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Legal Employment Weekly - November 8, 2010

Legal Employment Weekly - November 8, 2010

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Attorney Positions — Law Firms, Government, Corporate, Non-Profit
Staff Positions — Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Law Clerks, Word Processors,
Mail Room Staff, Receptionists and much more!
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Up-to-Date Listings of Jobs in the Legal Profession
LEGAL EMPLOYMENT
WEEKLY
®
 Volume 12, No. 45A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
 Attorney Positions — Law Firms, Government, Corporate, Non-ProfitStaff Positions — Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Law Clerks, Word Processors,Mail Room Staff, Receptionists and much more!
 Paralegal listings continued on page 2Legal Secretary listings continued on page 3 Attorney listings continued on page 2
LAWBULLETIN
 Week of Nov. 8-12, 2010
LEGAL SECRETARY
Position of the Week 
PARALEGAL
Position of the Week 
ATTORNEY
Position of the Week 
Attorney
Real estate investment company seeks attorney or individual with 5 plus years in the banking industryto assist with purchase of individual bank notes(mostly 2nd mortgage notes). Must have directcontacts with numerous established banks.Mortgage brokers need not apply.
Box LB131
Law Bulletin415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: 
ASBESTOS LITIGATIONPARALEGAL
Well established insurance defense Loop lawfirm seeks organized asbestos litigationparalegal to assist our attorneys in pleading,discovery and trial preparation. Medical and401(k) benefits are offered.
Box LB127
Law Bulletin415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: 
Experienced Workers'Compensation LegalSecretary
Small downtown workers' compensation lawfirm seeks a full time legal secretary. Idealcandidates will have 2-5 years experience inworker's compensation and/or personal injurylaw. This position requires strongcommunication and computer skills. Must havea good work ethic. Competitive salary andexcellent benefits. Candidates should e-mailtheir resume and salary expectations
 
Legal Secretary
Loop law firm has immediateopening for a legal secretarywith experience in medicalmalpractice and personal inju-ry litigation. Candidate musthave 5+ years experience, beproficient in Word, wellversed in court filings and pro-cedures, have strong organi-zation skills, be detail orient-ed, have the ability to handle aheavy workload and be a teamplayer.
Box LB125
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Legal Secretary
Immediate opening availablefor an experienced litigationsecretary with excellenttyp-ing and administrative skillsand the ability to multi-task ina fast-pacedenvironment.Knowledge of Word, WordPerfect, document manage-ment software and Feder-al/State e-filings is a must. Weoffer competitive salary andbenefits.Send resume to
Box LB128
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ExperiencedWorkers’CompensationLegal Secretary
Small downtown workers’compensation law firmseeksa full time legal secretary.Ideal candidates will have2-5years experience inworker’scompensation and/orpersonalinjury law. This position re-quires strongcommunicationand computer skills. Musthave a good work ethic.Com-petitive salary and excellentbenefits. Candidates shoulde-mail their resume andsalaryexpectations tokrubin@rubincomplaw.com
REQUEST FORQUALIFICATIONSSTATE OFILLINOISState seal.jpgNICHOLAS G.GRAPSAS,PUBLICADMINISTRATORFOR THECOUNTY OFCOOK
The Public Administrator isaccepting statements ofqualifications of Cook Countyattorneys and law firmspracticing in probate estateadministration interested inpossible assignmentsrepresenting the PublicAdministrator. Qualificationsshould be sent by U. S. Mailpostmarked on or beforeNovember 30, 2010addressed to:Nicholas G. Grapsas69 West Washington Street, #2640Chicago, IL 60602
LEGAL: F/TTEMP.
F/T Temp. atty/paralegal pos.avail. starting immed. for aCommercial R/E Co. in Chica-go. Pos. requiresabstractingcomm. leases. Candidatesshould have experience, be re-liable & detailoriented.Please email resumetocthach@askpsg.com.
