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Associate Attorney
Peoria-area law firm, Hanauer Law Office, LLC, is looking for a full-time associate attorney who has a special interest in trial work, family law, and criminal defense work. The associate attorney hired will appear in court, draft pleadings, prepare discovery, and consult with clients. For more information, click here.

Associate Attorney

Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C. is seeking to add an associate attorney to our staff.  The ideal candidate would have least 2 years of experience in estate planning, probate matters and guardianships.  A background in litigation and courtroom experience would be an added bonus.  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., via email to dpayton@benckendorf.com.


Assistant Public Defender

The Peoria County Public Defender’s Office is seeking a candidate to fill a position as an assistant public defender. This position is accountable for providing representation to indigent citizens accused of crimes facing the possibility of jail time.  Job responsibilities include defending clients in cases as assigned by the court including traffic, misdemeanor, and felony cases; corresponding regularly with clients and family members/friends as permitted by the client; negotiating with prosecution on behalf of the client; reviewing police and lab reports to advise clients; interviewing civilian and police witnesses; examining physical evidence that may have been secured by the police agency; challenging the constitutionality of stops and arrests;  and representing clients at both bench and jury trials. Candidates must possess a Juris Doctor degree and have an unrestricted license to practice law in the State of Illinois or anticipate being licensed in November 2022. Prior experience in the defense or prosecution of criminal law is preferred, but not mandatory. Must possess exceptional communication skills and the ability to work with clients as assigned, the general public, and all necessary stakeholders to achieve resolution of cases. Must have the ability to perform tasks of complex and varied nature requiring independent knowledge, its application to a variety of situations, and must exercise independent judgment. Compensation commensurate with experience but includes full benefits package and enrollment in IMRF.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, via email to Nathan Bach, Peoria County Public Defender at: nbach@peoriacounty.org.


Family Law Attorney

Meyer Capel, A Professional Corporation, is a diversified mid-sized (35+ attorney) Central Illinois law firm seeking candidates for an associate attorney to join the family law practice group in our Champaign, Illinois office. At least one year of prior family law litigation experience as an attorney is preferred, but we will consider attorneys will all levels of experience, including newly licensed attorneys. The new hire will independently manage his or her own full caseload consisting primarily of the full range of traditional family law matters, including cases involving dissolution of marriage, parentage/paternity, allocation of parental responsibility, child support, division of property, spousal support, orders of protection, adoption, minor and adult guardianships, and related issues. Requires investigating the underlying facts of the case, negotiating settlement resolutions to issues when possible, and litigating aggressively a client’s position in court when negotiations are unsuccessful. Drafting legal documents of all types (correspondence, pleadings/motions, notices, subpoenas, proposed court orders, etc.), reviewing large amounts of documents, issuing and responding to discovery, interviewing witnesses, researching legal issues, preparing for court hearings, and conducting contested hearings and trials will be part of our new attorney’s daily practice. Frequent court appearances and some light travel in Central Illinois will be required. This job will involve supervision of a legal assistant and paralegals assigned to provide staff support to the attorney, as well as opportunities to confer and collaborate with other attorneys in the firm as the need arises. Please e-mail a cover letter, a comprehensive resume, and a writing sample to our firm’s legal administrator, Ms. Laurel Bailie, at lbailie@meyercapel.com with “Champaign Family Law Attorney Application” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. For additional information regarding this position, please visit https://www.meyercapel.com/careers.


Associate Attorney

The Law Office of Damon Young, LLC is looking for an associate attorney. The firm practices in various areas of law but mainly workers Compensation and personal injury. Please send resume and cover page to damon@damonyounglaw.com.


Associate Counsel (In-house)

Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company, located in downtown Peoria, is seeking an attorney with 2+ years of experience to join its Legal and Compliance team.  Illinois Mutual is a certified Great Place to Work with a compressed 4 ½ day work week (Half-Day Fridays) and generous benefits. To learn more about the position, please visit Careers | Illinois Mutual to review the job responsibilities and qualifications and to apply.


Assistant State's Attorney
The McLean County State's Attorney's Office has a position open for an Assistant State's Attorney. For more information and to apply, click here

Associate Attorney

Morris, Dluski & Smith seeks an associate attorney with 0-3 years of experience.  The law firm currently has three attorneys, with areas primarily focused in family law, criminal law, civil litigation, and business transactions.  The law firm will train the attorney in the various practice areas, with an expectation that the attorney will conduct legal research, draft briefs, meet with clients, and participate in court hearings.  The applicant must be willing to advocate for the firm’s clients in and out of the courtroom.  Benefits available.  Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume to smorris@hhmlaw.net.


