Associate Attorney
Botto Gilbert Lancaster PC
Crystal Lake, IL US
Posted ago
Botto Gilbert Lancaster PC
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
  • Maintain client files in an organized fashion to ensure up-to-date information is handy for other attorneys, paralegals and support staff
  • Assist clients in determining a proper solution to legal conflicts and determine the best course of action
  • Attend court hearings or other legal proceedings, perform legal research, and work with senior associate attorneys to provide legal advice
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, briefs, affidavits, motions, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
  • Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to move cases toward resolution efficiently

  • Analyze client needs, identify solutions, and determine case strategies
  • Draft pleadings, prepare for and attend court status and hearings
  • Advise clients and negotiate on their behalf
  • Communicate with staff and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently

Qualifications
  • Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills needed in order to work with all levels of staff and our clients
  • 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
  • Candidates must have passed the bar exam
  • Member in good standing and actively involved with the ABA (American Bar Association)

  • Licensed to practice law in Illinois
  • Solid communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills are a must
  • Ability to efficiently manage an active case load from client intake to trial

Compensation
$65,000
About Botto Gilbert Lancaster PC

Botto Gilbert Lancaster PC is a general practice law firm in McHenry County. Our legal team includes a diverse group of attorneys skilled in handling a wide range of legal matters.

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