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

Volume 12, No. 35 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Aug.-Sept. 30-3, 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


A mid-size defense litigation firm with a national
Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice Firm seeks
practice seeks a full time attorney with a
minimum of 6 years of legal experience. Skill experienced paralegal with a minimum of 5
years significant trial experience, including but Established Joliet litigation firm seeks
set required includes established research, experienced full time legal assistant.
writing, deposition and trial skills along with the not limited to experience with trial director and
power point. Candidate must be proficient in Experience in Plaintiff's personal injury work is
ability to work independently as well as in a required. Must be knowledgeable in Word,
team setting. Product liability experience litigation and case management software,
transcription of medical terminology, medical Excel, and Outlook and possess exceptional
preferred. Applicants must be organized, self- communication and organizational skills.
motivated and able to handle files with little record organization, deposition scheduling,
discovery and related materials. This position Submit resume with salary requirements via
supervision. Please send resume and writing email to
sample to the following: requires excellent organizational skills. Send
resume, references and salary requirements to
Box LB58
Law Bulletin Box LB65
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Law Bulletin
E-mail: 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654

Experienced Tort LITIGATION Litigation PARALEGALS Legal Assistant Legal Assistant

& Labor Attorneys ATTORNEY Paralegal Product liability defense liti-
gation firm seeks paralegals
A boutique law firm is seeking Established Joliet litigation
an experienced legal assistant. firm seeks experienced full
The Chicago Transit Authority A mid-size defense litigation Chicago practice has an im- with 6-8 years of litigation ex- The right individual must pos- time legal assistant. Experi-
has immediate openings in its firm with a national practice mediate opening for an experi- perience. The position in- sess the following traits and ence in Plaintiff’s personal in-
Torts & Labor groups for ex- seeks a full time attorney with enced defense litigation para- volves assisting w/discovery skills: Professional appearance jury work is required. Must be
perienced attorneys with ex- a minimum of 6 years of legal legal. The successful candi- process, managing complex and demeanor. Proficiency knowledgeable in Word, Ex-
cellent analytical, written and experience. Skill set required date will have a minimum of 3 case files and assisting at tri- with MicroSoft Word and Ex- cel, and Outlook and possess
communication skills. includes established research, to 5 years experience and trial al. Candidates must be self- cel. Exceptional organizational exceptional communication
writing, deposition and trial experience including prepara- starters with strong communi- skills and great attention to de- and organizational skills. Sub-
Tort skills along with the ability to tion. In this position you must cation and organizational tails. Experience in preparing mit resume with salary re-
7+ years experience in torts work independently as well as be available for travel while skills, ability to prioritize and documents for court filings, re- quirements via email to
and personal injury matters in a team setting. Product lia- cases are being tried. Strong work well as part of a trial tainer agreements and revi-
required. Must be able to im- bility experience preferred. client liaison skills, a good team. Salary is commensu- sions to complaints and mo-
mediately assume a full case Applicants must be organized, sense of humor and the ability rate with experience. The tions. Excellent oral and writ-
load of significant injury law-
self-motivated and able to han- to deal with stress and dead-
lines are key for success in
Firm provides an excellent
work environment and bene-
ten communication skills. Receptionist
dle files with little supervision. Outlook e-mail and calendar
Labor Please send resume and writ- this position. Word and E-fil- fits package. Please send re- maintenance. Extensive file General practice firm is seek-
3 - 7 years experience in labor ing sample to the following: ing experience is highly pre- sume to: maintenance. Overall strong ing a part time bi-lingual re-
arbitrations, administrative ferred. 4 year degree and or work ethics. Please e-mail re- ceptionist (Mon - Friday 1:00
proceedings, federal employ- Box LB58 ABA paralegal certificate are Box LB66 sumes to p.m. -6:00 p.m. and occasional
ment litigation and client preferred. Salary is commen- Law Bulletin Saturdays.) to answer calls
counseling on employment
Law Bulletin surate with experience and 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 and facilitate client inquiries.
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 firm offers a competitive ben- Ability to read and write Span-
and labor issues.
The Chicago Transit Authority
