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Workers Compensation Associate Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
1-5 yrs required

Location
Joliet, IL, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Feb 26, 2024

Valid Through
Mar 27, 2024

Profile

Job Overview: A law firm in Joliet, IL, is seeking a dedicated Worker's Compensation Associate Attorney to manage cases from inception through trial preparation. The ideal candidate should possess strong litigation skills, extensive knowledge of State and Federal rules, and the ability to support both existing and new clients.

Job Details:

  • Manage cases from inception through discovery and trial preparation
  • Conduct depositions of claimants, witnesses, physicians, medical experts, and other parties
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, opinions, appeals, contracts, and other legal documents
  • Gather evidence and obtain medical records for trial purposes
  • Stay current with developments in workers' compensation law
  • Litigate cases before the workers' compensation division
  • Negotiate legal contract terms on behalf of clients
  • Present arguments and counterarguments in court
  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses
  • Support existing and new clients effectively
  • Preferably hold an Illinois or Indiana license
  • Have 2-3 years of experience in a law firm workers' comp environment (Personal Injury experience is a plus)
  • Possess extensive knowledge of State and Federal rules and regulations
  • Handle large caseloads and multitask multiple priorities and deadlines

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
  • Illinois or Indiana license preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in a law firm workers' comp environment (Personal Injury experience a plus)

Skills:

  • Strong litigation and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in drafting legal documents
  • Excellent research and analytical abilities
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to interpret complex legal issues
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Capacity to handle large caseloads and meet deadlines

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree

Certifications:

  • An Illinois or Indiana law license is preferred

Benefits: The firm offers a generous benefits package, including competitive compensation based on experience, medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, contribution to life insurance plans, 401k profit-sharing, parking reimbursement, and social, charity, and wellness events.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
200 South Wacker Drive, 31st Floor
Chicago
Illinois
United States 60606
Phone : (312) 321-9411
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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