Criminal Defense Attorney Job in Joliet, IL Near Me - 228467 |

Criminal Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Joliet

Job ID 4CTA228467

Job Experience Junior Associate

Practice Areas Other

2022-06-17 06:34:49

Joliet office of our client seeks criminal defense attorney with experience. The candidate will provide exceptional representation to the clients. Will work in city, village and county courts, and includes document review, research, drafting, collaboration and court appearances. Own their clients cases and are committed to formulating a successful legal strategy to achieve optimal results. Serve in legal strategy planning, client advising, analyzing discovery and pleadings, consulting with other attorneys, and presenting to courts, amongst many other things. Manage felony, misdemeanor, ordinance, conservation violation and traffic cases, and deal with discovery, motions, pleadings, hearings and trials. Preliminary legal sessions with clients to fully understand the facts and goals of the case in order to successfully perform legal analysis and strategy. Communicate with clients and advise them on critical junctures so they fully comprehend their options and can make well-informed decisions. Oversee and analyze discovery and legal pleadings. Consult with other attorneys as necessary. Preparation and presentation in several unique courts. Any administrative, team, financial or business-related matter that comes up. Must have license (active and in good standing) to practice law in the state of Illinois. Should have understanding of legal strategies and the position of clients. Knowledge of basic office programs, law management computer software and other related applications essential. Experience working at the office of the States Attorney or as a village prosecutor is ideal.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Exceptional communication, research and writing skills that can be demonstrated in interviews and in writing samples needed. Should have professional and charismatic demeanor with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Should have ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines in a dynamic environment. Must have solid organizational skills and the ability to lead and delegate. Should be motivated, self-starting and able to work independently. Must be a team player and work well with diverse personalities.

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