Category Archives: Opportunities

Investigations using internet and social media

DigiStream

This company provides an interactive, legal, criminal justice approach to investigations using internet and social media contacts. Two DigiStream representatives will discuss their unique approach to investigations. This is a great opportunity to see cutting edge technology in a legal environment.

Date:  Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time:  11:30 a.m.

Location: HEC1022 – Mock courtroom


 

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Two Paralegal Scholarships – Apply Now!

 


 

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LEX – National Paralegal Honor Society

 

Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) is the national honor society founded by the American Association for Paralegal Education.

There are over 200 Chapters throughout the United States and thousands of inductees who have been honored for their outstanding academic achievements.

Will you be next?

Apply now!


 

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A Search for Academic Excellence

 


 

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BOND COURT

Fall bond court is now open for registration.

Click the image above to reserve your spot.


 

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Scholarships – Apply Now!

 

The Phi Theta Kappa fall scholarship common application is now open.

These scholarships are available to both transfer students and those who are going to enter the workforce. The attached flyers detail the entire process for both types of and below is a brief synopsis of the 2 types of scholarship opportunities.

$$ for Transfer Students

2 finalists will be chosen from COD and will be named to the All-Illinois Academic Team. Those two nominees will then compete nationally to be one of 20 students chosen for the All-USA Community College Academic Team ($5000); one of 150 students named to the Coca-Cola Academic Team ($1000-$1500) and one of 50 students chosen for the New Century Transfer Pathways Scholarships ($2250).

$$ for Students Entering the Workforce

Qualified students should be planning to enter the workforce after completing a certificate or associate degree at COD. Two finalists will be chosen from COD and  will compete to be one of 50 students recognized nationally for a New Century Workforce Pathway Scholarship in the amount of $1250. Monetary awards can be used for things like furthering their education, obtaining necessary certifications and/or purchasing tools or other trade items needed to enter the workforce.

Two opportunities are below. Click the links for additional details:

  1. WorkforceScholarship

  2. TransferScholarship 


 

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IPA’s Career Acceleration Seminar

IPA’s
Career Acceleration Seminar

hosted by South Suburban College
October 28, 2017 10am – 1pm
South Suburban College – Oak Forest Campus
16333 S. Kilbourn Avenue Oak Forest, IL 60452

Additional details here: Career Acceleration Seminar

FREE to IPA members and students!


 

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John Marshall Fair Housing/Fair Lending Course

John Marshall Fair Housing/Fair Lending Course

On behalf of The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center, I would like to invite your students to apply to the John Marshall Fair Housing/Fair Lending Course.  The course is open to all college and university students in the Chicago Metro Area. We are seeking a diverse group of responsible, hardworking students with an interest in law, public service, and civil rights generally, and fair housing specifically. Housing segregation is a major problem in the Chicago Metropolitan area and this course analyses its causes and effects and remedies. The course also exposes the students to law school teaching.

The course is taught by Professor Michael Seng. Only twelve students will be selected to participate from colleges and universities across the Chicago Area.  Each student may earn a total of 3 credit hours of transferable academic credit, depending upon your school’s policies. Students will also receive a certificate from The John Marshall Law School upon successful completion of the program.  John Marshall will work with your students and administrators to facilitate the transfer and acceptance of academic credit for the program.

The Fair Housing/Fair Lending Course will take place in the Spring Semester of 2018. The course will be taught on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to  9 p.m.  The course is fully funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. There is no cost to your institution or to your students. Attached you will find the application, the frequently asked questions for Faculty and Administrators, frequently asked questions for Students, the Informational Brochure and Reference Letter. We would be happy to also mail you hard copies of the attached documents for the course.

As Program Manager, I would be happy to visit your school to speak with any interested administrators, faculty members, classes, or student organizations about the Fair Housing/Fair Lending Course at The John Marshall Law School for college and university students.  Feel free to contact me by e-mail or telephone.

Applications can be downloaded here: John Marshall Fair Housing/Fair Lending Course.

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017.


 

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DCBA – The “Life” of a Probate Case

The “Life” of a Probate Case

Summary: Probate-Decedents’ Estates

Speaker: Honorable Anne Therieau Hayes

Date & Time: Oct. 11, 2017, 11:45pm to 1:00pm

Location: Bar Center Classroom, 126 S. County Farm Rd., Wheaton

Credits: 1 MCLE

Click HERE to register

This event takes place tomorrow, so sign up immediately if you are interested. The pre-registration to order lunch is over. Bring your own bag lunch if attending.


 

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DuPage County Courthouse Tour

 

Space is limited. 

Click the image above to reserve your spot.

This is not an official Paralegal Club event. Neither COD nor its employees is liable for the safety of participants.

 

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