Monday, April 22, 2019


Lumen Legal is partnered with a company to identify and hire a contract Corporate Accounting Paralegal. This is a full time opportunity working in Peoria, IL.
DESCRIPTION:
-This position will include daily invoice review, processing and data tracking. Support the monthly closing process, including accruals reporting and accounting reclassification, as needed.
-Support monthly, quarterly, and annual cost tracking and update periodic reports.
-Must be very detail-oriented and operate with a high degree of accuracy.
-This position will also support our contracting department and provide basic paralegal functions around version control management and tracking regulatory timelines.
-Must be willing to collaborate with all levels of the company, as well as external partners and suppliers to complete tasks.
-This will also entail budgeting, tracking and proper processing of direct disbursements to outside organizations and agencies.
QUALIFICATIONS:
-Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Paralegal required.
-CPA preferred, or working towards CPA.
-Energy Efficiency or Utility experience a plus but not mandatory.
-Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel.
-Familiarity with Salesforce, APImaging and Casework a plus.
Please e-mail cover letter and resume to – Marsha Tatulyan @ mtatulyan@lumenlegal.com.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Thank a Dispatcher this Week!

It’s National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, Thank a Dispatcher! And did you know you can become one at Illinois Central College? 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

AI and Paralegals

Perspective on emerging AI and Paralegals


https://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/paralegal-voice/2019/04/automation-in-the-legal-industry-how-ai-empowers-paralegals/

Scholarship for Peoria County Law Students

See the following information on the McRoberts Memorial Law Scholarship

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

PEORIA POLICE DEPARTMENT - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 9, 2019
For More Information: Contact Officer Amy Dotson – Public Information Officer –309-620-2047
Police Department Lobby for On-Line Transactions
(Peoria, IL) - With warmer weather upon us, officers have responded to numerous incidents involving an armed robbery or theft to a victim as a result of an on-line transaction. The incident involves the sale of an item and a prearranged meeting location. Upon arrival to the prearranged location, the victim is robbed of the item at gunpoint or the item is taken by force or the suspect simply snatches the item and flees the area.
As a reminder, the Peoria Police Department welcomes the use of the visitor
parking lot (Walnut St on the side of the Police Department) as well as the lobby for the
use of the public in providing neutral grounds and safer transaction locations.
Transaction locations meaning, for the exchange of goods and money for sales made on
Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, letgo, etc.
Citizens are reminded all transactions remain civil and neither Commissioned Personnel
nor Non-Commissioned Personnel shall intervene on either party’s behalf. The purpose of
using the Peoria Police Department as a transaction location is to provide a safe environment for
the exchange of goods.
The Peoria Police Department is located at 600 SW Adams. The lobby can be used for
this purpose during the hours of 9am – 5pm.

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Tazewell County, Law Librarian and Legal Self-Help Center Navigator

Tazewell County
Law Librarian and Legal Self-Help Center Navigator
Overview:
The purpose of the Tazewell County Law Library/Self Help Center is to serve the public. It accomplishes this goal by providing an open and efficient system of access to the Library's collections and services for the judges, attorneys, and citizens of Tazewell County with the help of the Law Librarian and Legal Self Help Center Navigator. A navigator is present daily to assist individuals with using the available correct and current information on Illinois law and court proceedings on the computer and through print resources.
Responsibilities:
  • Management and maintenance of the Law Library and Legal Self Help Center, including the removal and replacement, revision, update or supplement of printed materials received from vendors
  • Works with court administrator and presiding judge to negotiate contracts with suppliers.
  • Provide customer service to all patrons, including guidance, technical and user support on computer software
  • Provide information for pro-se litigants regarding materials and resources available in the Law Library and Self-Help Center
  • Acts as a liaison between self-represented litigants and the Circuit Clerk's office
  • Offers guidance while taking the necessary precautions to neither provide nor allow the appearance of providing legal assistance or advice
  • Provide referral information for individuals seeking legal services
  • To collect and analyze statistics regarding Law Library and Legal Self Help Center usage
  • Provide research assistance as requested by the judges serving in Tazewell County*
Interested candidates should submit a resume and a County Employment application to:
Hon. Michael D. Risinger, Presiding Judge
Tazewell County Courthouse
342 Court Street
Suite 102
Pekin, Illinois 61554
The Tazewell County Employment application and job description can be found on the Tazewell County website at: http://www.tazewell.com/ under “How Do I….?”, “Apply For A Job.”
Tazewell County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $14.06 to $17.59 /hour

Part-time, Experienced Legal Assistant, Jerold Horn, Peoria, Illinois


Experienced legal assistant with top secretarial skills. Part-time.

