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Associate Attorney

Company: Smith Clinesmith
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 9, 2023

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!


Maintain client files in an organized fashion to ensure up-to-date information is handy for other attorneys, paralegals and support staff
Create legal documents, including correspondence, briefs, motions, pleadings, contracts, affidavits, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
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
Resolve cases efficiently by using communicating effectively with and working alongside senior attorneys and paralegals


Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
Successful completion of the bar exam
Ability to work with senior attorneys to best serve client needs and grow our client base
Completion of a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
Active member of the American Bar Association (ABA)

About Company:
The Smith Clinesmith law firm is one of the largest, most dynamic, and aggressively expanding nursing home and elder abuse firms in the country. We fight for those who have been hurt and disregarded by big medical and long-term care corporations.

The firm offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to work autonomously in fighting for our clients and continuing the growth of our strong practice.

Keywords: Smith Clinesmith, Oak Lawn , Associate Attorney, Legal , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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