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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Who we are:
We are a small, rapidly growing west suburban law office featuring a team of five attorneys and our support staff. Our firm engages in general practice with an emphasis on family law, civil litigation, and probate.
We are seeking:
An entry level associate attorney to start in our Downers Grove office and transition to our new Naperville office later this year. Must be a practicing Illinois licensed attorney in good standing. One+ years of experience as a practicing attorney preferred. Candidates having less than one year of experience as an attorney must have a strong record of hands-on experience in family law, probate or civil litigation as a law clerk, 711, or judicial extern together with three or more professional references.
A well-suited candidate will be versatile, eager to learn, demonstrate a strong work ethic and take pride in their work. Candidates must be organized, responsible and reliable. Must be able to make court appearances in Cook County and the collar counties.
Our office is a fast-paced and best suited for individuals who are self-starters who are comfortable learning and doing new things.
Duties will include assisting in most areas of our practice, primarily in the areas of family law, probate and civil litigation, but may also include property law, estate planning and business representation. Our associate attorneys primarily draft pleadings, perform discovery, make routine court appearances, and interact with clients. Roles and duties will expand with additional experience.
What we offer:
A friendly work environment, reasonable hours and billing requirements, opportunities for performance-based bonuses, paid personal and vacation days, group health insurance, 401k retirement plan - with employer contribution, mobile phone allowance, professional development and a great learning opportunity. Most of all, we support the professional growth and development of our attorneys! Significant growth potential for salary and position.
Starting salary: $52,000 to $78,000 based on experience and qualifications.
Please submit: A current resume, professional references and a cover letter describing what you are looking for and why you are interested in this position.
We will consider full-time (approx 50 hr/week) and 3/4 time applicants. Please specify your preference.