William O'Rourke

About William


Linder Legal Staffing, Inc. - Chicago, IL | February 2012 - Present
Contract Paralegal
∙ Intellectual property legal assignments working with Am Law 100 Chicago area law firm. Engaged in all aspects of litigation support including legal research, factual investigation, document review, document management, preparation of deposition summaries and trial preparation.

Templeton & Associates - Chicago, IL | Not Set - Not Set

American Arbitration Association - San Diego, CA | March 1990 - June 1997
Executive Case Administrator
∙ Managed hundreds of complex commercial & non-commercial arbitration cases & mediation matters from filing to closing.
∙ Served as liaison between clients, counsel and witnesses.
∙ Drafted correspondence, arbitration awards, mediation agreements and other legal documents.

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. - Chicago, IL | June 1997 - January 2012
Senior intellectual Property Paralegal
∙ Accomplished intellectual property litigation paralegal, with significant experience handling complex patent, trademark and copyright litigation matters from inception through appeal.

Templeton & Associates, Inc. - Chicago, IL | February 1986 - February 1990
Contract Paralegal
∙ Primarily long - term legal assignments working with both Am Law 100 Chicago area law firms and Crain's top 25 Chicago area (in - house) corporations on high exposure litigation matters.


MicroTrain Technologies | 2013
Comp TIA A+, Comp TIA Network+, MSCITP, CCNA (Pursuing Certification)

Northwestern University | 2011
Certificate, Finance

University of Illinois | 1987
B.A., Pre-Law (Dean's List)

Mesa College | 1998
Computer Science

Roosevelt University | 1989
Certificate with Honors, Technology Law