Associate Attorney

Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC seeks a local attorney with 1 - 10 years of experience in the firm's primary practice areas of commercial and residential real estate, government and education law, trust and estate planning, or corporate and business law.  Excellent credentials, strong communication skills, and relevant work experience are important.

Competitive salary and benefits 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<mailto:hiring@mhtlaw.com>.


Assistant Appellate Defenders
The Office of the State Appellate Defender has openings for the position of Assistant Appellate Defender and Staff Attorney. For more information and to apply, click here

McLean County State's Attorney's Office

The McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office currently has an opening for a prosecutor.  Ideally, we would like someone with anywhere from 2-7 years’ prosecutorial experience and those who apply with a law license or prosecutorial experience will be given interview and hiring preference. However, we welcome and will consider applications from recent grads who are waiting to take the bar exam with the caveat that those with a license and experience will be given preference.  We also welcome 3Ls interested in becoming prosecutors to apply for the position. We have success hiring 3Ls during their last semester of law school and providing them at least some income stream between graduation and sitting for the bar exam.

For more information and to apply, click here

Contractual Guardian Ad Litem
The 10th Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications for an independent contract position that provides representation of minors who are the subject of abuse, neglect, and dependency proceedings in Peoria County Juvenile Court.  For more information, click here

Illinois JusticeCorps Fellow 2022-23

The Illinois Bar Foundation administers the Illinois JusticeCorps program. This program trains volunteers to help people without attorneys to navigate their civil legal issues. We are expanding our program into the Peoria County Courthouse and are looking for someone to be our full-time JusticeCorps Fellow for the upcoming year. Traditional candidates are recent college graduates who are taking time off before deciding to attend law school or graduate school, but the position could be a good fit for a variety of people looking for legal field experience. Our website has more information about our program: https://illinoisbarfoundation.org/programs/illinois-justicecorps/ You can also view and informational flyer by clicking here



SUPERVISING CLINICAL ATTORNEY, 
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law

The C-K Law Group

The C-K Law Group of Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, is now accepting applications for one or more full-time in-house clinical faculty members from established attorneys who are interested in combining their practices with a teaching career.  We are specifically, but not limited to, considering attorneys who practice in the following areas:    Business Transactions, Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Technology, Environmental Law, and Human Rights.

The successful candidate already has a robust and transferable client base. As a clinical professor, primary duties include teaching lawyering skills to enrolled student interns, supervising their assigned client case work, and mentoring them through the myriad associated professional issues.

The attorney’s salary is negotiable and based on experience, but will be primarily determined by the amount of fees the attorney is able to generate from the clients he or she represents. 

For more information, see the posting:  https://iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/7764


Litigation Staff Attorney (Alternative Track)

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a leading national law firm, is seeking a Litigation Counsel (Staff Attorney) with 3+ years of experience to join its Peoria, Illinois office with hybrid work schedules available.  Knowledge of commercial litigation practice and procedure in Illinois state and Federal courts is required.  The ideal candidate will also have specific experience defending claims under the FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA and state consumer protection laws. For more information and to apply, click here.


Bradley University - Director of Center for Legal Studies

Bradley University invites applications for the position of Director of the Center for Legal Studies with a proposed start date of August 16, 2022.

The Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Center for Legal Studies, the academic and career resource center for Bradley University undergraduate students and alumni interested in legal education and the legal profession.  This is a full time administrative/teaching position on a ten-month contract, with occasional evening or weekend activities.  The individual serving as Director must have sufficient experience and stature in the practice of the law to represent and promote the Center for Legal Studies with members of the local legal community.   The Director reports to the Associate Provost. For more information and to apply, click here


Estate and Trust Attorney.