TAX & ESTATEPLANNINGATTORNEYUP TO $200K
Financial Company/law firmseeks a tax and estateplan-ning attorney with 3-5yearsexperience to provide legalex-pertise, resolve fiduciaryis-sues, supervise fiduciaryliti-gation matters, serve on theSpecial Investment Distribu-tion committee and other com-mittees, as well as manyotherduties. Taxation experienceasfiduciary counsel at a bank ispreferred.Please send resume and coverletter to:Kathy StrattonFax: 312-253-5446Phone: 312-253-4012Email: kstratton@firstassoc.com
Education Counsel
National Insurance Trade As-sociation headquarteredinDowners Grove seeks alegal-technical writer/designerforweb based learning programs.Responsibilities include re-searching, designing,writing,and editing new educationaldistance learning modules onproperty and casualty claimstopics for association mem-bers. Law degree from an ac-credited law school required.Technical undergraduate de-gree a plus. Strong computerskills essential (MS Word andPowerPoint a must, experi-ence with AdobePremierePro, Flash, and Illustrator aplus). Insurance defense, in-surance coverage, and/orE-learning design experience de-sirable. Full benefitspackagewith 401(k). Submit resume,writing sample, and salary re-quirements tolmurphy@plrb.org.
Legal Secretary
Loop law firm has immediateopening for a legal secretarywith experience in medicalmalpractice and personal inju-ry litigation. Candidate musthave 5+ years experience, beproficient in Word, wellversed in court filings and pro-cedures, have strong organi-zation skills, be detail orient-ed, have the ability to handle aheavy workload and be a teamplayer.
Box LB136
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ASSOCIATEATTORNEY
Wheaton law firm seeks asso-ciate attorney with 2 ormoreyears experience in civilliti-gation practice area. Munici-pal law background a plus.Send resume and salary re-quirements via e-mail tomaryedickson@comcast.net, or via facsimile at630/690-3108.
PARALEGAL
Plaintiff’s Medical Malprac-tice Firm seeks experiencedparalegal with a minimum of7 years significant trialexpe-rience . Applicant should haveexperience with computerizedtrial presentations such aspower point and trial director.Candidate must be proficientin medical record organiza-tion, depositionscheduling,discovery and relatedmateri-als. This position requiresex-cellent organizational skills.Attractive compensationpackage for the right candi-date. Send resume and refer-ences to
Box LB124
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Bankruptcy LegalSecretary
Nationally recognizedbank-ruptcy law firm is seekingahighly skilled litigationsecre-tary. You will assist withpreparation and e-filing ofChapter 11 documents withthecourt. You will provide assis-tance to attorneys andparalegals in all areas of cli-ent-related work. Theidealcandidate will be extremelyorganized with excellentcom-munication skills and abletowork in a document-intensive,fast-paced environment.Strong WordPerfect, Word,Excel, & Access and typingare necessary to be successfulin this position. Youmusthave at least 4 years prior ex-perience recently workingonChapter 11 bankruptcy lawcases. This boutique firm of-fers a great working environ-ment with excellent fringebenefits and salary commen-surate with experience.E-mail resume tofmc420@aol.com
LEGALSECRETARY
River North law firm special-izing in workerscompensa-tion defense needs full time le-gal secretary. Individual mustbe highly organized,possessstrong communication skills,and MUST type 65-70 WPM.Great starting salary and ben-efits, including group medicalinsurance and 401k. Please faxresume to Lindsay at 312/321-1114 or e.mail atLindsay.Frounfelkner@ganan-shapiro.com.
Attorney
Real estate investment com-pany seeks attorney or indi-vidual with 5 plus years in thebanking industry to assist withpurchase of individual banknotes (mostly 2nd mortgagenotes). Must have direct con-tacts with numerous estab-lished banks. Mortgagebro-kers need not apply.
Box LB131
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ASBESTOSLITIGATIONPARALEGAL
Well established insurancede-fense Loop law firm seeks or-ganized asbestoslitigationparalegal to assist our attor-neys in pleading, discoveryand trial preparation. Medicaland 401(k) benefits areof-fered.
Box LB127
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Counsel
Ten attorney business counsel-ing, transactions and litigationlaw firm seeks counsel withseven or more years of trans-actional experience.Practiceareas include general corpo-rate, contracts, mergers andacquisitions, financing andre-al estate. Candidate must pos-sess a strong business back-ground, solid analytical andtechnical writing skills,legalresearch andcommunicationaptitude, at least $200,000 ofportable business, and strongentrepreneurial abilitiesandinterest. Tax and/or account-ing background is preferred.
