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Paralegal Scholarships – $5,000








Apply for a Paralegal Scholarship

NFPA is now accepting applications for our annual scholarships, sponsored by Thomson Reuters and the Paralegal Education Group.
The NFPA/Thomson Reuters Scholarship will award a total of $5,000 to two paralegal students.
All completed applications must be post-marked by July 1 in order to be considered.

Don’t delay. Submissions are due July 1.
Learn more and apply! (see page 12 for details).


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Paralegal Scholarships

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Foreign Lawyer? Only Two Years to JD at DePaul!


Foreign-trained lawyers, and other graduates of foreign, non-U.S. law schools, may earn a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from DePaul University College of Law in only two years.

The  (LSAT) is not required for admission. Students admitted to the program receive one year of credit (28 credit hours) for their foreign law degree.

For additional information click here.

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Got LEX?



The best thing to go with a cold glass of milk is a LEX cookie! Available exclusively at the LEX induction ceremony.
Have you applied? Deadline is Feb. 15, 2017.
LEX applications may be downloaded here: LEX Application

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Urgent – Pro Bono Paralegal


The DCBA Immigration Law Committee will be coordinating a humanitarian effort Monday, January 30, 2017 to help those immigrants detained at O’Hare Airport as a result of the recently imposed ban on immigrants.

We will be meeting at the Mevorah Law Offices Bloomingdale Office (134 N. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, Illinois), January 30, 2017 at 2pm to organize and then head to O’Hare to assist the detainees.

A second group will be meeting at 7pm at the Mevorah Law Offices Lombard Office at 900 E. Roosevelt Road, Lombard, Illinois. Megan Gieseler will be guiding the second group down to O’Hare to link up with and/or relieve the first group.

I will have further information as to what assistance is needed as the situation develops, but I have been informed that the organizations can use any attorney, regardless of immigration experience (there are experienced attorneys on hand to mentor), paralegal assistance, and anyone who can translate/interpret, and that there is a need for laptops to conduct legal research and/or draft habeas corpus petitions on the fly. If you are unable to reach me via email, you can contact me or Brad Giglio at the Mevorah Law Offices Bloomingdale telephone number at 630-529-4761.

This is a great opportunity to lend assistance in an area of the law in which you may not be familiar. Click the link below for additional information.

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Paralegal Studies Scholarships


Could you use an extra $500?
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LEX 2017 Scholarship Essay Contest


The American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) is pleased to announce the LEX 2017 Scholarship Essay Contest.

  AAfPE will be awarding up to five (5)  scholarships consisting of $500.00 per award for 2017. The scholarships will be awarded to continue the pursuit of the student’s paralegal education.

 The deadline to submit essays and applications is January 13, 2017. 

 Click the LEX logo above for details. 

Good luck! 

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IPA – Career Acceleration Seminar

Unknown-4The IPA is hosting it’s THIRD Career Acceleration Seminar on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Kankakee Community College. This is a truly awesome opportunity for Students to network, distribute resumes, and ask questions to panels of both Paralegals and Recruiters.

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IPA Career Acceleration Seminar

For further information, click the link above.



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Lisle – Paralegal


RELCO Locomotives is looking for a highly motivated Legal Assistant to join our team to handle paralegal and administrative support duties. Because of the extremely varied nature of this job, candidate must be comfortable “thinking while running” and enjoy the challenge of figuring things out. This position will carry with it significant delegated authority. Candidate must exhibit a measured, reasonable, and practical approach while still being able to drive performance and achieve results. Company eschews bureaucracy and rewards creativity and loyalty.

For further information, click here.


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COD Paralegal Scholarships! UPDATE

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You could win one of two $500 scholarships!

Yes, there are two! These scholarships are limited to COD Paralegal Studies Program students.

Click the image above to be directed to the eligibility requirements. Applications must be received no later than March 23, 2016.

Good luck!


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