Meyer Capel, A Professional Corporation, is a diversified mid-sized (35+ attorney) Central Illinois law firm seeking candidates for a senior associate or shareholder attorney position at our Champaign, Illinois office. This position is for candidates seeking to practice in the areas of estate and trust planning and administration, wealth preservation, tax planning, and business succession planning. The firm is considering candidates with 5 or more years’ experience.  The potential scope of work may include, among other tasks, (1) providing estate and trust planning and administration counsel to clients of varying backgrounds, including but not limited to high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, and their families; (2) representing fiduciaries throughout the probate and trust settlement process; (3) designing customized estate plans; (4) drafting wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, trust funding instruments, and other transfer instruments of varying sophistication and objectives; (5) crafting business ownership succession plans and strategies for asset protection and tax efficiency; (6) advising clients regarding philanthropic and gifting solutions; and (7) preparing IRS Form 709 gift tax returns and federal and state estate and generation-skipping transfer tax returns.  To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample by e-mail to Forrest Heyman at fheyman@meyercapel.com.  For additional information regarding this position, please visit https://www.meyercapel.com/careers.


Compliance Counsel (In-House)

Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning, a division of Hexagon AB, is looking to add an export compliance officer or counsel to its global Legal & Compliance team based in its AutonomouStuff headquarters in Morton, IL.  If you are interested in building your legal career with a focus on trade regulation, please apply at https://careers-hexagonpositioning.icims.com/jobs/2109/export-compliance-officer/job.


Associate Attorneys

Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth is looking for three (3) full time associate attorneys to join our growing, 13-attorney law firm.  Based in Peoria, our firm also has an office in Lacon, Illinois.  Our law firm has a diverse practice ranging from litigation to transactional work.  We represent individuals, businesses, grain elevators and cooperatives, banks and trust departments, and municipalities in complex matters.

 

Our associate attorneys have the opportunity to work in many different practice areas and have client contact early in their careers.  Our firm also offers extensive mentoring in the practice of law as well as in business development and marketing.  We offer an attractive compensation package and comprehensive benefits.   

 

We seek individuals with 1-6 years of experience that have a strong academic background and strong communication skills.  Our law firm is proud of its strong culture and we are seeking attorneys that wish to collaborate with others.  We are also seeking individuals that want to be active in the Central Illinois community and are interested in business development.  Please send a cover letter and resume to David Wiest at dwiest@hgsuw.com.  For more information about our law firm, please visit www.hgusw.com


Murphy & Dunn, P.C.
Murphy & Dunn, P.C. has a job opening for a full-time, entry-level attorney. For more information, click here

Supervising Attorney

The C-K law Group of Chicago-Kent College of Law has a supervising attorney position open. For more information, click here

Law Librarian - Part Time 
The Peoria County Courthouse has a position for a part-time law librarian. For more information, click here

Central Illinois Personal Injury Law Firm Seeking Associate

We are a busy and growing law firm that is seeking to add a highly motivated and hardworking litigation attorney. We provide various benefits including 401k, pension, health insurance (including dental and vision), Aflac coverage, and yearly incentive bonuses. Compensation commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to aduhon@lefantelaw.com.


Associate Attorney

William C. Connor, Attorney at Law, P.C. is a boutique law firm located in Peoria Heights, IL. The firm is seeking a full-time associate attorney with 0-9 years of experience who may work remotely either full or part-time or in person. The firm practices various areas of law including but not limited to: estate planning, probate, contested estates, commercial litigation, and general representation of municipalities and businesses. The firm is designed for 3 attorneys and multiple paralegals. Good client base, hours and compensation with health insurance and a short route to partnership for the right candidate. Great support staff and early experience with significant cases are further highlights.

Please email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to recruiting administrator:

melissa.heathcoat@wccattyatlaw.com


Associate Attorney

Established insurance defense law firm seeking associate with 1 to 5 years of experience. The ideal candidate would be currently licensed in Illinois with the expectation to pursue Iowa license once hired. Associate is expected to excel with research and writing and to assist on primarily civil and workers' compensation cases with an opportunity to assist with divorce and estate planning as well. Associate is also expected to be available for court attendance and depositions and to conduct themselves in a professional manner. Benefits available. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, references, and resume to Lori Utsinger at lori.utsinger@bettylawfirm.com.


Prairie State Legal Services 

Prairie State Legal  Services has multiple job openings. For more information and to see a complete list of jobs, click here

Associate Attorney

We are a criminal defense firm in downtown Peoria. We are passionate about criminal defense, and we make it a point to work closely with our clients. We are looking for a full-time associate attorney, but we will accept a contract attorney as well. Our firm is looking for someone who has a passion for criminal defense and has compassion for others. We want someone who is devoted to this work, and someone who wants to right the injustices that occur in our justice system.

