Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Illinois Central College Paralegal Programs are THE SMART CHOICE . . . Enroll TODAY!


The Illinois Central College Paralegal Program is the “oldest” American Bar Association approved Paralegal degree program in all of Central Illinois. ICC offers both a two year degree and a Post Degree Paralegal Certificate for persons who hold another two or four year degree.

True, other options for an American Bar Association approved Paralegal Education exist in Central Illinois.  But . . . look closely at those other options and consider three very important factors: Cost, Availability of Courses and Quality of Instruction.
  • ·       Tuition at Illinois Central College is as much as 66% LESS than some other programs may charge for a two-year degree and even less for Post Degree Certificate students.   
  • ·       We offer multiple sections of courses, in traditional, online and hybrid formats each semester.   
  • ·       Our courses are taught by a well established faculty made up of trusted, local Lawyers and Paralegals. 
  • ·       And we boast generations of Employed and Successful Graduates working in: law offices, large and small; courthouses, State and Federal; along with the largest corporations in the United States.   
The Illinois Central College 
Paralegal Programs
WE are THE Smart Choice!

View the Spring 2018 Schedule here

Get more information or schedule an appointment to ENROLL today by Contacting the Paralegal Programs Coordinator, Michelle Weghorst by calling 309-690-7691 or send an e-mail to: michelle.weghorst@icc.edu

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

PCBA lists job openings in the following areas: Receptionist/Secretary/Legal Assistant/Paralegal Positions/Bookkeeper

Part-time Legal Secretary

Immediate opening for part-time legal secretary (job-share position) for two days a week.  Minimum two (2) years experience required.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word required. Knowledge of Juris helpful. Send resume and salary requirements to:  BRIAN J. MEGINNES, 416 Main Street, Suite 1400, Peoria, Illinois  61602.
Family Law Paralegal

Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., is seeking a full time Paralegal/Legal Assistant position.  Must be able to work independently but also as a team member.  Must have experience in Family Law, E-filing court documents, preparing discovery responses and some pleadings.   Employee will have direct contact with clients, other attorneys and the courts.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills are a must.
The position offers a pleasant working environment, paid vacation and holidays, health insurance and parking.  Please send resume and cover letter to dpayton@benckendorf.com.
Paralegal

Angela Evans seeks a paralegal and/or legal assistant. Please submit resume and writing sample to angela@angelaevanslaw.com
Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Elias Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C. is looking to hire a full time paralegal/legal assistant in the corporation/business/transaction area.  Excellent organizational and computer skills are required.   Apply in confidence to the following: John S. Elias, 416 Main St., Suite 1400, Peoria, IL 61602 or by email at jelias@emrslaw.com
Paralegal
OSF Healthcare System has a Corporate Paralegal position open. The Corporate Paralegal works under the direction of the Senior Vice President (SVP), Legal Services to support the in-house legal needs of OSF Healthcare System and operating units. Responsible for assisting in the handling of legal issues such as conducting advanced legal research; assisting in preparing documents, corporate documentation, leases, licenses, insurance, and employment agreements; assisting in compliance audits; performing due diligence; reviewing contracts; and assisting in preparing legal memoranda and pleadings. Will also support contract reviews and risk assessment. For more information and to apply, click here.
Paralegal
Immediate opening for a Paralegal part-time or full-time. Some experience required, must be dependable, and be able to multi task. Please send resumes to michelle.lasainelaw@gmail.com.
Receptionist/Legal Assistant:
Receptionist/legal assistant position available immediately with very busy, fast paced law firm in downtown Peoria specializing in personal injury, workers’ compensation, civil litigation and criminal defense.  Candidate must be extremely organized, pay close attention to details and have excellent time management skills.  Candidate also must have strong communication skills.  Candidate will be expected to answer many phone lines, gather accurate and concise information from callers and effectively and efficiently communicate within a busy office environment.  Must be computer and technology proficient.  Salary to commensurate with experience.  Please email resume to:  janschuetz@lefantelaw.com
Paralegal:
Paralegal position available immediately with very busy, fast paced law firm in downtown Peoria specializing in personal injury, workers’ compensation, civil litigation and criminal defense.  Candidate must be extremely organized, pay close attention to details, possess initiative, professionalism and have excellent time management skills.  Candidate also must have strong grammatical and communication skills.  Must be computer and technology proficient.  Candidate will be expected to organize and summarize medical records, communicate with clients, counsel and insurance adjusters and prepare written correspondence, pleadings and discovery.  Salary to commensurate with experience.  Please email resume to:  janschuetz@lefantelaw.com
Legal Assistant (Full or Part-time):
Full or part-time experienced legal assistant with top secretarial skills needed. Submit resume, including references, to: Jerold I. Horn, 401 Main St., Suite 1650, Peoria, IL 61602, by email at jihorn@aol.com or by fax at 309-676-2779.
Part-Time Bookkeeper


