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The Legal Pad

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Watch Your Jargon

I just came across this article and thought it had some sound advice for job applicants (especially for go-getter team players who think outside the box).

Cabrini Green Legal Aid’s 7th Annual Wine Tasting Event

Legalpeople is proud to have sponsored The Cabrini Green Legal Aid’s 7th annual wine tasting event, which took place on the evening of February 27th.  The event, which was held at the popular Chicago French Market on Clinton Street, was very well attended. In fact it was a sellout, drawing well over 300 people, and … Read More ›

Resume Dos and Don’ts

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. That’s right, I’m talking about your resume. I see every kind of resume there is, from “newbie” IP lawyers to mid-level real estate associates, up through and including senior litigators and in-house corporate generalists. After eight years of reviewing resumes, I have a keen … Read More ›

The Anatomy of a Project Center

Legalpeople is currently planning a new state-of-the-art Document Review and Project Center in downtown Chicago. We’ve been hard at work with designers, technicians, and contractors, putting together an ideal space to house multiple projects simultaneously, from large document reviews to foreign language reviews to smaller specialized projects. Those of you who have been to our … Read More ›