Job Description:

The Law Offices of Maureen Williams looking for an associate criminal defense attorney to work alongside Attorney Maureen Williams. This person will go to court appearances, meet with clients, help answer client questions, and help prepare cases for court. While most of our cases are in Peoria, Tazewell, and McLean, we work in the central Illinois region and often cover cases in the following counties: Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, McLean, Livingston, Logan, Henry, Marshall, Putnam, and Fulton. The attorney will need to travel between courts when necessary. 

We offer a competitive salary, a flexible schedule, and a positive work environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Have completed your J.D.
  • Be willing to travel between courts
  • Be passionate for criminal defense
  • Have compassion for others

If you have any questions or would like to apply for this position, please call us at 309.999.1177 or email us at maureen@maureenwilliamslaw.com.

You can also fax us your resume at 309-999-1144


Associate Attorney

Peoria area small law firm, established in 1993, seeks criminal defense associate attorney.  We will accept resumes from experienced or inexperienced persons devoted to criminal defense. If interested, send resume to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 082421 in the subject line.


Attorney

Peoria-area general practice law firm with emphasis in bankruptcy, family law, and probate, is looking for a full-time associate attorney.  The law firm has a diverse practice, and is well established in the Peoria-area market.  The ideal candidate has 0-3 years’ experience, but we are willing to train a younger lawyer who has not yet had the opportunity to practice in the areas of law that are linked to our firm.  Salary is negotiable and will be based on the candidate's experience.  Please provide a resume and a writing sample.  The associate attorney hired will appear at hearings as needed, draft pleadings, prepare discovery and consult with clients.  If interested, please send your resume and writing sample to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 080921 in the subject line. 


Attorney

Position in thriving small firm with a very active practice.  Opportunity is available for immediate equity.  Please send resumes to: pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference #062221

 

Attorney

Peoria-area law firm with specialty in criminal defense and personal injury is looking for a full-time associate attorney.  The ideal candidate has courtroom experience, but we are willing to train a younger lawyer who has not yet had the opportunity to develop their courtroom skills.  Salary is negotiable and will be based on the candidate's experience.  Please provide a resume and a writing sample.  The associate attorney hired will appear in court, draft pleadings, prepare discovery and consult with clients.  If interested, please send your resume and writing sample to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 122220 in the subject line.


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.


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

LEGAL ASSISTANT OR PARALEGAL

HIGHLY QUALIFIED LEGAL ASSISTANT OR PARALEGAL

FULL TIME OR PART-TIME

SALARY TBD

SUBMIT RESUME, INCLUDING SKILLS, TO:

JEROLD I. HORN

401 MAIN STREET, SUITE 1650

PEORIA, IL 61602

CHORN3@AOL.COM

FAX (309) 676-2779


Full-Time Legal Assistant

Davis & Campbell L.L.C. seeks an experienced and qualified full time legal assistant in a fast-paced mid-size law firm in downtown Peoria.  Must have the ability to prepare and disseminate correspondence, memos and forms, maintain a filing system, make travel arrangements, communicate with clients, familiarity with MS office and proficient typing skills.  Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, employer paid parking, paid vacation time, major holidays off.  Please forward your resume, cover letter and references to Amanda Campbell at 401 Main Street, Suite 1600, Peoria, IL 61602.


Part-Time Bookkeeper
– The law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs LLC is seeking a part-time bookkeeper to assist with bookkeeping and accounting duties for our firm.  As a part-time bookkeeper, this person will work 3 to 5 hours a day and fill in full-time when necessary to cover duties of the firm’s head bookkeeper. This part-time bookkeeper position will assist the head bookkeeper with accounts receivable and accounts payable functions, payroll, account reconciliation, and other related matters.  An applicant must be intelligent and detailed oriented, and able to work cooperatively in a professional environment.  Experience as a bookkeeper or in accounting is required; an accounting degree would be a plus.  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.


Paralegal

Meyer Capel Law Firm is looking for a skilled litigation paralegal to assist during all phases of the litigation process at our Champaign, Illinois office. Duties will include legal research, discovery document review, investigation, service of process, drafting pleadings, motions, briefs, other legal memoranda, and jury instructions. This position will also assist with discovery and formulation of arguments and assist at hearings and trials. Requirements include proven working experience as a litigation paralegal, strong written and communication skills along with attention to detail. Organization and the ability to handle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment is a must. A paralegal associates degree or other relevant certification is required. Compensation will be contingent upon experience. Please send cover letter, resume and a writing sample to: lbailie@meyercapel.com. For additional information, please visit https://www.meyercapel.com/careers.

