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Welcome 2015-2016 Paralegal Faculty


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July 1, 2015 · 5:29 pm

Legal Citation Workshop

Citation Final Final Join Paralegal Club on Wednesday, July 8, at 5:45, in BIC 1528, for Annie Knight’s talk on Legal Citations.

Whether you are new to the program, or are about to graduate, you will find Annie’s talk invaluable.

See you there!

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Job Postings – June 2015

Two new job openings:

1. An entry-level paralegal job is open at a small law firm located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. The practice is primarily based in real estate, with some general civil practice. The firm is initially seeking an entry-level paralegal for a six-month trial period.  See Job ID 4051211 on the College Central Network Job-Matching Database for more information.

2.  A Legal Assistant/Paralegal position is open in Chicago.  See attached job posting for more information.

Good luck to all who apply!

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Animal Rights Attorney to Address Paralegal Club

PC-Square-LogoThe Paralegal Club welcomes animal rights law attorney Tracy McGonigle.

You are all invited to hear how the law protects our furry and feathered friends.

When: Wednesday, June 24

Where: BIC 1640      Time: 4:45images



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A Celebration of Excellence

LEX 2015bCongratulations to the 2015 LEX inductees.

Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) is the national honor society for paralegal students. We applaud the dedication and effort required to achieve this honor. Well done!

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Learn How to Improve Your Resume

Join Paralegal Club as we welcome Stephanie Wilcox, COD’s very ownParalegal Club Logo-small resume writing expert.

Stephanie will present leading edge strategies to help you sharpen your resume and tailor it to specific career opportunities.

When: Wednesday, June 17

Where: BIC 1528

Time:  4:45 p.m.



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LEX Honor Society Induction

PC-Square-LogoParalegal Club is pleased to announce that this year’s LEX Honor Society induction will be held on June 4.

The keynote speaker will be Justice Ann Jorgensen.

We congratulate this year’s inductees for all of their hard work to achieve this recognition.

Attendance is by invitation only.LEX-Logo-Purple

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Legal Assistant Position in Bartlett, IL

A Bartlett, Illinois attorney is seeking an individual to work as a clerk, legal assistant, and administrative assistant in his law office.

See Job ID 4009047 in College Central Network for further information.

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Contracts Paralegal – Six Month Position in North Chicago, IL

One of our students received the email below about a position, and he forwarded the information to us for posting on our Blog:

My name is Garry Vats and I’m a recruiter at Spectraforce Technologies, a global staffing company.
I am emailing to gauge your interest in a job opportunity I have at our client in North Chicago, IL as a Paralegal (Litigation) – B. Please let me know if you are interested in discussing this role further, or if you know someone that would be a great fit. Please find below Job details:

Job Description :

Job Title: Contracts Paralegal

Job Location: North Chicago, IL 60064
Duration: 6 Months

Job Description:-

  • The Contracts Paralegal will be part of the R&D legal team and will be responsible for (i) ensuring that contracts for businesses meet legal standards and client requirements, and (ii) advising businesses regarding legal, regulatory, and internal-policy compliance obligations. 
  • This position requires interaction with internal clients and external parties, using discretion and independent judgment. 
  • The candidate will work independently on a wide variety of research-related contracts, and legal, and compliance issues, including negotiation and resolution of legal issues raised in the following areas: clinical research, confidentiality, vendor services, informed consent, and data privacy. 
  • The candidate will also assist with development and updates to current contract templates, perform internet research, and assist with ad hoc projects and requests.

Skills/Experience Requirements

  • Minimum experience: familiarity (by education, training, or experience) with independently negotiating contracts. 
  • Excellent oral/written communication, organization/analytical and interpersonal skills; attention to detail; and project management abilities are required. 
  • Must be able to multi-task, collect and analyze information, set own work priorities and meet deadlines.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA certified program.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Referrals appreciated and welcomed.
Thanks & Regards,
Garry Vats
|Jr. Recruiter|Spectraforce Technologies|
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