Box LB132
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ParalegalWorker’sCompensation
Large, prominent loop locatedlaw firm has an immediateopening for a full time bilin-gual (English/Spanish) Work-er’s Compensation Paralegal.Paralegal certificateandsome experience in a law of-fice required. Must be fluentin the English and Spanishlanguage, must be organized,possess excellent phoneskillsand be PC Literate. Responsi-bilities include but are notlim-ited to: screening client calls,determination ofpotentialcases, follow-up anddocumen-tation in computer system,preparing documents for courtfiling, and assisting attorneyswith daily case management.We offer an excellent salaryand benefits package.Please fax resume to the Of-fice Manager (312) 464-1212 ore-mail fperrone@gwclaw.com
Medical RecordsParalegal
Chicago practice has anim-mediate opening for an experi-enced Medical records para-legal. The successful candi-date will have a minimum of 3years experience reviewing &summarizing medical recordsand creating medicalchronol-ogies for attorney review.Strong writing skills, attentionto detail, a good sense of hu-mor, the ability to deal withstress, and deadlines areneeded to be successful in thisposition. 4 year degree and orABA paralegal certificatearepreferred. Salary is commen-surate with experience andfirm offers a competitiveben-efit package E-mail resume tofmc420@aol.com
Trial Paralegal
Litigation firm has animme-diate opening available for anexperienced triallitigationparalegal with 4+ years of ex-perience. The successful can-didate must be able to travelfor 4 to 6 weeks for trials andyour trial experiencemusthave included sitting at coun-sel table. These attorneyswould also prefer some trialexhibit soft ware experience.You must be detailorientedand have good interpersonalcommunication skills. Youmust be proficient with Micro-soft Office Suites and havestrong communication skills.4year degree and/or an ABAapproved paralegalcertifi-cate. Salary is commensuratewith experience and firm of-fers a competitive benefitpackage. E-mail resumetofmc420@aol.com
 
2—LEGAL EMPLOYMENT WEEKLY
Copyright © 2010 byLaw Bulletin Publishing Company415 N. State StreetChicago, Illinois 60654(312) 644-7800Fax (312) 644-0542 www.LawBulletin.com
CONTROLLER
Tressler, LLP
a dynamic and growing law firm seeks experi-enced Controller with proven leadership skills for its down-town Chicago office. Qualified candidates have 5-10 yearsexperience in a law firm, at least 2-3 as a Controller. Musthave expertise with financial statement preparation, payrolland general ledger account analyses. Progressive working en-vironment, competitive salary & benefits! Please send re-sume with cover letter to:
Careers@frronline.com
Equal Opportunity Employer
Conflicts Attorney
Jenner & Block is looking for a licensed attorney who will beresponsible for reviewing and analyzing potential conflicts fornew business, lateral hire and contract attorney candidates.This position is administrative in nature and not a partnershiptrack position. Minimum 3 years legal experience required.To learn more and apply, please visithttp://www.jenner.com/careers_new/careers.asp?ID=000015561324.
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Indianapolis - DowntownForeign Patent Paralegal
Baker & Daniels is currently seeking a Foreign Patent Para-legal with 3+ years of experience in foreign patent prosecu-tion. This fast-paced, challenging position will provideparalegal support and assistance to attorneys in the area ofintellectual property by coordinating all foreign matters in-cluding filings in the PCT office and directcorrespondencewith foreign agents. Knowledge of PCT practice through bothUS and EPO receiving offices, as well as, knowledge of patentdocketing software and docketing principles is essential. Ex-cellent organizational skills and communication skills amust.MS Word knowledge required. Bachelors Degree or commen-surate experience necessary. To be considered for thisoppor-tunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and salaryhistory to P.O. Box 44050, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or e-mailPaula.Pogue@bakerd.com.