The law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs LLC is seeking a part-time bookkeeper to assist with bookkeeping and accounting duties for our firm.  As a part-time bookkeeper, this person will work 3 to 4 hours a day and fill in full-time when necessary to cover duties of the firm’s head bookkeeper. This part-time bookkeeper position will assist the head bookkeeper with accounts receivable and accounts payable functions, payroll, account reconciliation, and other related matters.  An applicant must be intelligent and detailed oriented, and able to work cooperatively in a professional environment.  Experience as a bookkeeper or in accounting is required; an accounting degree would be a plus.  If interested, please send a cover letter and your resume to Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC, Attn: Hiring Manager; by email at hiring@mhtlaw.com; or by regular mail to 416 Main Street, Suite 1125, Peoria, IL 61602.  No phone calls please.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

FT Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant in Bloomington!

FT Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant

Ogar & Miller is a fast-paced, 3-attorney family law firm in Bloomington, Illinois that offers competitive pay, 401(k) match, and generous holiday/vacation time. We are looking for a Full-Time Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant to join our team.

Primary duties include processing timesheets, preparing and sending invoices and statements and maintaining client ledgers as necessary. Other duties may include preparing correspondence, discovery documents and answers, complex court orders and pleadings, occasional telephone coverage, and other duties as needed.
           

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel) is required. Experience with QuickBooks is preferred, but not necessary. Salary commensurate with experience. We will be happy to train the right person, but preference may be given to candidates with a paralegal degree/certificate, or previous law office experience. Please forward your resume with your compensation requirements to Mr. Todd C. Miller at bloomingtonfamilylaw@gmail.com. No telephone calls, please.

The Washington Police Commission is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer!

The Washington Police Commission is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. While there is no current opening, a position on the hiring list remains for up to 2 years. Download the application packet at www.washingtonpolice.online/2017App for complete information. Application deadline is October 25 at 5 P.M. and testing is Saturday, October 28, 2017. 

Paralegal/Legal secretary needed!

Paralegal/Legal secretary needed. Compensation commensurate with experience. Send resumes to daileylawcenter@mtco.com.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Smart Choice in Paralegal Education! Spring Semester 2018 Schedule Available



The Illinois Central College Paralegal Program is the “oldest” American Bar Association approved Paralegal degree program in all of Central Illinois. ICC offers both a two year degree and a Post Degree Paralegal Certificate for persons who hold another two or four year degree.

True, other options for an American Bar Association approved Paralegal Education in Central Illinois exist.  But . . . look closely at those options and consider three very important factors: Cost, Availability of Courses and Quality of Instruction.

  • ·       Tuition at Illinois Central College is as much as 66% LESS than some other programs may charge for a two-year degree and even less for Post Degree Certificate students.   
  • ·       We offer multiple sections of courses, in traditional, online and hybrid formats each semester.   
  • ·       Our courses are taught by a well established faculty made up of trusted, local Lawyers and Paralegals. 
  • ·       And we boast generations of successful graduates working in: law offices, large and small; courthouses, State and Federal; along with the largest corporations in the United States.   

Illinois Central College is The Smart Choice!


