Mid-Level to Senior Civil Defense/Aviation Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 325823 | BCGSearch.com

Mid-Level to Senior Civil Defense/Aviation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID GENQ325823

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas TransportationPersonal Injury DefenseProduct Liability Defense

2024-05-14 06:40:36

A law firm is seeking a Mid-Level to Senior Civil Defense/Aviation Associate Attorney for its Chicago, IL office.

Job Overview:

The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience in civil defense litigation in both state and federal courts. They should possess a strong background in aviation law, product liability, and/or premises liability. The candidate must demonstrate excellent research, writing, pre-trial discovery, and deposition skills. Additionally, the ability to work independently and within a team setting is crucial. Trial skills and experience would be advantageous. The candidate should be organized, self-motivated, and capable of handling files with minimal supervision. Illinois Bar admission is required.

Duties:

  • Handle civil defense litigation cases in state and federal courts.
  • Conduct legal research and draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Prepare cases for trial, including pre-trial discovery and deposition preparation.
  • Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and court personnel.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support staff on case strategy and execution.
  • Attend hearings, mediations, and other legal proceedings as required.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in civil defense litigation.
  • Experience in aviation law, product liability, and/or premises liability preferred.
  • Excellent research, writing, pre-trial discovery, and deposition skills.
  • Trial skills and experience (preferred).
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Illinois Bar admission.

Education & Certifications:

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

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research tools and software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

This nationally known litigation law firm's team of attorneys has experience of over 50 years in the fields of aerospace and professional liability litigation. The services offered by the firm include aerospace litigation, appellate law, alternative dispute resolution, commercial litigation, employment law, insurance coverage, and professional liability. The firm's office is located in Chicago, Illinois.

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