop-
erty losses with matters pending
law firm seeking lawyers with
Up to $80K portable practices to join as and arguing Motions, attend-
ing Arbitration Hearings, try-
experience in products,
wrongful death & med mal
some experience in a law of-
fice required. Must be orga-
in over 30 states. The firm is
seeking a highly professional
partners. Extremely attrac- wanted for established Loop nized, possess excellent phone
Mid sized law firm in the city tive partner compensation for- ing jury cases, taking deposi- paralegal with at least 3-5 years
firm. Benefits, salary open: skills and be PC literate. Re- of litigation experience as well
is seeking an experienced Ac- mula. Perfect for profession- tions, supervising support
staff with discovery. The ideal sponsibilities include; screen- as excellent communication and
countant to supervise Billing als who wish to leave large
and Collections Department. urban areas for a more re- candidate must have access to Box LB857 ing client calls, determination organizational skills. The ideal
a car for frequent travel to Law Bulletin of potential cases, follow up candidate will have ProLaw,
This position is responsible for laxed environment without and documentation in comput-
supervising 4 employees. sacrificing income potential. Collar County and Cook Coun- 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Microsoft Word, Excel and Pow-
ty Suburban Courtrooms. Sal- E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com er system. erPoint skills. Salary is based on
Must have a strong accounting All practice areas considered
background as well as a de- with particular interest in la- ary commensurate with expe- Spanish speaking preferred. experience. Full benefits pack-
gree in accounting. Firm of- bor and employment, health rience and includes an incen- ages. Please e-mail your resume
tive program. E-Mail your We offer a competitive salary to cpryber@ghlaw-llp.com or
fers generous benefits and a care and commercial litiga- and benefits package.
congenial work environment. tion. Resume, Jury Verdict History fax to (312) 601-2402.
A minimum of 3-5 years expe-
Box LB854
and Salary requirements to
Mark.Karno@karnolaw.com Two Associates Box LB859
rience in a similar role is re-
quired. Only candidates with
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considered. Please contact:
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 firm is seeking two associates E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com Loop intellectual property law
Kathy Stratton:
E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ATTORNEY with 3-5 years litigation expe-
rience. Experience in employ-
firm has immediate opening
for experienced paralegal.
Fax: 312-253-5446
Phone: 312-253-4012 Law Firm concentrating in lit-
ment law or insurance cover-
age required. Willis Tower lo- CORPORATE Must be proficient in all facets
of PCT and foreign filing.
Email: kstratton@firstassoc.com APPELLATE igation, corporate, real estate,
probate, commercial or bank-
cation.
PARALEGAL Knowledge of WordPerfect a
must, additional computer
ATTORNEY ing law seeks an attorney with
7 years experience. Candidate Box LB866 Mid-Sized Law Firm is seek- knowledge helpful. Three
years of experience working
should have excellent writing Law Bulletin ing a corporate paralegal.
Illinois appellate court seeks 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 with patent foreign filings re-
Attorney 1000 licensed attorney or recent
graduate for staff attorney po-
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depositions and civil litigation. E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Qualified applicants will have
5-10 years preparing and quired. Please forward resume
with salary expectations.
Trial experience a must. Com- drafting corporate documents,
Positions Available 1010 sition. The position involves pensation commensurate with be computer savvy and a have
the research and drafting of skills and experience. a solid work background. Box LB834
appellate opinions for seven Firm offers excellent benefits Law Bulletin
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Bankruptcy
justices. The job is located
within commuting distance of sample to: LAWYER package, 401k and a congenial
work environment. Applica-
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
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the Chicago area. Candidates tions from Law Students and
Associate with writing ability are
strongly encouraged to apply.
Box LB853
Law Bulletin
Dynamic, busy, mid-sized
firm located in Naperville/Au- Attorneys will not be accept-
ed. ONLY QUALIFIED CAN- Paralegal/Legal
Send resume with GPA and 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 rora area seeks Petition-
Excellent opportunity DIDATES WILL BE CON-
With 50 attorney writing sample ASAP to: E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com er/Plaintiff Work Comp law-
yer with 1-5 years experience. TACTED. Immediate hire.
Please send resumes to:
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Loop & suburban locations. 1007 La Salle St. Associate Attorney Send resume in confidence to
Linda at Woodruff & Johnson
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strong computer, typing and
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Illinois Paralegal Association


PEP TALK flow and clear your is just go stand in the and vitamin D. keel. So before you For information
brain. sun. Yes, it is another Multitasking is some- abandon your position about the Illinois
By: Caren Mansfield, a In this economy it medical fact that winter thing that paralegals just or your career when Paralegal Association
member of the Illinois may not make the best blues can have a root in do well! experiencing a low peri- contact Yvonne at 815-
Paralegal Association sense to make a job a lack of vitamin D. You are normal if you od take a step back to 462-4620 or at
change but you can While it seemed like have the low periods in reflect objectively. www.ipa@ipaonline.
