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Volume 12, No. 19 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of May 10-14, 2010
Attorney Positions — Law Firms, Government, Corporate, Non-Profit
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Associate Attorney Paralegal wanted at a midsize law firm who will work Secretary
closely with 9 attorneys on litigation matters. Tasks
include: reviewing and logging discovery; organizing Northwest Suburban law firm seeks PT or FT
Associate Attorney in our Chicago office with 3-5 and indexing files; interacting with clients; and paralegal or legal secretary. Must be expert in
years experience practicing product liability conducting research on Westlaw. Requirements Excel, word processing & Mac. Office is busy but
defense litigation. Candidates should have Illinois include: strong organizational skills; willingness to fun, focused but relaxed. Only those with common
license, excellent research and writing skills, and take on time-sensitive tasks; fluency in speaking and sense & ability to laugh & move on after stressful
deposition and courtroom experience. To submit writing Spanish; excellent communication and day need apply.
your resume: computer skills; and a bachelors degree.
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ATTORNEY ATTORNEYS Paralegal wanted at a midsize
Paralegal- Busy Associate Attorney with SECRETARY
Multi-state firm (Chicago of- WITH FINRA
law firm who will work closely
with 9 attorneys on litigation Contracts well-known plaintiff’s person-
al injury trial firm seeks legal Well established small Loop
fice) is looking to hire a bilin- matters. Tasks include: re- secretary/legal assistant to law firm seeks legal secretary
gual attorney (English and ARBITRATION viewing and logging discov- WEB ID #172 help manage demanding with 1-3 years experience pref-
Spanish) interested in working ery; organizing and indexing schedule and heavy case load erably in litigation. Must have
in the court room and trying
cases, primarily in the area of
EXPERIENCE files; interacting with clients;
and conducting research on
Company: Illinois Tool Works of complex litigation with em-
phasis on medical malpractice
excellent typing and organiza-
tional skills and stable back-
Location:Chicago North Suburbs
criminal defense but with an Small firm that represents Westlaw. Requirements in- Experience:3+ Years trial work. Strong PI litigation ground. Salary requirements
opportunity to learn other ar- broker-dealers and specializes clude: strong organizational experience necessary. Plain- must be provided. Excellent
eas of the law, such as immi- in FINRA (formerly NASD) skills; willingness to take on Practice Areas: Contracts tiff’s experience preferable. benefits and challenging work
gration law and personal inju- arbitrations is looking for an time-sensitive tasks; fluency Please visit Must be extremely organized offered. Email resume to
ry law. While one to three attorney with 3-5 years or in speaking and writing Span- for more details or please submit and able to work independent-
years of criminal defense and more actual experience in ish; excellent communication your resume to: ly. Overtime hours are re-
or litigation experience is pre- FINRA arbitrations. Appli- and computer skills; and a quired. Must be proficient in
ferred; it is not required. We
are willing to train a newly
cants must have law firm or
in-house counsel experience
bachelors degree. WordPerfect 8/9/10/11. Famil-
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In previous interviews with the Law Bulletin, Rubenstein has generally been an optimist. He predicted last December to a growing area which des- ence rooms with sweeping
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Woods and Rubenstein said recruiting for in-house lawyers has also picked up. climb a ladder. Looking for Small and large interior and
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Illinois Paralegal Association

SPRING YOUR gation. Don?ít miss the and mingle. The lunch employers to get that ucts and services on a tunities.
CAREER FORWARD ediscovery sessions, presentation this year job. Make the most of one on one basis. For more information
learn about secret liens, will present the most this opportunity to net- Register now for the about the Education
BY: Caren Mansfield, a brush up on plain old timely of all issues work with your peers. IPA?ís Spring Conference contact the
member of the Illinois communication styles ?ìNetworking in a Vendors will be avail- Education Conference. IPA at Illinois Paralegal
Paralegal Association rather than instant and Recession: Out with the able to speak with the It?ís May 13, 2010 at the Association, Yvonne
text messaging, and lots Old and In with the seminar attendees. The Union League Club of Olsson at 815- 462-4520
May 13th is just more. New?î. Learn how to vendors give paralegals Chicago. You will not or or
around the corner and Then there are the leverage your interac- an opportunity to ask want to miss the sessions Caren Mansfield at
the Illinois Paralegal opportunities to meet tions with potential questions about prod- and networking oppor-
Association will be pre-
senting the Spring
Education Conference.
