Experience: 2-5 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Family Law
Divorce & Family Law Associate
Our family law firm is passionate about defending our clients' rights, and it shows in our results. Work alongside talented attorneys who have a solid history of producing results with outstanding value for our clients. We're currently seeking an experienced family law lawyer who shares the same client-focused approach. We're committed to serving every client the best way possible, and it starts with finding the best legal talent to deliver it. Great compensation, benefits, and a unique/timely opportunity for professional growth.
Objectives of this Role
• Be directly involved in litigation including dissolutions, allocation of parental responsibility, paternity, orders of protection, guardianships and related financial issues.
• Advise, advocate for, and represent our clients' interests.
• Use strong interpersonal skills to develop a rapport with clients.
• Maintain a regular schedule of court appearances, hearings, and conferences based on case requirements. Responsibilities
• Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements
• Work closely with litigation team to prepare comprehensive strategies on each case that goes to trial
• Interface with clients about discovery, depositions, trial preparation, and other case-related work
• Conduct depositions and discovery; perform research on legal matters
• Make frequent court appearances, conduct hearings and pre-trial conferences Skills and Qualifications
• Licensed to practice law in Illinois
• Minimum 2-5 years' experience in matrimonial law
• Detail oriented with ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines
• Strong organizational and project management skills
• Litigation experience
• Great client interface skills
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