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Guardian Ad Litem
The Tenth Judicial Circuit is seeking applicants to fill two full-time Guardian Ad Litem positions for Peoria County. For more information, click here

Attorney

If you are looking for a high-energy, litigation-based career as a trial attorney with a prominent divorce and family law firm, then look no further, this position is for you! Murphy & Dunn, P.C., Central Illinois’ premier divorce, custody and family law firm, is seeking a full-time Attorney for our Bloomington/Normal, Illinois office.  Experience is preferred, but not required. We offer an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary based on experience.

This is a fast-paced, exciting opportunity for an attorney with a strong interest in trial work and helping individual clients with their divorce, custody and family law matters.  Murphy & Dunn, P.C. is the area’s largest family law firm with office locations in both Peoria and Bloomington/Normal.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to grant.murphy@murphy-dunn.net. See our website at www.murphy-dunn.net for more information about our firm.


Attorney

Fleming Law Office seeks an entry level associate attorney to assist with civil litigation practice area. Fleming Law Office is a small law firm located in downtown Peoria, Illinois. The law firm of Fleming Law Office practices in the defense of civil litigation, including the defense of personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death lawsuits throughout the courts and counties located in the central region of the State of Illinois. The firm has an active litigation practice in both the state courts in approximately thirty (30) counties located in central Illinois, as well as the local Federal District Court system. This associate will get immediate hands-on litigation experience in the courtroom. A connection to the Peoria or central Illinois area is preferred. Candidates with 0 - 5 years legal experience are invited to apply.

Interested individuals are invited to send their resume and cover letter to Fleming Law Office, Attn: Rebecca Auvil at rbauvil@mtco.com or by regular mail at 411 Hamilton Blvd, Suite 1518, Peoria, IL 61602.


Attorney

Hunziker & Heck LLC is seeking a full time attorney with a minimum of 2 years’ experience . Our practice areas are business and civil litigation, real estate, collections, probate and estate planning. Salary to commensurate with experience. Please forward resume to Office Administrator, 3233 W. Willow Knolls Dr., Suite A, Peoria, Illinois 61614 or to info@hunzikerlaw.com.  


Attorney

Peoria law firm is seeking a full time attorney who will practice in several different areas of law. Salary based upon experience. Please send resumes to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 073119(1).


Attorney

Peoria law firm seeking attorney to provide contract work as needed primarily in business and civil litigation, as well as some commercial and residential real estate. Relevant work experience is important. Compensation to be discussed. Please send resumes to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 073119(2).


Attorney

Busy injury law firm seeks Litigation Associate with one to five years’ experience to join growing practice.  Areas of law include personal injury and workers’ compensation.  Ideal candidates will be highly motivated and organized and possess excellent file management skills and strong written and oral communication skills.  Compensation package to be commensurate with experience. The candidate must have an Illinois license in good standing.  Please send resumes to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 071919.


Adjunct Paralegal Instructors - Illinois Central College

The American Bar Association approved Paralegal Programs at Illinois Central College is seeking applicants for two hybrid courses, Administrative Law and Civil Litigation.  The same individual could potentially teach both courses.

Students in these courses will have instructor-facilitated and graded assignments provided online and week and each course will have a mandatory, traditional, in-class session each week of the 16 week semester.  Fall classes begin on Monday, August 19th. Professor Tom Higgins will provide course materials and support throughout the semester. 

The in-class component of each course is scheduled as follows:

Administrative Law - Thursday evenings 7-8:15 p.m.

Civil Litigation - Thursday evenings 8:30-9:45 p.m.

The preferred candidate(s) would be a Lawyer licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois or a degreed Paralegal and have documented experience working in Administrative Law and/or Civil Litigation. 

