Job #4610

Litigation Paralegal

West suburban plaintiff’s personal injury law firm is seeking to hire a litigation paralegal/legal assistant with 3+ years of experience. Responsibilities include responding to discovery, trial preparation, and additional administrative tasks. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Needles (similar) is required. Fast-paced working environment and a 40 hour work week. Salary up to $60K with benefits (100% healthcare premium for employees, 401K, profit sharing).

Chicago, IL

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Job #4609

Litigation Legal Secretary

The downtown Chicago loop office of our well-credentialed law firm client is seeking a Legal Secretary with at least 5 years of litigation experience within a law firm. L&E experience given preference. Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transit reimbursement plans, an industry competitive salary, and internal growth opportunity.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4608

Litigation Paralegal, $90k

The downtown Chicago loop office of our well-credentialed law firm client is seeking a Litigation Paralegal with at least 5 years of L&E litigation experience. Working knowledge of programs including Trail Dictator and Case Map preferred as well as a Paralegal certificate and/or Bachelor’s degree. Full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision, negotiable salary up to $90k and internal growth opportunity. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4602

Trademark Paralegal

Our large law firm client is seeking an Intellectual Property Trademark Paralegal with 5+ years of related work experience. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word), international IP legal databases, and docketing software is required. The ideal candidate will posses strong communication, organization, and client service skills. The ability to work under tight deadlines, prioritize responsibilities, and accurately capture billable time. A Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate is required. Salary up to $100K with comprehensive benefits.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4606

Patent Prosecution Agent

Our IP boutique law firm client is seeking a Patent Prosecution Agent particularly those with Computer Science post-graduate degrees for their downtown Chicago office. Those with a previous focus and interest in software development, machine learning, and AI are encouraged to apply. This position offers a great opportunity to join a well-credentialed team with growth potential and a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4603

Trademark Docket Clerk

Our international law firm client is seeking an Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist with 5+ years of related work experience. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) and docketing software is required as well as familiarity with federal, state, and local Intellectual Property laws and regulations. The ideal candidate will have strong communication, organizational skills, and the ability to handle and maintain confidential information. Trademark knowledge is required, trademark experience is preferred. A high school diploma is required. Salary up to the low $60’s with comprehensive benefits.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4601

Patent Legal Secretary

Our global law firm client is seeking an experienced Legal secretary with 5+ years of experience as an IP prosecution legal secretary and 3+ years of experience in a professional services environment. A strong knowledge of steps involved in patent prosecution from application filing to issuance of patents is required.  Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word), Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Pro, Document Management, time entry systems and IP Prosecution specific databases including Inprotech or CP) is required. The ideal candidate will be client service/customer satisfaction oriented, possess a strong attention to detail, and have excellent teamwork and collaboration skills. Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required. Salary up to $95K with comprehensive benefits.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4600

Trademark Legal Secretary

Our international law firm client is seeking an experienced Legal Secretary with 5+ years of experience as an IP trademark legal secretary and 3+ years of experience in a professional services environment. A strong knowledge of steps involved in trademark prosecution from application filing to registration is required. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word), Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Pro, Document Management, time entry systems and IP Prosecution specific databases including Inprotech or CPI) is required. The ideal candidate will client service/customer satisfaction oriented, possess a strong attention to detail, and have excellent teamwork and collaboration skills. Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required. Salary up to $95K with comprehensive benefits.

Chicago, IL

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Job #3997

Real Estate Paralegal, $80k

Our West Loop law firm client located on West Fulton St. is searching for a Real Estate Paralegal to join their team. We are looking for energetic self-starters, with at least five years of relevant experience. Paralegal certificate and/or Bachelor’s degree desired. This position offers full comprehensive benefits and a salary of up to $80k commensurate with experience.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4032

Legal Administrative Assistant

The downtown Chicago office of our international law firm client, located on W. Washington Blvd., is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant with at least 3 years of litigation experience. IP experience, as well as a legal secretarial degree, preferred. Must have a strong knowledge of deposition and trial preparation along with eFiling in State and Federal courts. This is a great opportunity to join a well-credentialed firm with an emphasis on diversity and professional development advancement training. Generous benefits offered including income protection, retirement plans, and commuter transportation programs. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4576

