School Law Attorney

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Bolingbrook, IL, United States

School Law Attorney

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1-13 yrs required

Full-time

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Job Overview: A law firm in Bolingbrook, IL, is seeking a dedicated School Law Attorney to handle various matters about educational institutions. The ideal candidate will possess experience in employment law, collective bargaining, contract drafting, and addressing day-to-day operational issues within academic settings. Attention to detail, exceptional administrative skills, a collaborative team mentality, and a strong work ethic are essential for success in this role.

Duties:

  • Provide legal counsel and representation to educational institutions on matters related to employment law.
  • Draft and review contracts, agreements, and policies about schools and educational organizations.
  • Handle collective bargaining negotiations and agreements.
  • Address day-to-day operational and legal issues encountered by educational institutions.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support case strategies and client needs.
  • Represent clients in administrative hearings, arbitrations, and court proceedings as required.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients to develop effective legal strategies and solutions.

Requirements:

  • Active Illinois Bar license.
  • Proven experience in employment law, preferably within an educational context.
  • Strong understanding of collective bargaining principles and processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to maintaining the highest ethical standards in legal practice.

Education & Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Illinois Bar.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research and analysis.
  • Excellent writing and drafting skills.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately.
  • Familiarity with relevant state and federal education and employment laws and regulations.

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