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Associate Attorney needed for Chicago office

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID CE5D333719

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Guardianship and ConservatorshipProbateEstate & Tax PlanningLitigation - Trusts & Estates - DefenseTrusts and Estates - General

2024-05-16 08:00:58

A law firm is seeking an Associate Attorney for their Chicago, IL office.

Job Overview: The Associate Attorney will primarily assist in preparing legal documents, conducting legal research, communicating with clients and attorneys, and supporting various legal matters.

Duties:

  • Assist with preparing motions, petitions, court filings, and other legal documents
  • Conduct legal research and draft legal documents
  • Answer phone calls and emails from attorneys and clients
  • Organize and maintain attorney's files
  • Maintain communication with clients, vendors, attorneys, etc.
  • Keep updated records of assigned tasks and activities
  • Cover court appearances and assist with litigation as necessary
  • Provide support for other attorneys as needed

Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience as an attorney with experience in estate planning, guardianship, and/or probate/trusts or litigation/court experience
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment while under pressure is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office (MS Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with legal research methods (e.g., case studies, legal databases, etc.) preferred

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the Illinois State Bar or eligibility for admission through reciprocity

Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively

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