Real Estate Paralegal

The downtown Chicago office of our growing law firm client is seeking a Real Estate Paralegal with 5+ years of relevant experience. Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and/or a Paralegal certificate, strong ability to prioritize and multi-task, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work overtime as needed. This is a great opportunity to join a diverse environment within a firm that emphasis retaining their talent through professional advancement tracks. Excellent benefit plans provided. Salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4593

Workers’ Compensation Legal Secretary, $50k

The downtown Chicago office of our law firm client (located near W. Monroe St.) is in need of a Workers’ Compensation Legal Secretary to join their team. At least one year of relevant experience required; Spanish speaking and/or dictation experience given preference. This position offers both health and dental insurance plans, a new office space (including a snack stocked fridge) located steps to multiple CTA stops, and the potential for growth. Starting salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4597

Legal Assistant, $60k-$85k

The downtown Chicago office of our law firm client is seeking a Legal Assistant to join their practice. This role will assist one senior associate in handling large scale cases. Spanish speaking is required. Our ideal candidates will ideally exhibit a number of these qualities: plaintiff or medical negligence (huge plus) experience, experience handling large caseloads, scheduling depositions, assisting with discovery, managing schedules, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Starting salary $55k with an end of the year bonus that will range anywhere from $5k-$25k depending on the firm’s annual probability. This position also has exceptional full benefits at zero cost to the employee.  

Chicago, IL

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Job #4596

Patent Prosecution Paralegal, $90k

The downtown Chicago office of our growing law firm client is seeking a Patent Prosecution Paralegal with at least 5 years of experience to join their team. This role will handle all matters relating to the domestic patent prosecution practice. Must be extremely organized with excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal certificate strongly preferred. This position offers ample growth opportunity, excellent benefits including health, dental, 401(k), and commuter reimbursement and a salary up to $90k commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4594

Corporate Paralegal, $100k

The Chicago loop office of our large boutique firm is looking for a Corporate Paralegal to join their growing practice. Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years of experience in a relevant role including: mergers & acq. and corporate governance support, and SEC and EDGAR fillings. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Blue Sky filling experience preferred. This position offers excellent benefits including: medical/dental, 401k, life insurance, and commuter reimbursement along with ample growth opportunity, and a salary up to $100k commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4579

Tax Paralegal

The downtown Chicago office of our international leading law firm client is seeking a Tax Paralegal. We are seeking those with 5+ years of paralegal experience including tax and probate trust administration. All candidates must be tech savvy, have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and be extremely organized with an emphasis on attention to detail. 1550 annual billable hours required. This role offers 3 bonuses per year, 23 days of PTO, transportation stipend, and professional development programs. Salary commensurate with experience.  

Chicago, IL

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Job #4592

Contract Attorney

The downtown Chicago office of our law firm client is in need of a contract attorney to primarily handle depositions for a 2-3 month full-time project. Nursing home abuse (or similar) experience ideally needed, with the ability to travel to and from depositions. Starts immediately with a completive hourly rate commensurate with experience.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4589

Transactional Legal Secretary, $85k

The downtown Chicago office (near West Harrison St.) of our law firm client is looking for a Transactional Legal Secretary to join their team. This person will support multiple attorneys and require both legal secretarial duties along with administrative assistance. Our ideal candidate will have transactional experience within a law firm setting preferably in commercial finance. Must be proficient with basic Microsoft Office programs (will be tested), managing travel and expense reports, and be extremely organized. This position offers great healthcare and 401k plans, along with a salary around $85k commensurate with experience.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4591

Conflicts Staff Attorney

The downtown Chicago loop office of our law firm client is seeking a Conflicts Staff Attorney with a minimum of 3 years experience. This role will be responsible for assisting primarily new business conflicts, therefore must be well versed in the rules of professional responsibility, and ideally, have conflicts clearance experience within a large law firm. Strong research, analytical, and interpersonal skills are required along with someone comfortable working independently and proactively. Ample growth opportunity, excellent benefits, and a negotiable salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4587