E-mail: efit package E-mail resume to
LITIGATION ish a plus. Please call Nancy
offers a competitive salary
and excellent benefits. For Claims Attorney Paralegal SECRETARY
more information on the posi-
tions and to apply online go to Top ten surety company is
Litigation Plaintiff’s Medical Malprac-
tice Firm seeks experienced
Small, fast paced plaintiff’s seeking a senior claims attor-
ney in the Chicago, Illinois ar-
Paralegal paralegal with a minimum of
5 years significant trial expe-
personal injury firm seeking
experienced litigation secre-
The Chicago Transit Authority tary. Applicant must be profi-
ea to head its Southern Claims Litigation firm has an imme- rience, including but not limit- cient in Word 2003 and 2007, 80
is an Equal Opportunity Em- Division. Successful candi-
ployer. diate opening available for an ed to experience with trial di- w.p.m. minimum, excellent
dates should have a minimum experienced trial litigation rector and power point. Candi- grammar and writing skills.
of three (3) years of surety paralegal with 4+ years of ex- date must be proficient in Knowledge of both Muni and
ASSOCIATE claims experience involving
both contract and commercial
perience. The successful can-
didate must be able to travel
litigation and case manage-
ment software, transcription
Law Division procedures. Sal-
ary commensurate with skills
ATTORNEY bonds, excellent interpersonal
skills and the ability to work
for 4 to 6 weeks for trials.
These attorneys would also
of medical terminology, medi-
cal record organization, depo-
and knowledge; qualified ap-
plicants need only apply. Send
with a high degree of indepen- prefer some trial exhibit soft sition scheduling, discovery resume to
Busy Downtown Chicago-Loop dence. Some travel will be re- ware experience. You must be and related materials. This
Plaintiff’s P.I. Practice with a quired. Possession of Texas detail oriented and have good position requires excellent or-
satellite office in the Fox Val- and Florida Claims Adjuster interpersonal communication ganizational skills. Send re- Box LB60
ley area seeks an Assoc. with Licenses a plus. Position will skills. You must be proficient sume, references and salary Law Bulletin
at least 3 yrs. experience who report directly to the Senior with Microsoft Office Suites requirements to 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
is also capable of trying jury Vice President & Chief Claims and have strong communica- E-mail:
cases. The ideal candidate Officer. Excellent salary and
should have a minimum of
tion skills. 4 year degree Box LB65
five jury trials to verdict and
benefits. Please send cover
letter, resume and salary
and/or an ABA approved para-
legal certificate. Salary is
Law Bulletin
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Part-Time Legal
is capable of presenting Mo-
tions, attending Mandatory
requirements to
commensurate with experi-
ence and firm offers a compet-
E-mail: Secretary
Arbitration Hearings and tak- itive benefit package. E-mail
ing and presenting clients for resume to Northbrook law firm seeks
depositions. The position re-
quires access to a car for fre-
Family Law LINDER part-time legal secretary with
real estate law experience.
quent travel to Du Page,
Kane, Will and Cook County
Well known Firm is accepting LITIGATION LEGAL The applicant’s duties will in-
clude assisting with real es-
resumes from accomplished
Suburban Courtrooms. Salary
commensurate with experi-
associates with 3+ years of PARALEGAL STAFFING
tate purchases & sales, title
insurance work, processing of
solid Family Law experience
ence and includes an incentive and a demonstrated belief in Mid size law firm seeks litiga- legal documents & general of-
program. E-Mail your Re- Contract assignments and fice duties. The applicant
the importance of helping cli- tion paralegal with a mini- direct-hire positions at law
sume, Jury Verdict History ents make a significant differ- mum of 3 years experience in must be a self-starter & highly
and Salary requirements to firms and corporations. organized, have excellent
ence in their lives. You will be commercial or insurance cov- Please email resume to challenged by the diverse and erage litigation. Applicant computer skills & possess a strong work ethic & be reli-
demanding cases at the Firm must be highly organized, de- and visit
tail orientated and able to able. Working hours: Tue.,
Associate but you will enjoy an excellent
salary and benefits package at work independently and with a Wed. & Fri. 8:30 A.M. - 5:30
P.M. Email resume to
Litigation Attorney a Firm where your career can
thrive. For immediate consid-
team. Experience in large
document management is a PARALEGAL
eration please submit your re- must. Some travel is required.
Mid sized loop firm seeking an sume with salary history and Email resumes to: Midsize litigation firm seeks
Associate Attorney with 2 - 4 salary requirements (must be paralegal with trial experi-
years experience for our in- included to be considered) to ence and strong computer
surance coverage practice. skills. Paralegal certificate
Civil litigation experience is preferred. Send resume to:
required. Please send your re-
sume to:

