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Associate Attorney

Chicago, Illinois · Legal

Award-Winning Plaintiff’s Injury Law firm with Hundreds of Millions of dollars recovered for their clients is seeking a talented Associate Attorney to join their team. 

Focused in representing clients in catastrophic personal injury matters, wrongful death, construction negligence and accidents, aviation tragedies, medical malpractice incidents, premises liability, nursing home negligence and accidents, victims of burn injuries and workers' compensation matters, this well accomplished law firm has won millions of dollars on behalf of their clients.   

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience working on plaintiff’s personal injury and/or workers compensation cases.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Meet with clients to discuss their work-related injuries or illnesses  

  • Assess the circumstances surrounding the injury and gather relevant information  

  • Conduct legal research to build a persuasive case on behalf of the client  

  • Ensure all necessary documentation is collected and submitted within legal deadlines  

  • Negotiate with insurance companies or employers to reach fair settlements  

  • Prepare and present a compelling case on behalf of the client  

  • Represent clients in hearings, depositions, or court proceedings  

  • Advocate for clients' rights to medical treatment, disability benefits, and rehabilitation services  

  • Advise clients on their legal rights and obligations.  

  • Inform clients to any updates regarding their case  


Illinois Bar License  

2+ years of legal experience working on personal injury and worker’s compensation cases.  

Experience managing a heavy caseload, ensuring timely updates and actions on each case.  

Excellent ability to communicate effectively with clients.  

Strong critical thinking skills  

Adaptability and attention to detail  

Ability to communicate in writing and verbally effectively  

The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties may be assigned. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. SmartHire is not legally responsible for any change of job-holder's responsibilities or activities, by our clients, that differ from this job description.   



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