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Interim Litigation Paralegal – Trial in Delaware

Major, Lindsey & Africa LogoMajor, Lindsey & Africa’s Interim Legal Talent group has an immediate need for an Interim Litigation Paralegal for one of its clients.  The paralegal will assist with preparation for a trial scheduled to start in January 2019.  Candidates must be able to travel domestically to attend the trial on January 8th.  This position is expected to run through mid-January.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Providing the highest level of litigation paralegal support to associates and partners;
  • Assisting with case management, strategy, and progression;
  • Utilizing various software applications to manage documents and facilitate the discovery process;
  • Cite-checking, Shepardizing, Bluebooking, and proofreading pleadings and briefs;
  • Pretrial activities including assessing needs for trial and witness books;
  • Organizing  trial exhibits;
  • Arranging witness attendance at trial;
  • Preparing charts/graphs to be used at trial;
  • Trial activities including attending and assisting at trial by monitoring documents and evidence;
  • Assuring presence of witnesses;
  • Preparing and monitoring visual aids;
  • Taking notes on testimony;
  • Tracking of exhibits introduced and marked into evidence; and
  • Digesting trial transcripts.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Minimum of five years litigation law firm experience;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision and to work analytically, as well as independently and as a team;
  • Professional demeanor and superb organizational skills;
  • Ability to quickly and proactively identify and analyze problems, develop solutions and deliver results;
  • Available to work overtime regularly and as needed to meet demands of the position;
  • Positive attitude and a team player; and
  • Ability to travel for trial in January 2019.

For more information, please see the Major, Lindsey & Africa Interim Legal Talent website here.

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Litigation Paralegal – Lake County

Linder Legal Staffing LogoLinder Legal Staffing is seeking a litigation paralegal for the corporate law department of one of its clients.  The company’s main corporate office and law department are located just west of Bannockburn, IL.

The hired Litigation Paralegal will:

  • Assist in-house counsel in all aspects of litigation management from inception to conclusion, including matter intake, pleading review, discovery, settlement and other case-closing obligations;
  • Conduct investigations, collect and review records, and create tools to assist with case analysis;
  • Perform research pertaining to a range of legal and factual issues impacting dealerships and retail operations;
  • Maintain case files in web-based matter management system; Respond to requests by opposing counsel and outside counsel;
  • Manage third party document requests and subpoena responses;
  • Perform other tasks as dictated by the needs of the business; and
  • Will work closely with outside counsel.

This position requires the candidate to have a combination of college degree, ABA-approved paralegal training certificate, and applicable paralegal experience.

Interested applicants should email a résumé to Curtis Linder at Curtis@Linder.Jobs.

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Corporate Real Estate Paralegal – Lake County

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Linder Legal Staffing is seeking a corporate real estate paralegal for the corporate law department of one of its clients.  The company’s main corporate office and law department are located just west of Bannockburn, IL.

The hired Corporate Real Estate Paralegal will:

  • Prepare real estate/transaction agreements, related legal and organizational documents;
  • Coordinate transaction closings;
  • Prepare conveyance documents including preparation of internal notifications;
  • Conduct preliminary property investigation, fact finding and information gathering;
  • Provide assistance with construction project management;
  • Create abstracts of acquired property for database;
  • Conduct substantive review of title, survey and all aspects of due diligence associated with commercial real estate acquisitions and development;
  • Perform other legal and administrative projects as assigned; and
  • Work closely with and support senior-level real estate executives.

This position requires the candidate to have a combination of college degree, ABA-approved paralegal training certificate, and applicable paralegal experience.

Interested applicants should email a résumé to Curtis Linder at Curtis@Linder.Jobs.

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Temporary Paralegal – Naperville, IL

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The Law Offices of John J. Malm & Associates is a personal injury law firm located in Naperville, Illinois.  The firm is seeking to hire for a temporary paralegal position for 25-40 hours week.  Job responsibilities will include helping set up litigation software, filing, and other administrative tasks.

Please submit a resume to John Malm at John@malmlegal.com

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File Clerk – Oak Brook, Illinois

School labor and employment law firm in Oak Brook seeks to hire a part-time file clerk (one full day or two half days a week).  Tasks to be performed include continuous organization of active and long-term client files, organization of records for production requests, and other responsibilities assisting office manager with various administrative tasks.

Please submit resume to Angela Shellberg at ashellberg@englerlawgroup.com.

