We seek to hire a recent graduate with a strong academic background and excellent writing skills for an Associate Attorney position. We are looking for candidates who are energetic, self-motivated, hardworking, and detail oriented and who desire to dedicate their time to the practice of law.
Open Position: Associate Attorney, Full-Time permanent position; work hours are expected to be at least 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with most Saturdays and other times as required by client- and workload- needs.
Required: Juris Doctor, graduation from a top tier law school within the last 4 years; excellent oral and written communication skills; professional attitude and demeanor; desire to work in or relocate to the Quad Cities; strong dedication to and enthusiasm for the practice of law; and willingness and ability to work in both transactional and litigation areas.
Preferred: admission to practice law in the States of Illinois and/or Iowa is preferred but not required; 0-4 years’ of work experience in the legal field is preferred but not required.
Please submit: Cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to the following: Karla C. Steele, Califf & Harper, P.C., 506 15th Street, Suite 600, Moline, IL 61265; firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. Expectation is 1,900 billable hours annually. Benefits include employer-matching 401(k); year-end performance bonus; 2 weeks’ paid vacation; contribution towards firm-sponsored health insurance plan; paid CLE’s and annual state bar fees (IL and IA); and an excellent opportunity to learn from and work with an experienced group of attorneys for valued clients. Annual raises are subject to meeting billable hour and revenue goals. The firm will require the new associate to work on passing the bar in both Illinois and Iowa.
Califf & Harper, P.C. has been meeting the legal needs of its clients in the Quad Cities area in Illinois and Iowa for more than 140 years. The firm was founded in 1870 as Kenworthy & Beardsley in Rock Island, Illinois, and has been based and expanded at its present location in Moline, Illinois since 1918. The firm regularly represents a variety of public bodies, closely held corporations, busin...esses, families and financial institutions and acts as local counsel for various national corporations. Additionally, we frequently practice before the State and Federal Courts in Illinois and Iowa, the National Labor Relations Board, the Internal Revenue Service and other governmental agencies.