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

Volume 12, No. 22 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of June 1-4, 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


Staff Counsel - Managing UPPER BRACKET
Attorney Large, prominent loop located law firm has an
immediate opening for an entry-level full time
Location: Chicago, IL likely Naperville
paralegal. Paralegal certificate and some experience
in a law office required. Must be organized, possess North shore law firm located near Bannockburn is
Experience: 5 to 10 years excellent phone skills and be PC literate. seeking a litigation secretary to assist the principal
Responsibilities include; screening client calls, partner. Hours are from 9-5. Must have excellent
Practice Areas: Insurance defense determination of potential case, follow up and communication and computer skills. Must be able
documentation in computer system. Spanish to type 65-70 WPM. Looking for a take-charge
Please visit for more details. speaking preferred. We offer a competitive salary individual with a table work history and
For confidential consideration of your background, and benefits package. professional appearance. Firm offers excellent
please email resume, recent writing sample and
benefits and 401k plan.
references to Bill Peters at Box LB992 or send to: Law Bulletin Please send resume to
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Kathy Stratton:
Bill Peters
E-mail: Fax: 312-253-5446
State Auto Insurance Companies
P.O. Box 182822 Phone: 312-253-4012
Columbus, OH 43218-2822 Email:


ASSOCIATE We’re looking for leaders!
Highly successful Loop firm
Duane Morris LLP representing plaintiffs world-
wide in mass tort and complex
(SPANISH) Chicago law firm is looking to
add 1 to 2 experienced Litiga-
We’re looking for leaders!
Highly successful Loop firm
Chicago law firm is seeking a
legal secretary with 3-5 years
Duane Morris LLP, an inter- civil litigation involving prod- Paralegal wanted at a midsize tion Paralegals doing general representing plaintiffs world- patent prosecution experience
national law firm with 700+ ucts liability, medical mal- law firm who will work closely defense litigation. You must wide in mass tort and complex in a law firm setting. The suc-
attorneys, has an opening in practice, and class action law- with 9 attorneys on litigation possess strong client liaison civil litigation involving prod- cessful candidate will support
its Chicago office for a Litiga- suits has immediate openings matters. Tasks include: re- skills and the ability to work ucts liability, medical mal- 3 attorneys and must have for-
tion associate with 2-3 years’ for attorneys. Must be com- viewing and logging discov- both as a team member and practice, and class action law- eign and domestic prosecution
experience in general com- puter literate, self-motivated ery; organizing and indexing individually. Must have 3 to 5 suits has immediate openings experience, strong legal secre-
mercial litigation along with and team oriented with highly files; interacting with clients; years of litigation in general for Legal Assistants. Must tarial skills including expert
knowledge/understanding in developed research and writ- and conducting research on litigation or Toxic Tort or in- have recent Legal Assistant level Microsoft Word. Some
construction law practice. Ide- ing skills. Medical or science Westlaw. Requirements in- surance defense litigation. experience, be detail oriented Patent litigation will be help-
al candidate must have strong background a plus. clude: strong organizational The ideal candidate should with strong organizational ful for this opening. This posi-
academic credentials, superi- We offer an outstanding work
skills; willingness to take on have summation or concor- skills, excellent oral and writ- tion requires strong interper-
or writing ability, a quick- environment utilizing cutting-
time-sensitive tasks; excellent dance and access. ABA Para- ten communication skills, and sonal skills and the ability to
study aptitude, ability to en- edge technology, a top-notch
communication and computer legal Certificate and /or BA strong computer skills. work for a top partner. Imme-
gender client confidence, and support team and competitive
skills; and a bachelors degree. degree. Salary is commensu- We offer competitive compen- diate interviews. Generous
thrive in a creative, entrepre- compensation. Fluency in speaking and writ- rate with experience and firm sation, full benefits package benefit package and beautiful
neurial and collegial environ- ing Spanish is a MUST offers a competitive benefit including medical/dental, and offices. Send resume to
ment. Large law firm experi- Please email cover letter with package E-mail resume to a generous vacation/holi-
ence and Illinois bar admis- salary requirement, resume,
sion required. A degree in and writing sample in MS Box LB989 day/sick plan.
engineering or construction
management is helpful.
Word format to
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Please email cover letter with
salary requirement and re-
Please direct your resume, E-mail: sume in MS Word format to Downtown law firm seeks ma-
law school transcript and sub- ture, professional part time
mission materials to: Peggy receptionist. Must be able to
Simoncini Pasquay, Manager Paralegal perform general office tasks,
of Attorney Recruitment &
Merger & Large, prominent loop located
LEGAL including answering phones
for multiple attorneys, greet-
Acquisition law firm has an immediate
opening for an entry-level full
SECRETARY ing clients, scheduling confer-
ence rooms and maintaining
We are currently not accept- Associate time paralegal. Mid-sized firm seeks legal sec-
retary with min. of 3 yrs liti-
deliveries. Candidate must
ing resumes from search Paralegal certificate and have a pleasant personality
firms for this position. The Indianapolis office of some experience in a law of- gation experience. Good com- and be dependable. Position
