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Assistant State's Attorney I
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

Please post this: Boutique law firm with extensive client base ranging from complex litigation to transactional matters. We are seeking to hire an attorney with 0-5 years of experience to fill an open Associate Attorney position. Great opportunity for associate seeking early ownership. Centralized location in Peoria Heights near scenic areas, affordable housing, great restaurants and retailers. Please send resume in confidence to lawyer_bc@attywilliamconnor.com.


Associate Attorney

Kepple Law Group, LLC, an Illinois and Arizona law firm practicing in the areas of real estate, bankruptcy, business transactions, civil litigation, and estate planning has an immediate opening for an associate attorney with 0-3 years experience to assist with all aspects of its legal practice and managing its busy title insurance and escrow company. Experience in real estate is preferred but not required. Candidates must be willing to handle litigation matters. Compensation and benefits commensurate with experience. Please send resume to Kepple Law Group, LLC, Attn: Casey Kepple, 2426 W. Cornerstone Court, Peoria, IL 61614 or email to ckepple@kepplelawllc.com.


First Assistant Public Defender
The Henry County Public Defender's Office has an opening for a fulltime First Assistant Public Defender. For more information, click here

Full-Time Public Defender

The Peoria County Public Defender’s Office is seeking a candidate to fill a FULL-TIME 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 all traffic cases as assigned by the court including misdemeanors 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. 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. Salary and compensation package commensurate with experience.

 

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

Contract Attorney
One lawyer law firm looking for contract attorney to help with caseload and court appearances in central Illinois.  Criminal defense experience preferred.  Please send email to maureen@maureenwilliamslaw.com

Senior Counsel

RLI, a specialty insurance company based in Peoria, IL, is currently searching for a Senior Counsel or Corporate Counsel to join our home office Law team.  For more details/to apply, please see link below:

 

https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/rlicorp/RLI_Corp_Careers/job/Peoria-IL/Senior-Counsel-or-Corporate-Counsel_R103

 

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.


Associate Attorney
Kanoski Bresney in Bloomington has an opening for an associate attorney. For more information, click here.

Litigation Attorney
Kanoski Bresney in Bloomington has an opening for a litigation attorney. For more information, click here.

Associate

Apply Here:

https://hinshawlaw.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2j6h4hwbjfd

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a leading national law firm, seeks a junior level associate to join the medical malpractice defense practice in our Peoria office. Some prior experience with medical malpractice defense is a plus. Qualified candidates will also have strong research and writing skills, top quality work product, a commitment to exceptional client service, an interest in business development efforts, and will work well within a team. The law firm offers a competitive benefits package and opportunity for advancement. IL bar license required.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and writing sample in confidence by clicking the "APPLY" button. Please upload all required documents as one PDF attachment.

Only candidates contacted for an interview will receive a response. As an EOE/AA employer, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

We are NOT accepting agency submissions for this role.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Managing Attorney

The DEI Managing Attorney will oversee our internal and external DEI initiatives, including:

 

*Leading educational programming for lawyers and judges on the history, opportunities, and challenges of DEI in the legal profession and justice system;

*Spearheading new initiatives with strategic partners to advance real change in DEI in the legal profession; and

*Serving as a thought leader, writing on new research, advancements, and overcoming barriers in DEI for legal    publications, our blog, and our social media platforms.

 

We are recruiting for a qualified attorney with at least five years of experience who is passionate and committed to the principles of DEI. For more information and how to apply, click here: 

https://www.2civility.org/about/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-managing-attorney/ 

 

Attorney

Associate position in a busy small firm handling complex environmental litigation, regulatory, real estate and estate planning matters.  Meaningful connections to Central Illinois preferred. Please send resumes to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 072420.


Attorney

Well established law firm with over 50 years of community name recognition is seeking a full-time associate attorney to assist with a busy and diverse general practice.  Areas of practice include family law, bankruptcy, civil litigation, criminal, traffic, probate and estate planning.  Firm has offices in Peoria and Pekin.  Compensation is commensurate with experience, including benefits.  Excellent opportunity for growth. 012320


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

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

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

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.)

Part-Time Paralegal Position

Part-time Paralegal Position available.  Candidate should be experienced in all aspects of family law.  Hours and compensation are flexible. Please apply in confidence to:

 

John P. Edmonds, Ltd.

110 S.W. Jefferson, Suite 410

Peoria, IL 61602

Ph:  (309) 674-3900

Fax:  (309) 674-2644

E-mail:  jay@jayedmondslaw.com


Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Paralegal/Legal Assistant position available immediately with a growing small law firm focusing primarily in family, divorce, and criminal law matters.  Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, and have strong writing and grammatical skills. Prior law office experience not required, but prior office experience or paralegal certificate preferred. Pay to commensurate with experience. Benefits include, medical insurance and retirement plan. If interested, please email your resumes to pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 012821 in the subject line.

 

Paralegal

Full-time Paralegal position available immediately with busy, fast paced law firm in downtown Peoria specializing in civil litigation. Candidate must be extremely organized, pay close attention to details, possess initiative, professionalism and have excellent time management skills.  Candidate must also 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 commensurate with experience. If interested, send resumes to jstieghorst@cassidymueller.com.


Full-Time Paralegal Position Family/Criminal Experienced Paralegal Preferred, New Graduates from ICC Welcome to Apply

Responsibilities Include: Correspond with clients and opposing counsel; Legal research and drafting of a wide range of legal documents; Completing written discovery, researching and drafting motions; Preparing for depositions, and assisting with trial preparation.

The candidate will be an integral and respected component of the practice. Emphasis on client service, professionalism, innovation, and ethical standards. This is a fast-paced, matrimonial law firm with some criminal (state and federal) and personal injury litigation. The right candidate will be able to work mostly independently. Once hired, candidates will be required to attend seminars and training during the year to keep up with their legal education. Candidates hired will need to be able to communicate clearly and professionally with all types of individuals, including attorneys, court reporters, clients, witnesses, other firms’ staff, and other individuals outside of the firm.

Firm Programs: Our firm uses Clio Professional management software program Experience with this program is not required but is beneficial. We use Westlaw for research purposes, Office365, and Adobe Pro. Our firm utilizes Apple products on a day to day basis.

Please email resumes, with two writing examples, to shandra@watsonlawpeoria.com.


Legal Secretary
The Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services has a job opening for a legal secretary. For more information, click here.

Pro Bono Coordinator
The Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services has a job opening for a pro bono coordinator. For more information, click here

Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Elias Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C. is looking to hire a full time paralegal/legal assistant in the corporation/business/transaction area.  Excellent organizational and computer skills are required.   Apply in confidence to the following:

 

John S. Elias | Elias, Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C.

416 Main Street, Suite 1400, Peoria, Illinois 61602

Telephone: (309) 672-6361 (direct)

Facsimile: (309) 637-8514

email: jelias@emrslaw.com


Legal Assistant
The U.S. Attorney's Office has an opening for a legal assistant. For more information and how to apply, click the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/574774300


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.