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Employers of Paralegal Studies majors in IL

Paralegals and legal assistants do a variety of tasks to support lawyers, including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents. Paralegals and legal assistants are found in all types of organizations, but most work for law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies. They usually work full time, and overtime is sometimes needed to meet deadlines. Most paralegals and legal assistants have an associate’s degree or a certificate in paralegal studies. In some cases, employers may hire college graduates with a bachelor’s degree with no legal experience or specialized education and train them on the job. The median annual wage for paralegals and legal assistants was $46,990 in May 2012. Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. This occupation attracts many applicants, and competition for jobs will be strong. Experienced, formally trained paralegals with strong computer and database management skills should have the best job prospects.

Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.

Legal Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research.

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Mayer Brown LLP
Judicial Courts of The State of Illinois
Circuit Court Cook County
Sidley Austin LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP
Jeffrey L London
County of Madison
Madison County Clerk's Office
Judicial Courts of The State of Illinois
McHenry County Circuit Court
Jenner & Block LLP
Hardin Schiff LLP
Dentons US LLP
Dla Piper LLP (us)
Michael P Morrison Lawyer
Attorney General, Illinois
Assistnt Attrny Gen Publc Aide
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Drinker, Biddle & Reath L.L.P.
Drinker Biddle Gdnr & Carton
Gardener Carton & Douglas LLP
Gardner, Carton & Douglas
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Llp
Dentons US LLP
City of Chicago
Law Dept
K&L Gates LLP
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Sidley and Austin
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Brinks Gilson & Lione A Professional Corporation
McGuirewoods LLP
Cardinal Intellectual Property, Inc.
County of Cook
Public Safety
Clausen Miller P.C.
Pierce & Associates, P.C.
Sidley Austin LLP
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood
County of Du Page
Du Page County Recorder Deeds
County of Du Page
18th Judicial Circuit Court
Thompson Coburn LLP
Holland & Knight LLP
Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered
Freeborn & Peters, LLP
Dechert LLP
Dentons US LLP
Supreme Court, United States
US Probation & Parole Office
County of Cook
Public Safety
County of Cook
Circuit Court
Baker & McKenzie Global Services LLC
Johnson & Bell, Ltd.
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
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