Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Temporary Paralegal for a 12 month assignment at a company in Peoria, IL.  The Paralegal will assist attorneys with purchasing contracts.  The paralegal will work with several attorneys supporting the Indirect Procurement team and a broad scope of purchasing activities for business clients and will involve significant contact with procurement buyers, subject matter experts, and outside legal resources.


  • Providing matter intake and assessment and issue identification,
  • Assisting attorneys with client counseling, managing, drafting, and negotiating purchasing contracts,
  • Assisting with matter and document management,
  • Working directly with the procurement team, internal clients, subject matter experts, and external legal resources with respect to procurement agreements and issue resolution.
  • Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in paralegal studies; or 4 year degree with a 2 year degree in paralegal studies or a paralegal certificate,
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and other MS Office applications
  • Strong analytical skills to understand basic to intermediate contracts
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team or individually, as the circumstances require
  • Exceptional client service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to be responsive to the needs of clients and colleagues
  • Attention to detail
  • Would you like to learn more about the Temporary Paralegal position that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Peoria, IL?  If so, then please submit your resume below.  Or, visit our website at to apply or consider other available opportunities with us.

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