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Volume 13, No. 1 A Special Supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Week of Jan. 3-7, 2011
Attorney Positions — Law Firms, Government, Corporate, Non-Profit
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Medical Malpractice Trial Attorney

Plaintiff's medical malpractice firm seeks an RECEPTIONIST/
additional trial attorney with a MINIMUM of 9 Loop Law firm has immediate opening for full DOCKET CLERK
years experience including actual jury time real estate paralegal with at least 5 yrs to 7
experience for preparation and trial of substantial yrs experience. Strong computer, typing and Plaintiff's Personal Injury Firm is seeking a full-
medical malpractice cases. Experience in birth organizational skills necessary. Work time receptionist who also has advanced
injury litigation desired. Position offers an environment encourages multi-tasking, efficiency computer skills. This is not your average
attractive compensation package with unlimited and flexibility. Excellent Benefits. Send resume receptionist position as it carries other
growth potential. All responses will be held in to: responsibilities and requirements and the salary
confidence. Send resume, references and salary will be commensurate with that experience.
requirements to Please Email with your
resume or fax to 312-201-1180.
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LEGAL Mid-sized litigation defense
firm seeks a 3-5 year IL
National turnaround consulting and expert
National firm specializing in
product liability defense litiga-
Growing law firm with corpo-
rate and litigation practices
Plaintiff's Personal Injury
licensed associate attorney growing litigation support practice in its tion including toxic tort has an has an immediate opening for Firm is seeking a full-time
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erage litigation. Strong writing include: document and discovery management for an experienced trial litiga- secretary with 5+ years of advanced computer skills.
Contract assignments and and analytical skills required. tion paralegal with 3+ years of experience. The successful
Qualified candidates may sub- and production, population and maintenance of experience. The successful candidate must have worked in This is not your average recep-
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firms and corporations. retention applications, client proposals, among other responsibilities and
transcript and writing sample el for 4 to 6 weeks for trials and gation experience as well as requirements and the salary
Please email resume to via email to: other items. Familiarity with Westlaw, Microsoft your trial experience must strong exposure to corporate will be commensurate with
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have good interpersonal com- communication skills. Salary
munication skills. You must be is commensurate with experi- Legal Secretary
proficient with Microsoft ence and firm offers a compet-
Office Suites and have strong itive benefit package. E-mail Sole practitioner litigation
ASSOCIATE attorney seeks qualified part-
communication skills. 4 year resume to
time legal assistant. The suc-
degree and/or an ABA
ATTORNEY Atlanta | Chicago | Dallas | Dayton | Detroit approved paralegal certifi- cessful candidate must have 3-
Growing loop insurance cate. Salary is commensurate 5 yrs of litigation experience,
Illinois appellate court seeks Frankfurt | Houston | London | Los Angeles | New York preferably in personal injury
defense firm is seeking two with experience and firm
licensed attorney or recent associates with 3-5 years litiga- offers a competitive benefit work and predominantly in
graduate for staff attorney tion experience. Experience in package. E-mail resume to Cook County Circuit Court. He
position. The position involves employment law or general Legal Secretary or she must be proficient in MS
the research and drafting of tort litigation required. Outlook and e-filing experience
appellate opinions for seven Immediate opportunity avail- is preferred . Also, the candi-
justices. The job is located Box LB513 able to work for a growing liti- date must have good communi-
within commuting distance of Law Bulletin gation law firm. Busy attor- cation skills in interacting with
the Chicago area. Candidates 415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
PARALEGAL - PI neys in an AV rated firm need clients., service providers and
with writing ability are strong- E-mail: an experienced litigation assis- union officials. He or she must
Excellent opportunity for indi-
ly encouraged to apply. Send
resume with GPA and writing
Put the complete vidual with 1 year Plaintiff’s
tant with top skills and highly
professional demeanor. 4
be organized, detail oriented
and type 70+ wpm. We are
Personal Injury experience to
sample ASAP to:
Jerry Ursini
rules of practice work at our large loop law firm
years minimum civil litigation
experience required. Family
seeking a candidate who will
travel to Chicago’s north side:
Research Director right at your on interesting and complex
cases. Duties of this challeng-
law background highly pre-
ferred. Fast paced work with
4700 n./ 2000 w. with free park-
Third District Appellate Court
1007 La Salle St.
ASSOCIATES fingertips. ing position include answering heavy client contact requires
ing offered. Salary for a mini-
mum of 20 hrs per week is com-
Ottawa, IL 61350 discovery, extensive client con- an organized, confident self- mensurate with experience.