Yes, it’ís now always ask to help out in there was no sun for a your career. Just Walk, get in the sun and org.
February. It’ís cold and areas you are not famil- while, get out on a remember that they will get back on track. I
likely to stay that way iar with to stretch your sunny, clear day and pass even as the high hope you all experience
for a while. The clothes wings a bit. walk around the block. points do too. It is not more of those high
are a little tight and Another way to You are killing two birds so bad to sometimes points in your career
exercise seems like an change your perspective with one stone. Exercise plod along on an even than the low ones.
option out of grasp. Just
want to stay in bed? Not
really that interested in
work or your paralegal ILLINOIS PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
career. It’ís that time of Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox IL 60451-0452 z 815/462-4620 z Fax 815/462-4696
year.
As in any profession a 2010 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
paralegal will have highs
† 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
and lows in the career. Illinois; or (2) a non-Illinois resident employed as a paralegal on a full-time basis in the State of Illinois; or (3) an Illinois resident employed as
Unless you are very a paralegal on a full-time basis in any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
lucky in the years of
working as a paralegal, †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 certificate or degree and is not working as a paralegal; or (2) to any non-Illinois resident residing in a state contiguous
you will have both. 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
Right now it can seem degree and is not working as a paralegal. Student Membership is $40.00 (Please list name of School)________________________________
that you are in one of
† 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
the ғlowsӔ. ItՒs a com-
person formerly employed as a paralegal; or (3) any graduate of a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited institution who is
bination of things that seeking a paralegal position. Associate Membership is $55.00
causes the lows. Job
stress is a big factor but † SUSTAINING membership is open to any person, law firm, business, educational institution or other organization interested in furthering
so is lack of feeling a the purposes of the Association. Sustaining Membership is $95.00
sense of achievement, Definition: A paralegal is a person qualified through education, training, or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and that is
overload, burnout from customarily, but not exclusively, performed by an attorney. This person is retained/employed by an attorney, law office, governmental agency, or other entity under the supervisory
authority of an attorney; or is authorized by governmental administrative agency or statutory or court authority to perform this work.
work and just getting
through the holidays, First Name ______________________________ Middle Initial _______________ Last _______________________________________
and just generally feel-
ing yucky without feel- Employer __________________________________________________ Home Address ________________________________________
ing sick.
So what’ís a paralegal Work Street Address _________________________________________ Home City, State, Zip ___________________________________
to do to regain that
sense of joy and accom- Work City, State, Zip _________________________________________ Home Telephone # _____________________________________
plishment at work.
First, you are just Work Telephone # ___________________________________________ E-mail Address _________________________________
going to have to exer-
cise. But remember, ADDRESS INFORMATION
that does not mean you Business Residence † New † Renewal
have to put on your For mailings † †
workout clothes and go † I have at least five years of paralegal experience.
to the gym. Put on your For online membership listing † † † The board of directors occasionally approves the release of IPA’s mailing
walking shoes and walk (If you wish to be listed online, ONE box must be checked) list to outside vendors. NFPA also releases the mailing list to outside vendors.
Please indicate if you would like your name withheld from such distributions.
at lunch, walk on your I want to receive/view the In the Mail Via Email
break, and take the Association Publications † †
stairs when you move
AREAS OF PRACTICE SPECIALIZATION (check applicable areas)
from floor to floor in
† Bankruptcy † Estates and Trusts † Immigration † Litigation † Workers Comp
your building. You will
† Commercial Finance† Family † Information Technology † Medical Malpractice † Other ____________
be surprised how much
† Corporate † Freelance † Insurance † Real Estate † Other ____________
better you feel. Studies
† Employee Benefits † General † Intellectual Property † Securities † Other ____________
have shown that even if
† Environmental † Health † Labor/Employment † Tax † Other ____________
your exercise is in small
I hereby certify that I meet the criteria of the membership class and the definition of a paralegal. I affirm that I am not a disbarred or suspended attorney, and that I have
increments it’ís the total 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
that counts. contained in the IPA’s Illinois Code of Paralegal Ethics.
Next, ask for more
challenging projects or Signature _____________________________________________________ Date ___________________________________________________________
if necessary, help with
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
current ones. Engaging 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.
your brain is one of the Illinois Paralegal Association members are also members of NFPA; a portion of your dues is forwarded to NFPA on your behalf.
most compelling ways to
energize. While you are
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.
at it, change the appear-
ance of your cubicle or † Visa † MasterCard † Discover † American Express
office. Read about feng Name on Card _______________________________ Billing Address, City, State, Zip________________________________________________________
shui and realize that
those boxes sitting in Card Number ________________________________________________________________ Expiration ____________ Security Code _______________
your office and all the Signature ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
clutter does make you
feel foggy and less pro-
REFERRED BY: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
ductive. Figure out how
to re-arrange to make a
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