ATTORNEYS
The area’s top Law Firms and Corporations are searching theLaw Bulletin’s Resume Center daily for their hiring needs.You need to be signed up and post your resume and profile -how else will they find you? You can keep your searchconfidential and exclude your choice of employers fromviewing your resume and information. The Resume Center isthe best way to get the exposure you want, on your terms,while looking for your next position.It’s fast, easy and free to sign up!Go to Jobs.LawBulletin.comand sign up today!
PARALEGALS
The area’s top Law Firms and Corporations are searching theLaw Bulletin’s Resume Center daily for their hiring needs.You need to be signed up and post your resume and profile -how else will they find you? You can keep your searchconfidential and exclude your choice of employers fromviewing your resume and information. The Resume Center isthe best way to get the exposure you want, on your terms,while looking for your next position.It’s fast, easy and free to sign up!Go to Jobs.LawBulletin.comand sign up today!
Position NoticeExecutive Director forCareer Planningand Professional DevelopmentUniversity of IllinoisCollege of Law
The University of Illinois College of Law
seeks a motivated,cre-ative, and experienced professional to assume the new position ofExecutive Director for Career Planning and Professional Devel-opment. Ranked 21st in the most recent
U.S. News 
ranking oftoplaw schools, the College of Law resides on the University of Illi-nois’s flagship campus in
Urbana-Champaign
and features top-notch students, a world-class faculty, and alumni who hold pres-tigious positions in law, business, government, and the legalacademy throughout the world.The Executive Director will report directly to the Executive As-sistant Dean for Career Planning and Professional Development.Specific responsibilities of the Executive Director will include:
expanding opportunities for students and graduates in lawfirms, corporations, government (including state and federal ju-dicial clerkships), legal services and other public interest organi-zations through strategic employer outreach and marketresearch;
designing and implementing programming designed to expandopportunities for students, including on- and off-campus inter-view programs, panel discussions, workshops, mock interviewprograms, and large-scale networking events;
offering career counseling to students;
working with the Executive Assistant Dean to direct the staff-ing of the office and management of work assigned to profession-als and support staff.The position requires a J.D. or M.B.A. with at least five years ofwork experience in the legal profession or legal recruitment andplacement, as well as knowledge of a range of legal and non-le-gal careers.Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications andexperience and is anticipated at$85,000-$115,000. Please completeyour candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload yourcover letter; resume; e-mail address; and the names, addresses,and phone numbers of three references by January 31, 2011. In-terviews may take place prior to the closing date; however, nodecision will be made until after that date. The proposed startingdate is as soon as possible after the closing date. For further in-formation regarding application procedures, please contact Jen-nifer Rexroad, Director of Human Resources, at 217-244-7582.
The University of Illinois is an EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embracediversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidateswho also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
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LINDERLEGALSTAFFING
Contract assignments anddirect-hire positions at lawfirms andcorporations.Please email resume toclinder@linderlegalstaffing.comand visit www.linder.jobs
ASSOCIATEATTORNEY
Dykema, a national law firm,seeks an associate with 2-4years of class action andcon-sumer finance litigation expe-rience for our Chicagooffice.Previous experience repre-senting banks, insurance car-riers and lenders in suchmat-ters is a plus. Candidates musthave strong academiccreden-tials and excellent written andoral advocacy skills.Pleasesend cover letter, resume, anda copy of law school transcriptto:Justine A. MauryProfessional Personnel CoordinatorDykema Gossett PLLC10 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2300Chicago, IL 60606Fax: 312-627-2302jmaury@dykema.comwww.dykema.com
NEEDLITIGATIONASSISTANCE?
Harvard-educated lawprofes-sor, a former trial/appellateattorney and Special Asst.State’s Attorney, will retire atend of year and seeks contractor part-time employment fortrial and appellate work.Ac-tively licensed in Illinois/fed-eral courts and MCLE compli-ant with professionalliabilityinsurance. Pleasetelephoneme at 312-987-1440
Litigation Attorney
Loop plaintiff’s injury firmseeks an Attorney with5-7years experience in all phasesof jury trial preparationin-cluding actual jury trial expe-rience of substantial personalinjury cases. Send resume andsalary requirement to:
Box LB120
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Education/LocalGovernmentAttorney
Naperville law office seekingassociate with 2-5 years expe-rience. Email resume withsalary requirements totgarrabrant@obkcg.com
Associate/Property
Butler PappasWeihmullerKatz Craig, LLP recentlyopened its Chicago Office.Weare looking for an associatewith 2-4 years of first partyproperty insuranceexperi-ence. This is an excellentop-portunity to join the new officeof an established civil defensefirm. Please submit resumetoHiring Partner, Butler PappasWeihmuller Katz Craig,LLP,115 S. LaSalle Street, Suite3200, Chicago, IL 60603 orfaxto (312) 456-0909.
