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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.  linda@watsonlawpeoria.com

Attorney

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 pcba@mtco.com with reference number 030719. All inquiries will remain confidential. 

Attorney
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.
Attorney

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 cyoung@heylroyster.com

Assistant Appellate Defender
The Office of the State Appellate Defender has openings for the position of Assistant Appellate Defender in Springfield and Mt. Vernon. The position will provide criminal appellate representation to indigent clients. Responsibilities include reading records, conducting research, drafting briefs and other documents and presenting oral arguments. Starting salary is $58,500 with excellent benefits. Start date is May 1, 2019. Send resume and cover letter no later than February 15, 2019 to the office in which you would like to apply: Fourth District, Springfield - 4thdistrict@osad.state.il.us or Fifth District, Mt. Vernon - 5thdistrict@osad.state.il.us
Attorney
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 info@getbravelaw.com
Associate Attorney

Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C. is seeking an associate attorney with at least 2 years of experience in business law, estate planning and probate matters.  The candidate must possess a strong commitment to detail and produce exceptional work product.  The position provides a high level of responsibility and offers competitive compensation and benefits while working in a friendly and casual office atmosphere. Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to Deb Payton, Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., 101 NE Randolph, Peoria, IL  61606 or via email to dpayton@benckendorf.com

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 hiring@mhtlaw.com.

Assistant State's Attorney III
The McLean County State's Attorney's Office has a full time position open for an assistant state's attorney position. The application can filled out online by clicking here. The deadline to apply is December 30, 2018. 
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 achaddock@quinnjohnston.com.   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: recruiting@howardandhoward.com 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 careers@mccalla.com  To learn more about the firm, visit www.mccalla.com

Attorney
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 pcba@mtco.com with reference number 05222018. Contact Linda at the PCBA if you have any questions.

Attorney

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 recruiting@hlerk.com. 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 / Legal Assistant
Receptionist / Legal Assistant position available immediately with busy downtown Peoria law firm. Legal experience preferred but not required. Candidate must possess excellent typing/computer skills and be reliable and efficient. Please email cover letter and resume to:
jstieghorst@cassidymueller.com.

Compliance Officer
OSF Healthcare has an opening for a Compliance Officer. To apply, click here
Paralegal
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 pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 01092019. 

Bookkeeper

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.