Thursday, October 30, 2014

Part Time Secretary/Receptionist Position!

Part time position at Winne Law Office.  Hours are flexible.  Responsibilities will consist of preparing documents and correspondence, scheduling depositions and appointments, filing, answering phones, assisting attorneys and paralegal.

Send resume and cover letter to

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Part-Time Paralegal Position!

Part-Time Paralegal

Bible League International is seeking candidates for a Part-Time Paralegal for our Crete, Illinois office. Bible League comes alongside local churches and ministries to equip them for Bible-based evangelistic outreach, discipleship, and church planting. Bible League helps to grow God's Kingdom across the globe through Bible translation, Bible-based literacy, Bible learning programs, and building the Church.

Position Summary

The Part-Time Paralegal will provide confidential legal and administrative support, project coordination and project tracking for the Chief Compliance Officer. Responsibilities will be varied in scope and include data gathering, assisting with corporate administrative filings, systemizing legal matters and assisting with wills and estates.

This position will be located in Crete, IL. This position is part-time, working a minimum of 3 days/week, approximately 24-30 hours per week.

Essential Duties

Assist Chief Compliance Officer with corporate administrative filings including articles of incorporation, trademarks, and copyrights and agreements and contracts.

Support Chief Compliance Officer in the details of wills and estate documents.

Coordinate and maintain legal records for the organization, ensuring a systemized and organized system.

Responsible for preparation of legal documents and reports that will be used internally, as well as presented to Executive and Board leadership.

Support the Chief Compliance Officer with administrative support including keeping track of calendar, scheduling meetings, and making appointments, and coordinating travel arrangements.

Manage departmental budget preparation process; monitor expenses and submit invoices to accounting for payment.


Must be a Christian, having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Must also agree with our statement of faith and conduct him/herself in a Christ-like manner.

Possess a minimum of 2 years work experience working in a law firm or in house corporate legal department or a Paralegal Certificate.

Experience working with intellectual property and trademark filings preferred

Ideally will have experience in working with wills and estates.


Must be able to handle all matters with a high degree of maturity and confidentiality.

Ability to organize, coordinate, and prioritize a variety of assignments with varying deadlines along with ability to work effectively under pressure with frequent interruptions.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, maintain detailed and accurate records and prepare clear and concise written reports.

Ability to gather and analyze data and prepare reports and recommendations.

Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Strong proficiency in English language usage, grammar and punctuation.

Positive and servant-heart attitude, with ability to establish and maintain good working relationships internally and externally.

Exposure to International law and filings a plus. A background with corporate legal contracts a plus.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email a cover letter and résumé to Please include Ref. ID#2014-29 PARA in the subject line.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act Section 702, Bible League International has the right to and will only hire candidates who agree with Bible League International's Statement of Faith and profess Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
This is from Paralegal student Helen Wright, thanks Helen!!
Don't know if there would be anyone interested, but I saw this posting for a Paralegal with the IL Dept. of Corrections this AM.  The link is below.


If the link doesn't work, they can look it up at

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Full-time Regulatory Compliance Specialist Position at Afni, Inc.

Full-time Regulatory Compliance Specialist Position at Afni, Inc.
Afni has been providing Receivables Management services since its founding in 1936. Receivables Management includes Afni’s debt collection operation and first-party collection services.  Today, Afni’s receivables management business focuses on serving clients from the financial, medical, insurance, and telecommunications industries.  Afni currently manages over 30 million accounts. With responsibility over such an enormous number of accounts, Afni has adopted a robust compliance program. Afni is a leader in the industry when it comes to compliance, and we would love for you to join us.

The position responsibilities will consist of preparing responses and corresponding with state regulatory bodies and the Better Business Bureau regarding investigations, facilitating debt collection license renewals, issue identification, monitoring of federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to debt collection practices, and tracking of appropriate information related to tasks and issues.

