BOND COURT

Fall bond court is now open for registration.

Click the image above to reserve your spot.


 

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D.J. Schmidt – Title Training!

Join Paralegal Club as D.J. Schmidt discusses Title Training.

Date:  Wednesday, November 29

Time:  4:45 p.m.

Location:  BIC A106

Earn one LEX hour for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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Codilis – Real Estate Paralegal

 

REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL

Codilis & Associates, P.C., one of the largest Real Estate Closing law firms in Illinois, is currently seeking a Real Estate Closing Paralegal. This position is responsible for handling of REO and Real Estate related closings. This includes communicating with attorneys, agents, buyers, title companies and lenders to ensure timely REO closing; preparations of closing documents and disclosures; updating Firm’s internal case management system and uploading documents accordingly.

Qualifications:

  • Degree preferred, but not required
  • Prior experience with Real Estate Closing Process required
  • Prior Foreclosure Processing experience and/or Default Servicing experience preferred
  • Computer proficient and able to type 45 wpm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Strong organizational, research and problem solving skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful law firm and be a part of a great team. We offer an excellent benefit package including paid time off, medical, dental and 401k.

For consideration, please submit your resume to and include salary requirements to HR@il.cslegal.com.



ENTRY LEVEL PARALEGAL

Codilis & Associates, P.C. represents creditors in Foreclosure, Bankruptcy and Real Estate related matters. We are currently seeking a full-time entry level Legal Assistant. This position is responsible for preparing, reviewing and updating various legal documents as well as updating client systems on file status. Must be a team player, yet comfortable working independently and accurately completing work within designated time frames.

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma; degree preferred;
  • Computer proficient and able to type 45 wpm;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Paralegal Certificate a plus;
  • Detail oriented and able to quickly adapt to change or changing priorities;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong and stable work history

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful law firm and be a part of a great team. We offer an excellent benefit package and 401k.

For consideration, please submit your resume along with a cover letter with your salary requirements to HR@il.cslegal.com.


 

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Operations Specialist – Chicago

 

Operations Specialist

The U.S. District Court has up to two vacancies for an Operations Specialist for the Eastern Division, located in Chicago, Illinois and reporting to the Clerk of the Court through the Operations Management Team. The Operations Specialist provides support to the Operations Department in intake, docketing and files and will substitute as a courtroom deputy as support to judges by attending court proceedings, recording pertinent results for minutes, and managing case documents.

Additional information may be found by clicking the link above.


 

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Holiday Party!

Join Paralegal Club as we celebrate the end of another wonderful semester! Students, alumni, and faculty are welcome!

Please bring a tray of cookies to share with everyone, if you are able

We will be collecting new toys for the Lawyers Lend a Hand Toy Drive.  If you are able to bring a toy, please try to bring something a teenager would enjoy.  The toys are given to needy DuPage County families, to brighten their holidays.

Date:  Wednesday, December 6

Time:  4:45 p.m. – 6:15

Location:  BIC 3441

Earn one LEX hour for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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Fall Paralegal Portfolio Expo!

See you at the Expo! 


 

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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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U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Who are we: CBP is a premier law enforcement agency that safeguards America’s borders. Every day, CBP protects the public from dangerous people and materials attempting to cross the border, while enhancing the Nation’s global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel at ports of entry. On a typical day, CBP makes 900+ apprehensions and seizes 9,000+ pounds of illegal drugs.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is hiring 5,000 officers. Interested? Click here: Customs and Border Patrol.


 

 

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Anne Knight – Kendall County Assistant State’s Attorney!

Join Paralegal Club as Anne Knight discusses her role as a Kendall County Assistant State’s Attorney.

Date:  Wednesday, November 15

Time:  4:45 p.m.

Location:  BIC A106

Earn one LEX hour for attending this event.  Everyone is welcome!

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Congratulations, Kristal Solis!

College of DuPage Paralegal Studies student Kristal Solis of Carol Stream recently received $500 Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) scholarships.
The American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) annually awards the LEX scholarship to no more than five students nationwide. The award selection is judged on 500- to 750-word essays on a topic selected by the AAfPE.
In addition to the scholarship, Solis was a speaker at the national AAfPE conference.
 

CONGRATULATIONS, KRISTAL!

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