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister fice required. Must be orga- puter skills and proficiency may become full time at a lat-
LLP is seeking a Merger & nized, possess excellent phone with Word required. Salary er date. Please fax your re-
Acquisition associate with 3-4 skills and be PC literate. Re- commensurate with experi- sume in confidence to 312/332-
years of large law firm experi- sponsibilities include; screen- ence and ability. Fax resumes 5925.
ence. Candidates interested in ing client calls, determination to: 312-630-8514, or E:mail:
working with a law firm of potential case, follow up
whose focus is on a balance of and documentation in comput-
quality of work and quality of er system.
life are invited to submit a
cover letter, resume and law Spanish speaking preferred.
school transcript via email to: We offer a competitive salary
ATTENTION: Lisa M. Watson and benefits package.
Director of Legal Personnel
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Twenty-five lawyer Chicago
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sociates, one with 5-7 years of
ATTORNEYS ments to, or call
litigation experience (prefera-
bly personal injury defense)
Sophisticated thirteen attor-
ney North Shore firm special- ASSOCIATE
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izing in Wealth Succession,
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Associate Attorney Attorney
The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing a new Part-time Attorney Cassiday Schade seeks addi-
office in Downtown Chicago that will handle predominately Chicago defense firm seeks li-
Construction Bodily Injury cases. This leader will be responsi- Chicago firm looking for a tional attorney with up to one
censed associate with minimum part-time attorney to do legal year experience for its Rock-
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courtroom and deposition expe- work hours vary depending on
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exposure cases.
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JD or LLB required
Attorney 1000 ATTORNEY
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The study, which the National Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP) released Thursday, shows the Class of of other applications and data- Part of legal suite at 70. W.
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2009 has an 88.3 percent employment rate. That's higher than many expected, and it's just 4 percent less than the system problems and be pro- Copier, fax machines, T-1
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Solo practitioners account for 2.9 percent of the graduates, which in raw numbers is more than 1,000 people and sq. ft. to 340 sq. ft. Reception
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Available immediately call Law firm has recently made
parties on the weekends. Christopher M. Norem at available (2) two offices for
(312) 641-5926 for more infor- rent on the 34th floor of luxu-
mation. rious high rise. Amenities in-
Most firms don't even bother to send rejection letters these days, he said, calling his search "equal parts hope and clude conference rooms, full
reception services, fax, copi-
disillusionment." 20 S. Clark St. ers, kitchen facilities along
with other services. AVAIL-
Perfect space for a law firm Please call Donna @
But Green said he isn't willing to give up on a career in law. at 20 South Clark. We are 312-332-5000.
presently leasing seven offices
and six spacious paralegal
stations for $6000.00 a month.
"I went to law school and worked hard in law school because I believed I would make a good attorney and it's something
I have a passion for, and those things are still true," he said.
This space is located within
five minutes of both federal River North
and state court. We offer re-
ceptionist service for no addi- Boutique Law Office (Loft
tional charge. There are three style Suite) located in River
James G. Leipold, executive director of NALP, said while the employment rate has declined, it is still higher than many conference rooms in the Suite North area will have 2 Private
and others in the building. Al- Offices available for rent as of
expected. so included in this price is a May 1, 2010. $1200 per month
large storage room and plenty includes all utilities (including
of room for legal files. Three phone lines and internet), Re-
"This represents employment nine months after graduation, and it makes sense that even in this economy most people year leases are available. ception services, Conference
room and Office Equipment.
would be employed in some fashion," Leipold said, because law students in particular have bills to pay. Please reply to Contact Jenine at: 312.840.4823 for additional information.
for more information.
He said tearing apart the numbers revealed greater weaknesses in the economy, with many law students turning to
temporary employment or solo practice. 134 N. LaSalle 208 S. LaSalle
9 x 12 furnished window offic- One to four offices available
e s & enclosed work station now in congenial suite at new-
"For a person just coming out of law school to open up their own shop, there are real challenges associated with that," (for attorney or assistant) in 5 ly remodeled 208 S. LaSalle St.
Leipold said. office suite on top floor. In- $850 to $1,250. Includes recep-
cludes phone, phone answer- tionist, conference/library,
ing, internet & fax. Confer- photocopy/scanner, kitchen,
ence room, copier, and all ser- secretarial space, wireless
Harold J. Krent, dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law, said the college has launched a series of programs to prepare vices available. Use our DSL. On-line research nego-
secretary or bring your own. tiable. Contact:
students for opening their own practices. Those embarking on such a risk need business instincts and marketing skills as Real estate closings and other Philip Bernstein 312-372-3121 ex. 119
well as legal expertise, he said. referrals possible. Call Ron, Scott Beller 312-782-4800 ex. 113

