Attorney

Chicago, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000

Job Title: Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Location: West Loop Chicago

Position Type: Full-time

Summary: We are seeking a motivated Attorney to join our esteemed team at a Chicago-based, mid-sized law firm specializing in Plaintiff/Petitioner Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation cases. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of personal injury and workers’ compensation law, demonstrate exceptional advocacy skills, and exhibit a proactive work ethic. Bilingual proficiency is advantageous, and prior experience in both third-party and workers’ compensation law is required. This attorney will focus on representing injured individuals in personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal representation to clients in personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.

  • Conduct legal research, analyze case law, and prepare legal briefs, memoranda, and other documents.

  • Draft pleadings, motions, and responses to discovery requests, ensuring accuracy and adherence to legal guidelines.

  • Collaborate with clients, medical experts, and others to build compelling case strategies.

  • Attend hearings, depositions, and mediations to advocate on behalf of clients.

  • Negotiate settlements with opposing counsel and insurance companies.

  • Assist with trial preparation, including witness preparation, exhibit organization, and courtroom presentation.

  • Maintain regular communication with clients to provide updates on case progress and address any concerns.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.

  • Admission to the Illinois State Bar in good standing.

  • 1-5 years of experience practicing law, preferably in personal injury and workers’ compensation.

  • Strong understanding of personal injury and workers’ compensation law, with a track record of successful case outcomes.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex legal concepts effectively.

  • Proficiency in legal research and writing, with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Bilingual proficiency (preferred but not required).

  • Eagerness to learn and contribute to the growth of the firm.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

  • Health and dental insurance coverage.

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan.

  • Paid time off for vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

  • Summer hours for work-life balance.

  • Professional development opportunities and support for continuing legal education.

We are committed to fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where attorneys are valued for their expertise and dedication to serving our clients’ needs. Join our team and become an integral part of our mission to deliver exceptional legal services and achieve justice for our clients. Apply today to embark on a rewarding career journey with our firm.

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