 

Legal Assistant

Meyer Capel Law Firm is seeking a professional assistant to work with business and transactional attorney and serve as floater for positions as needed at our Champaign, Illinois office. The ideal candidate will have business, banking, or corporate background, and must have good organizational and technology skills. Compensation contingent upon experience. Please send resume and cover letter to lbailie@meyercapel.com. For additional information, please visit https://www.meyercapel.com/careers.

 

Legal Assistant

Meyer Capel Law Firm is seeking an energetic assistant to work in the real estate area at our Champaign, Illinois office. The ideal candidate will have prior real estate and title experience, good computer and technology skills, plus enjoy client contact. Compensation contingent upon experience. Please send resume and cover letter to lbailie@meyercapel.com. For additional information, please visit https://www.meyercapel.com/careers.


Legal Assistant

Full time legal assistant for downtown Pekin law office. Minimum 0 - 3 years of law office experience is preferred. Emphasis on Family Law matters, including divorce, custody and child support, and other fields such as Probate, Real Estate, Foreclosure, and general litigation. Must be articulate, well organized, and able to deal with the public. Duties include answering the phone, scheduling appointments, processing of files, preparation of pleadings, meeting with clients, scheduling and noticing hearings. Competitive salary and benefits are available. Please attach a resume, include your email address, telephone number in your response, and best time to call and send it to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 092122


Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
The law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs LLC seeks an experienced legal administrative assistant/secretary for a progressive, fast-paced law practice.  Experience with real estate and litigation a plus.  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.


Paralegal

Morris, Dluski & Smith is currently hiring for a paralegal position.  The ideal candidate has two (2) or more years of experience.  The candidate must have experience in family law, which will be the primary practice area for this position.  The law firm currently has three attorneys, with areas primarily focused in family law, criminal law, and civil litigation.  The candidate must be willing to meet with clients and to prepare pleadings and court filings for attorney review.  Benefits available.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Send resume to smorris@hhmlaw.net


Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Dailey Law Center, P.C. is looking for immediate part time experienced paralegal/legal assistant in downtown Peoria, IL.  Candidates should possess a positive attitude, have the ability to answer phone/email, scheduling client appointments, preparing and e-filing pleadings, preparation of discovery and updating and communicating with clients on a regular basis. Hourly wage is negotiable depending on qualifications.  Please send your resume in confidence to daileylawcenter@outlook.com or call 309-637-0139.


Paralegal

Full-time paralegal 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 to be extremely organized, pay close attention to details, maintain initiative, excel in customer service skills, and have excellent time management skills. Candidates must also have strong grammatical skills, communication skills, professionalism, and be computer and technology proficient. Candidates will be expected to organize and summarize medical records, maintain client relationships and communication, and prepare written documents including correspondence, pleadings, and discovery. Experience is preferred, but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to
aduhon@lefantelaw.com. No phone calls, please.


Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Established Plaintiff's Personal Injury Law Firm in Peoria is looking for a highly motivated full time legal assistant/paralegal. Applicant will work directly with attorneys on all aspects of injury cases, from pre-litigation/claims, through discovery and up to and through trial. For more information and to apply, click here

Family Law Paralegal

Come work for a premier family law firm with an attorney who deeply cares about her clients. We offer a great benefits package including retirement contributions and medical, dental, and vision insurance. We also offer some schedule flexibility, including remote work as needed, and a generous allowance of paid time off. Salary is based upon experience with the potential for regular growth and bonuses. Regular continuing legal education is encouraged and will be part of your benefits package.

Paralegal candidates should possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Superior communication skills, verbal and written, are essential. Case management and calendaring skills are required. Other necessary skills include the ability to calculate support accurately; perform legal research; process discovery; draft legal pleadings and correspondence; and be competent and experienced in working with technology. Send resume and references to Denise at Ronda Glenn Law Offices, 221 East Front Street, Bloomington, IL 61701, or email to service@glennlawoffices.com. No phone calls, please.

 

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Kepple Law practices in the area of real estate, business, estate planning, and civil litigation in Illinois and Arizona. We have a laid back environment that is focused on growing our people and our business. We invest in getting better and building an awesome business. We are coming off our best year ever, so come join us as we build a multistate practice. If you are a team player and do amazing work, let's talk!

