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LEGAL EMPLOYMENT Up-to-Date Listings of Jobs in the Legal Profession WEEKLY®

Volume 12, No. 12 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Mar. 22-26, 2010
Attorney Positions — Law Firms, Government, Corporate, Non-Profit
Staff Positions — Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Law Clerks, Word Processors,
Mail Room Staff, Receptionists and much more!
Position of the Week Position of the Week Position of the Week

The Chicago office of a large national law firm seeks
Liberty Mutual Group, a Fortune 500 Company, a Paralegal with 4+ years of litigation experience.
offers an opportunity to represent its policyholders Top skills in litigation support systems required, National litigation law firm seeking Legal
in its Workers Compensation unit in downtown including Summation, Casemap, Secretary to work in firm's downtown Chicago
Chicago. The ideal candidate should have 5 to 7 TrialDirector/Sanction and e-filing, along with office. Ideal candidate must be experienced.
years of experience. Must be admitted in Illinois. excellent skills in MS products, including Excel. Trial This is a full time position.
Competitive salary and benefits. Apply online at experience, excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and training experience also required. Box LB919
Job Number 12172. Equal opportunity employer. Must be a self starter with strong organizational Law Bulletin
skills, ability to prioritize, and work in a team setting. 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
We offer a positive work environment and a E-mail:
comprehensive benefit package. Paralegal certificate
or 4 year degree is required. Qualified candidates
should send resumes to


PLAINTIFF’S STATE’S LITIGATION The Chicago office of a large Secretary Secretary
national law firm seeks a
ATTORNEY ATTORNEY - PARALEGAL Paralegal with 4+ years of lit- Chicago law firm is looking to
add an experienced corporate
Chicago law firm is seeking a
legal secretary with 3-5 years
igation experience. Top skills
We are looking for an experi- CIVIL National insurance litigation
law firm is seeking an experi-
in litigation support systems legal secretary to their staff.
You need to have at least 5
patent prosecution experience
in a law firm setting. The suc-
enced Plaintiff’s Attorney required, including Summa-
with the following qualifica- Looking to focus on the prac- enced Litigation Paralegal to tion, Casemap, TrialDirec- years experience handling cessful candidate will support
tions: tice of law in a "small firm" work directly with named tor/Sanction and e-filing, along Contracts, Licensing Agree- 3 attorneys and must have for-
environment, want to engage partner in handling large com- with excellent skills in MS ments, and preparing corpo- eign and domestic prosecution
1. Actual first chair trial expe- in a diverse legal practice in- mercial litigation cases. Qual- products, including Excel. Tri- rate documents. You will be experience, strong legal secre-
rience with verdicts in the six volving both litigation and ified candidate will possess a al experience, excellent com- managing this busy attorney’s tarial skills including expert
figure or above range transactional work, and tiring minimum of 5 years litigation munication skills, both oral practice including managing level Microsoft Word. Some
2. The ability to handle all as- of the long commute down- support experience, signifi- and written, and training ex- this busy attorney’s speaking Patent litigation will be help-
pects of complex and multi- town? The Civil Division of the cant experience with large- perience also required. Must schedule, travel schedule cal- ful for this opening. This posi-
party cases and a love of do- Lake County State’s Attorneys scale discovery and document be a self starter with strong endar etc. Strong communica- tion requires strong interper-
ing so Office represents the county production; exceptional file organizational skills, ability to tion skills are needed for cli- sonal skills and the ability to
3. A desire to fully prepare and its employees in civil mat- organization skills; proficien- prioritize, and work in a team ent liaison work. Heavy edit- work for a top partner. Imme-
and orchestrate large cases ters and seeks a highly-moti- cy in Concordance, Livenote setting. We offer a positive ing skills are needed for diate interviews. Generous
and a zest for the challenge vated attorney with at least and Microsoft Office Suite ap- work environment and a com- assisting in final draft prepa- benefit package and beautiful
4. An ability to commit the re- two years civil litigation expe- plications; trial preparation prehensive benefit package. ration of documents. Experi- offices. Send resume to
quired time and effort to this rience in state or federal and trial support experience; Paralegal certificate or 4 year ence utilizing delta view &
position to continue as a top court, able to provide advice excellent communication degree is required. Qualified redlining or tracking changes
trial lawyer and counsel in a broad range (verbal and written) skills; candidates should send re- feature is a must. Salary is
This is not a starting level po- of legal matters, and with strong ability to manage mul- sumes to commensurate with experi-
sition. You must be motivated strong research, writing, or- tiple tasks and changing prior- ence and firm offers a compet-
and be fully aware of what it ganizational and interpersonal ities and excellent attention- itive benefit package E-mail
takes to handle a case load of skills. Please respond with to-detail skills. Bachelors De- resume to
30 to 50 files. Salary commen- cover letter, resume and writ- gree and Paralegal Certificate
surate with qualifications and ing sample on line at statesat- with strong academic creden-
full benefits. If you are an au-; by tials required. The firm offers
tonomous individual with a de- fax at 847-360-0661 or by mail a competitive salary, benefit
sire to continue handling seri- to: Civil Division, Lake Coun- package and business casual
Legal Secretary
ous and deserving cases,
please send your resume to:
ty State’s Attorneys Office, 18
N. County St., Waukegan, IL,
office environment. Applicant
should be available for imme- PARALEGAL 60085-4363. diate consideration. Qualified
candidates can forward cover Plaintiff’s Medical Malprac-
Estate Planning National litigation law firm
seeking Legal Secretary to
letter and resume to
tice Firm seeks experienced
paralegal with a minimum of
Legal Secretary work in firm’s downtown Chi-
cago office. Ideal candidate
5 years experience in trial must be experienced. This is a
Medium sized Chicago law full time position.