As usual I am excited
excited about? I am Thursday, May 13, 2010
excited about the speak- 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SEC’s Summary Prospectus
ers and topics. Initiative: How It Effects the The SEC X Files: XBRL and
First, paralegals from Proxy Statement Disclosure Investment Fraud
Disclosure Process for ’40 Act Interactive Data Reporting
all disciplines will find a Companies
Searching in 2010: Reduce Taming the E-Discovery Beast: Legal Competition: Strategies for
timely session to attend Technical Evidence
Expenses & Increase Successful Strategies to Reduce Transparency and Collaboration
at the Education Management Theory
Defensibility Cost and Risk in E-Discovery
Conference. From cor- Overview of Franchise Laws and
Loan Modifications: Weathering The Law of Employer-Employee Copyrights and Copywrongs: A
porate law to technology the Financial Crises One Loan at Non-Competes: Basic Principles Brief Introduction to the Law of
a Paralegal’s Role in Franchising
a Time and Current Trends in Illinois Copyright
to litigation and topics What’s New with Estate/GST
in-between, paralegals Documentation and Coordination Tax Repeal and To What States
A Practical View of Article Nine The Mysteries of Secret Liens
should find sessions that of Tax-Deferred Exchanges Does a Fiduciary Owe Income
will appeal to his or her Taxes?
Resurrecting the “Personal” in
area of practice. High Performance Team Toolkit
Interpersonal Skills
Life After the E-Introduction
Next, a paralegal 6th In Series of PACE Study – Navigating the Bluebook: Proper
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Paralegals: The Next Decade
does not have to be Law Office Management Citation in Legal Writing
working in the area of Circle the education session(s) which you will be attending
law to attend the specif-
ic seminar sessions. We cannot always control the air temperature in the classrooms. Therefore, please come prepared by dressing in layers. Proper dress is
Some of the best semi- required in the Union League Club. Please visit the IPA website for dress code restrictions, parking and transportation information, and
directions to the Club. The IPA is a guest at the Union League Club, and, therefore, can make no exceptions to the Union League Club’s
nars I have attended dress code.
have been totally unre-
Registration Information Registration Fees
lated to the areas of law
my employer practices. The seminars will be held at The Union League Club of Chicago, 65
W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago. The registration fees for the Education Member Non-Member
But you know what, it is Sessions include handout materials and breaks. Lunch is included for those
usually shortly after attending a full day of seminars. One day $175 $225
Copy this form for additional registrations, as needed. Half-day $125 $150
attending the seminar A $20 late fee for rush handling is assessed after May 7, 2010. A full
refund is available for a written cancellation received by May 7, 2010. Quarter-day $75 $100
that a question arises Lunch $25 $30
Substitutions of registrants will be permitted.
relating to the seminar I Tax deductions: An income tax deduction may be allowed for expenses (Indicate choice below. If no
attended. I then of education undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills. See your choice indicated, registrant
tax advisor. will receive pasta w/chicken)
promptly pull out the Make checks payable to: Illinois Paralegal Association or charge to Late fee (May 7th) $20 $20
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and the speaker?ís tele- email address.
phone number. Nothing
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in the day to make your Lunch is included with a full day of seminars.
employer feel good Firm _________________________________________________________ † Penne Pasta with Grilled Chicken, Candied Tomatoes
about sending you to and Mushrooms, with a Basil Pesto Cream
seminars. Address ______________________________________________________
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provide a mix of sessions City, State, Zip _________________________________________________
which will appeal to
Mail Registration Form and check to:
paralegals. While not Telephone ____________________________________________________ Illinois Paralegal Association
all sessions will pique Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox, Illinois 60451-0452
your interest hopefully E-mail address _________________________________________________ or register online at
many of them will and
will be helpful to you in
For Credit Card payments, fax your registration to 815/462-4696
your everyday work. I
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the federal court system
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