Family Law Attorney
The Law Offices of Robert B. Buchanan
Chicago, IL US
Posted ago
The Law Offices of Robert B. Buchanan

Firm Overview

Our growing divorce law firm is on a mission to build the best team of outstanding professionals in the field of Family Law and we may be looking for you. Are you ready for a change in the way you work, who you work with, and how you see your future law career?

We’ve recently launched the well-known business model called “Entrepreneurial Operating System” (EOS) that will fundamentally elevate our culture, our teams, the client experience, and our future growth. Our core values are Radical Responsibility, Compassionate Candor, Exceptional Advocacy, Championship-level Teamwork, Continuous Improvement, Extraordinary Client Experience so if this resonates with you, we invite you to watch this video and keep reading

Additionally, we strive to be on the cutting edge of technology within the legal industry. Our founder is a major “tech nerd” so if we can automate processes to save time, money, and energy - he’ll do it. Utilizing ChatGPT has saved us hundreds of hours already, along with our full-time developer on the team, our custom integrations, and automation, and we are excited about the future of tech and how it will allow us to serve more clients who need our help.

The Role

The Law Offices of Robert B. Buchanan is looking for a sharp and passionate family attorney who will zealously represent our clients in all areas of family law. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter, who has exemplary communication skills to effectively work with our trusted clients and is able to handle the ever-growing and changing legal matters in the domestic relations division. You must be detail-oriented, have excellent people skills, strong writing and organizational skills, a strong work ethic, be technologically savvy, and have the ability to work both independently as well as part of a team. You’ll be paired with a highly trained paralegal and have the support of our other internal teams, as well as a strong leadership team and our founder, Bobby Buchanan. 

You’ll assist individuals in a variety of situations such as navigating prenuptial agreements and attending court hearings for divorce, alimony/spousal support, and child support. The prime candidate will have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as child abuse, child custody, and domestic violence, and be able to maintain composure, negotiate, and argue effectively even in emotional and high-stress situations. If you are passionate about helping people navigate some of the most difficult challenges they may face in their lives, start your application today.


  • Advocate on behalf of clients by understanding their needs, effectively analyzing the situation and forming a strategy for a plan of action
  • Maintain client files to ensure they are properly organized and up to date
  • Collaborate with senior partners and paralegals to effectively move files through the civil litigation process
  • Ensure clients are effectively represented at court hearings as needed
  • Prepare legal documents such as legal pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, -contracts, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases
  • Contribute to the sales efforts for the firm by handling incoming PNC calls
  • Take responsibility for collection rate and accounts receivables for your clients


  • Great negotiation and communication skills, particularly in stressful and emotional situations
  • You must be comfortable and excited by the prospect of leveraging technology in the course of practicing law
  • A passion for the practice of divorce and family law
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois and live within our coverage area (Kane, Cook, Lake, DuPage, and Will Counties)
  • Juris Doctor degree required
  • Must have worked on family law issues for at least 5+ years
  • Possess a solid working knowledge of computer software applications, including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, CRMs, time tracking software, Slack, Zoom, etc.
  • Be ready to grow both personally and professionally in your role

$90,000 - $100,000 yearly
About The Law Offices of Robert B. Buchanan

The mission of The Law Office of Robert B. Buchanan is to guide families and individuals through the process of divorce and separation and onto a new, better life. Our vision is to be a national divorce firm, with offices in the major cities of multiple states, that are known for providing clients with a high-touch divorce experience. If you are looking to be bonused for performance, be at the forefront of legal tech, and be part of a dynamic, growing firm that values each and is guided by notions of integrity, respect, and compassion, then you have found your new home.

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