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Toxic Tort Litigation Paralegal
Kennedys CMK LLP- Branch Office
15 Attorneys : 9 Staff
Reports to : office Manager
Location : 100 North Riverside Plaza
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree -Paralegal Certificate from ABA accredited program
EXPERIENCE : Minimum of 5 years experience as a litigation paralegal managing e-discovery preferably in Toxic Tort Defense Litigation
DESCRIPTION : Provide paralegal support to toxic tort defense litigation team
SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted March 8, 2019
Patent & Trademark Paralegal
Seyfarth & Shaw- Main Office
400 Attorneys : 800 Staff
Reports to : Supporting Attorney
Location : Chicago, IL
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program.
EXPERIENCE : 5+ years of extensive foreign and domestic trademark prosecution experience with knowledge of SEAGIS and CPI docket database. -Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment. -Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) -Exhibit a high degree of initiative and independent judgment with excellent troubleshooting and follow-thru skills. -Computer proficient with advanced skills in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Explorer and Outlook) required. -Knowledge and experience with database management and administration is preferred.
DESCRIPTION : Assist attorneys and clients in intake, planning and managing trademark portfolios. -Manage multiple client-facing databases containing all completed and pending trademark matters for each client. -Assist with preparation, filing, prosecution and maintenance of trademark applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. -Initiate foreign filings and coordinate and correspond with foreign trademark agents concerning foreign trademark applications. -Develop foreign filing strategies and file Madrid international trademark applications. -Monitor prosecution deadlines. Ensure thorough communication and proper responses are provided. -Prepare status charts for clients. Communicate and correspond with clients concerning new and pending applications. Maintain and expand ongoing client relationships. -Conduct online trademark searches and other investigatory functions. -Organize, maintain and update files and docket information related to clients’ trademark portfolios. -Domain name and copyright experience a plus
Posted March 5, 2019
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP- Main Office
85 Attorneys : 100 Staff
Reports to : Litigation Paralegal Manager
Location : Chicago, IL
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate highly preferred
EXPERIENCE : 3-5 years of litigation experience
DESCRIPTION : Litigation Paralegal is a professional performing a variety of duties to assist case teams in delivering client services and other discreet projects according to established firm policies and best practices.
This includes. but not limited to, case management, discovery processes, pretrial and trial activities, appellate proceedings, monitoring of litigation related dates and information. Must be a team player, effective communicator with internal and external clients, and be knowledgeable in the use of litigation management software and case database software to efficiently review and prepare documentation and case dashboards for team.
Responsibilities include maintaining positive contacts in the office and with clients, observing confidentiality of client matters, demonstrating qualities of a team player, maintaining accurate time records, complying with firm procedures and promoting firm values. Maintaining a schedule of regular, predictable attendance is an essential component of the position. A professional qualified through education, training, or work experience to provide quality service to our clients and maintain high ethical standards.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We adhere to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.
Posted March 5, 2019
Paralegal- Trial Department
Duane Morris LLP- Branch Office
49 Attorneys : 83 Staff
Reports to : Office Manager
Location : 190 S. LaSalle Street
EDUCATION: Paralegal Certification from ABA approved institution
EXPERIENCE : 3+ years of law firm experience
DESCRIPTION : Conducts investigations; performs legal research; develops pleadings; prepares motions for review by attorney; assists in discovery Acts as liaison with outside counsel;Contact for court administrators and regulatory bodies;Responsible for organizing, developing and closing of files. Knowledge of trial software: Relativity, TextMap, and Trial Director
SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO http://www.duanemorris.com
Posted February 26, 2019
Vedder Price- Main Office
200 Attorneys : 600 Staff
Reports to : Paralegal Manager
Location : 222 N. LaSalle Street
EDUCATION: BA or equivalent degree or experience & ABA-approved paralegal training certification preferred
EXPERIENCE : Minimum of five years’ transactional and corporate/securities paralegal experience.
DESCRIPTION : The Corporate Finance Paralegal handles all aspects of deal management for finance, health care and other transactions from inception to post-closing and is knowledgeable on both buyer and seller side transactions and equity deals. This high-profile position involves direct interface with attorneys, clients, the Corporate Services team and opposing counsel. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following Develop and conduct print and electronic research related to transactions and filings • Develop physical and virtual data rooms, and manage data in Vedder Connect and related applications •Conduct preliminary organization of records and documents
• Work with Accounting to manage corporate services vendors, post-completion billing and vendor invoice management • Work with Corporate Services team to manage client information in Corporate Focus ;
Finance :• Draft transactional documents relating to loan parties • Prepare and file various UCC financing statements • Order good standing certifications and certified charters • &Prepare and submit Forms 8821 and W-9 to the IRS • Create signature packets and coordinate their execution by multiple parties • Prepare and circulate closing documents to all parties for review • Prepare transmittal letters and coordinate documentation delivery to loan parties • Manage post-closing matters • Interact and coordinate with various service companies
SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO CH.Recruiting@vedderprice.com
Posted February 14,2019
Stahl Cowen Crowley Addis LLC- Sole Office
21 Attorneys : 12 Staff
Reports to : Association Committee Chair
Location : 55 W. Monroe St. Suite 1500 , Chicago, IL 60629
EDUCATION: Paralegal certificate a plus, but not required.
EXPERIENCE : Three or more years of experience as a corporate paralegal is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) is important.
DESCRIPTION : Stahl Cowen Crowley Addis LLC, an established downtown Chicago firm, seeks a qualified candidate to join our team as a Corporate Paralegal. While we pride ourselves on high quality work and service, we are also a close-knit, collegial group, and we enjoy and have fun practicing with each other and working closely with our clients. Primary Responsibilities: • Handle formations of new entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and non-profits. • Draft basic ancillary organization documents, including operating agreements, by laws, stock purchase agreements with compiled schedules, stock certificates and ledgers, and assignments of assets.
• Complete and file Form SS-4s or use of the IRS web portal to obtain EINs. • Track and file annual reports and statements of information for all client entities as well and accompanying minutes, resolutions, and consents.
• Compile and maintain corporate minute books. • Prepare and file Secretary of State documents, including amendments, conversions, mergers, assumed name, and dissolutions. • Order, track, and summarize lien searches and results.
• Draft and record grant deeds, quit claim deeds, warranty deeds, and PCORs. This includes knowing the local rules of each county to make sure all necessary documents are submitted. • Assist with form d filings, blue sky notices, as well as other SEC compliance requirements. • Participate in closings and post closings activities, including the drafting, compiling, tracking and organizing of the closing checklist, compiling schedules and ensuring we are in possession of all good standing certificates, signature pages, drafting and compiling closing books, as well as providing general support on transactions. • Review purchase and sale agreements to create key-date memorandums. • Respond to general transition requests for information by acting as a liaison between all involved parties. • Preform legal research and drafting of informative memorandums. • Interface with corporate service providers, including statutory registered agent services and publishing companies. • Provide direct support and services to clients, using discretion on when to handle matters independently and when to involve an attorney. • Provide general paralegal support to partners and associates.
Candidates desiring to join our team should have the following qualities: • Natural-born attention to detail (you will manage critical and often complex corporate legal affairs) • Ruthless (bordering on obsessive) focus on organization and organizational systems (you will be instrumental in keeping our lawyers organized and on top of their practices and deliverables) • Ability to multitask, manage a variety of deadlines and work with multiple professionals (you will be supporting our team of attorneys and an active client base — you will be the glue) • Comfort within a dynamic, team-oriented and client-centered environment (you will manage a number of matters on varying timelines and will communicate directly with clients from time to time)
SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO email@example.com
Posted January 28, 2019