Submit resume, including references, to: Jerold I. Horn 401 Main Street, Suite 1650 Peoria, IL 61602 jihorn@aol.com  or Fax (309) 676-2779

Monday, April 08, 2019

CRJ 227 Summer ONLINE

Do you KNOW what the
U.S. Constitution and the LAW
requires of a POLICE OFFICER
and what it does not?

Register for CRJ 227 ONLINE for Summer
LEARN what you NEED to KNOW
No Textbook Required
Course taught by ICC Professor and

Peoria Fire and Police Commissioner Tom Higgins

City of Peoria Career Fair, Carver Community Center, Peoria, Illinois




CITY OF PEORIA CAREER FAIR
Sponsored by Carver Community Center


Wednesday, April 10, 2019
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


710 W. Percy Baker Jr. Avenue
Peoria, IL  61605


We will be taking applications for the positions listed below and others.
Job fliers for each position will be available with more information about the job.  

Representatives from each department will be able to answer questions
during the Career Fair.


POLICE RECRUIT


EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TELECOMMUNICATOR


CODE ENFORCEMENT AIDE (Temporary 24 Weeks; 40 hours per week)

and Other Positions

Thursday, April 04, 2019

NO EXCUSES, Register for FALL Classes NOW

Attention Paralegal, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice and 911 Dispatch and ALL CURRENT or POTENTIAL Illinois Central College Students

Did you know that you can register for FALL classes NOW and pay just $50 with no further payments until August?

And if you are FINANCIAL AID eligible, you won't even need to pay the $50 and you are still registered and set for FALL semester.

Why wait?  Reserve your PLACE in the COURSES and SCHEDULE you want NOW!




Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Full-time Paralegal position available immediately!

Candidate must be organized, pay close attention to detail, and possess strong computer and technology skills. Benefits available, salary commensurate with experience.  Send your inquiry and resume to: Whitney & Potts, Ltd., Attn: Stephanie F. Schmieg, Esq., P. O. Box 368, Elmwood, IL 61529 or email to stephanie@whitneyandpotts.com

Paralegal Needed – Family/Criminal Law Firm

Watson Law is seeking a paralegal to assist with our extensive Family/Criminal Law practice. This paralegal position will be responsible for research, motion drafting, discovery preparation, assisting with preparation of trials/hearing, preparing final settlements, parenting plans, and creating property distribution analysis. The paralegal will also be required to keep track of their time via real time billable hours.

As well, the paralegal position will be responsible for interacting with client professionally and frequently, answering phones and taking accurate messages, scheduling meetings, hearings, depositions or other events and take payments from clients.

An applicant must be detailed oriented, be able to and professionally interact with clients, pro se parties, opposing counsels and other individuals involved in the Family/Criminal law process, be able to travel on occasion to one of our three offices (Bloomington, Washington and/or Peoria), and be able effectively manage their time and multi-task. The applicant must be a team player, strong computer skills, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The applicant must be able to perform any other reasonable task as requested by the firm management.


Applications can be sent to clerk@watsonlawpeoria.com. Applications should include the following:

1. Resume
2. Cover letter
3. List of References
4. Writing Samples

Monday, April 01, 2019

Paralegal Opening!


The Law Office of Damon Young is seeking an experienced Worker’s Compensation/Personal Injury paralegal with a minimum of two years of experience.
Candidate should possess a positive attitude, be highly motivated, well organized, detailed oriented and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

This is a full-time position, 40-hours per week, with duties including:
-Setting depositions/pleadings
-Filing complaints
-Contacting clients
-Transcription
-Entering data into Clio

Salary:  based on experience

Please send resume to damon@damonyounglaw.com

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Clerical Position Available!