preparation of significant firm is seeking a legal secre-
medical malpractice matters. tary with 3+ years of estate
Spanish Fluent Candidate must be proficient planning and tax legal experi- Box LB919
in litigation and case manage- ence in a law firm setting. The Law Bulletin
Waukegan ment software, transcription
of medical terminology, medi-
successful candidate will sup-
port one busy partner and
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Attorney cal record organization, depo-
sition scheduling, discovery
must have strong legal secre-
tarial skills including ad-
Spanish fluent attorney with DEPUTY STATE and related materials. This
position requires excellent or-
vanced Microsoft Word &Ex-
cel level for long document
minimum two years experi-
ence in consumer law, crimi- APPELLATE ganizational skills. Send re-
sume, references and salary
production. This position re-
quires strong organizational &
nal, civil litigation, family or
immigration law needed im- DEFENDER Intellectual requirements to interpersonal skills with
strong attention to details.
mediately to staff growing of-
Property Box LB911 This position requires over
fice at Katz Law Office Ltd.’s
Waukegan location.
Deputy State Appellate De-
fender - Attorney with at least Law Bulletin time. Immediate interviews. Legal Assistant
This position requires a natu-
15 years of criminal appellate Paralegal 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Generous benefit package and
beautiful offices. Send resume Joliet general practice law
experience who possesses ex-
ral talent for client intake and
inspiring clients with confi-
cellent research, writing,ana- UPPER $50K to firm is looking for experi-
enced legal assistant. Please
lytical and communication
dence in the attorney and the skills. Assure quality repre- Mid-sized law firm seeks a fax resume to 815-723-5136
firm. The applicant need be an sentation isprovided by the hard working Intellectual
effective leader and manager Agency; oversee training, Property Paralegal with 4-5
of a law office, as the purpose conferences, and seminars in years experience. The right
of his/her hiring is to build the
Waukegan office into a thriv-
house and for the criminal de-
fense bar statewide; assist in
candidate will have the ability
to organize and prioritize a va- Legal Secretary
ing pillar of legal support for
the Spanish speaking commu-
establishing and implement-
ing procedures and practices;
riety of tasks and complete
under time constraints along
LINDER Chicago based litigation firm
nity of Lake County. Applicant
need be highly organized and
and perform all such duties as with excellent interpersonal LEGAL is looking for a legal secretary
with 3 years insurance defense
Legal Secretary
otherwise requested by the and writing skills. Immediate
motivated, able to handle a
case load of approximately 100
State Appellate Defender. At- hire. Only qualified applicants
experience. Must be detail ori-
ented, multi-tasker and type
torney can serve in the posi- will be contacted
client matters in two or more
areas of law.
tion from either Chicago or Please send resume and cover Contract assignments and at least 75 wpm. Benefits
package offered.
