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Associate Attorney needed for Chicago office

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID MBFR326240

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - General (consumer)

2024-05-15 07:08:45

Job Overview: A law firm based in Chicago, IL is seeking an Associate Attorney with 1-3 years of civil litigation defense experience. The ideal candidate must possess excellent research and communication skills, demonstrate a proven aptitude for superior client service, and exhibit strong attention to detail and creative thinking abilities. Exceptional writing skills are essential for this role.

Duties:

  • Conduct legal research on various issues related to civil litigation defense cases.
  • Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, and discovery requests.
  • Prepare for and attend court hearings, depositions, and other legal proceedings.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and opposing counsel.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys to develop case strategies and provide support as needed.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Illinois State Bar or eligibility for reciprocity.
  • 1-3 years of experience in civil litigation defense.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing high-quality client service.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Admission to the Illinois State Bar or eligibility for reciprocity.

Skills:

  • Civil litigation defense experience.
  • Legal research and writing.
  • Client service.
  • Communication (written and verbal).
  • Attention to detail.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Case management.

Founded more than three decades ago, this AV-rated law firm has a nationwide presence with offices in Illinois and Indiana and is comprised of a considerably large team of highly proficient attorneys. The firm specializes in all aspects of litigation. Some of its main areas of practice are administrative law, appellate, business litigations, commercial transactions, and municipal liability. Over the years, the firm's attorneys have received top honors from prominent industry publications.

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