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.
Robert Morris University Scholarship
Robert Morris University Scholarship Flyer
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.
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.
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!
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