Springfield office. Send cover letter to: direct-hire positions at law
Interested applicants need letter and resume no later firms and corporations. Legal secretary seeks Full-
send resume, three work ref- than Monday, March 29, 2010, Kathy Stratton: Please email resume to Box LB913 Time Work; proficient in
erences, and two research in- to Michael J. Pelletier, State Fax: 312-253-5446 Law Bulletin Microsoft Word; exc. Dicta-
tensive writing samples to Appellate Defender at Phone: 312-253-4012 and visit 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 phone; exp w/Timeslips. Call EOE. Email: E-mail: Robin (773) 991-2636

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career opportunities? If you aren't putting in at least as much time and effort crunching your network as you are your abs, Litigation Must be extremely organized. Bachelors degree required. Ex-
perience with InterAction preferred. 20 - 25 hours/week, no
your career search isn't in peak form.
Projects: benefits.
As a career trainer for lawyers in transition, I feel a kinship with all the personal trainers I see at my local gym. In a lot of Trial attorney, with over 30 Qualified candidates please send resume to:
ways, we are in similar positions. We both have clients that come in to see us searching for direction. We both want to help experience, concentrating in
medical malpractice and per- No recruiters, no phone calls.
our clients identify and reach realistic goals by offering directed exercises to help strengthen their resolve and sharpen their
sonal injury, is available, flex-
skills. We each relish in our clients successes and feel for them when they fall short. But whereas my compatriots at the ible hours including weekends,
gym can point to the loss of the first few pounds or inches to reassure their clients that progress is being made, my clients to work on project basis: in-
find it much harder to see success in anything less than the acquisition of a new job. cluding doing medical re-
search, reviewing medical re-
We all know that Rome wasn't built in a day, and that (no matter what you read on the internet) washboard abs can't be
cords, trial testimony and dep- Manager, IP/T Docket
ositions. Please call me at
obtained without sustained hard work. Yet so many lawyers lose patience and focus as soon as their first round of letters or 312- 644-3999 Job ID: 1049
networking attempts fail to yield a job offer. I guess the legal market was too good for too long; many of us have never Location:Chicago
experienced a real job search and the persistence that carrying out such a search requires. Full/Part Time:Full-Time
So pull on your sweats and lace up your sneakers-we are going for a trial run through the career obstacle course for getting
a job in these tough times.
Paralegals 1100 Job Opening Information
Temporary/Part-Time 1120 Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP is a premier national full
1. Bend and Stretch service law firm, with hundreds of lawyers in numerous U.S.
locations as well as an international presence, and a global
When you haven't been to the gym for a while, most trainers will start by checking your flexibility. They will push you and LITIGATION reach throughout the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.
The firm serves the legal and public interest needs of many of
pull you to see where and how you bend, how "tight" you are, how flexible (or inflexible) you have become over the years.
Where you start is just the baseline-you are expected to loosen up as you begin the training process.
PARALEGAL the world’s best-known and most admired businesses, non-
profits and individuals. Sonnenschein is a leader in the law
Established mid-sized general
practice Loop law firm seeks firm industry as noted by our rank in the Am Law 100 list and
This holds true for career stretching as well. Are you hung up on only taking a job exactly like the one you held before? In
an experienced commercial the fact that several of our offices have been recognized as
this economy, the number of traditional legal jobs has shrunk considerably. You may need to figure out a way to stretch your "Best Places to Work" in their respective communities.
litigation paralegal to work
technical and transferable skills into new and different configurations so as to be marketable in areas that are quasi- or even part-time (approximately 20
non-legally related. The good news here is that just as you can train your body and muscles to bend and move in different hours per week). Please send The Firm has experienced record growth in its Intellectual
resume, in confidence, with Property & Technology ("IPT") practice over the last four
directions, you can reevaluate your intellectual skills and learn to see where and how those skills can be valuable in other
detailed summary of commer- years without sacrificing its unique atmosphere of collabora-
places and industries beyond the law. cial litigation experience to: tion and respect. Our Firm has more than 50 lawyers and sci-
entific advisors in offices across the country whose practices
This mental stretching can be as painful in its own way as the physical type. We all get comfortable with the routines we Box LB910 include work in the IPT area. They are supported by a net-
know and the comfort that comes with using our skills in the same ways over and over, but humans are flexible-we were Law Bulletin work of associates from countries around the world, involved
designed to be adaptable to survive. 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 in all aspects of intellectual property. The recent growth of
our Firm’s substantial IPT practice has added a critical di-
2. Start Slow and Steady mension to the contributions made by the Docket organization
to the firm as a whole. As a result of the dynamic growth in
No one would start a new exercise routine with a triathlon. That just sounds crazy. But many legal job seekers, in a panic to this area, the firm is committed to a continued emphasis on
land something, do exactly that. Before they have even thought about what they might like to do or for whom they might be the importance and growth of its Docket function.
