Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. – PARALEGAL

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. (PSLS) is a non-profit legal services organization with 40 years of experience providing quality legal services to low-income persons, currently with 12 field offices in 36 cities in northern and central Illinois. Our expertise extends to family law, public benefits, consumer law, health, and education, among other areas. In housing matters, we specialize in fair housing/housing discrimination, foreclosure defense, landlord/tenant disputes, and federally-subsidized housing rights. We have maintained multiyear special projects, with diverse funding to provide legal advocacy services to persons with HIV/AIDS; disabled children arid adults; the elderly; the homeless; victims of domestic violence. and many others. Annually, PSLS handles over 18,000 applications for legal help and serves over 12,000 clients.

We are seeking applicants for a full-time (37.5 hours per week) PARALEGAL position in our community legal services office located in WAUKEGAN. Competitive salary with other legal non-profits, DOE; excellent benefits.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This paralegal will work with PSLS attorneys to assist victims of domestic violence to obtain immigration and other civil relief. Responsibilities include: client interviewing, investigation, legal research and writing, Spanish interpretation and translation, assistance with outreach/public education in community, as well as other duties.

QUALlFICATIONS: Graduation from or current enrollment in an accredited paralegal program, Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accreditation, or two or more years of experience at law office. Experience. in services for victims of domestic violence is desirable. Compassion and sensitivity to the needs of victims is required. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting equal access to justice, strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral/written communications, and computer competency. The applicant must have the ability to work effectively as a team member. Preference is given to applicants with immigration law experience and Spanish language proficiency.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, three professional references, and copy of translation from English to Spanish (no more than one page) to:

jherreraglron@pslegal.org and cpeterson@pslegal.org (put “Waukegan Paralegal” in subject line)

CLOSING DATE: When filled

PSLS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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Wheaton – Family Law Paralegal

Wheaton – Family Law

Premier family law firm in Wheaton, Illinois is looking for a highly motivated, competent and skilled paralegal/legal assistant to fill long-term, career position. Ideal person must have a minimum of one year prior experience as a paralegal or legal assistant and some knowledge and/or familiarity with divorce/family law. Ideal candidate will also have impeccable attention to detail; great organizational skills; ability to handle demanding work load; confident in abilities; and personable.

Apply here: MKFM Law.


 

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Paralegal – Wheaton

Commercial, Construction and Employment Litigation

This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional, motivated paralegal for the commercial, construction and employment litigation practice areas of a respected, full-service law firm. Expected responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
• Providing paralegal support and assistance in all aspects of litigation
• Organize and maintain documentation
• Perform electronic filing, summarize abstracts and prepare draft pleadings
• E-discovery
• Creating, drafting and responding to discovery requests
• Privilege logs
• Organization of case files
• Research of witnesses
• Deposition preparation
• Abstracting depositions
• Assisting with trial and mediation preparation

See JOB I.D. 5037728


 

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Need Extra Cash? Temp Job – Wheaton

Get your foot in the door!

Rathje & Woodward is looking for help for just this week in packing boxes and moving boxes. We are getting new carpeting on one floor of our office, and need to move everyone and everything out of their offices. It is a lot of manual labor, but the firm will pay hourly. It is just for this week. However, the firm tends to call back the people they really like (and I’m still pushing for an intern to help me!)

This is in addition to the firm’s search for an additional paralegal in our litigation department with 3 to 5 years of experience.

Please have anyone interested should call Lori–ASAP–at 630-510-4911 (direct) or lswanson@rathjewoodward.com and then I’ll get them in touch with our office manager, Toni Locasto.

Thank you!

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LEX is Golden!

LEX wins GOLD at the 2017 Student Life Club Excellence Program banquet. Gold level is awarded for outstanding leadership and commitment as a student club at College of DuPage. 
 
Pictured: Victoria Wadowski, Scott Simpson, Anastasia Segalova, Jean Morris, Todd Holes, Sally Fairbank, Linda Jenkins.

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Paralegal Club wins GOLD!

CONGRATULATIONS!


 

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Personal Injury / Workers Compensation Paralegal

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.


 

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Paralegal Club Pizza Party

Everyone is Welcome! 

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LEX National Writing Contest

CONGRATULATIONS Linda & Kristal!!

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Paralegal – Naperville

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 apply@kabbe-law.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!


 

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