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Junior Attorney

Company: Smith Clinesmith
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn from some of the most esteemed attorneys and grow your career? Our law firm is looking for the next associate attorney to assist in providing legal counsel to our clients. You will work closely with our senior partners and associates, conduct legal research, draft documents, and maintain client files. If you've recently graduated law school, have excellent fact-finding and communication skills, and are ready to jump-start your career in the legal industry, we want to hear from you!


Analyze conflicts in legal matters, advise clients on solutions, and negotiate on behalf of clients
Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
Conduct legal research, prepare for and attend hearings and/or other legal proceedings, and provide legal counsel with the help of senior associate attorneys
Communicate with senior associates, paralegals, and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently
Prepare correspondence and legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, briefs, affidavits, motions, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings


Has a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
Active member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
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
Candidates must have passed the bar exam

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 , Junior Attorney, Legal , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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