able to do their best work, they flood the market with their resumes. They network haphazardly. They act without a plan. The firm is currently recruiting for an IPT Docket Manager
And just like running a marathon without the proper training, they crash and burn, injuring themselves in the process. in our Chicago office. Reporting to the Chief Operating Offi-
cer, the IPT Docket Manager will manage the daily opera-
A smarter approach is to work up to being ready to present yourself to your target markets in a controlled fashion. I am all tions of the Firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Docket
department. Additionally, this individual will manage person-
for maximizing contacts in a given arena, but I believe there needs to be a strategic component to who you target, when and
nel, develop new services, enhance the current policies and
why. I try and encourage my clients to learn something from every networking meeting they have, and then to dial that procedures, and work closely with the attorneys in the prac-
learning into the next level contact. When an opportunity is available for a position, submit a tailored resume and cover letter tice group. This individual will be responsible for managing a
that speak directly to your qualifications for that specific position. Don't consider an afternoon on LinkedIn asking random team of professionals, which has grown in recent years to a
folks to "friend" you as quality job search time. team of fourteen.
3. Build On Your Progress
The IPT Docket Manager will mentor and manage all depart-
In the gym, once you can do 10 push-ups, then you work toward 15. Once you can do 15 repetitions of your bicep curls mental personnel whose collective responsibilities include:
with 10 pound weights, then you try it again with 15 pounders. Whether you are aiming for strength or flexibility or speed or ɀ Receiving, processing, and distributing all incoming mail to
stamina, you always keep building. the appropriate Docketing Specialists for handling and ensur-
ing that all completed work is forwarded to the appropriate
A job search is like this as well. Even after you have had a few good interviews, keep plugging! Some jobs just won't be attorneys within 48 hours of receipt.
offered to you, despite a fantastic interview. Not all positions actually come to fruition; budgets or head counts can get cut ɀ Reviewing all incoming patent and trademark correspon-
dence, docketing all pertinent information into the Firm’s
even during an interview cycle. .And coming in second is not always a bad thing-even when you are not the one actually
database systems, and reviewing information with the Quality
offered the job, being so close to the top should remind you that you did have most of what they thought they wanted for the Control Specialists.
slot, and you should reach out and investigate related jobs at related companies who might very well see the same positives ɀ Generating 2-day, weekly, and monthly reports for attorneys
in your background as did the first group. to assist them in monitoring their docket. Following up daily
with attorneys regarding hard due dates to ensure deadline
4. Rejoice in Your Results compliance and to maintain database integrity.
ɀ Coordinating all new client intake including the due dili-
Progress in the gym can be measured in lots of ways: increased strength, decreased pain, higher tolerance, lower weight. gence review of files. Handling the transfer out of files from
There are also intangible measures of success: you feel a little better, you have more energy, you look healthier. Plenty of the Firm.
tangible and intangible results can be yours from a well-conducted job search also. Your network increases, your confidence ɀ Generating correspondence to advise clients of patent infor-
mation received and docketed.
grows, your sense of where and how you can add value to an organization crystallizes. If you use your search time to
volunteer or take an internship, you can develop new skills and realize the benefits of giving something back to your The IPT Docket Manager will also be directly responsible for
community. the following:
ɀ Working with management to develop best practices and
Best of all, these results are just as real as the new job will be, when you land it. So, if you can manage to stay on track strategic goals to enhance the overall efficiency of the depart-
with both your physical and job search routines, just think how great you will look (and feel) when you start your new ment and the lawyers in the practice group.
position! ɀ Disseminating information on new technology developments
and trends to team members and management.
Cheryl Rich Heisler is the President and Founder of Lawternatives, a Chicago-based career consulting firm specializing in Experience and Qualifications
assisting lawyers in making career transitions, inside, outside and around the law.
ɀ The IPT Docket Manager must have a minimum of five
years of experience in a management role.
ɀ Given that this position serves as a resource to attorneys,
paralegals, and clients, a highly developed technical back-
ground in IPT is essential.
ɀ Expertise in handling patent and trademark prosecution,
both domestic and foreign, will add to the effectiveness of
managing departmental operations.
ɀ The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership
ability, team building skills, and a strong docketing back-
ground, preferably with CPI.
ɀ Additionally, this individual must have good planning and
organization skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities at
one time, strong teamwork skills, and excellent written and
oral communication skills.
ɀ An undergraduate degree is required for this position.
Closing Statement
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP offers a competitive sal-
ary and benefits package.