Intellectual Property Operations Manager, $120k

The downtown Chicago office of our law firm client (located on W. Randolph) is looking for an IP Operations Manager to join their growing team. Must have a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years working in a managerial role within a law firm. Ideal candidates will also have a proven track record in process improvement, knowledge of the US Patent and Trademark Office procedures, and excellent project management skills. This role will oversee the IP Practice Group's day to day operations with a track for ample growth opportunity. Full comprehensive benefit plans offered, along with a salary up to $120k for a rockstar candidate. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4586

Commercial Finance Project Assistant

The downtown Chicago office (near West Harrison St.) of our law firm client is searching for a Commercial Finance Project Assistant to join their team. This roleis excellent for a new graduate who is a dependable, self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects at once. Must have a Bachelor’s degree, and preferably, a Paralegal certificate with the ability to work overtime hours as needed. This position offers a great healthcare and 401k plan, professional development growth, and an industry competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Chicago, IL

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Job #4584

Global Finance Paralegal

The downtown Chicago office (located near W. Jackson Blvd.) of our international law firm client is seeking a Global Finance Paralegal to join their growing team. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of relevant banking and/or financial transactions experience preferably within a large law firm setting, a Bachelor’s degree and an ABA approved Paralegal certificate, and prior U.C.C. experience. This position offers ample growth opportunity, continuous employee development, excellent benefits, and an industry competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4583

M&A And Private Equity Paralegal

The downtown Chicago office (located near W. Jackson Blvd.) of our international law firm client is seeking a M&A and Private Equity Paralegal to join their growing team. Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years of corporate/M&A transactional work experience within a law firm or corporate legal department, a Bachelor’s degree, and be proficient in Microsoft Office. Ideal candidates will also have an ABA approved Paralegal certificate. This position offers ample growth opportunity, continuous employee development, excellent benefits, and an industry competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4582

Real Estate Paralegal

The downtown Chicago office (located near W. Jackson Blvd.) of our international law firm client is seeking a Real Estate Paralegal to join their expanding team. Qualified candidates will have 2+ years of commercial real estate experience within a law firm or title company (preferably), a Bachelor’s degree, and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with competing deadlines within a fast paced environment. This position offers ample growth opportunity, continuous employee development, excellent benefits, and an industry competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4580

Estate Administration Paralegal

The Northwest suburb office of our law firm client is seeking an Estate Administration Paralegal to join their growing team. Candidates must have 5+ years of relevant trust and estate experience preferably with a tax background, a Paralegal certificate, proficient with Microsoft Office, and acquire excellent interpersonal skills. This is a great opportunity to join a talented team with an emphasis on career and growth development that offers great benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4568

Corporate Paralegal, $55k+

The downtown Chicago office of our law firm client (located near W. Adams St.) is searching for a Corporate Paralegal to join their business and finance division. This role will support the attorneys with corporate transactional work including: UCC filings, securities, regulatory compliance, and preparing closing documents. Our ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience along with either a Bachelor’s degree or a Paralegal certificate. This is a great team that will help develop skillsets, keep growth opportunity within, and offers comprehensive benefits plans and a salary starting at $55k+ commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4057

Ip Litigation Legal Assistant, $70k

The downtown Chicago office of our Am Law 100 firm is seeking an IP Litigation Legal Assistant to join their team. We are looking for someone with 5+ years of relevant experience including trial prep for large scale cases, and have a strong initiative to problem solve independently as well as manage multiple projects at once. Must be able to pass a Microsoft Office test to be considered. This position offers ample room for advancement, excellent benefits, and a salary up to $70k commensurate with experience. 

Chicago, IL

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Job #4055

Legal Assistant, $50k

The downtown Chicago loop office of our mid-sized law firm client is seeking a legal assistant to join their growing team. This position will work in trademark although prior relevant experience is not required- will train for the right fit. Ideally our candidates will have 1-2 years of general work experience within a law firm, be able to type at least 60 wpm, and will be sharp, organized, and ready to learn and develop their profile. This is a great opportunity for growth within a well-credentialed firm, competitive benefit plans and a salary up to $50k commensurate with experience.  

Chicago, IL

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