Paralegal Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

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McCormack Schreiber Legal Search - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
The individual in this role will be responsible for a wide range of projects, including drafting and reviewing legal contracts, assisting in litigation (i.e. subpoenas and discovery responses, etc.)...
21 hours ago
The Bradford Group - Niles, IL (4 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Be able to work with some of the best in the industry and keep your skills current and have the flexibility to work 2 days a week providing paralegal support primarily in the areas of trademarks, copyright...
21 hours ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Our law firm clients range from solo practitioners to multi-partner firms and run across all specialty areas of law including litigation, family law, bankruptcy, real estate, and much more....
19 hours ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
experience in a law firm BA degree; Paralegal certificate Stable work history Ability to travel when necessary...
2 days ago
Cook County Government - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Provides support to labor staff and outside counsel in arbitration matters, including evidence collection, responding to document requests, witness preparation, legal research, brief writing, and coordination...
1 day ago
Nixon Peabody LLP - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Assist in trial preparation. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate or appropriate job-related experience required....
1 day ago
McCormack Schreiber Legal Search - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
certificate is preferred)....
9 hours ago
NWSL - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited paralegal program. Minimum 2-5 years of relevant experience....
2 days ago
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Taft is currently seeking a paralegal to serve our ANDA Litigation team in Taft's Chicago office....
2 days ago
Reputation Com - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois About Reputation: Reputation ( is the undisputed leader in reputation experience management and consistently delivers innovative, customer-driven solutions to household...
1 day ago
Northern Trust - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
1 day ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Solo Attorney with one part time paralegal seeks a second part time paralegal. Spanish speaking a big plus. Experience in immigration law is preferred, but not essential. A car is also a plus....
1 day ago
gpac - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Large Business Firm seeks Transactional Paralegal....
2 days ago
USA Vein Clinics - Northbrook, IL (5 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
The Company is seeking a full-time transactional Real Estate Paralegal....
7 hours ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Our virtual paralegals work with a high degree of autonomy and are responsible for developing lasting relationships with our clients....
3 days ago

Demographic Data for Des Plaines, IL

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Paralegal Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Becoming a Paralegal Professional: A Concise Overview
Paralegals (also called legal assistants or legal specialists) are an important part of the legal team at law offices and in legal departments of organizations. They work in a variety of settings...

Law Paralegal: e-File in California Courts Using OneLegal
e-Filing allows individuals to file court documents, arrange service of process, and more without leaving their desk. In this course, students will learn how to e-File in California Courts using...

Effective Legal Office Administration
The Legal Office Administration course teaches the candidates about effective administration and management of a legal firm or office. The students learn about preparing legal documents,...

Salary for Paralegal Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

This is the average annual salary for Paralegal jobs in Des Plaines, IL as reported by the BLS.


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Highest Education Level

Paralegals in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (38.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (20.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Master's Degree (10.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • High School or GED (5.6%)
  • Some College (1.1%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Paralegals in Des Plaines, IL
  • Less than 1 year (40.5%)
  • 1-2 years (20.3%)
  • None (18.0%)
  • 2-4 years (9.6%)
  • 4-6 years (7.9%)
  • 6-8 years (2.4%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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