Paralegal Club ~ Trip-and-Fall discussion

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: Stay tuned, we’ll let you know!

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.

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Naperville Attorney Seeks Paralegal for 25-35 Hours/Week

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.

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Paralegal Portfolio Expo Tuesday, July 22!

Expo Invitation 7-22-14

Our Paralegal Portfolio Expo will take place next Tuesday, July 22, 2014!

Come to the Open House from 8-9 pm in Room SRC 2000 to congratulate your classmates for completing their paralegal practicum. This is also an opportunity to view their professional portfolios and compliment them on their excellent work!

Note: This is a different location than previous Expos, so make sure you come to the right room, in the Jack H. Turner Conference Center, just above the Bookstore!

Click on the link above to view the attached invitation.

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Paralegal Club Book Discussion/Sycamore Row

The Paralegal Club will host a book discussion of Sycamore Row, another legal spellbinder by bestselling author, John Grisham.  

Date: Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Time: 1:00 p.m

Two LEX hours are available for attending. It’s a quick read. Start reading now!

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Full-time Paralegal/Administrative Assistant

A company in Woodridge, IL is seeking a full-time paralegal/administrative assistant.

For more information, see the College Central Network Job-Matching Database – look for

Job ID 3569499

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Stephanie Wilcox – Resumes

Stephanie Wilcox

Do you intend to find a job after life at COD?
Do you plan to use a resume?
Then learn how to do it right!

Stephanie Wilcox, a career services specialist will cover tried and true methods for how to write an effective resume, as well as discuss new tips to make yours the memorable resume that will stand out in the crowd.

Please join the Paralegal Club in welcoming Stephanie Wilcox, July 16, 4:45 p.m., BIC-1407.

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Applications for Fall 2014 Practicum Due June 20!

If you are planning on enrolling in the Fall 2014 practicum, it is now time to submit your practicum application form. The application forms are due on June 20. Some students have already submitted their forms to me, but others have contacted me to let me know of their interest in the Fall 2014 practicum, but not yet submitted their application forms.

Forms can be found on our website at http://www.cod.edu/programs/paralegal/practicum.aspx . Scroll down past Section 1 on the webpage and click on the link to retrieve the form.

http://www.cod.edu/programs/paralegal/pdf/paralegal_practicum_app_form.pdf

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Full-Time Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Paralegal Position – Warrenville, IL

A Warrenville, IL law firm is seeking a full-time bankruptcy and foreclosure paralegal.

See Job ID 3540908 in the College Central Networking Job-Matching Database for more information.

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Brown Bag Lunch!

Welcome back to school everyone!

Please join the Paralegal Club at our “Brown Bag Lunch Bunch” in two weeks. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow paralegal students in an informal setting. Chat with a professor, a Paralegal Club officer, or other students. Bring a lunch or buy one in the cafeteria. One LEX hour is available for attendees.

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Date:  Wed., June 25, 2014. 

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: COD Cafeteria

SEE YOU THERE!

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Itasca Law Firm Seeks Paralegal

A medium-sized civil rights litigation law firm in Itasca is seeking a paralegal/legal secretary. One of our graduates works here and she enjoys her work very much.

See Job ID 3528605 in College Central Network.

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