Worker's Compensation Associate Attorney Job in Joliet, IL Near Me - 329785 |

Worker's Compensation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Joliet

Job ID DQ6O329785

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Personal Injury DefenseWorkers' Compensation Law - General

2024-04-03 06:59:07

A law firm in Joliet, IL, is seeking a Worker's Compensation Associate Attorney with 2-3 years of experience in a law firm workers' comp environment. The candidate must be licensed in Indiana or Illinois and demonstrate exceptional analytical, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. The role involves managing a large volume of files, meeting strict deadlines, and handling cases from inception through trial preparation.



  • Manage a large volume of worker's compensation files
  • Meet strict deadlines while maintaining high-quality work
  • Handle cases from inception through discovery and trial preparation
  • Take depositions of claimants, witnesses, physicians, and other parties
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, opinions, appeals, contracts, and other legal documents
  • Gather evidence and obtain medical records for trial
  • Remain current with developments in worker's compensation law
  • Litigate cases before the workers' compensation division
  • Negotiate legal contract terms on behalf of clients
  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses
  • Support existing and new clients
  • Stay up-to-date with State and Federal rules and regulations



  • Must be licensed in Indiana or Illinois
  • 2-3 years of experience in a law firm worker's comp environment
  • Experience with personal injury law is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of State and Federal rules and regulations


Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • License to practice law in Indiana or Illinois



  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to manage large caseloads and multitask effectively
  • Proficient in drafting legal documents and conducting legal research
  • Negotiation skills
  • Trial preparation and litigation experience


Benefits Offered:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events

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