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LABOR & EMPLOYMENT ASSOCIATE Attorney Box LB61 Environmental Claims Specialist III
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Southwest suburban law firm 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654 The selected candidate will investigate, review and settle complex
Milwaukee, WI - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. is a full-service seeks a full time REAL ES- E-mail: claims involving contamination of soil, air and water. This includes both
business-oriented law firm with a national client base. We have an im- TATE attorney with a mini- litigated and non-litigated bodily injury and property damage claims
mediate opening for a highly motivated candidate with at least two
years of experience in labor and employment law to join our Milwau-
mum of 3 to 5 years Residen-
tial Real Estate Closing expe- Attorney and will often include the selection and direction of defense counsel, as
rience. Experience in a high well as active participation in litigation and case strategy development.
kee office. Superior academic credentials required. volume closing environment Cassiday Schade seeks addi-
tional attorney with up to one This is an excellent opportunity to put your degree and experience to
Our Labor and Employment Department attorneys provide advice in and a strong title background
is necessary. REO / Reloca- year experience for its Rock- work in an innovative and important way.
every aspect of law concerning employer-employee relations, including ford office. Candidate should
tion experience a plus. Full
traditional labor law. Our attorneys practice proactively to minimize benefit package available. In- apply directly to careers@cas- To qualify, you should have at least 4 years’ related experience handling
occurrence of lawsuits but are also experienced in litigating before all terested candidates should e- No phone calls
please. liability and/or environmental sciences claims/cases. You should be
federal and state courts and agencies. mail resumes including salary
requirements to
knowledgeable of related laws and statutes for the entire U.S. and have
Please submit resume, cover letter and copy of law school transcript experience and expertise in environmental claims and/or insurance
in confidence to: coverage. A bachelor’s degree is preferred and a JD degree is highly
Sandra W. Faull
Manager, Attorney Recruiting
Associate/Property desirable.
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1000 North Water Street Katz Craig, LLP recently immediate consideration, visit the Career Center at
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College of Law ATTORNEY
The University of Illinois College of Law seeks a motivated,
creative, and experienced professional to assume a new posi- Loop plaintiff’s negligence liti-
gation firm seeks an atty with
Attorneys in Transition cordially
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Professional Development. Ranked 21st in the most recent
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in a legal search firm; law firm or corporate administration, E-mail:
including, without limitation, prior experience as a Chief Tal-
ent Officer or similar position; or law school administration, Family Law
including high-level experience in a career services depart-
ment. Equivalent experience (such as management or mar-
keting experience) would also translate well to the
responsibilities of the position. Additional selection criteria in-
Small loop family law firm
With our featured guest of
with practice in Cook, Lake
clude broad knowledge of legal career opportunities and alter-
native careers; knowledge of employment trends and
professional development issues in the legal profession; profi-
ciency with creative uses of technology related or transfer-
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work constructively and to build effective relationships with
diverse constituencies; and the ability to work both indepen-
dently and in a collaborative team environment.
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
E-mail: Erica A. Burgland -
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and
experience and is anticipated at $140,000-$170,000. The position will
require substantial outreach in Chicago, and the College of Law is
willing to discuss the possibility of residence there. Please complete
Established firm seeks domes-
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LMA President: 'Marketers who are lawyers know the product' The Lawyer’s Broker. SUBLET BUILDING
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160 Square feet of office space 77 W.
available plus separate area
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ceptionist in common area.
Newly minted and even experienced lawyers sometimes discover they really want to sell — to be marketers — not just as a part of practicing law, but full time. Located in Sky Harbor, North- Across street from - Daley
"By my last count, there are 27 members of the (Legal Marketing Association) Midwest Chapter who have JDs," said Brian Pitts, assistant director of public relations for Mayer, Brown LLP.
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"Given the state of the legal industry, I know there are freshly minted lawyers who are having a hard time finding a law job and are considering other career options," including marketing,
looking to sublet an available Immediate Occupancy. Con-
Pitts said.
COST office. The office has a kitchen
and conference room. Utilities
ference Room. Space avail-
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He is also chair of the LMA Midwest PR & Marketing Committee.

