Thursday, November 20, 2014

“Paralegal Day”


 Governor Quinn has designated today, November 20, 2014, as “Paralegal Day.”

 We are privileged to take a moment to thank you for all of your contributions in the legal arena.

The Central Illinois Paralegal Association is honored to recognize you today and thanks you for your invaluable support of the legal profession.

Enjoy your special day!

The Officers of CIPA

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Paralegal Job Posting!

The Law Firm of Koth & Gregory, P.C. is looking to add one or two certified paralegals to its team of five attorneys and three secretaries.  For information regarding our firm please refer to our website


(1) ABA Approved Associate’s degree or Post degree Certificate;

(2) Completion of CMGEN 120/CMPSC 120 or acquisition of the equivalent Microsoft office skills with programs such as word, PPT, access, excel, and outlook; and

(3) Submission of an updated resume, writing sample, and a list of three references with their contact information. The writing sample should include the following: (a) A brief description of your career goals; (b) reasons why you believe you would be a good fit at Koth & Gregory; and (c) your ties to central Illinois, specifically the Peoria and/or Bloomington area.

Honest responses to the requirements set forth are critical to the hiring process. It is the goal of Koth & Gregory to find potential employee(s) who will flourish in our office setting. Goals and work experience that are not forthcoming will not likely result in the desired mutual benefit of both the employer and the potential employee(s).

Please submit the above documentation to the following via e-mail:


Koth & Gregory, P.C. 
420 N. Main St. 
Bloomington, IL 61701

Are You Looking for a Job?

Your Illinois Department of Employment Security Invites You to a Recruiting Event

 What:  Illinois Department of Corrections & Department of Juvenile Justice Recruiting Event

When:  By appointment only, Tuesday, November 25th

Where:  Partners in Job Training and Placement

               BHC Community Education Center

               404 E. Third Street

               Kewanee, IL 61443

This event is sponsored by IDES, Partners in Job Training and Placement (PJTP) and Illinois Departments of Corrections and Juvenile Justice

By appointment only!  Call:

309-852-6544 (PJTP Kewanee office) or

309-788-7587 (PJTP Rock Island office)

  Juvenile Justice Specialist

·         Must be 21 years of age

·         Have a valid driver’s license

·         Illinois resident

·         Bachelor Degree in Education, Criminal Justice, Psychology or Sociology

·         U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.

Correctional Officer Trainee

·         Must be 18 years of age

·         Have a valid driver’s license

·         Illinois resident

·         High dchool diploma or GED

·         U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.

* Females are encouraged to apply *

* Veteran’s hiring preference given *


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Part Time Officer Needed

Part Time Officer Needed

Please call or send application to  

South Pekin Police Department

Attn: Chief Mark Morger

PO Box 10

South Pekin Il  61564

 Or call, 309-348-3656

Monday, November 10, 2014

Employment Opportunities and Peoria County Bar Association News

Read the Peoria County Bar newsletter The LegalEase here and see employment opportunities for students and graduates of the ICC Paralegal Programs.

Wednesday, November 05, 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, November 04, 2014

Peoria law firm seeks file clerk/legal assistant, part-time or full-time position!

Downtown Peoria law firm seeks file clerk/legal assistant, part-time or full-time, can be flexible.  Willing to train and will entertain candidates with no law firm experience, as long as candidate is willing to learn.  Duties include locating and managing filing duties, scheduling, preparing documents for attorneys, and professional phone etiquette.  The ability to multitask, prioritize and stay organized is necessary.  Benefits available for full-time candidate.  Paid parking.  Salary range is negotiable. 

E-mail your resume and cover letter to the following:

Becky Auvil, Office Manager
Fleming & Umland
411 Hamilton Boulevard
Suite 1518
Peoria, IL  61602
(309) 676-6757

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