Job Requirements:
·         Certification or associates degree in legal studies or relevant field
·         Demonstrates a high level of analytical skills.
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
·         Exhibits exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
·         Demonstrated ability to multi task with attention to detail, manages workflow efficiently. 
·         Gathers and compiles accurate information, identifies key issues and proposes viable solutions.
·         Demonstrates ability to deal with issues of a sensitive nature.
·         Dedication to providing high quality services to internal and external customers.

Afni offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Interested candidates should visit to apply online.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Full-time Paralegal Position, Stephens, Fiddes & McGill

Full-time Paralegal Position, Stephens, Fiddes & McGill, Peoria, IL
Send resume and cover letter to:
Stephanie Fiddes
Office Manager
456 Fulton Street, Suite 222
Peoria, IL 61602

Are you a student looking for more money to fund their education?

We are so excited to announce that we finally have a Financial Aid webpage dedicated to scholarships that are outside of the Educational Foundation.   Now all students can access this page from anywhere in the world. 

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

I was contacted by a firm who is looking for a paralegal student that would be bilingual in Spanish.  They want to know if our program would have any students that would meet this criteria?  Ideally, this student would be further along in the program rather than just beginning.  This position would be a FT position.  If you meet these requirements, please e-mail me at michelle.weghorst  Thanks!

Monday, September 29, 2014



Black, Black & Brown is a well-established and growing law firm seeking a well-organized, self-motivated, energetic Legal Assistant.

Position responsibilities will consist of preparing documents and correspondence, scheduling conferences and appointments, coordinating meetings and travel plans, and maintaining and organizing office files.

The Legal Assistant will review incoming and outgoing correspondence, maintain office files, and assist the attorneys and paralegals with their duties.

Essential duties and responsibilities consist of:  

Answering and transferring incoming calls
Managing phone messages
Sorting, scanning, and distributing incoming mail
Preparing and delivering outgoing mail
Typing, formatting and finalizing correspondence and communications
Preparing, maintaining and organizing office and client files
Scheduling appointments and meetings
Maintaining attorney calendars and appointments
Updating client information
Other administrative duties as assigned 


Completed a minimum of 32 hours of college or university credits
Prior administrative/office experience preferred
Excellent computer skills, including experience with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
Attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and multitask
]Self-starter and energetic
Ability to type 50 wpm or greater  

Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Salary starts at $12.50 per hour, based on qualifications.

Company Name: Black, Black & Brown ]
Location: Washington, IL
Pay: $12.50 + per hour
Posted: 9/2014
A cover letter and resume may be sent to the email address, or to the office address noted below:

Robert W. Brown, Jr.
Black, Black & Brown
115 Washington Square
Washington, IL   61571
Telephone (309) 444-3108
Fax            (309) 444-3100
Mobile       (309) 229-7656

CIPA Meeting!

CIPA Colleagues:  

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 14, 2014, and plan to attend the Central Illinois Paralegal Association's Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at Illinois Central College’s North Campus, Room: Poplar Hall 131, 5407 N. University Street, Peoria. 

Dinner will be provided by ICC and will be served at 5:30 p.m. The speaker will begin at 6:00 p.m. with our annual elections taking place immediately following.

 Our speaker will be Denise Risinger, Paralegal at Moss & Moss, P.C. presenting: “Illinois Civil Discovery: a Paralegal’s Opportunity to Excel.” Highlighting Illinois Supreme Court Rules 201 to 224, this discussion will focus on a paralegal’s role in securing evidence, information, and uncovering facts through the process of discovery.  

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, October 14, 2014!  

Please RSVP to the CIPA mailbox: on or before 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014. 

Thank you so much! 

Central Illinois Paralegal Association
P. O. Box 1948
Bloomington, IL 61702-1948

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Police Officer, City of Moline

The City of Moline is recruiting for the position of Police Officer. The link below contains information to help you become better acquainted with the recruitment process. You will want to print or save this information as it contains important dates and will not be available after the application deadline.

2014 testing schedule Friday, November 7, 2014
8:30 AM – Agility Test
2:00 PM – Written Exam (for applicants that pass agility test)

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