Interested individuals should send an up to date resume and letter of introduction to Tom Higgins via e-mail to: thiggins@icc.edu

GAL

The office of the Presiding Judge of Tazewell County is seeking applications to fill a full time position within the Tazewell Court system.  The salary will be $75,000 per year with health, dental, retirement and vacation benefits.  The job functions will be to serve as GAL in juvenile court 1 day a week, as GAL in family and dissolution related Order of Protection cases 2 days a week as well as in further family and dissolution case litigation, as respondent parent's attorney in contested adoptions and perform certain guardian and administrator functions in probate cases.  Please send cover letter, resume and Tazewell job application by email to TazewellCourtsApplication@gmail.com. The Tazewell County Employment application and further job description can be found on the Tazewell County website at: http://www.tazewell.com/ under “How Do I Apply For A Job.”

The successful candidate must possess or be able to acquire GAL certification and should be prepared to begin employment on 8-1-19.

Attorney

The McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office has an opening for an Assistant State’s Attorney.  Depending on the applicant pool and selected candidate, the opening ranges from an entry level Assistant State’s Attorney I managing a traffic or other entry level docket to a mid-level Assistant State’s Attorney III who would likely be placed in a specialty area such as the Juvenile Division or the like. Pay ranges from $48,544 to $65,285 dependent on qualifications and placement in the office.  All areas of experience will be considered.  For those interested in obtaining a job description, please contact Bobbi Farley at 309-888-5400 or Bobbi.Farley@Mcleancountyil.gov. Click here to apply and for more information. 

Attorney
Well-established small law firm is looking for lawyer to do research and legal writing.  Flexible hours starting as part-time but could transition into a full-time position.  Civil litigation experience a plus, but not a requirement.  The firm offers a competitive salary and benefits.  Please submit your confidential cover letter, resume and a writing sample to pcba@mtco.com, and reference number 06182019 to be considered for this position.

Attorney
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 dknight@knightnicastro.com.

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  mshoff@hrbklaw.com.

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 motivated attorney to eventually be the sole client contact.  We are currently looking to find the right fit for our office.  The potential candidate needs to be interested in Estate Planning, a quick study, a people person, and dedicated to serving generations of families.  We have a great staff, which are ready to assist a new attorney and provide continuity to the client base.   The firm is well established in Peoria, and has a complete document creation system, database and billing program in place.  The practice is concentrated in Trusts, Wills, Trust Administration and Probate, and some Real Estate.   Please send resume and letter of interest to pcba@mtco.com with reference number 071719 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

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.

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.

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.

Associate Attorney

Moehle, Swearingen & Lobacz, Ltd., a law firm celebrating over fifty years 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.

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

Paralegal

Habecker, Morris & Dluski LLC has an opening for a full-time paralegal.  Duties include, but are not limited to, drafting pleadings and correspondence, communication with clients, insurance companies, and courts, dictation, answering incoming calls, and billing.

Requirements include familiarity Microsoft Office programs, ability to type, and take dictation.

A degree in paralegal studies or paralegal certificate is required.  However, students completing their final year of paralegal studies or certificate program will also be considered.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates please submit a resume and cover letter to Stephen Morris, 456 Fulton Street, Suite 398, Peoria, IL  61602 or email smorris@hhmlaw.net.


Pro Bono Coordinator - Peoria
Prairie State Legal Services has an opening for Pro Bono Coordinator in their Peoria office. Details and how to apply can be found here

Runner/File Clerk

Runner/file clerk needed for law firm.  This is a year round position and approximately 12-15 hours per week (late afternoons 3-5:30). Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license necessary.  Contact Bobbie Fouts, Office Manager, Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler, 4600 N. Brandywine Drive, Suite 200, Peoria, IL 61614, Phone: (309) 688-9400 or via e-mail bfouts@hrbklaw.com.


Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Peoria law firm is seeking a full time legal assistant/paralegal.  A minimum of 2 years’ experience is preferred but not required.  General secretarial skills required such as Microsoft Word, organizational skills, filing, answering the phone and setting appointments.  Must be interested in learning new skills and possess pleasant and professional demeanor.  A background in Immigration Law is highly desired.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to krklawpeoria@gmail.com.  

