See attachment for more information about this position.
Please join the COD Paralegal Club at our first official speaker event of the fall 2014 semester. We will host Stephanie Villinski and Alysia Franklin from Illinois Legal Aid Online.
Stephanie oversees all content published for attorneys on IllinoisLegalAdvocate.org and IllinoisProBono.org. She graduated summa cum laude from Saint Mary’s College, and from DePaul University College of Law with Order of the Coif distinction. Prior to ILAO, Stephanie worked at the Community Justice Project in Pittsburgh and the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys practicing yoga as a certified teacher. Alysia Franklin will accompany Ms. Villinski. Alysia is the new pro bono training and engagement coordinator.
When: Wed. Sep. 10
Time: 4:45 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you!
There are two job postings for your consideration:
1. A legal assistant/paralegal job at a law firm in Woodridge – Job ID 3626381
2. A legal assistant position with the federal government:
The link for searching all posted U.S. government jobs is https://www.usajobs.gov/
Instructor Lori Vardas forwarded the attached job posting for a legal assistant with the Social Security Administration.
Salary Range: $38,635 to $61,812
Senior Case Technicians provide legal and technical support to Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) and other technical/professional positions in the processing of claims filed under the provisions of the Social Security Act.
See Job ID 3599794 in College Central Network for information about a legal assistant position in a two-attorney law office concentrating in employment law.
We were notified of a scholarship opportunity for COD graduates to complete their four-year degree at Robert Morris University. The scholarship can provide upt to $18,700 towards completion of a Bachelor’s Degree.
See the attachments for more information.
Good luck to all who apply!
Former Professor of Criminal Justice Deborah Klein is now the Training Coordinator at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago. According to Professor Klein, job opportunites for paralegals are frequently posted on the LAF website. The jobs cluster in one of their five core practice groups: Children & Families; Consumer; Housing; Public Benefits; and Immigrant and Worker Rights. There are also some additional special interest groups.
If working for a nonprofit legal organization is something you would like to do, you should keep checking their website for opportunities:
See the College Central Network under the following Job ID number for more information:
Job ID 3593661
Please join the Paralegal Club for a lively group discussion of a recent Illinois Trip-and-Fall case. We intend to discuss the merits of the case, the decision of the court, and the analysis used to arrive at that decision.
Date: Saturday, Sept. 27, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: BIC 1407.
HINT—This should prove to be great practice for those of you with legal writing classes approaching.
The case we will examine is: St. Martin v. First Hospitality Group, Inc., 2014 IL App (2d) 130505.
A link to the case follows: St. Martin v. First Hospital Group, Inc.
This is a very short case. It is highly recommended that you read it to fully enjoy the discussion.
See you there! Two LEX hours will be given for attending.
A solo practitioner in Naperville who concentrates in divorce and family law is seeking a paralegal for a 25-35 hours/week position.
See Job ID 3573910 in the College Central Network Job-Matching Database for more information.