Personal Injury / Workers Compensation Paralegal – Lombard
Seeking paralegal for personal injury/ workers compensation litigation practice. Must have good computer skills, be personable, and client service oriented. Tasks are varied and include typing motions, complaints etc., client contact, review medical records. If you have good skills we can train you for specifics legal tasks. Salary commensurate with skills.
See ChapsGetHired JOB I.D. 5020366.
Kabbe Law Group, LLC
2323 Naperville Road, Suite 210
Naperville, Illinois 60563
We are a growing estate planning, special needs planning, estate administration, and elder law firm in Naperville. Our office is in need of a hard-working, bright, professional, and service-focused individual of high integrity to join our team as a full-time paralegal.
We are seeking one or more paralegals for full-time work and/or an internship. The position pays $15-18 per hour depending upon experience (we do offer benefits and can provide more details to qualifying candidates).
You must be well-spoken, have excellent grammar and spelling, and exhibit solid organizational skills. Attention to detail is also extremely important. You must have the ability to review your own work and produce consistently high-quality work product.
To have your application considered, please complete the following steps:
1. Email us at email@example.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 our firm
b) anything else you think we should know as we consider your application
For more information, see the ChapsGetHired JOB I.D. 5020941
Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you!
COURT NAVIGATOR – DuPage County
The 18th Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications for the volunteer position of Court Navigator. Our court system depends on many agencies in order to function including: the Office of the Chief Judge, the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk, the Office of the Official Court Reporters, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, the Office of the Jury Commission, the Office of the State’s Attorney, the Office of the Public Defender, the Department of Probation and Court Services, the DuPage County Law Library, and the DuPage County Children’s “Safe Harbor” Room.
The participation of volunteers in this process will help maximize access to all potential court users, permit speedy follow up to legal proceedings and develop community awareness. All volunteers will be properly trained and oriented before starting at the Judicial Center.
Volunteer Activities: The main function of the Court Navigator volunteer will be greeting and assisting the public that pass through the courthouse on a given day.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- General directions to specific courtrooms or offices
- Assistance in using the computer kiosks provided by the Circuit Court Clerk’s office
- Assistance in using the court call monitors
- Officially welcome the public to the courthouse
- Be visible in the hallways to answer non-legal questions of the public
- Distribute information on Safe Harbor Children’s Center
- Be available to escort participants from courtrooms to appropriate offices
- Assist the public to Circuit Clerk’s Office when necessary
- Escort the public to Family Shelter Office
- Good with people
- Respectful of diversity
- Can take directions well
- Be courteous, friendly, helpful and polite
- Be aware of special needs of people with a disability
- Be able to communicate well
- Pass a background check
Length of Commitment: 1 quarter/semester
Volunteer Schedule: 1 or more mornings (Monday-Wednesday) per week, 8:00am – 10:45am
If interested, please e-mail or send a cover letter and resume to:
- Robin Partin
- 18th Judicial Circuit Court
- 505 N County Farm Rd
- Wheaton, IL 60187
Background: The Circuit Court appoints guardians for people who need help in making decisions about their daily lives. The guardian is responsible for protecting the person under guardianship: to manage any funds the person may have, and to arrange for care which will ade- quately provide for the ward’s physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. The purpose of the Court Monitor is to give the court a way to obtain current information about wards and to verify that each is re- ceiving good care.
Court Visitor: The visitor goes to the ward’s residence, observes condi- tions and talks with the ward about his or her needs. The Visitor will also speak to the guardian and to any other caregivers. The Visitor re- ports back to the judge in writing.
Qualifications: Good listening and communication skills, friendliness, common sense, objectivity and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Training and Support: A five to six hour video taped training is re- quired. Volunteers are supervised by Circuit Court Staff.
Each volunteer applicant will undergo a thorough background check.
Caryl Doty, Volunteer Coordinator 505 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Summer 2017 Paid Internship!
State Auto Insurance Companies has an exciting 10-12 week paid summer Internship located in our Naperville, IL law office. The length of the internship is dependent upon class schedule, but will tentatively start on May 22nd, 2017 and end August 11th, 2017. The intern will assist with various projects, activities and events within their department and will have the opportunity to learn about many different functions of State Auto and insurance.
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JOB I.D. 4722857
Legal Assistance Foundation is seeking volunteers to staff the Legal Self-Help Center at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse. Volunteers will learn about civil legal procedures throughout their time at the clinic, and will gain access to the courts and establish attorney contacts with various organizations. A passion for the community, a desire to help individuals self-actualize, basic computer proficiency, and some college background required!
Volunteer Navigators will undergo training for the Illinoislegalaid.org website and employ these skills to staff the Legal Self-Help Center Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Navigators will direct patrons to legal documents and information to compensate for the lack of a court legal library. Patrons will learn how to efficiently maneuver the Illinois Legal Aid website and will gain self-sufficiency and confidence in addressing legal matters.
Volunteers will have the opportunity to grow as professionals by receiving training from Illinois Legal Aid Online, including exercises, sample scripts, and observation hours at the center. Additionally, volunteers will gain knowledge and skills by working under the supervision of an experienced attorney and learn professionalism in a legal work environment. Further professional opportunities such as shadowing an attorney may be available to volunteers. Volunteers will have the opportunity to directly impact and serve the patrons of the legal self-help clinic. There will be a two hour training session with Illinoislegaid.org provided to volunteers. The weekly three hour time commitment can extend between three and six months.
This is a GREAT resume-building opportunity!
Additional information can be found on the following link: Rolling Meadows Volunteer
Small criminal defense law firm has opening for a paralegal internship, which may lead to paid position. Applicants should be enrolled in the Paralegal Studies program. PLGL 2200/Crim Law & Procedure preferred but not required. Must be a self-starter. Please send resumes to Instructor Christine Cody, who will forward applicants to employer, at christineTcody@aol.com.
There is a new internship posting in College Central Network – Job ID 2820158.
This is an internship opportunity in a small Glen Ellyn family law firm. There is a possibility that it may lead to part-time or full-time paid employment. It is a great opportunity to obtain practical law office experience with an experienced practitioner!
See attached announcement regarding internships with campaigns of candidates running for U.S. Congress in the 8th Congressional District.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITH POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS
If you haven’t already registered for the job-matching service provided by our online database, College Central Network Services, offered through our Career Services, you should do so soon using the link below:
Sign up as a “Paralegal Studies” major to view jobs posted by employers searching for paralegals/legal assistants. Select “Job Opportunities Posted to My School” once you have registered as a student or graduate. Sometimes certain jobs pop up on the screen as soon as you log on, but you need to still select “Job Opportunities Posted to My School”, because there are frequently more jobs in the database than show up when you first log on.
You can also use this site to post a resume, since employers sometimes find job candidates from resumes that students have posted.
Once you are registered, view Job ID 2465596 for information about a law firm in Naperville seeking both a part-time intern and a part-time paid position.
Keep checking the site for new openings! A real estate attorney in Elmhurst just contacted me and said he would be posting a new position soon!
If you have questions about using this site, contact Career Services at 942-2230.