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 www.afnicareers.com/bloomington 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
stephaniefiddes@ymail.com

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 @icc.edu.  Thanks!

Monday, September 29, 2014

LEGAL ASSISTANT POSITION!

 LEGAL ASSISTANT  

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 

Qualifications:  

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: cipa@ciparalegal.org 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)

Go to: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/molineil/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=970103&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E-1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND_KEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

Friday, September 19, 2014

Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!

Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm, some legal experience is preferred, but not required. Hours will be Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Please email resume and references, Attn: Sydney, to dasburylawoffice@yahoo.com or mail to 411 Hamilton Blvd, Suite 1720, Peoria, IL 61602.








 

Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!


Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm, some legal experience is preferred, but not required. Hours will be Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Please email resume and references, Attn: Sydney, to dasburylawoffice@yahoo.com or mail to 411 Hamilton Blvd, Suite 1720, Peoria, IL 61602.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices.


Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices 

Our Paralegal performs varied legal support assignments for attorneys in all practice areas of the Office of the General Counsel (the “OGC”) but primarily focused on corporate, litigation, and regulatory issues, including banking, securities, insurance, employment, tax, real estate, and intellectual property issues.  Also, assists in the enterprise procurement of products and services.   

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

1. Corporate:

o   General Corporate Activities - Assists with the formation of new corporations and LLC’s; prepares and files documents and forms; keeps track of due dates and follows-up with clients to insure timely filings; assists with mergers, consolidations, sales, lease of assets and dissolutions. 

o   Corporate Transactional Activities - Organizes due diligence documents; assists in due diligence review; performs lien and document searches; setup documents for closing; assists at closing; prepares and files any necessary filings; prepares closing index, organizes closing documents and prepares compilations. 

Required Qualifications and Skills:   

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies (or a similar field) or Bachelor’s degree (in any field) and a Paralegal Certification or the equivalent in related work experience as a paralegal. 

Experience

Two+ years working in a legal department or law firm. 

Knowledge 

Demonstrates the working knowledge necessary to perform legal research. 

Skills 

·         Possesses excellent communication skills, strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and effective computer skills related to legal research and database applications.

·         Demonstrates the ability to organize work and set daily priorities. 

·         Effective planning, problem solving, ingenuity, judgment and administrative skills are required.

 

We offer excellent benefits and a competitive salary.  Qualified candidates please apply to:  www.ilfb.org/careers