Seeking a new attorney (0 – 3 years experience) to mentor and develop into an estate and trust attorney. Learn how to draft estate plans, work directly with clients, prepare and administer wills and trusts, and handle estate administration and guardianship cases. We will come up with a plan to help you develop your skills based on your strengths and your professional goals.
Our team consists of four seasoned attorneys, all with an excess of 20 years of experience, which means that you will have the support you need to guide you quickly through your professional development. We also have three paralegals who can help provide you the support you need.
The ideal applicant is interested in working with families to address and resolve legal issues surrounding death and incapacity. You will be assigned your own cases and have an opportunity to work independently.
We provide a cordial friendly environment with work life balance. We are located in the Sauganash neighborhood of Chicago.
Critical Requirements: A law degree from an accredited law school. You need to be detailed oriented.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High level of organization / multi-tasker
Excellent writing and communication skills
Spanish speaking is a plus but not necessary
Licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois
Hours: Full time.
Drafting Wills, Trusts, and related documents
Manage client files
Able to communicate with clients
Appear on court calls for estate administration and guardianship cases
Salary: $60,000 to $75,000 based on experience and background.
Health insurance available. All applications are strictly confidential.