Four lawyers who switched to full-time marketing or chose it from the start told the Law Bulletin why they did.
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Goodman, director of marketing for Katten, Muchin, Rosenman LLP, is the only lawyer she knows who leads her firm in marketing and business development full time and is also a partner in COVERAGE Three First 100 W. MONROE
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She started practicing bankruptcy law at Kirkland & Ellis LLP from 2002 to 2005 and then practiced transactional law at Latham & Watkins LLP until 2007.
Contract attorney available for
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As the "frontline contact" at Kirkland for bankruptcy clients, on behalf of her partner, Goodman said she noticed "I enjoyed and had a knack for serving clients' needs, for anticipating clients
other assignments, in state and
federal court, at great rates. Stunning 50th floor high rise
when signing
needs before they ever verbalized them to us."

Goodman also wrote legal articles at both firms that were published, prepared partners to give speeches, and prepared "pitch material" for clients and potential clients.
Please call Jason at (312)
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office share in downtown Chi-
cago Class A building, across
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"I also just had a genuine passion and interest in the area coupled with a willingness and desire to learn something new, tackle it and succeed," she said. For more information about Ja- nished exterior and 2 1/2 inte- Phone and potential referrals.
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When Katten sought a former practicing attorney to fill the role of marketing director, she applied and was hired.
w w w . c o u r t c a l l views ranging from $900 to fice suite on the penthouse
Today, Goodman decides what Katten's marketing and business priorities are. "I have more ownership for the work I do now. … I put myself on the line more now than I did as a practicing References available upon re- $2,500 and approximately 120 floor. Office is 14 1/2 feet by 11
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"I helps to love what you do, and I really do." ence rooms with sweeping available. Call Victor at
views, fax, copy machines.
Megan M. McKeon
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While she was a student at The John Marshall Law School, McKeon got a side job as marketing clerk at Schiff, Hardin LLP.
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Her original plan had been to be an intellectual property litigator.

She said in her first week at Schiff, Hardin she knew she wanted to be a marketer.
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Schiff's marketing and communications director, David A. Milberg, who is also a lawyer, "kind of enlightened me that this thing even existed."
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McKeon said she discovered that marketers help lawyers "to see what the problem is from the client's perspective, help them to see how it's affecting the client's business, how it's keeping Business Clients with large
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Milberg convinced her to follow through and get her law degree.
any taxing authorities and ad-
"I frankly don't think I could have gotten the job I have right now if I didn't have a law degree," she said. "It paid off for me. And for them."

"Them" is the law firm of McDonnell, Boehnen, Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, where McKeon has been marketing director since the day she was sworn in as a lawyer in 2005.
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For six years, Dove worked as a law clerk for the Illinois Appellate Court helping to draft justice's opinions.
"I wanted to sit in a room and write all day," she said. And she did. GHOST WRITER
Unusually, prior to that, Dove had worked for 20 years in marketing. Before she went to law school, she was vice president of marketing at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Retired attorney, 36 yrs. exp.
One day while she was a law clerk, John F. Shonkwiler, a friend at the law firm Novack and Macey LLP, a litigation boutique, "told me about their 'small but mighty' branding campaign seeks work to ghost write ap-
designed by Ross Fishman of Fishman Marketing. pellate briefs, motions, re-
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"I thought, 'This law firm is really ahead of the curve.' It seemed to me that law firms weren't doing branding, weren't doing the kinds of advertising that Novack and Macey was doing," Dove writing, your signature.
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"I've been here since April. I'm very happy to be here. It combines my marketing past and my lawyer past."