View the Spring 2018 Schedule here

Get more information or schedule an appointment to ENROLL today by Contacting the Paralegal Programs Coordinator, Michelle Weghorst by calling 309-690-7691 or send an e-mail to: michelle.weghorst@icc.edu


Monday, September 25, 2017

FT Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant


Ogar & Miller is a fast-paced, 3-attorney family law firm in Bloomington, Illinois that offers competitive pay, 401(k) match, and generous holiday/vacation time. We are looking for a Full-Time Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant to join our team.

Primary duties include processing timesheets, preparing and sending invoices and statements and maintaining client ledgers as necessary. Other duties may include preparing correspondence, discovery documents and answers, complex court orders and pleadings, occasional telephone coverage, and other duties as needed.
                                

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel) is required. Experience with QuickBooks is preferred, but not necessary. Salary commensurate with experience. We will be happy to train the right person, but preference may be given to candidates with a paralegal degree/certificate, or previous law office experience. Please forward your resume with your compensation requirements to Mr. Todd C. Miller at bloomingtonfamilylaw@gmail.com. No telephone calls, please.

Monday, September 11, 2017

LEGAL ASSISTANT PART-TIME

Experienced legal assistant with top secretarial skills. Submit resume, including references, to:
Jerold I. Horn 
401 Main Street, Suite 1650 Peoria, IL 61602
jihorn@aol.com 
Fax (309) 676-2779

Full time paralegal/legal assistant needed!

Elias, Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C. is in need of a full time paralegal/legal assistant to work for a senior partner in the business/transactional area. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and computer skills are required. Very good working conditions and compensation for  the right person.

Apply in confidence to:

John S. Elias | Elias, Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C.
416 Main Street, Suite 1400, Peoria, Illinois 61602
Telephone: (309) 672-6361 (direct)

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Chillicothe Police Department is Hiring

#PRESSRELEASE

The Chillicothe Police Department will be accepting applications for employment for the positions of police officer.  We are looking to hire 1 applicant immediately.  This list will be combined with a prior established hiring list.

Applications can be obtained by one of the following:
Chillicothe Police Department - 823 N Second St. Chillicothe, IL 61523
Chillicothe City Hall - 908 N 2nd St. Chillicothe, IL 61523
Download the the PDF form at www.chillicothepd.org/employment

Applications are due back at the police department before the testing date of October 4th, 2017.  Examinations will be given, Saturday, 10/07/2017, at 1:00 pm. at Illinois Valley Central High School, 1300 W. Sycamore, Chillicothe Illinois. Oral interviews will be on Saturday, 10/21/2017 at City Hall, 908 N. Second St. Chillicothe, IL time TBA.

CPD offers a starting wage for a probationary police officer is $47,442.86 with an increase to $54,743.95 after 1 year along with excellent benefits which include physical fitness test bonuses, over time, holiday pay, 10 paid holidays, 64 sick hours per year, 40 personal hours per year, up to 160 hours vacation hours per year.  We also offer continual paid training, clothing allowance, excellent health insurance, and a city funded pension.

We also offer the following specialty positions:  Investigations, evidence officers, field training officers, range and simunition officers, bicycle patrol, school resource officers, and a K9 unit.

Requirements
Be 21 years of age
High School Diploma
No felony convictions
Be a U.S. Citizen
Have a valid Illinois Driver’s License
Live within 15 miles of Chillicothe within 12 months after probation
Be able to legally carry a firearm

Hiring Process
Application
Written Test
Physical Test (POWER TEST)
Interview
Background Investigation
Psychological Test
Polygraph Test
Physical
Drug Screening
Fingerprinting
Conditional offer of Employment
Police Training Institute
Field Training Program
12 month probation program starting after FTO program

