2024-05-02"1">Positions AvailableATTO
Experience: 1-3 years +
Location: Chicago Loop
E-mail: afrancis@peckritchey.com
Area of Practice: Litigation

Associate Attorney


Boutique Law Firm is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Associate Attorney to join our esteemed legal team. We are seeking an attorney with at least one year's experience (law clerk experience ok) preferred in litigation and /or estate / guardianship / trust matters. More than three years of litigation experience is a plus. This is not an estate planning or tax position. This is a full time, in-person position in the Chicago Loop.

The successful candidate will possess impeccable research, writing, and communication skills, be able to work independently, and have graduated in the top 33% of their class.

Starting pay ranges from $90,000 to $170,000, dependent upon experience. Benefits include Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life/AD&D coverage, pre-tax FSA, childcare, parking, and transit funds, and 401K contribution matching. We also offer paid parental leave, PTO and Vacation days, as well as paid holidays.

Join a law firm that prioritizes quality of work, a culture of open communication, and proven results.

Please submit a cover letter, resume (including law school GPA), and writing sample for consideration.

Responsibilities:

- Conduct legal research and analysis on various cases and issues
- Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, contracts, and agreements
- Assist with negotiations and settlements
- Represent clients in court hearings and proceedings
- Prepare and present legal arguments in court
- Review and analyze legal documents, statutes, regulations, and case law
- Provide legal advice to clients on a wide range of matters
- Support senior attorneys in their caseloads through collaboration, client correspondence, and strategy

Skills:

- Strong knowledge of legal principles and procedures
- Proficient in legal research using platforms such as Lexis-Nexis and Westlaw
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to draft clear and concise legal documents
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
- Strong negotiation and advocacy skills
- Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload

Requirements:

- Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school
- Admitted to the Illinois State Bar Association
- At least one year experience in litigation (law clerk ok). Three or more years a plus

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $90,000.00 - $170,000.00 per year

Benefits:


401(k)

Flexible spending account

Health savings account

Parental leave

Professional development assistance

Retirement plan

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D

Send resumes to afrancis@peckritchey.com.



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