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Knight Nicastro MacKay, LLC, a litigation firm with a growing national practice is seeking skilled and experienced lawyers to join our expanding practice in our Peoria offices. This is an excellent opportunity for a knowledgeable, hard-working, and talented attorney to join a firm of litigators handling complex cases with a national reach.

The ideal candidate has experience in civil litigation and managing cases from start to finish. We are looking for candidates with experience conducting and responding to discovery, motions practice with excellent legal research and writing skills, experience conducting depositions and trial experience is a plus. Some travel is required. Qualified candidates must be licensed to practice in Illinois.

Our firm offers competitive compensation and an opportunity to advance within the firm. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and matching 401(k) participation. Attorneys are also provided with a CLE budget and a marketing budget with support and mentorship.

Interested candidates please submit CV, writing sample, list of references and salary expectations to Dana Knight at

Job Type: Full-time

Managing Attorney
PILI has an open position for a managing attorney. For more information, click here
Associate Attorney

Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler LLP is looking for an associate attorney with experience or a strong interest in estate planning and probate/trust administration. A candidate with 3-5 years of experience is preferred but not required.  Candidate should possess strong analytical skills.  Financial or tax education/experience is a plus.  Send resumes in confidence to Marci Shoff, HRBK, 4600 N. Brandywine, Suite 200, Peoria, IL  61614 or

Assistant U.S. Attorney

An Opportunity Exists for an Assistant United States Attorney for the Central Illinois District, US Attorney’s Office, in our Springfield Office

Applications may be submitted beginning Friday, May 3, 2019 via the USA Jobs website.

Announcement number: ILC CIVIL-AUSA-19-10490312

Associate Attorney 
Watson Law is a nine year busy solo law firm, focused on family law and constitutional criminal defense.  I am seeking to hire an associate attorney.  The interested individual must be energetic, with a dedicated work ethic, and committed to giving top service to our clients.  Watson Law also handles of counsel personal injury jury trials.  The interested individual must be comfortable in front of a jury and comfortable in the court room.  An individual who is committed to the Central Illinois area.  Trial Advocacy and/or Mock Trial experience a plus.  Any prior experience in family law and / or criminal law a plus.  Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and three writing samples.


Seasoned Estate Planning Attorney is transitioning to retirement and seeking a younger attorney to eventually assume the reins.  We are currently looking to find the right fit for our busy, multi-generational office.  The right candidate needs to be a quick learner, energetic, great sense of humor and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.  We have a great staff, one with 20 years at the firm (your friendly sidekick), who are ready to assist a new attorney and provide continuity to the client base.   We have complete document creation system, database and billing programs in place; we are plug and play ready.  The practice is concentrated in Trusts, Wills, Trust Administration and Probate, with a smattering of Real Estate and other head scratchers just to keep things interesting.   Please send resume and letter of interest to with reference number 030719. All inquiries will remain confidential. 

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR  ATTORNEYS....AV rated law firm has immediate opening for two (2) associate attorneys, one (1) for litigation and one (1) for business.  At least two years experience desirable but not essential for the right candidates.  Top working conditions and competitive compensation. Send resumes in confidence to: John S. Elias, Elias, Meginnes and Seghetti, P.C., 416 Main Street, Suite 1400, Peoria, Illinois 61602.

Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen is expanding and has open positions for attorneys in its Peoria, Springfield, Champaign and Edwardsville offices.  These positions are in all practice areas, including but not limited to medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, trucking, casualty, commercial litigation and toxic tort.  Three to five years’ experience is preferred, but experience at all levels will be considered. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent legal writing and analytical skills with a strong academic record.  The candidate must have an Illinois license in good standing.

