Sue Vanderwalker – Big Firm Paralegals!

Join Paralegal Club as Sue Vanderwalker discusses being a paralegal in a large firm.

Date:  Wednesday, March 7

Time:  4:45 p.m.

Location:  BIC A101

Earn one LEX hour for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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Linda Jenkins and Todd Holes – Case Briefing

Join Paralegal Club as co-advisors Linda Jenkins and Todd Holes discuss how to brief a case.

Date:  Saturday, March 10

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location:  BIC 1G04

Earn two LEX hours for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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Estate Planning paralegal intern

Law Office of Robert P. Wolfson

Estate Planning and Administration law firm is seeking a paralegal intern in its Naperville office

The applicant will gain familiarity with Estate Planning, including document preparation, funding and trust administration.   Working alongside professionals who are willing to share their expertise with paralegal students will be a valuable experience for a young professional.

The successful candidate will have the following competencies:

  • Professional interpersonal and client service communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team

An Estate Planning and Probate course would be a plus.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to:  HR@lawwolfson.com.


 

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Terry Kelly – Ethics!

Join Paralegal Club as Terry Kelly discusses legal ethics.

Date:  Wednesday, February 28

Time:  4:45 p.m.

Location:  BIC A101

Earn one LEX hour for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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Betsy Ballek – Nurse/Attorney!

Join Paralegal Club as Betsy Ballek discusses being a nurse and an attorney.

Date:  Wednesday, February 21

Time:  4:45 p.m.

Location:  BIC A101

Earn one LEX hour for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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Paralegal Scholarships

Applicants must submit a 750-word essay describing their career goals and involvement in extra-curricular, legal-related activities. Student must demonstrate leadership or active involvement in College of DuPage’s Paralegal Club, or be actively involved with another volunteer organization in the legal field. Finalists will be selected by a Review Committee including the Paralegal Studies Program Coordinator, members of the Paralegal Studies faculty, and Paralegal Studies alumni.

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COD Paralegal Studies Program

The Paralegal Studies program at College of DuPage provides students with the knowledge, training, skills, values, and attitude they need to become highly competent, ethical paralegals who will make a positive contribution to the advancement of the paralegal profession.


 

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Investigations using internet and social media

DigiStream

This company provides an interactive, legal, criminal justice approach to investigations using internet and social media contacts. Two DigiStream representatives will discuss their unique approach to investigations. This is a great opportunity to see cutting edge technology in a legal environment.

Date:  Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time:  11:30 a.m.

Location: HEC1022 – Mock courtroom


 

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Judge Linda Davenport

The previously scheduled IP speaker is unavailable. Instead, Judge Davenport will speak about her experiences in the courtroom.


 

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Linda Jenkins and Todd Holes – Legal Citations

Join Paralegal Club as co-advisors Linda Jenkins and Todd Holes discuss Legal Citations.

Date:  Saturday, February 17     NOTE: This is a revised date

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location:  BIC 1429

Earn two LEX hours for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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