Family Law Associate

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website The Law Office of Erin M. Wilson LLC


Position:        Associate

Practice Area: Family Law

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: dependant on experience; plus benefits including health insurance and 401(k)

Job Location:  Training in person; options to work from home throughout the week; office is located in the East Loop of Chicago

Candidate:     Minimum one year family law experience required; more experience is preferred.

Family Law Firm seeking an associate with a minimum of a year of experience in family law. Applicants must be energetic, organized, able to take direction quickly and accurately and who is also motivated, have great attention to detail, take initiative and can manage a significant caseload, while also learning under experienced family law attorneys. Ability to work independently is a must. We are a friendly, hard working team – we get along, have social events, and support each other. You can work from home and we offer flexibility as needed with the main priority of making sure the work is getting done.

Job Description:

·        Draft subpoenas and other discovery

·        Draft pleadings, orders, notices, and correspondence

·        Organize discovery and conduct analysis; create balance sheets; and trace accounts

·        Engage in hearing and trial preparation; prepare and organize exhibits; create note sheets; and testimony outlines

·        Appear in court for statuses and conduct hearings based on experience levels

·        Review work product from law clerks and provide prompt and constructive feedback

·        Assist Erin Wilson on Guardian ad Litem and Child Representative cases by organizing documents, analyzing issues, and drafting correspondence

·        Assist Erin Wilson on Parenting Coordinator cases by reviewing and recording issues, analyzing issues through court orders and judgments and creating comprehensive responses


·        At least one year of experience as a family law attorney

·        Talented communicator and writer

·        Excellent organizational and time-management skills

·        Great attention to detail

·        Proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft Office Programs, GSuite, and Clio

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