#UPDATE 8/3/2017
POLICE EXAMINATIONS
CHILLICOTHE, ILLINOIS

The Board of Police Commissioners for the City of Chillicothe, Illinois is
accepting applications for testing from both certified and non-certified candidates for the purpose of hiring from an expanded hiring list.
 Examinations will be given, Saturday, 10/07/2017, at 1:00 pm. at Illinois Valley Central High School, 1300 W. Sycamore, Chillicothe Illinois. Oral interviews will be on Saturday, 10/21/2017 at City Hall, 908 N. Second St. Chillicothe, IL time TBA.
 Applications may be obtained and returned to the Chillicothe Police Department (address above) or Chillicothe City Hall, 908 N. Second St., Chillicothe Illinois, 61523, in care of Rich Underwood. Please add your e-mail address at the bottom of the first page of the Application. Applications must be returned no later than 10/04/2017. Late applications will not be considered.
 Appointments will be governed by the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Police Commissioners.

Friday, September 08, 2017

Paralegal wanted for family law firm

A small family law firm in Bloomington, Illinois has a full time paralegal position to fill. 

Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment with lots of client contact & case management responsibilities essential. Necessary skills include math; legal research; processing of discovery, pleadings, and correspondence; and a high degree of competency working with computers. Salary based upon level of experience. Great benefits package. Send resume and references to Susan at Ronda Glenn Law Offices, 221 East Front Street, Bloomington, IL  61701. No phone calls, please.


We would also prefer applicants whose educational background includes a 4-year degree. 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

So you want to be a Police Officer . . .

Illinois Central College offers a Certificate in Law Enforcement


The mission of our Law Enforcement Certificate is to provide specific education for individuals who intend to seek employment with a police agency.  This certificate is an ideal opportunity if:

·      You have earned your Bachelor or Associate degree, including a Criminal Justice degree or a degree in any other field or discipline and you plan to seek a position in policing;
·      You are currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Associate degree (including a Criminal Justice degree) and you want to enhance that degree and expand your career opportunities in policing with this Certificate; and especially if
·      You are a recently discharged Veteran intending to seek employment with a civilian police agency.

Stop, Frisk, Arrest, Use of Force, Search, Seizure, and all of the Law related to how Police must act while serving and protecting the public is provided in detail in this program.

How police departments operate, budget and set policies is covered in detail in this program. 


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In a nut shell, this program prepares you for the realities of a career in policing and it allows you to be better prepared to seek, earn and have a successful career serving and protecting the public as a police officer.

See the program courses and requirements here: https://icc.edu/academics/catalog/certificate/?prog=Law%20Enforcement%20Certificate

To get enrolled or to find out more contact Michelle Weghorst at 309-690-7691 or email: michelle.weghorst@icc.edu.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

ABA Approved, Affordable, Convenient, Established: The BEST Paralegal Education Option in Central Illinois


The Illinois Central College Paralegal programs are the only Paralegal Education choice for residents of Central Illinois.
  • ABA Approved: ICC is the ONLY community college offering American Bar Association Approved Post Degree Certificate and Associate degree Paralegal Programs in all of Central Illinois.
  • Affordable: Tuition at other institutions, Private or Public, may be as much as 4 to 5 time more expensive. If you live outside the Peoria area, and many of our students do, it is likely that ICC has an agreement in place to allow for in-district tuition rates. (Carl Sandburg, Heartland, Illinois Valley, Lincoln Land, Spoon River). Our Graduates and our current students come from all over Central Illinois because of the quality, affordability, consistency and convenience of this program.

  • Convenient: The course schedule is as Convenient as you will find from a quality Paralegal program. Five of the Ten paralegal program courses are offered partially or completely online. The remaining Paralegal courses are scheduled both day and evening at the ICC Peoria Campus.
  • Established: Our programs are well established with the people and organizations that employ Paralegals throughout Central Illinois and beyond. Our Paralegal graduates enjoy some of the Highest Paying and Most Satisfying Paralegal Jobs because they are more prepared than the graduates of other Paralegal programs to earn and keep those positions. This education and training prepares a graduate to work anywhere in the country.  Our graduates can be found working in the corporate headquarters of large corporations such as Caterpillar, State Farm and Walmart and small to very large law firms in Central Illinois and throughout the United States.