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In college, Levin managed rock bands, co-founded two Chicago record labels, and planned to do entertainment law after law school.
Positions Available 1155 Board seeks 1) a general transactions attorney with 7+ years
But the first legal job he found was insurance defense. "There wasn't a fit there."
experience 2) school law attorney with 2 - 5 years experience
So he joined West Publishing in account management and sales and moved up to strategy and business development for the West Education Group through 2007. On the side, he still 3) municipal finance attorney with 7+ years experience and
negotiated entertainment contracts. IP Docket 4) a property manager, preferably a transactional attorney
with 5+ years experience in real estate and municipal law.
Along the way, he discovered "I like the marketing side better. I'm more of a strategy and business development guy as opposed to down in the details of contracts.
Assistant Strong writing and communication skills are required. All
"I like to think outside of the sort of standard deal frame and think of what could be as opposed to what is."
Chicago law firm is looking to candidates must be problem solvers and capable of handling
In 2007, Levin joined Akina Corp. in Chicago, "a consulting firm that helps law firms with business development." add an experienced Patent difficult situations. Salary commensurate with experience.
Docket professional. You need City of Chicago residency required within 6 months of employ-
He encountered the law firm of Levenfeld, Pearlstein LLC through Akina and was hired as director of marketing and business development at Levenfeld in 2008.
to have at least 2+ years ex-
perience preparing & main- ment. No applicant for employment shall be discriminated
Among other things, Levin created Levenfeld's tagline, "Unusually good," seen under the firm name on its website.
taining a law firm’s IP docket. against because of age, race, color, national origin, sex, gen-
Soon, at the end of this month, Levin will get to market himself. You will handle trademark, der, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability. Please sub-
patent, copyright and other IP mit resume, recent writing sample and three references no
"I'm opening my own company, TraitSpikes," he said. The new firm will assist law firms in recruiting. It says it "identifies the intrinsic traits of top performers at a given law firm, and the hiring docketing procedures. The later than September 3, 2010.
candidates that best match those profiles."
ideal candidate will possess
Nathan Darling, president of the Legal Marketing Association, said lawyers bring one key skill to marketing jobs. strong organizational skills Patrick Rocks, General Counsel
with an eye for detail. Candi- Chicago Board of Education Law Department
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Done When Your World Is when nothing’s planned. This You have written goals and the simplest system for man- Vicki Voisin, “The paralegals and others reach
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and you always run out of day I’m inspired to do. isn’t in your best interest. see how much more you’re organizational tips, ethics
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You’re forever scrambling
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So how do you get things a paralegal on a full-time basis in any State contiguous to Illinois. Regular Membership is $65.00
done? And not just any old †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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First, clear your mental 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
desk. Take 10-15 minutes and degree and is not working as a paralegal. Student Membership is $40.00 (Please list name of School)________________________________
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thing that pops into your 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
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to getting a plumber in to fix
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
that leak. These are just 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
examples — you get the idea. authority of an attorney; or is authorized by governmental administrative agency or statutory or court authority to perform this work.
Second, grab a blank piece
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Pick 7 important things from
your “everything” list. Write Employer __________________________________________________ Home Address ________________________________________
them down...and actually
write them, don’t type them. Work Street Address _________________________________________ Home City, State, Zip ___________________________________
Third, do those 7 things in
the order you listed. When Work City, State, Zip _________________________________________ Home Telephone # _____________________________________
you finish with one, move on
to the next, and then the next,
Work Telephone # ___________________________________________ E-mail Address _________________________________
working through all 7 one by
Fourth, do the same thing
tomorrow. And the day after Business Residence † New † Renewal
and the day after that. If you For mailings † †
don’t finish something today, † I have at least five years of paralegal experience.
For online membership listing † † † The board of directors occasionally approves the release of IPA’s mailing
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Fifth, use a timer. Once † Commercial Finance† Family † Information Technology † Medical Malpractice † Other ____________
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pat, add a timer to your rou- † Employee Benefits † General † Intellectual Property † Securities † Other ____________
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newsletter is always on my 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
“To Do” list so that it gets 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
done in parts and doesn’t end contained in the IPA’s Illinois Code of Paralegal Ethics.
up being an all day project. I
Signature _____________________________________________________ Date ___________________________________________________________
allow 30 minutes for each
part. So when “write newslet- 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
ter” shows up on my list each 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.
day, I set my timer for 30 min- Illinois Paralegal Association members are also members of NFPA; a portion of your dues is forwarded to NFPA on your behalf.
utes and work on it for that
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the newsletter done in less † Visa † MasterCard † Discover † American Express
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