Please send your resume and inquiries to ckepple@kepplelawllc.com

 

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Immediate opening for a workers’ compensation or civil litigation legal assistant in Peoria, IL. We are looking for someone who is proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, e-filing, and transcription. Our compensation packages are commensurate with experience and skills and include Group Health Insurance, 401(k) matching, and other earned incentives. To apply send your resume and references to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 011121.

 

Legal Assistant

Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth seeks an experienced and qualified full time legal assistant.  Must have the ability to manage the accurate and expedient transcription and assembly of pleadings and documents, scheduling and docket management, data entry, client communications, filing, competence with computer applications common to the legal environment, and assisting assigned attorneys. We offer an attractive compensation and benefit package.  Benefits include employer funded retirement plan, employer paid health and dental insurance for employee, employer funded HRA, employer paid parking, paid vacation and sick leave, major holidays off, three Friday afternoons off in summer, summer hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. We are an equal opportunity employer.  Please forward your resume, cover letter and references to:

Attorney David Wentworth

401 Main St., Ste. 1400

Peoria, IL 61602.


LEGAL ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST

Law Office of Louis P. Milot, Riverview Plaza (Chase Bank Building), 411 Hamilton Blvd., Suite 1928, Peoria, Illinois 61602.  General Practice.  Must be comfortable working and dealing with a variety of individuals.  Seeking individual with proficiency in Microsoft Word.  Individual should be detailed-oriented, have good interpersonal skills, possess multi-tasking and organizational skills.  Good telephone and writing skills important.  The individual must be able to work in a professional environment and maintain strict confidentiality concerning clients and operations.  Experience with Odyssey (e-filing) and scanning software (e.g. Paperport, etc.) would be helpful.  Duties vary and include, but are not limited to, preparation and e-filing of legal correspondence, pleading and forms;  screening clients;  case management;  scheduling appointments and general receptionist duties.  Between 35-40 hours each week but will consider part-time hours.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Paid vacation and paid holidays.   Those interested should submit a letter of interest, updated resume or brief statement of their qualifications to Louis Milot at the above address or via e-mail at lawshop@mtco.com.

 

Paralegal/Legal Secretary

Established Pekin law firm practicing primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate, real estate, and business matters seeks a paralegal or legal secretary.  The ideal candidate should have excellent computer skills and be organized, detail-oriented and possess the ability to multi-task.

 

Primary responsibilities include assisting our three attorneys by:

             Answering and transferring calls;

             Typing documents, correspondence, pleadings, and court filings for attorney review;

             Electronically filing documents with the court;

             Other administrative duties as assigned.

 

No prior legal experience is required.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Please direct all inquiries and resumes to jasonproehl@grics.net


Family Law Paralegal Opportunity:

Butler, Giraudo & Meister, P.C., a Central Illinois law firm specializing in all areas of family law, is searching for a skilled paralegal with a passion for advocating on behalf of people who have issues regarding their marriages or families.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in family law is required, preferably recent experience
  • Paralegal certificate is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Family Law Software
  • Exceptional legal writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills to work well with clients and co-workers within our firm

Duties:

  • Manage multiple cases
  • Communicate with clients
  • Collaborate with other paralegals

We offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Generous vacation and paid time off package
  • 401(k)
  • An exciting and close-knit work environment that fosters recognition, teamwork, and job satisfaction
  • Room for professional growth and development for driven individuals

To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume. They should include the following information:

  • Your educational background and work experience
  • Your date of availability for employment
  • Your experience with various office software tools
  • A statement as to why you believe you are the right candidate for this job

About Butler & Giraudo, P.C.:

The firm's partners, Susan Butler, Kelly Giraudo, and Tamara Meister, have more than 60 years of combined experience. Our firm is passionate about advocating on behalf of people who have issues regarding their marriages or families. We operate from our offices in downtown Morton at the corner of Main and Jefferson Streets, and also in the Janssen Building in Peoria, directly across from the Peoria County Courthouse. Please visit our website at: www.bgmlawyers.com

Thank you for your interest in Butler, Giraudo & Meister, P.C., Attorneys at Law. Your inquiry will be held in strict confidence. Please direct your inquiries to: kgiraudo@bgmlawyers.com We look forward to hearing from you!