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Trademark Renewal Specialist

Trademark Renewal Specialist

Overview:

Dennemeyer is a global Intellectual Property (IP) law firm with 55 years’ experience. Corporations and law firms all over the world place their trust in Dennemeyer. We are growing quickly and are looking for top talent to join our US Team. As a key member of the Dennemeyer team, the successful candidate will work with Dennemeyer’ s Corporate and Law Firm clients in all aspects of the Trademark Prosecution and Renewal process. Compensation is highly competitive and the successful candidate will have the opportunity and resources for career growth within the Dennemeyer organization.

This position reports to the Head of the Trademark Renewal Department as well as to the COO of the US operations. It is based in our Chicago loop office location.

Your Responsibilities Include:

• Working with clients and outside counsel to coordinate both domestic and international trademark renewals
• Overseeing outside domestic and international counsel on day-to-day trademark renewal matters
• Docketing next renewal and action due dates
• Tracking outstanding documents required for renewals
• Participating in conference calls with clients, colleagues, and outside counsel
• Legalizing documents
• Managing incoming emails and mail; answering phone calls
• Sending documents via courier and mail packages
• Scanning renewal filing receipts and certificates; assembling reports
• All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Your Qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree with either a paralegal certificate or a minimum of three years of experience under the supervision of a trademark lawyer or as part of a corporate trademark department
• At least three to five years of previous trademark paralegal experience is mandatory for this opening
• Experience with legalizations and authentications of legal documents at both state and federal level will be helpful
• Notary Public for the State of Illinois is preferred
• Excellent organizational skills required
• Must be willing to take initiative to ensure completion of tasks; proactive, team player, and able to work productively under pressure
• Strong written and oral communication skills required
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive deadlines
• Computer proficient, with good knowledge of IP docketing systems (CPI, IP Master/Manager, Foundation IP, etc.) as well as MS Office applications
• Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work independently as well as closely with team members

Applicants should forward resumes to Sabina Nedkova at: snedkova@dennemeyer.com. Attach your resume with the following subject line: “Trademark Renewal Specialist Position- name of applicant.”

 

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Receptionist/Assistant – Downers Grove

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Small Near West Suburban Law Firm is seeking a receptionist/assistant.  The applicant must be personable, sharp, and have good office skills.  Interested applicants should send their resumes to alrob7575@gmail.com.

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The County of DuPage – Clerk of Court

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Donna Bekas, from the DuPage County clerk’s office, contacted us directly to inform us of open positions at the courthouse. Contact the courthouse for additional information.

Link here: DuPage County Clerk of Court

 

 

 


 

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Part-Time Paralegal Position – Wheaton

CaptureThe McCormick Law Firm is a Boutique Real Estate law firm in Wheaton Illinois. We are looking for a part-time paralegal to work 20 to 25 hours per week. This position will become full time (40+ hours in the next year). Most days/hours will be remote.

Some real estate experience is preferred but not required. We are willing to train the right person.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordinating due diligence for residential real estate transactions
  • Reviewing and summarizing title commitments and surveys.
  • Working closely with title companies to clear title and obtain title policies.
  • Preparing and filing a variety of documents, including but not limited to, deeds, bill of sale, affidavit of title and attorney modification letters.
  • Preparing closing checklists and coordinate the closing process for residential real estate transactions
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • 1-3 years of real estate experience (preferred). Again – we will train the right candidate.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while delivering consistent, quality work to both attorneys and clients.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and to seek help when needed
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Starting pay is $14.00 to $17.00. per hour but will be revisited in six months.

No health insurance.

Quarterly performance bonus.

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Chicago Paralegal – Anspach Law

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Kenneth Anspach, principal attorney at Anspach Law Office, has an opening for a new paralegal starting September 4, 2018. The job is part time, paralegals typically working about 20 hours per week, and the hours are somewhat flexible. Pay is $16.20 per hour as an independent contractor.

Responsibilities of paralegals include:

  • Preparing and answering discovery
  • Preparing and answering correspondence
  • Paying bills
  • Preparing and sending bills to clients
  • Managing books and records
  • Filing
  • Other various administrative duties: ie. mailing, answering phone, stocking office supplies.

To apply, please submit a resume, legal writing sample and references to Mr. Anspach at ken@anspachlawoffice.com. You may call/email Mr. Anspach with any questions, or call/email his current paralegal, Rochelle Peterson, at (773) 885-8232, rochellepeterson@att.net.

Anspach Law Office is a solo practitioner law firm specializing in Insurance and Environmental law. Mr. Anspach has over forty years of experience practicing law and has published numerous legal articles and treatises.

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