~~~We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
To apply, please visit:

Illinois Paralegal Association

INDEPENDENT sumer. The decision on mation and preparing no statute that defines ly defines what education- pendent or freelance para-
PARALEGALS/ where (i.e. which court) to court documents are for- what an independent para- al background and experi- legals. That may come in
FREELANCE file the documents must be bidden for the indepen- legal is or can do. Nor is ence a paralegal must have the future. For now, both
PARALEGALS made by the consumer. dent paralegal in Illinois. there a recourse for the before becoming a Legal types of paralegals must be
Research must be directed Great care must be main- consumer who receives Document Assistant. careful in not practicing
BY: Caren Mansfield, a by a client. Those deci- tained by the independent poor or inaccurate infor- There is a fee to register UPL.
member of the Illinois sions that paralegals rou- paralegal not to cross over mation from an indepen- and after posting a bond For more information
Paralegal Association tinely make in environ- the boundaries to UPL. dent information. the paralegal can identify on the IPA contact Yvonne
ments under attorney In Illinois there is no pro- A state that has taken herself/himself as a Legal at 815-462-4620 or
Independent paralegals supervision such as draft- tection for the indepen- action toward regulating Document Assistant.
and freelance paralegals. ing complaints, interview- dent paralegal legislatively independent paralegals is Illinois is not yet to the Contact Caren Mansfield
Terms that float around all ing clients to solicit infor- or the consumer. There is California. The law strict- point of regulating inde- at
the time. While both
names may be used inter-
changeably there is a dif-
the difference. Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox IL 60451-0452 z 815/462-4620 z Fax 815/462-4696
Freelance paralegals
are paralegals who are 2010 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
employed by attorneys,
† REGULAR membership is open to any person who is: (1) an Illinois resident employed as a paralegal on a full-time basis in the State of
firms, corporations or
Illinois; or (2) a non-Illinois resident employed as a paralegal on a full-time basis in the State of Illinois; or (3) an Illinois resident employed as
agencies to work contrac- a paralegal on a full-time basis in any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
tually. The freelance para-
legal may perform work †STUDENT membership is open to (1) any Illinois resident who is enrolled in a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited
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independently i.e. at
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lance paralegals are hired customarily, but not exclusively, performed by an attorney. This person is retained/employed by an attorney, law office, governmental agency, or other entity under the supervisory
authority of an attorney; or is authorized by governmental administrative agency or statutory or court authority to perform this work.
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Administration Assistant /Closer Office Available!
Chief Deputy Clerk Our Burr Ridge Law Firm is
Three offices available in 2-floor
looking to add a full time Le-
(Type II) gal Assistant to our Real Es- suite. Furnished or unfurnished.
Includes secretarial stations.
tate Closing team. The ideal
Join the United States Bank- candidate will have a mini- Amenities include: 3 conference
ruptcy Court’s team of ener- mum of 2-3 years previous ex- rooms, full reception services,
getic, career minded profes- perience preparing closing loop messenger service, daily
sionals! The United States documents, handling a heavy court messenger service, li-
Bankruptcy Court for the volume as well as familiarity brary, filing cabinets, fax, scan-
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full-time position of Chief Dep- onstrate excellent analytical mediately. Ask for Perri or Nikki
uty Clerk. This is an executive skills as well as attention to at 312-641-2233.
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in collaboration with the Clerk fit package including medical,
of Court and management
team in the administration
dental, Life Insurance, 401k
and time off benefits. Interest-
30 N. LaSalle
and supervision of the Clerk’s ed candidates should submit a
Office. Qualified candidates Prime location has 3 spacious
resume with a cover letter in- window offices with spectacu-
must have a performance his- dicating salary requirements.
tory that demonstrates proven lar views in this multi-tenant
skills in management practic- Requirements: Minimum of suite on the 39th floor. Fur-
es and administrative process- 2-3 years experience with Real nished or Unfurnished. Full-
es. All applicants should have Estate Closings Experience time reception services, work
a minimum of six (6) years of and familiarity with Title is- stations, conference room,
progressively responsible ex- sues / resolutionsPrevious kitchen, library, and phone
perience in court management work at a Title company pre- service with voicemail.
and administration in which ferred. The ability to work in a Clerk/secretarial services,
they have gained a thorough fast paced environment is re- copier, fax, and storage avail-
understanding of judicial or- quired The experience and able. Available immediately.
ganizations including adminis- ability of handling a large vol- Jody at (312)364-9100
tration of automated case re- ume of closings is required
cords management and gov-
ernmental financial
accounting programs. At least
three (3) of the six (6) years Leaving a
must have been in a position
of management responsibility.
