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Immigration Paralegal

Confidential - Branch

100 Attorneys; 180 Staff

Reports to:             Paralegal Manager

LOCATION:                Chicago, IL            

EDUCATION:              Bachelor's degree.

EXPERIENCE:       3+ years of progressive business immigration experience. - 2 to 5 years of experience and training in various immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications - Solid experience preparing complex business visa filings. - Must have a congenial personality, excellent client interaction skills and demonstrated passion for immigration work. - Must have the ability to manage multiple matters simultaneously and work independently as needed. - Candidate must be well-organized, detail-oriented, manage time efficiently, work independently as needed, astute at identifying issues and a quick learner in a fast-paced environment. - Fluency in English and Spanish is required. Must be able to communicate diplomatically and effectively in writing and verbally in both languages. Additional language skills a plus.

DESCRIPTION:          National Law Firm seeks a qualified paralegal with 2-5 years of experience and training in various immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications. Candidate must be able to successfully multi-task, in a deadline-driven environment. This position will participate in all aspects of the firm’s Business Immigration and growing Global Mobility practice, including working closely with attorney in case review and analysis, preparing drafts and filing final employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including H-1, L-1, E-1/E-2, I-140 EB1 and EB2, I-526, PERM Labor Certification, J-1 Waivers Petitions. Assist with management of client relationships.   

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:         HRServices312@gmail.com   

Posted: September 22, 2017  

Litigation Paralegal

 Novack and Macey LLP - Sole

30 Attorneys; 26 Staff

Reports to:      Partner                 

LOCATION:       100 N Riverside Plaza Suite 1500 Chicago, Il 60606  

EDUCATION    BA desired         

EXPERIENCE:           Qualified candidate should have at least 3-5 solid years of relevant experience. Must have experience with Concordance or other litigation-related computer applications.           

DESCRIPTION:    We are seeking an experienced litigation paralegal to join our team. Position entails assisting with preparation of court filings including, but not limited to, cite and fact checking legal briefs and assembling of exhibits and appendices. Performing research (factual, legal, internet, and other) at the direction of counsel. Preparing witness files and exhibit binders for use at depositions and trial. Managing complex litigation files, including various e-discovery database applications.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:       Please send resumes to LRosenbush@novackmacey.com

Posted: August 30, 2017 


Archdiocese of Chicago

8 Attorneys; 3 Staff

Reports to:               General Counsel

LOCATION:        835 N. Rush St.
EDUCATION      Paralegal Certificate

EXPERIENCE:          5 years experience in legal office environment   

DESCRIPTION:      http://legacy.archchicago.org/Employment/Default.aspx for position description    

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:         jleonatti@archchicago.org

Posted: August 18, 2017

Investment Services Paralegal

Vedder Price - Main

200 Attorneys; 300 Staff

Reports to:          Manager of Paralegal/Project Assistants

LOCATION:         222 N. Lasalle St., Chicago, IL 60601    

EDUCATION     A bachelor's degree is required and an ABA-approved paralegal certificate is preferred.                                

EXPERIENCE:     • Three or more years' experience in Corporate or securities experience is required • Working knowledge of securities laws and regulations (1940 Act, Advisers Act, 1933 Act, 1934 Act, CFTC) • Private fund or registered mutual fund experience is a plus Experience in investment services or mutual fund compliance a plus •Strong research skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment • Keen attention to detail • Willingness to work overtime • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines • Strong organizational skills • Ability to lift 25 pounds       

DESCRIPTION:           : • Preparing and reviewing filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for mutual funds, private funds, investment advisers and broker-dealers including Form N-1A, N-2, Form N-14, Proxy Statements, Form ADV, Form BD, Form D and Schedule 13Gs/13Ds. • Drafting and maintaining corporate legal and governance documents • Conduct research related to filings and business transactions through both print and electronic sources • Assist attorneys with filings, opinions and business transactions • Review and organize due diligence materials • Draft closing documents and correspondence • Prepare closing sets and post-closing documentation • Analyze and organize client records • Work with corporate vendors to attend to the filing of governmental and agency filings for fund and adviser clients • Interact with clients and other counsel during business transactions • Work effectively with project assistants and other support personnel for completion of client closing document sets • Annually log at least 1,500 billable hours

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:            Apply on our website or send resume to ggrunloh@vedderprice.com

Posted: August 17, 2017


Cheng Cohen LLC    – Sole Office

15 Attorneys; 4 Staff

Reports to:               Office Manager

LOCATION:       311 N. Aberdeen Street, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607

EDUCATION          College degree; paralegal certificate or paralegal experience                  

EXPERIENCE:      2-5 years' experience as a corporate or transactional paralegal. Experience on ProLaw a plus but not required.

DESCRIPTION:       Paralegal to work with group of transactional lawyers in franchise boutique law firm. Best candidates will have initiative, be able to multi-task, be able to read and understand franchise regulations, be organized, and be able to manage docket of corporate, regulatory and trademark filings.   

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:           Joanna.lim@chengcohen.com      

 Posted: August 8, 2017

Corporate Paralegal

Faegre Baker Daniels   – Branch Office

65 Attorneys; 40 Staff

Reports to:      Beckie Mills        

LOCATION:      311 S Wacker Drive, Suite 4300, Chicago, IL 60606                 

EDUCATION    Paralegal certificate or a 4-year college degree                       

EXPERIENCE:     • 5-7 + years of large law firm, complex litigation experience. • Trial preparation and experience. • Minimum of 2 years of experience handling general corporate, finance, mergers and acquisitions, securit FaegreBD, a top national and international law firm, is looking to hire an experienced Paralegal to contribute to our robust Corporate Investment Management practice group working on complex security litigation matters as well as traditional corporate formations and maintenance. This group counsels clients on regulatory enforcement proceedings and investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), FINRA, state securities regulators and other government entities; assist clients with their compliance and regulatory risk management needs; and represent clients in complex civil and securities litigation. What you would do in this job: • Prepare, review, analyze and organize documents in connection with a wide range of sophisticated and complex corporate transactions. • Assist in and organize due diligence on transactions. • Manage clients’ corporate records and filings. • Prepare and make corporate and regulatory filings (including UCC, Form D and Section 16 filings) as well as perform legal research with regard to such filings. • Work as part of a dynamic collaborative team, including experienced and recognized lawyers and an advanced in-house technology department for managing litigation. • Put into practice advanced case management skills, seeing a case from inception through discovery, examination, trial preparation, trial and post-trial phases of matters. • Review, analyze and organize litigation documents; • Provide clear and complete work delegation to association, administrative legal assistants and other support staff as necessary. • Assist with development and assessment of securities compliance programs • Monitor on-going case activity and shifting deadlines. What we would expect from you: • Energetic, organized, detail oriented and disciplined with the willingness to work hard. • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, through effective communication strategies. • Ability to manage workflow and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints, with competing and shifting priorities. • Ability to bill 1550 hours annually towards the firm’s paralegal billing expectation. • Strong project management skills. • Willingness to travel. What you could expect from us: • A paralegal career model which provides paralegals with a growth opportunity and an outlined path toward advancement in their career within the firm. • Presumptive bonus tied to billable hours and a discretionary bonus to recognize high performers. • Encouragement to prepare for future responsibilities and career success by pursuing in house and off-site professional and educational opportunities. • Opportunities to contribute to the health and vitality of the communities where we live and work through our tradition of pro bono, volunteerism and philanthropy


SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:                https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25727&siteid=5377&AReq=777BR

 Posted: August 8, 2017