The firm offers a competitive salary and benefits.  We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample and references to Managing Partner Craig S. Young at

Brave Law Center, P.C., a firm in the Peoria/Central Illinois area, is seeking a personable, motivated attorney who can draft their own pleadings, generate contemporaneous electronic billing, manage a caseload, and move matters forward to successful resolution with a smile. Comfort with probate, trust, real estate, family law and criminal caseloads is a plus, as are candidates with sales experience, a charismatic personality, and a sense of humor. Must have experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and online calendaring/firm management software. The ideal candidate will thrive on collaboration with a lively team of male and female attorneys and staff in an LGBTQ-friendly environment, while serving a diverse client base who WILL text at night if they sniff out your cell phone number. Salary commensurate with experience—and keep in mind that the pantry is stocked with coffee and bourbon. Please submit your resume and cover letter to

Associate Attorney

Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC seeks a local attorney with 1 – 4 years of experience in the firm’s primary practice areas of commercial and residential real estate, public law, trust and estate planning, or corporate and business law.  Excellent credentials, strong communication skills, and relevant work experience are important.  Competitive compensation package to be commensurate with experience.  Please send resume in confidence to Miller, Hall & Triggs, Attn: Hiring Partner, 416 Main Street, Suite 1125, Peoria, IL 61602, or by email at

Business Transaction Associate

Quinn Johnston seeks an associate with 3 to 5 years experience in the areas of commercial transactions, real estate, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and general corporate and business representation.  An exceptional candidate would have strong research and writing skills, strong communication skills, and be able to work directly with clients.

Only candidates contacted for an interview will receive a response.  Quinn Johnston is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position.

To apply:
Please submit your cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a writing sample in confidence to Adam Chaddock at   Please upload all required documents as a PDF attachment.

Litigation Associate

Howard & Howard, a leading Midwest business law firm, seeks a Litigation Associate with 2-5 years of experience to join our Peoria office.  Our associates demonstrate a deep commitment to their own careers, to the Firm’s standards and Strongly Held Beliefs, and to the vigorous representation of our clients’ interests. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are necessary, as is a deep desire to succeed.  In return, Howard & Howard provides an exceptional compensation package and an environment in which that commitment is supported and rewarded.

About:  Howard & Howard provides specialized legal services to businesses and business owners. Our focused expertise provides us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, and our results-oriented approach to practicing law offers a beacon for business owners in search of intelligent counsel that aligns with their business goals. Our Firm operates like a business and promotes a culture based on successful business principles. We focus on maintaining low overhead, providing quality service at competitive hourly rates, and compensating our attorneys based on merit. We foster and reward creativity, collaboration, and accomplishment.

Contact: Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to submit resumes to: For more information, visit our website
Howard & Howard is an equal opportunity employer.

Associate Attorney - Remote Covering Central and Northwestern IL

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce is looking for an attorney living in central or northwestern Illinois to cover court appearances for foreclosure, eviction, bankruptcy and other related matters.  Appearances will primarily be within central or northwestern Illinois.  To apply, please send your resume to  To learn more about the firm, visit

Older attorney transitioning to retirement wanting younger attorney with experience to eventually take over practice. Practice concentrates in the areas of real estate, wills and trusts, corporations, and estate administration. Send resume and letter of interest to with reference number 05222018. Contact Linda at the PCBA if you have any questions.


Prominent Illinois school law firm seeks 1 attorney to join its growing employment and labor law practice group in its Peoria, IL., office.  Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience focusing on employment and labor law matters.  Experience with school law and collective bargaining strongly preferred. The firm is based in the Chicago area but handles matters throughout Illinois and has satellite offices in Peoria and O’Fallon. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, organized, and successful lawyer who is looking for a chance to advance their career.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to No phone calls please.

Associate Attorney

Moehle, Swearingen & Lobacz, Ltd., a law firm celebrating over fifty year of providing exceptional legal services, is seeking an associate attorney to join our practice. We are looking for a licensed attorney who is able to work in a diverse civil practice and has a particular interest in real estate transactions and litigation. New and experienced attorneys are invited to apply. We are especially interested in an attorney who 1) enjoys crafting creative solutions to legal problems, 2) has a meticulous disposition, and 3) is committed to providing excellent client service. To apply, please send your resume, a writing sample of no more than seven pages, and three professional references in confidence to Attorney Brigette Lobacz, 410 Broadway, P.O. Box 875, Pekin, Illinois 61554-0875.Bookkeeper

Non-Attorney Positions (receptionist, paralegal, secretary, etc.)

