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Junior Attorney

Company: Smith Clinesmith
Location: Cicero
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a recent law school graduate looking to work with experienced attorneys and paralegals who will give you opportunities to further your legal career? If so, we are looking for you! Our firm is hiring an associate attorney who will support us by conducting legal research, drafting documents, maintaining client files, and assisting with legal counsel. The ideal candidate will have some courtroom experience and strong legal research and writing skills. If you're ready to jump-start your growth in the industry and learn how to strategize in the courtroom to successfully represent clients, reach out to us today!

Responsibilities:

--- Create legal documents, including correspondence, briefs, motions, pleadings, contracts, affidavits, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
--- Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
--- Assist clients in determining a proper solution to legal conflicts and determine the best course of action
--- Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to move cases toward resolution efficiently
--- Conduct legal research, prepare for and attend hearings and/or other legal proceedings, and provide legal counsel with the help of senior associate attorneys


Qualifications:

--- Active membership with the American Bar Association (ABA)
--- Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree required from an accredited law school
--- Willingness to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
--- Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills needed in order to work with all levels of staff and our clients
--- Applicants must have successfully passed the state bar exam


About Company:
Smith Clinesmith LLP is a leading national law firm specializing in nursing home abuse and neglect around the country. With a commitment to justice and advocacy for vulnerable individuals, we are dedicated to representing victims and their families in civil lawsuits against negligent facilities and the corporations who own and operate the facilities. Our team is comprised of highly skilled professionals who strive for excellence in every case.

Keywords: Smith Clinesmith, Cicero , Junior Attorney, Legal , Cicero, Illinois

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