Paralegal

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 hiring@mhtlaw.com or by regular mail to 416 Main Street, Suite 1125, Peoria, IL 61602.


Reception

Full-time reception/legal secretary position available immediately. LeFante Law Offices, P.C. is a very busy, fast paced and growing law firm located in downtown Peoria concentrating in personal injury, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, and civil litigation. This position requires candidates be pleasant, extremely organized, detail oriented, motivated, and able to multitask. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, maintaining and organizing multiple attorney’s schedules, answering and forwarding calls and messages on a multi-line phone system, greeting and assisting clients with a pleasant and professional demeanor to preserve positive customer relations, and scheduling of court dates, depositions, and other meetings. Further, this position requires candidates be proficient in electronic organization of documents, including incoming and outgoing communications.  Experience is preferred, but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to aduhon@lefantelaw.com. No phone calls, please.


Administrative Assistant

Commerce Trust Company, a division of Commerce Bank, is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant I who supports a team of Private Client Advisors by providing a high level of administrative client service and support (assistance with all aspects of account administration, cash management, security movement, discretionary actions with fiduciary engagements, coordination of documents needed for tax preparation, and client satisfaction and retention).  For more information, visit: https://commercebank.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CommerceJobs/job/PEORIA-MAIN-HQ/Administrative-Assistant-I--Peoria--Full-Time-_26002

 

Paralegal

Murphy & Dunn, P.C. is the largest law firm in Central Illinois dedicated exclusively to the practice of family law.  We have two office locations to serve the custody, divorce and family law needs of our clients and continue to grow.  We are seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Paralegal position in our Peoria office location. This is a fast-paced, career position requiring a knowledgeable paralegal who wants to work directly with a trial attorney and clients to resolve their family law matters.  Paralegal certification is required and prior law office experience is preferred.

If you are a skilled paralegal looking for a rewarding career with the area’s premier family law firm, then this position is for you.  Our Firm offers a comprehensive employee benefits package and a competitive salary based on experience and ability.  You can learn more about our law firm at www.murphy-dunn.net.  For employment consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to Teri Dunn @ teri.dunn@murphy-dunn.net


Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Peoria law firm is seeking a full time paralegal/legal assistant. Hours are negotiable within reason.  A minimum of two years’ experience is preferred but not required, but attitude and aptitude are essential. Duties include document/pleading preparation and drafting. Some but not all of the document/pleading preparation and drafting concerns collection litigation. This employment position requires a professional demeanor, an eye for small details,  strong organization skills, the ability to assess and initiate things independently, and to be proactive as opposed to reactive. Competitive compensation based upon applicants’ experience and skill set. Please send resumes to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 073119(3).


Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Legal Assistant/Paralegal needed for a Pekin  law office whose main focus is family law.  Weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  General secretarial skills required, including typing, filing, answering telephone, scheduling appointments plus preparing appropriate legal documents, scheduling hearings, etc.  Must have experience in Microsoft Word, have good organizational skills, be reliable and efficient. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to bradshawlaw@mtco.com or mail to James D. Bradshaw, 601 Margaret Street, Pekin, Illinois, 61554.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

To provide general secretarial support to assigned Attorneys.

Prefer Real Estate Experience.

Varied responsibilities in the areas of estate planning and administration, real estate and business law. Duties include file maintenance; scheduling; maintaining calendars; client contact and correspondence; time entry; billing, periodic switchboard and other duties as assigned.

Position requires strong work ethic, ability to complete multiple tasks in a timely manner, and ability to communicate effectively with Attorneys, clients and staff.

Hours are Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with one hour lunch

Email resume to: lorilundeen@ksswf.com


Paralegal

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.  linda@watsonlawpeoria.com

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 tozuna@peoriacounty.org for questions or to apply.
 

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.