MedicalMalpracticeTrial Attorney
Plaintiff’s medical malprac-tice firm seeks an additionaltrial attorney with a MINI-MUM of 9 yearsexperienceincluding actual jury experi-ence for preparation and trialof substantial medical mal-practice cases . Experience inbirth injury litigation desired.Position offers an attractivecompensation packagewithunlimited growthpotential.All responses will be heldinconfidence. Send resume, ref-erences and salary require-ments to
Box LB123
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ParalegalGraduate
Paralegal graduate(Bache-lor’s in Paralegal Studies,ABA-accredited certificate,3.82 GPA) is looking for un-paid internship. I amwillingto offer a six-month commit-ment. My only possible sched-ule is from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.every day, but I will be invalu-able help for someone with toomuch work and toomanydeadlines. I prefer concentra-tion in intellectualproperty,but will consider every offer.Please reply tofreeparalegal2010@gmail.com.
LEGAL: F/TTEMP.
F/T Temp. atty/paralegal pos.avail. starting immed. for aCommercial R/E Co. in Chica-go. Pos. requiresabstractingcomm. leases. Candidatesshould have experience, be re-liable & detailoriented.Please email resumetocthach@askpsg.com.
Associate Attorney
Associate Attorney positionw/ established McHenryCountylaw firm. 2-3yrs
personal in-jury law
exp req’d. Excellentbenefits. Send resume:MarciPena, BGSA, 2030 N. Semi-nary Ave, Woodstock,IL60098[Marci Pena] ,Fax:815-338-7817, or email tompena@bgsalaw.com.
ExperiencedAttorney
Workers comp. experiencere-quired. Common LawTrialexperience desired. Send re-sume to:
Box LB114
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Docket Clerk
General practice firmseeksclerk familiar with filings inthe Circuit Court. Please callNancy 312-861-0800
ATTORNEY -CORPORATE
Well-established, mid-size AV-rated law firm seeks associateattorney with 3-4 years’ sub-stantial experience in corpo-rate and real estate transac-tions. Strong writing skills andexcellent academiccredentialsnecessary. Competitivesalary and benefits. Convenient down-town Chicago location.Colle-gial atmosphere and reason-able billing hours expected.Please send resume to:
Box LB121
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Part TimeAssociate
Small defense/coveragelitiga-tion firm seeking part timeas-sociate 2-3 days a week, musthave auto for collar countiesoccasionally, must be abletowrite/argue briefs/motions,tostart before end of the year.
Box LB126
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Criminal Lawyer
Expanding Northwest Subur-ban law firm seeks an experi-enced criminal lawyer withatleast 7 years of experience.This is a tremendous opportu-nity to become a part of a dy-namic and growing firm.Please send cover letter andresume to:
Box LB137
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
ExperiencedAttorney
Workers comp. experiencere-quired. Common LawTrialexperience desired. Send re-sume to:
Box LB135
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654E-mail: BlindBox@LBPC.com
Family Law
Well known Firm is acceptingresumes fromaccomplishedassociates with 3+ years ofsolid Family Law experienceand a demonstrated beliefinthe importance of helping cli-ents make a significant differ-ence in their lives. You will bechallenged by the diverseanddemanding cases at theFirmbut you will enjoy anexcellentsalary and benefits package ata Firm where your careercanthrive. For immediate consid-eration please submit yourre-sume withsalary history andsalary requirements (must beincluded to be considered) tochicagolooplawfirm@gmail.com
Sellers Wanted
Solo or small law practice.Robert Banzuly, 312-953-4268The Lawyer’s Broker.