"Law schools traditionally have not done the best job of teaching students the surrounding business environment in
which they start to operate, so we wanted to start to counteract that," he said.
Legal Secretaries 1200
Krent said there has been a huge sea change in the number of associates hired by major firms, but the government and Positions Available 1210
smaller firms have seen a less dramatic reduction in new hires.
"That's not to deny that we're not undergoing a very significant change, probably the most significant change we've had The area’s top Law Firms and Corporations are searching the
in the last 70 years in terms of the legal market," Krent said. "But it's not all bleak." Law Bulletin’s Resume Center daily for their hiring needs.
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Illinois Paralegal Association


Post Office Box 452 z New Lenox IL 60451-0452 z 815/462-4620 z Fax 815/462-4696
† 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
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
a paralegal on a full-time basis in any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
†STUDENT membership is open to (1) any Illinois resident who is enrolled in a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited
institution in pursuit of a certificate or degree and is not working as a paralegal; or (2) to any non-Illinois resident residing in a state contiguous
to Illinois, and who is also enrolled in a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited institution in Illinois in pursuit of a certificate or
degree and is not working as a paralegal. Student Membership is $40.00 (Please list name of School)________________________________
† ASSOCIATE membership is open to (1) any person employed as a paralegal on a part-time basis in the State of Illinois; or (2) any
person formerly employed as a paralegal; or (3) any graduate of a formal course of paralegal study from an accredited institution who is
seeking a paralegal position. Associate Membership is $55.00
† SUSTAINING membership is open to any person, law firm, business, educational institution or other organization interested in furthering
the purposes of the Association. Sustaining Membership is $95.00
Definition: A paralegal is a person qualified through education, training, or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and that is
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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For mailings † †
† I have at least five years of paralegal experience.
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I hereby certify that I meet the criteria of the membership class and the definition of a paralegal. I affirm that I am not a disbarred or suspended attorney, and that I have
not been found to have engaged in the unauthorized practice of law. Further, I understand that once approved as a member of IPA, I am subject to all of the provisions
contained in the IPA’s Illinois Code of Paralegal Ethics.

Signature _____________________________________________________ Date ___________________________________________________________

Dues are assessed on a calendar year basis. Membership of those joining after November 1 shall extend through the end of the next calendar year. IPA is a 501(c)(6) tax-exempt
organization. Contributions or gifts to IPA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Dues payments may be deductible as a business expense.
Illinois Paralegal Association members are also members of NFPA; a portion of your dues is forwarded to NFPA on your behalf.

Mail a check or money order to the Post Office box. Or, for credit card payment, complete portion below and, fax your application to 815/462-4696.
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REFERRED BY: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Office Space 1500 Office Space 1500

For Rent 1510 For Rent 1510

111 W. Washington Office Space

Offices Available Join our friendly Law Firm in
our new deluxe suite in the
2 large, bright, furnished offic- Glen. We have one to three
es overlooking city hall for window offices available, in-
rent full or part time. Must cludes two conference rooms,
see. Nicely decorated, conge- wireless, phone system, fax,
nial suite. Reception, wi-fi, copier and kitchen with other
copier. Rent depends on spe- amenities. Secretary space is
cific needs. Available immedi- available. All inquiries please
ately. Call Jean at 312-263-4730 call Leslie at (224) 260-3802.
for more information.

Office Space 100 W. MONROE

Join our friendly Law Firm in Great location! Copier, Fax,
our new deluxe suite in the Phone and potential referrals.
Glen. We have one to three Quiet office in a congenial of-
window offices available, in- fice suite on the penthouse
cludes two conference rooms, floor. Office is 14 1/2 feet by 11
wireless, phone system, fax, and has sunny south side expo-
copier and kitchen with other sure. Cubicle space also avail-
amenities. Secretary space is able. Call Victor at
available. All inquiries please 312-781-1855
call Leslie at (224) 260-3802.

161 N. Clark
Prime location has 2 spacious
window offices with spectacu-
lar views in this multi-tenant
suite on the 25th floor. Full- Furnished, river view office in
time reception services, con- new space; Secretary station,
ference room, kitchen, copier reception services, conference
and phone service with voice- room, kitchen, fax & copier
mail available. Available im- available 6/1/2010; Call
mediately. 312.368.0550 for additional in-
Joann at 312-629-9200 formation.

Two window corner office
(13x14) overlooking Monroe
St.,available for rent immedi-
ately, in newly decorated
suite. Includes shared confer-
ence room,library, reception-
ist, storage. Photocopy, fax,
and wireless internet avail-
able. Rent negotiable. Call
Ms. Moore at 312-263-1486

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