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September 30, 2015 · 10:26 am

Generation Law – Estate Planning Paralegal


Job ID 25111170

Position Title               Estate Planning Paralegal

Location(s)                    Elmhurst, Illinois, 60126, United States

Company Name          Generation Law, Ltd

Job Function                Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Email Address             megan@generationlaw.com

Generation Law, Ltd is an estate planning and elder law firm located in Elmhurst, Illinois with extensive experience navigating the twists and turns of elder law issues.  Our firm is committed to excellent customer service in every aspect of the process.  We are in search of an experienced paralegal or legal assistant to help us complete billable work primarily in the area of Medicaid planning with some additional work in elder law and estate planning.  Most of what we do is document-based, but there is also a certain amount of litigation and court work, so experience in all three areas is a plus.

In addition to certification and/or professional experience, the intangible qualifications we seek include independent thinker, professional appearance, hard worker, project manager, detail minded, quick learner, comfortable with technology, team player, effective communicator, good organizer, efficient worker, pleasant personality, sensitive demeanor, and loyal employee.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00.

Please include your resume with a note about how you meet the intangible qualifications listed above.  Emails with grammatical or spelling errors will be summarily deleted.  We’re serious when we say “detail minded.”


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Brief Day

imagesJoin Paralegal Club for Brief Day, our most popular event of the year.

We will be briefing a recent Illinois slip and fall case,  St. Martin v. First Hospitality Grp., Inc., 2014 IL App (2d) 130505, 9 N.E.3d 1221.

Click the link below – it will take you right to the case.  Please read the case before attending the event!

When:  Saturday, October 3

Where:  BIC 1528

When:  1:00-3:00

Two LEX hours will be given for attending the event.

Click here: St. Martin v. First Hospitality Group, Inc.








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Paralegal Assistant State of Illinois


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Career Acceleration Event in Vernon Hills on October 3 from 9 am to 1 pm!

The Illinois Paralegal Association (IPA) is hosting a Career Acceleration Seminar on October 3 on the campus of College of Lake County from 9 am to 1 pm.  Much valuable information will be shared, including resume review and networking tips.  Legal recruiters from several area firms will be present.

It is free to students who are not members of the IPA.  Students need to register with the registration code of “CAS” when registering to attend the event at no charge.

For more information, click on the attachments below.

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Paralegal Alumni Party Time!

Meet for a drink. Meet for the appetizers. Meet for the pleasant conversation with fellow alumni.
All Paralegal Program Alumni, their “significant others,” and program instructors are invited to a Columbus Day Get-Together!
We hope to see you there!
We do need to notify Reserve 22 of the number who will attend, so please RSVP.
See you on Columbus Day! 
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Real Estate

Unknown-2Join Paralegal Club in welcoming our resident real estate law expert, Carol Carlson, as she highlights today’s dynamic real estate market.

When: Wednesday, September 23

Where: BIC 1528

Time: 4:45

One hour of LEX credit will be given.


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images-2Join us as  Chuck Steele from Student Life tells us what it’s like to sit on the jury for a murder trial.

Find out what really goes on in the court room, and behind the scenes.

Earn one LEX hour for attending this event.

When:  Wednesday, September 16

Where:  BIC 1406

Time:  4:45


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Legal Assistant, Downtown Chicago

Bruzgul & Associates Ltd. – Chicago, IL
$41,000 a year
Small boutique law office in Chicago Loop representing clients in the areas of family law, probate, and estate planning, seeks a full-time legal assistant or paralegal.

This applicant must have excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and computer skills. A must is a pleasant professional demeanor, being punctual, responsible, detail-oriented, hard-working, flexible, and capable of juggling conflicting priorities.


Greet clients and visitors both on the phone and in the office
Maintain the firm’s physical and electronic files
Maintain the firm’s office calendar and schedule
Create routine correspondence, memos, pleadings, motions, and discovery
File documents at state court and electronically
Copying, scanning, faxing, mailing, organizing documents
Maintain discretion and confidentiality

PC proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Internet research and time management skills essential
Maintain a high level of professionalism in both attire and demeanor
Time Matters and Time Slips experience a plus
No phone calls please.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $41,000.00 /year

Required experience:

Law office experience preferred: 1 year

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