Law Office Event Cancelled

Mary Rodgers talk on “What is it Like to Work in a Law Office,” originally scheduled for next Thursday, March 26, has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event,  Ethics Panel, which is being presented on Wednesday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m., in BIC 2710.

Thank you.


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What is it Like to Work in Law Firm?

When:  Thursday, March 26

Where :  BIC 1407

Time:  6:00 p.m.

Mary Rodgers is the office manager of an area law firm.  She’ll discuss what she expects from the paralegals who work for her firm.

Everyone is welcome!



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The Exoneration Project – Project Paralegal – Chicago

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Dechert LLP – Litigation Paralegal in Chicago,+IL&from=ifa&utm_source=publisher&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=de_noemail&pub=3256024829007211

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GATX in Chicago – Paralegal Position

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Ethics Panel

Paralegal Club invites you to attend this semester’s ethics panel chaired by COD instructor and real estate attorney Damon Fisch. The panel will discuss ethical issues faced by legal professionals, and explain how best to navigate the delicate requirements to maintain rigorous ethical standards.

When: Wednesday, March 25

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where:  BIC 2710


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Paralegal Program Alumni Party a Great Success!

Shamrock HeaderParalegal Program Alumni Party a Success!

We had a great time reconnecting at the Village Links for our St. Patrick’s day alumni gathering on March 10. Thank you to program graduates Melissa Ehret and Todd Holes for organizing all the fun!

See the photos below for some familiar faces.  Look for announcements of a future gathering for Oktoberfest 2015!




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Are you planning on enrolling in the Paralegal Practicum for the Summer semester?  If so, you need to fill out a practicum application.  Applications can be found on our website at .  Scroll down to the middle of the page where you will find the link to the fillable form.

Applications are due March 20, 2015!

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Cristiana Jacobs Featured in DCBA Brief for Lawyers Lend a Hand Event – Northern Illinois Food Bank

Cristiana Jacobs and others from the DuPage County Bar Association were pictured in a recent issue of the DCBA Brief for their work with the Northern Illinois Food Bank on January 27, 2015.

They were repackaging individual oatmeal packets that had been incorrectly labeled as gluten-free. Instead of the company throwing all of this food away, they tore the packets open and put them in larger correctly–labeled oatmeal bags.

Judge Paul Marchese and former DCBA Executive Director Eddie Wollenberg spearheaded the event.

Below is a color picture of the volunteers at work  and a black-and-white duplicate as it appeared in the DCBA Brief.

Pictured  are (L to R): Jay Laraia and his son, Cristiana Jacobs, Alex (we are not sure of her last name), Alyssa Rabulinski, and Patti Burnhart .




Cristiana says about her participation: “The biggest gift for me is feeling good about giving the biggest gift, which is doing good!”

Great job, Cristiana! You provide a terrific example of service to the community!

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College Central Network

Interested in viewing that position posted to the blog with a Job I.D. number?

Go to the College Central Network.

Not sure how to get there? Click the linked image below for instructions on how to register for access to resumé building, company profiles, internships, and jobs!

College Central

Good luck!


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