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(Posted 7/15/19)

We have an opening for a paralegal at Womick Law Firm. Please submit resume to address below:

Amy Naile
Womick Law Firm, Chtd.
Attorneys At Law
P.O. Box 1355
Carbondale, IL 62903


(Posted 6/19/19)

A law firm in Northfield is seeking a business immigration paralegal. Candidates should have at least a year experience working with PERM, H1B, and L visas. Compensation depends on experience.

If you are interested in hearing more, please reach out to Christina Polet at to hear more!


(Posted 6/4/19)

The Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender has Paralegal job opportunities in Chicago, IL! Click here to learn more and to complete the *required* online job application. The posting closes on June 17, 2019. Please direct any general or application status questions to the Cook County Bureau of Human Resources (BHR) at 312-603-3300 and reference requisition ID: 00123162.


(Posted 5/21/19)

Small Clayton law firm handling a variety of litigation and transactional matters seeking legal assistant or paralegal. Attention to detail is of utmost importance. Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Adobe is a must. Experience with accounting software such as QuickBooks is desired. Experience with Internet telephone systems (VoIP) for multiple attorneys and staff is desired. Experience or familiarity with Missouri, Illinois, and Federal court electronic filing systems also desired. Outgoing and pleasant personality for client contact is required.

Please contact:

Barbara L Graham
The Law Office of Barbara L Graham
7777 Bonhomme Ave
Suite 1600
St Louis, MO. 63105
314.725.7600 Phone
314.863.0720 Fax


(Posted 5/9/19)

Established, multi-location law firm is seeking a full-time paralegal for its office in Marion, Illinois. As a paralegal for The Beard Law Firm, you will have the opportunity to be involved in every step of the process. From the initial intake to the final closing, you’ll participate in ensuring that your client receives a great result.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary with raises given twice a year
  • Performance-based bonuses that begin almost immediately
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Our ideal candidate will have a paralegal degree, college degree and/or experience working for a law office.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and attention to detail.

Starting Salary: $25,000

Applicants should email their resume and a writing sample to Brian Harvey, at


(Posted 4/16/19)

The Womick Law Firm is seeking candidates for employment with our firm. We currently have positions in both our Carbondale and Herrin locations. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Amy Naile at ABA-approved paralegal bachelor’s degree graduates preferred. We are seeking a full-time person, but we do consider flexible hours for those nearing their degree completion for part-time in the interim. 


(Posted 4/3/19)

Excellent computer, clerical, writing and communication skills required. Will interact with clients, court personnel and the general public and should present a professional appearance. Experience with e-filing systems and various computer applications and operating systems required. Pay is negotiable and depends upon experience and education.

Reply to: P. O. Box 1206, Carbondale IL 62903-1206, or to

Gregory A. Veach
Attorney At Law
2250 Reed Station Parkway, Suite 301
PO Box 1206
Carbondale, IL 62903-1206


(Posted 3/28/19)

We are a small 2-person north suburban injury firm looking for an experienced (2 years minimum), bilingual (English/Spanish) personal injury/workers compensation paralegal. You will be involved in all aspects of the practice.

We are located at 302 Saunders Rd, Suite 200, Riverwoods, IL 60015, near the 294 tollway between Lake-Cook & Deerfield Rds. Send your resume with references to Barry Silver at the email below.

Barry Silver
(847) 480-2070


(Posted 2/27/19)

Paralegal position opening at the end of May at Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes & Hoke, LLP in Carbondale. Send resume to Kimberly G. Kelly, Sr. Paralegal/Office Manager at Bachelor degree from ABA-approved Paralegal Studies program preferred.

Williamson County — Marion, IL

(Posted 2/25/19)

Responsibilities: Assist in the prosecution of criminal cases in Williamson County. The ASA would be responsible for handling one or more sub-dockets within the criminal docket in the county.

Qualifications: Illinois law license; two or more years of legal experience encouraged but not required.

Salary: Approximately $40,000. Excellent fringe benefits (health insurance, IMRF pension, etc.)

Applications: Send letter, CV, and references to:

Ms. Wendy Cunningham
Office of Williamson County
State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti
200 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 205
Marion, Illinois 62959

Chicago Office

(Posted 2/25/19)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
  • 8 years’ experience supporting a Commercial Real Estate practice group in a law firm environment
  • Mortgage finance experience representing lenders
  • Title and survey experience
  • Electronic data room experience
  • Strong proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and attention to detail

Preferred Requirements:

  • Large firm experience
  • Experience with public/private partnerships, mixed use development, and resort development is a plus

What will your day look like?

You will assist in drafting real estate documents, preparing closing documents, conducting due diligence reviews and coordinating closings as required for commercial real estate transactions. This will include ordering, reviewing, and analyzing title commitments, recorded documents, and surveys. You will develop, monitor, and update closing and other checklists for real estate transactions.

You will also assist with drafting documents for commercial, resort, and mixed use developments, as well as draft lease amendments for attorney review. This will require forming LLC.s, partnerships, drafting organizational documents, and authority certificates and resolutions. All reporting and research will be delivered to the appropriate parties’, counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, vendors, etc.

Please send resume to Tina Wyatt (

Full Time

(Posted 2/22/19)

Rusin & Maciorowski, Ltd. is a Chicago-based defense firm with satellite offices in Carbondale & Champaign. We are specialty firm focusing on representing employers and their insurance carriers in all of the varied legal aspects of the workplace injury, including Workers Compensation, OSHA, personal injury, contribution liability and lien recovery, wrongful discharge and employment discrimination. We are seeking a full time Associate Attorney to work in our Carbondale office. Starting salary of $60K, but negotiable depending on experience. Illinois law license required.

