Roselle Paralegal

The Law Offices of Leasa J. Baugher, Ltd. in Roselle is looking for a paralegal. Practice areas are focused on estate planning, probate, elder law, Medicaid planning and real estate transactions. Applicants need to be detail oriented and enjoy working with numbers including the review and interpretation of financial statements. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Strong communication and organization skills required and will be expected to learn a variety of legal and administrative tasks. The position offers the potential for growth towards a permanent part-time or full time position. The position is a paid ($12.00 per hour) part time (10-15 hours per week) temporary position through the end of the fall semester.  The work schedule in my Roselle may be flexibly arranged between 10 am and 4pm, Monday through Friday.

To have your application considered, please complete the following steps:

  1. Email my office at Lbaugher@baugherlaw.com with the following subject line: Application for paralegal position
  2. Enclose in the email your resume and a cover letter that describes:
    a) why you think that you would be a good fit for my law firm; and
    b) anything else you think I should know as I consider your resume.

 

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Product Liability Paralegal – Quarles & Brady, Chicago

https://applyonline.quarles.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReJobView.aspx?Tag=86a2ec71-88c2-41cf-ae03-25f521a07495&JobID=265

 

 

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M. Hedayat & Associates, P.C. – Paralegal

MHA & Associates is a solo practitioner who handles Litigation, Real Estate, Business and Bankruptcy matters​. Mr. Hedayat has extensive experience and has been in business for almost 25 years.  The firm is currently looking to hire two additional paralegals.

Please submit resume to Maria Cristina Perez at: Mperez@mha-law.com

https://www.mha-law.com/  


 

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Capper & Marilou Grant Paralegal Scholarships

The Capper and Marilou Grant Paralegal Scholarship recognizes, through scholarship, a paralegal student who demonstrated personal and academic growth. Applicants must be enrolled in, or intending to enroll, in his/her final year, imminent to graduation. Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of his/her transcript(s). Applicants must demonstrate academic improvement over a period of time. Applicants must demonstrate extra curricular involvement which arose out of the Paralegal Studies curriculum, or otherwise through other community service or college extra-curricular activity.

(Note: LEX induction is not required, but may be a considering factor in the review process.) Applicants must provide an essay (500-750 words; double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 font), in which s/he, through narrative, describes the growth experience and the impact such growth has, or will have, on his/her future. Recipients will not have received, during the same award cycle, additional paralegal scholarship(s). Award not based on need.

2 awards at $500 each


 

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METRA – Paralegal

Description

Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane, and McHenry Counties. The agency is linking communities in Northeastern Illinois by providing safe, reliable, and efficient commuter service.

Metra’s Law Department’s core mission is to provide legal guidance and support to the Board of Directors, the executive team and every other department in the organization. The department focuses on preventing legal issues at every feasible level, as well as defending the agency’s position if issues arise. The Law Department supports Metra’s transportation mission by guiding the agency through the myriad of restrictions and mandates of federal, state and local statutes, regulations, and ordinances. The Department is comprised of three basic divisions: General Corporate/Ethics, Litigation and Risk Management, and Real Estate and Grants.

Reporting directly to the Deputy General Counsel, the Paralegal will assist in responding to, gathering and preparing answers for requests for information in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act; conducting basic research and analysis; and ensuring corporate compliance with applicable Federal and State law including but not limited to the Regional Transportation Authority Act, State Official and Employee Ethics Act, Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act. Additional duties including document review and analysis and contract interpretation and preparation.

Candidates can expect salary offers that range from the minimum to the mid-point of the salary range. Metra provides full pay ranges so candidate can consider their growth potential.

Metra is a railroad employer subject to the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, not the Social Security Administration.

