Family Law Associate Attorney Job in Champaign, IL Near Me - 275513 | BCGSearch.com

Family Law Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Champaign

Job ID QX5J275513

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Practice Areas Family Law

2022-09-23 05:28:22

Champaign office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a family law associate attorney with 1-year of experience. The candidate will be independently managing own full caseload consisting primarily of the full range of traditional family law matters, including cases involving dissolution of marriage, parentage/paternity, allocation of parental responsibility, child support, division of property, spousal support, orders of protection, adoption, minor and adult guardianships, and related issues. Advising and counseling clients embroiled in sometimes stressful family law disputes. Managing an active litigation practice that requires investigating the underlying facts of the case, negotiating settlement resolutions to issues when possible, and litigating aggressively a clients position in court when negotiations are unsuccessful. Drafting legal documents of all types (correspondence, pleadings/motions, notices, subpoenas, proposed court orders, etc.), reviewing large amounts of documents, issuing and responding to discovery, interviewing witnesses, researching legal issues, preparing for court hearings, and conducting contested hearings and trials will be part of our new attorneys daily practice. This job will involve the supervision of a legal assistant and paralegals assigned to provide staff support to the attorney, as well as opportunities to confer and collaborate with other attorneys in the firm as the need arises. Engaging in frequent and professional communication with clients, witnesses, opposing counsel, and court personnel will be required in person, by telephone, and via e-mail. Frequent court appearances and some light travel in Central Illinois will be required. Must be admitted to the Illinois Bar or will pursue successful admission to the Illinois Bar after graduation.

The candidate must have a strong command of the English language with excellent communication skills (including writing and proofreading). The firm offers benefits that include health insurance coverage, disability insurance coverage, small group life insurance policy, retirement plan (after a specified period of employment), annual contribution to personal cell phone expenses, and an annual limited reimbursement for technology purchases.

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The estimated salary for this position is $216,400*.