Dailey Law Center is seeking qualified interns or graduates to interview to fill a clerical position in our downtown Peoria law office.  Applicants must be pleasant, organized, motivated, able to multi-task, detail oriented, and work well with others.  Applicants must have experience with Microsoft Office.  The responsibilities of this position would include, but are not limited to:

·        Receptionist duties (answering multi-line telephones, taking messages, greeting and assisting clients, etc.)
·        Keeping multiple calendars current
·        Filing
·        Typing, copying, and mailing correspondence
·        Document preparation

Please send resume and cover letter to daileylawcenter@mtco.com, or by mail to Dailey Law Center, P.C., 124 NE Madison Ave., Peoria, IL   61602.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Opening in Canton!


Job Title
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Company
Walters Law Office, Ltd.
Location
Canton, IL 61520
Salary
$10.00 per hour
Job type
Full-time
Job Description
• Answer incoming calls efficiently and route appropriately; transmit messages in an accurate and timely manner.
• Greet clients/visitors in a friendly and professional manner.
• Process incoming and outgoing mail and faxes.
• Receive deliveries and notify the appropriate individual(s) of delivery.
• Maintain reception area in an orderly manner.
• Coordinate conference room reservations and any special beverage or catering requests.
• Assist with maintaining files.
• Provide general clerical assistance to attorney and support staff (such as filing, preparing Fed Ex and certified mail packages, making copies for court, etc.).
• Prepare closed files for storage.
• Order office supplies, track orders, and process supplies when delivered.
• Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Applicant Qualifications
• 2-3 years Administrative Assistant experience
• 2-3 years of Receptionist experience
• Background check required

Apply method:
Email resume to legalsecretary1280@gmail.com

Monday, March 18, 2019

Real Estate Paralegal


McGrath Law Office, P.C. is seeking candidates to fill an immediate full-time opening for a Real Estate Paralegal for our real estate department. The duties of a Real Estate Paralegal with McGrath Law Office, P.C. are as follows:

·         Draft real estate sales contracts
·         Conduct real estate title searches
·         Prepare title insurance commitments
·         Coordinate details of real estate transactions with loan officers, realtors, buyers and sellers
·         Draft correspondence related to real estate transactions
·         Conduct real estate closings
·         Prepare, maintain and organize files
·         Draft correspondence regarding real estate transactions
·         Other administrative duties assigned by supervising attorneys

The ideal candidate would possess the following attributes:
·         Self motivated/self starter
·         Ability to multitask
·         Strong interpersonal communication skills
·         Adept problem solver
·         Enjoys working with math
·         Ability to track and manage deadlines

This position is a full time, permanent position at our Mackinaw office. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send resume and cover letter to Pat McGrath by email – pat.mcgrath@mcgrathpc.net.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Creve Coeur Police Department Application and Testing Process

The Creve Coeur Police Department is currently accepting applications for full and part time police officers. Applications can be picked up at the Creve Coeur Police Department Monday thru Friday, 8a - 7p.

Applicants for the full time positions must have their applications completed and returned by May 31st at 5p. Orientation and P.O.W.E.R. Test will be held June 8th, at 9a, at Eastside Center in E. Peoria. Written test will follow at 1p.

Applicants must be 21 years of age by July 1, 2019, and not have reached their 35th birthday. (Unless exempted due to military service) All applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED, be a US Citizen, and have a valid driver's license.

Friday, March 08, 2019

CIPA March Meeting @ ICC!

CIPA Colleagues:

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 19, 2019, and plan to attend CIPA’s monthly meeting at Illinois Central College, Poplar Hall 132, 5407 N. University Avenue, Peoria.  Dinner (graciously provided by ICC) will begin at 5:30pm, with presentation at 6:00pm.

Our featured speaker is Joseph Borsberry of Borsberry Law Offices, P.C. who will speak on exploring the ethical and practical approach to balancing conflicting responsibilities between the courts the legal system and the supervising attorney.  The discussion will include topics covered in The Supreme Court of Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7 and Rule 1.16 with examples and tips as to how to avoid common pitfalls in this sensitive area.  One hour of CLE will be afforded.

Please RSVP to the CIPA mailbox: cipa@ciparalegal.org or through the CIPA website (www.ciparalegal.org) on or before Friday, March 15. Please DO NOT respond to ICC.

We hope you will joining us for this interesting presentation and the opportunity to network with your peers.

Central Illinois Paralegal Association