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The finance and securitiza-tion practice group of ournational law firm client isseeking a well-credentialedassociate who is, ideally, aClass of ‘07, and ,possibly,an ‘08 who has finance andasset securitization experi-ence. Candidates in theClass of ‘06 or ‘07 who onlyhave general corporate (notsolely M&A) experience, butare interested in these prac-tice areas and willing to bebackstepped one year to aClass of ‘07 or ‘08 will be con-sidered. The ideal candidatewill be working at a large firm.You will be representinglenders, investors and bor-rowers in various financingand securitization transac-tions. This is a great opportu-nity to be part of a close knit,well-respected practice groupthat is one of this firm’slargest.
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Aprominent Chicago law firmhas an immediate need for awell-credentialed associatewith a minimum of 3 yearsexperience for its Trusts &Estates Group. This is a greatopportunity to be part of awell-respected practicegroup. Chicago, Illinois
The growing Labor andEmployment practice groupof our national client is usingus exclusively to conduct asearch for an associate whois, ideally, a Class of ‘05-’07and has significant draftingand negotiation skills in eitherlabor & employment oremployee benefits law. Thisattorney must be capable ofidentifying and handling thelabor and employment issuesthat arise in the corporatetransactional context ofmergers and acquisitions ordispositions of companies.Substantial experience indrafting and negotiatingagreements regardingemployment, severance,consulting and retentionissues is essential. This is anewly created position andthe associate will work prima-rily with two partners whosepractice focuses on the labor& employment issuesentailed in transactions.There may be some periodicexposure to litigation andcounseling issues. This is aphenomenal opportunity tobe the sole, dedicated asso-ciate in this unique role whilebeing part of a collegial, closeknit practice group.
The growing Finance PracticeGroup of the Chicago office ofour national law firm is seekingan attorney with at least one yearof financial transactional experi-ence. This associate will assist ina wide range of transactions,including structured, convention-al and public (municipal bonds)financings, and tax credit trans-actions. This is a great opportuni-ty to be an integral part of a well-respected, sophisticated financepractice at a collegiallaw firm.
The growing corporate prac-tice of this mid-sized firm(under 50 attorneys) is seek-ing a well-credentialed asso-ciate with 4-7 years (ideally,Class of 2005 or 2006) ofgeneral corporate transac-tional experience gained at alarge or mid-sized law firm.This practice includes M&A, joint ventures, financing forlenders and borrowers,shareholder, operating andpartnership agreements,noncompete agreements andsales and divestitures. Theminimum billables are 1,800hours and the average bill-ables range between 1,900and 2,000. This is a veryentrepreneurial firm with acollegial culture.
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Our client, a loop law firm, islooking for a temporary trade-mark paralegal for a 3-4month assignment. You willbe responsible for trademarksearches and clearance.Assignment begins immedi-ately and you MUSThaveprior experience with Dialog,$20-$25 per hour.
 
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legal@clslegalstaffing.comChicago Legal Search, Ltd.180 North LaSalle StreetSuite 3525Chicago, IL60601(312) 251-2580chicagolegalsearch.com
Our mid-size loop law firmclient is looking for a corpo-rate compliance paralegalwith 4+ years of experience.B.A. and paralegal certificateis preferred. Salary up to themid $50’s. Comprehensivebenefits.
Our client, a Northwest sub-urban company, is seeking aparalegal with 5+ years ofmortgage/banking experi-ence. Responsibilitiesinclude reviewing and draft-ing responses to complaints,requests for information andconducting necessaryresearch; research loans andprepare memos; research,draft advisement memoran-dums on federal and statelaws affecting the mortgageindustry; compliance; loanperformance auditing; assistin development of systems,policies and procedures tomaintain superior regulatorycompliance and any otherduties as assigned. PLEASENOTE THATTHIS IS ATEMP-TO-PERM opportuni-ty. Competitive salary andbenefits.
Our national law firm is seek-ing a well-credentialed asso-ciate with, ideally, 3-5 yearsof finance experience dealingwith funds or credit agree-ments. This firm will considercorporate associates whohave some finance experi-ence. This is a great oportu-nity to be part of a sophisti-cated, growing practice.

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