Thirty lawyer Chicago based tact, day-to-day file mainte-
law firm seeks two associates,
one with 3-5 years of litigation
Illinois Courts nance and trial preparation.
starter with excellent commu-
nication, interpersonal and
There are no benefits offered.
Please send resume with refer-
Our firm offers a competitive
experience (preferably per-
sonal injury defense) and the
Rule Book salary and benefit package.
technical skills.
resume to
E-mail ences to: [F] 773-293-6233 or e-
mail to
second with 1-3 years of subro-
gation experience. Please sub-
(847) 883-9100 Box LB519
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Plaintiff's P.I. Practice with a Hiring Partner
satellite office in the Fox Val- Leahy, Eisenberg
ley area seeks an Assoc. with
at least 3 yrs. experience who
is also capable of trying jury
& Fraenkel, Ltd.
33 West Monroe Street,
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Apply for Job #932 and an opportunity to work for a
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associate who has 1-3 years ate with ideally 2-4 years of duties as requested by attor- office supplies and paying
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with ERISA fiduciary require- class action or consumer health care.
standing at a large law firm or least six years of relevant ments must have 4 years
ments would be a plus. This finance experience. Any Chicago, IL
litigation boutique) for their consulting and/or compliance secretarial experience in
practice group counsels experience representing Apply for Job #3245
growing practice. This firm’s experience in public account- either a legal or real estate
litigation department is highly employers, plan administra- banks, insurance carriers and ing or a combination of cor-
tors, trustees, investment lenders in these types of environment working with Help WantedGeneral 1300
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country. Relocation costs for in transactional, post-trans- ed annual billables are 1,950 date will have tax account-
actional and restructuring and this associate will be part of 65+ WPM and strong inter-
candidates from other major ing/technology skills and be personal skills. Research
cities will be covered. This is settings regarding their fiduci- of a very collegial practice proficient in US GAAP, tax
a wonderful opportunity to ary duties and liabilities. This group. Apply for Job #3248 Coordinator
compliance, corporate con-
handle complex, sophisticat- is an opportunity to join a Apply for Job #859
solidated returns and com-
ed litigation matters and be practice group that is highly Contracts Paralegal Our boutique law firm client in
bined state tax returns. This
part of a dynamic practice regarded within the firm and the loop is seeking a research
company offers its employ-
group. ERISA community. coordinator to support the
Apply for Job #806 Health Care - Mid- ees a wonderful health care Our client, a pharmaceuticals firm's marketing, communica-
Apply for Job #933 benefits package and the company in Lake Forest, is
Level Associate Or opportunity to directly interact
tions and business develop-
looking for a contracts parale- ment efforts. Responsibilities
Corporate Of Counsel with the business people. gal. The ideal Candidate will
Transactional include providing research on
Transactional Apply for Job #931 manage the daily activity in clients, potential clients and
Associate (Senior The Chicago office of our support of contract adminis-
Associate (Junior international law firm is seek-
client executives; legal analy-
Level) tration, litigation, corporate sis of the research content;
Level) ing a well-credentialed attor- maintenance and intellectual secure competitive intelli-
ney who has a minimum of Finance Associate property. Qualifications:
Our dynamic, full-service gence regarding clients and
business law firm client is
This dynamic, entrepreneur- four solid years of health care (Junior To Mid- Minimum 5-7 years of experi- potential clients. Bachelor's
ial Loop law firm (under thirty regulatory experience. The
seeking an associate with at ideal candidate will be a mid-
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attorneys) comprised of “big tract administration; Excellent
least 7 years of broad-based nications or related field is
firm refugees” is seeking a level associate although this time and project manage-
transactional experience in Our national law firm client is required. Law degree is high-
corporate transactional asso- practice group will consider ment skills; Must have excel-
corporate law, mergers and seeking a well-credentialed ly preferred. Salary up to the
ciate with 2-4 years of experi- someone for an Of Counsel lent written and communica-
acquisitions, contracts, bank- Illinois licensed associate mid $50's with competitive
ence for its growing practice. position. Representative mat- tion skills; Bachelor's Degree;
ing and real estate. This with 2-4 years of finance benefits.
Representative matters for ters include provider reim- Certificate desired - if not cer-
attorney must have an entre- experience. The ideal candi- Apply for Job #3242
clients include business for- bursement and regulatory tified must have comparable
preneurial spirit, exceptional counseling, fraud and abuse date will have significant
mations and planning, merg- experience; Experience with
writing skills and the ability to experience in commercial
ers & acquisitions, reorgani- counseling, privacy, pharma-
and asset based lending, real Word, Excel or similar data- Office Manager
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