Requirements

Must possess a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited institution or be actively enrolled in a Paralegal Certificate program from an ABA accredited institution with an expected completion date within six (6) months of hire.
In addition to #1, must have two (2) years of paralegal experience performing the following: conducting legal research; drafting and issuing discovery, preparing legal documents; scheduling, docketing, attending routine court appearances; and maintaining legal files.
Familiar with court procedures and case management.
Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills.
Able to perform legal research and drafting
Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Adobe; Westlaw.
Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, or any protected categories, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

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Summer Portfolio Expo

EXPO!

Our Summer Semester Practicum students will be showing off their professional portfolios on Tuesday, July 17, from 6-9 pm, in SRC 1144 (Note: this is a different location than for previous expos). There is private judging from 6-8 pm, but an Open House from 8-9 pm, and you are welcome to attend! Stop by to congratulate your fellow students on completing a very challenging, but rewarding, semester, and take a moment to view their outstanding portfolios!

See you there!


 

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Paralegal – DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle

DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintaining and filing all client records within our electronic system;
  • Communicating with judges, attorneys, witnesses or other individuals related to cases;
  • Assisting attorneys with the preparation of correspondence, pleadings, briefs, memorandums and other legal documents;
  • Electronic document filings in State, Federal and County courts; and
  • Assisting attorneys with deposition and trial preparations.

Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The hours for this position are 10:00 – 5:30 daily, but can be altered for the right candidate.

The following requirements are necessary for the position:

  • Minimum of 4 years of previous experience as a legal assistant/ legal secretary
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, and working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat.
  • Computer literacy is a MUST! Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft Windows 16 operating system and be able to quickly learn new computer programs.
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills are a must, as is extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills (e.g., takes initiative to solve problems)
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism and deal with high stress situations calmly and effectively
  • Must submit references and take tests using Adobe.

Contact:  Laura Koran confidentially by email lkoran@ditommasolaw.com.


 

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Paralegal – The Hire Solution

We are seeking to employ a paralegal for a minimum of thirty hours a week in support of our small team of attorneys. We have an annualized budget of $36,000.00 to $48,000.00 for the fulfillment of this position.  

Duties will include basic office administration and maintenance; project management; correspondence with clients; minimal legal drafting; facilitation of civil process (e.g. service of process, notice of filing/motion, subpoena/ subpoena decus tecum, etc.); minimal execution of executive tasks.    

Qualified candidates will have no less than three years’ experience with a civil law firm, preferably one practicing in the areas of domestic relations or personal injury law.  They will be proficient in Adobe, Excel, and Word.  They will have experience with the State’s various e-filing systems.  They will be detail-oriented, industrious, organized, resourceful, and, above all, trustworthy.  

Candidates with the following attributes will be preferred: multilingual; proficient in or familiar with Family Law Software and/or MyCase. 

Interested parties may contact Kimberly Moore at kmoore@thehiresolution.net or 630-953-7370. 

Luisa Buehler | The Hire Solution Staffing Agency

Good People Make Companies Great…We Find Them For You!

630-953-7370  www.thehiresolution.net


 

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Paralegal Position with Navistar, Inc. in Lisle

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=7b8b2c136f247697&q=product+manager&l=chicago,+IL&tk=1chl3ek49afgj9r3&from=ifa&utm_source=publisher&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=ifa_catch_all&pub=c54f6b867349683d1f0ed569fcb111ae0cace3277f6b99df

 

 

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Illinois E-Filing with Green Filing

Illinois E-Filing with Green Filing – Webinar

This training webinar will provide an overview of recent e-filing availability in Illinois, and how to get started with e-filing. The host will cover what is required to create and configure your e-filing account, and walk you through the process of filing new cases, or filing new documents on existing cases. We will also review resources available to filers for which they will need to become familiar with including information on local court web sites, local court rules, Illinois Supreme Court mandates and statewide court e-filing rules.

1 Hour CLE credit available for attorneys through the MCLE Board, and for Paralegals through the NFPA.

Available Dates:

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 12:00 CDT

Thursday, July 26, 2018, 12:00 CDT

Click here to register for webinar attendance.


 

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