Receptionist/Secretary needed for law firm. Weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. General secretarial skills required, including typing, filing & answering a multi-line phone system. Must have experience in Microsoft Word, have good organizational skills, be outgoing, and work well with others. Send Resume 7 References to: Essig Law Office, 135 Washington Square, Washington, IL 61571. Fax: 309-444-1916 Email:

Watson Law is a nine year busy solo law firm, focused on family law and constitutional criminal defense.  I am seeking to hire a paralegal.  The interested individual must be energetic, with a dedicated work ethic, and committed to giving top service to our clients.  Watson Law also handles of counsel personal injury jury trials.   An individual who is committed to the Central Illinois area.  Any prior experience in family law and / or criminal law a plus.  Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and three writing samples.

Law Librarian
The Tazewell County Courthouse has a full time position for law librarian/legal self-help navigator. For more information and to apply, click here
Clerical Position Available

Dailey Law Center is seeking qualified applicants to interview to fill a clerical position in our downtown Peoria law office.  Applicants must be pleasant, organized, motivated, able to multi-task, detail oriented, and work well with others.  Applicants must have experience with Microsoft Office.  The responsibilities of this position would include, but are not limited to:

  • Receptionist duties (answering multi-line telephones, taking messages, greeting and assisting clients, etc.)
  • Keeping multiple calendars current
  • Filing
  • Typing, copying, and mailing correspondence
  • Document preparation

Please send resume and cover letter to, or by mail to Dailey Law Center, P.C., 124 NE Madison Ave., Peoria, IL   61602.

Court Reporter

WANTED: A few good court reporters.  The Tenth Circuit is currently seeking to hire two official court reporters.  This position requires Illinois CSR (Certified Shorthand Reporter) licensure.  Recent salary increases.  Freelance experience credit.  Additional transcript income.  Interesting work environment.  Teamwork approach.  Excellent benefit package. Please contact Teresa Ozuna, Court Reporting Services Supervisor, at (309) 672-6990 or email for questions or to apply.

Real Estate Paralegal – The law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC is seeking a real estate paralegal to assist in the title department with our extensive real estate practice in both residential and commercial real estate.  This paralegal position will be responsible for real estate title searches, assisting with the preparation of title commitments, preparing closing documents, and attending and completing real estate closings and related loan transactions.  An applicant must be intelligent and detailed oriented, be able to effectively and professionally interact with buyers, sellers, and lenders, be able to travel to conduct searches in local courthouses or attend closings outside our offices, and be able to take command at closings to ensure proper and thorough completion of all closing transactions and related matters. Title experience preferred.  If interested, please send a cover letter and your resume to Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC, Attn: Hiring Manager; by email at; or by regular mail to 416 Main Street, Suite 1125, Peoria, IL 61602.

Paralegal position available immediately with very busy, fast paced law firm in downtown Peoria specializing in personal injury, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and civil litigation.  Candidate must be extremely organized, pay close attention to details, possess initiative, professionalism and have excellent time management skills.  Candidate also must have strong grammatical skills, communication skills and must be computer and technology proficient.  Candidate will be expected to organize and summarize medical records, communicate with clients, counsel and insurance adjusters and prepare written correspondence, pleadings and discovery.  Salary to commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to with reference number 01092019. 


Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth seeks full charge bookkeeper involved in all functions of firm’s finances. Accounting degree preferred and/or previous bookkeeping experience. Salary commensurate with experience.  Major medical insurance, pension plan, paid vacation, paid parking. An equal opportunity employer. Send resume in confidence to Attorney Kenneth M. Snodgrass, 401 Main St., Suite 1400, Peoria, IL  61602.  No calls please.