Please submit resume via email to: Sarah K. Tripp at

Rusin & Maciorowski, Ltd.
231 W. Main Street, Suite 2E
Carbondale, IL. 62901
(618) 351-8104

Full Time

(Posted 2/14/19)

A personal injury associate with at least ONE year of prior experience in litigation preferably personal injury is needed at a stellar, well known, law firm in the city of Chicago.
The firm also has an area of white collar crime and civil rights but this associate will do Personal Injury litigation. Salary up to $85,000. Please send your resume to:

Jody Schwartz
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Full Time

(Posted 2/14/19)

A personal injury paralegal is needed for a well known firm of 7 attorneys in the city. Must have at least 5 years of prior experience in another personal injury law firm. Salary up to $50,000. This is a plaintiff firm with a fast paced environment. Please send your resume to:

Jody Schwartz
JS Job Market

Full Time

(Posted 2/14/19)

Corporate paralegal opening in a major international law firm in the city of Chicago is seeking someone with at least 5 years of prior corporate experience. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent along with strong knowledge of Illinois and Delaware corporate law, federal and state securities laws, option plan administration, venture capital finance and private company M & A is required. Please note 5 years at least of prior experience in a law firm environment is required and a paralegal certification. Please send your resume to: 

A detailed job description will be sent if you are qualified and interested. Thank you.

Jody Schwartz
JS Job Market

Full Time

(Posted 2-8-2019)

Seeking full-time paralegal in busy four-attorney office in Carbondale. Competitive salary and benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, SIMPLE retirement plan, vacation, etc. Salary commensurate with experience. ABA-approved paralegal bachelor degree preferred.

General duties:

  • Typing correspondence, research, and legal paperwork
  • Scheduling, coordinating and confirming court dates, appointments, and meetings
  • Answer phones and greet clients.
  • Must have excellent phone and computer skills and must be able to effectively perform a number of routine tasks at a moment’s notice:
  • Maintain calendars and schedules for a number of attorneys
  • Assist in maintaining a comprehensive and organized billing system
  • Ensure all billable hours are accurately recorded
  • Understand the basics of a number of court documents, such as summons and subpoenas
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Arrange for the filing of court documents

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Attention to detail
  • Keen observation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Impressive communication skills

Send a resume to Patrick Hewson at


(Posted 2-7-2019)

We are a global leader in cyber security prevention. Our legal team is currently seeking a Contracts Analyst with at least three years of experience in contracts management. We are not looking for someone who is trying to become an attorney. Rather, someone that wants to stay in the contracts space. This role will be active in terms of drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts with clients. You will be on the phone with clients talking through red lined items and tactfully defending your stance on internal agreements and agreements drafted by our clients. Most of the contracts will be sales related (MSP's, Sow, NDA's, etc) and services based. The team is highly collaborative and based in the Chicago headquarters on Madison Street. Salary is $65-70k plus full benefits. 

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 3 years prior professional experience drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Superior communication skills in written and oral presentation
  • Ability to partner collaboratively with internal business teams

We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Please contact via email at or by cell at 630-533-4920.

Full Time

(Posted 1-25-2019)

Paralegal position now available in Marion, Illinois, for fast-paced, family law firm with a high volume of discovery. Must be friendly, motivated, organized, detail oriented, and have the ability to review and summarize financial data. Experience with Word and Excel required. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Paid sick and vacation time. Health insurance and 401(k) options available. $12.00/hour or commensurate with experience. Please send resume to

(Various Postings)

(Posted 1-22-2019)

The following link provides 45 new legal positions, primarily outside of Southern Illinois, including Paralegal, Legal Assistance, Legal Office Administration, and more:

Full Time

(Posted 1-22-2019)

Full time paralegal. Experience required. Will work principally on divorce civil-discovery. Duties include tracking incoming/outgoing discovery documents. Communicates regularly with clients and opposing party concerning discovery. Will draft pleadings. Light legal research. Must be familiar with Adobe .pdf, MS Word, MS Excel. ABA-approved bachelor degree in Paralegal Studies is a benefit. Start ASAP. Please send resume to Attorney Daniel Kay at

Part Time

(Posted 1-22-2019)

Rapidly expanding personal injury law firm seeking part time paralegal for medical collection and written discovery work. Candidate should have 1-5 years’ experience in personal injury, discovery, and/or medical bill and record collection. Position will lead to full time position after trail period (6-8 months). Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover and reference to

Full Time

(Posted 1-2-2019)

Established and growing law firm located in Marion Illinois has an immediate opening for a full time paralegal/legal assistant. The ideal candidate will have a background in family law; however, consideration will be given to applicants who meet the following requirements. The individual should be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook, have excellent communication skills both oral and written, self-motivated, and possess a high level of initiative. Knowledge of Time Matters is helpful but not required. The paralegal/legal assistant will be responsible for drafting and preparing correspondence, pleadings and discovery, electronic filing, scheduling meetings and depositions with clients as well as attorneys, and calendaring court hearings. The applicant should be well versed with the ability to provide exceptional customer service. Starting salary for this position is based on experience. Benefits include paid holidays, vision, 401K, group disability, and life insurance. To apply, please send your resume to

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