The successful candidate must
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Employment (AO78) may be loop occupied by Super Law-
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Crowe Horwath LLP - PARALEGAL (2422)
Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under
its core purpose of "Building Value with Values®," Crowe assists public and private company clients in reaching their goals through audit,
tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With 25 offices and 2,400 personnel, Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one
of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one
of the largest networks in the world, consisting of more than 140 independent accounting and management consulting firms with offices
in more than 400 cities around the world.

At Crowe, we strongly endorse an open door policy. Our Partners are approachable and accessible across the entire organization. Our
team-based culture encourages Partners to be in touch with our professionals and active on client projects. The Partners of our compa-
ny lead by example and maintain a strong two-way channel of communication with their teams. We strive to create an environment that
is relaxed, fun, dynamic and fulfilling. Our team-based culture has not only resulted in successful projects, but in long lasting friendships
as well. Overall, our people find their career choices to be highly rewarding and fulfilling.

FRM is a critical component of the firm's organizational structure. Among its many responsibilities are supporting compliance with pro-
fessional and firm quality controls, providing legal counsel for the firm and conducting due diligence activities related to firm investments,
combinations and acquisitions, just to name a few.

The paralegal will support the Chief Risk Officer and the General Counsel's office. This position is responsible for primary legal depart-
ment administration support.


• Act as primary legal department administration support, with focus on document management, filing, and corporate record keeping.
• Prepare, review, and track contract requests.
• Participate in basic negotiation of contracts.
• Assist in other basic legal review of documents, including company policies and proposals prepared in response to requests for proposal.
• Create and maintain contracts database and other records databases.
• Process corporate filings, including entity formation and dissolution.
• Manage various insurance-related records and renewal process.
• Conduct research as needed.
• Work with internal and external clients as necessary.
• Assist with educating business partners on legal point-of-view and work with them to understand their needs.
• Review, process, and track legal-related invoices.
• Coordinate and assist with preparation of budget.
• Perform special projects as requested.


• Minimum of eight years of relevant experience

• College degree required
• Strong organizational skills and client-service approach
• Previous in-house and law firm paralegal experience in financial services preferred
• Can drive discussion and present well organized thoughts; solid presentation skills
• Ability to manage through multiple demands, shifting priorities and rapid change
• Self-motivated, composed, and creative problem-solver
• Ability to work independently in active, fast-paced environment
• Keeps stakeholders informed about work progress and outcomes
• Articulate in communicating role of the legal function to business partners
• Gathers relevant facts and information to address the issue presented
• Understands how own work impacts the "big picture"
• Familiar and resourceful with legal and internet research techniques and resources
• Ability to distill most critical information from situation and apply the appropriate legal lens for developing solutions
• Knowledgeable about Westlaw and Microsoft suite of office products, including Word, Excel, and Access
• Must be able to start work at 7:30am

To apply, please submit your resume on-line at:

Click anywhere on the cover to view the
Digital Edition 2010 Midwest Legal Staffing Guide.
Attorneys in Transition small-group event – March 31
We are having this month’s Attorneys in Transition free event at 3:30 p.m.
March 31 at The Law Bulletin Publishing Co. offices, 415 N. State St. The free
event will involve two speakers, followed (if time allows) by a session of speed
networking with the 20 lawyers who attend the event.

This month’s speakers will be:

Tamara S. Klein, Esq.

Tamara graduated with a musical theater degree from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison in 1991, and cum laude from the University of Michigan
School of Law in 1995. Tamara began her legal career as a commercial litigator
at Jenner & Block in Chicago, and also practiced at Arnold & Porter in
Washington, D.C., and McDermott, Will and Emery in Chicago before joining
SPS in 2000. Tamara’s experience at a number of major national law firms
makes her uniquely qualified to understand the rigors and demands of today’s
legal associate. Tamara specializes in associate placement in Chicago, but has
placed associates and partners in cities nation-wide. She also has experience
with international placements.

Jinnie English
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), she is the CEO of International &
Chicago’s High Achievers, a personal and professional development firm for
High Achievers, their families and companies. For nearly 20 years, Jinnie has
worked with individuals to advance and leverage their careers, enhance their
personal life and improve their interpersonal skills. As a veteran social worker,
she has served as an expert to local and national media in areas of mental
health, psychology, and leadership development.

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and give us your year of graduation from law school and what your practice area