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Assistant Appellate Defender
The Office of the State Appellate Defender has an opening for Assistant Appellate Defenders to provide criminal appellate representation to indigent clients. This would include reading records, conducting research, drafting briefs and other documents and presenting oral arguments. Candidates should have graduated from an ABA-accredited law school and be licensed in Illinois or be able to obtain an Illinois license. Start date: June 1, 2018. Starting salary is $56,000 with excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume and cover letter  to appropriate office no later than Friday, April 20, 2018. Send to: 5th District - Mount Vernon, IL - Ellen Curry, Deputy Defender / 5thDistrict@osad.state.il.us
Staff Attorney
The Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services has an opening for a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week. Competitive salary with other legal non-profits, depending on experience; excellent benefits. For more information and to apply, visit their website www.pslegal.org and click on "careers" or click here.
Associate Attorney

Murphy & Dunn, P.C., Central Illinois’ largest family law firm, is seeking qualified candidates for full-time Associate Attorney positions in both our Peoria and Bloomington/Normal office locations.   These are fast-paced, exciting opportunities for licensed trial attorneys interested in helping individual clients with their divorce, custody and family law matters.  Local ties and experience in family law is preferred but not required.  You must be licensed in the State of Illinois and interested in trial work.  Extensive training will be required during the first six months of employment primarily from our Peoria Illinois office location.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a fast-moving, litigation-based career with the area’s premier family law firm.  Our Firm offers a comprehensive employee benefits package and a competitive salary based on experience and ability.  You may learn more about our law firm at www.murphy-dunn.net.  For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to HR Manager, Teri Dunn @ teri.dunn@murphy-dunn.net.
Attorney
Busy private attorney seeks attorney to make simple court appearances on her behalf. Please send resume to pcba@mtco.com with reference number 030818 if interested.

PILI Program Manager
The program manager reports to PILI's Executive Director and will be be based in central Illinois. Primary responsibility will be overseeing PILI's statewide efforts to expand and enhance pro bono. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Associate Attorney

Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C. is seeking an associate attorney with at least 2 years of experience in litigation matters.  The candidate must possess a strong commitment to detail and produce exceptional work product.  The position provides a high level of responsibility and offers competitive compensation and benefits based upon experience and skill.  Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to Deb Payton, Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., 101 NE Randolph, Peoria, IL  61606 or via email to dpayton@benckendorf.com

Associate Attorney

Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC seeks a local attorney with 3 – 5 years of experience in corporate and business law to compliment the firm’s practice areas of commercial and residential real estate, public law, and trust and estate planning.  Excellent credentials, strong communication skills, and relevant work experience are important.  Competitive compensation package to be commensurate with experience and business transfer.  Please send resume in confidence to Miller, Hall & Triggs, Attn: Hiring Partner, 416 Main Street, Suite 1125, Peoria, IL 61602, or by email at hiring@mhtlaw.com.

Attorney

Prominent Illinois school law firm seeks 1 attorney to join its growing employment and labor law practice group in its Peoria, IL., office.  Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience focusing on employment and labor law matters.  Experience with school law and collective bargaining strongly preferred. The firm is based in the Chicago area but handles matters throughout Illinois and has satellite offices in Peoria and O’Fallon. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, organized, and successful lawyer who is looking for a chance to advance their career.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to recruiting@hlerk.com. No phone calls please.

Attorney
The City of Peoria has an opening for an attorney position. Click here to view the notice and for a full list of requirements.

Associate Attorney

Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth is seeking an associate attorney with 0-10 years of experience. Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Kenneth M. Snodgrass, Jr., at 401 Main St., Suite 1400, Peoria, IL 61602-1258.
Associate Attorney

Goldfine & Bowles is seeking an associate with potential to become a partner.We are looking for an energetic, outgoing individual with good people skills to handle some personal injury, but primarily workers' compensation claims.Experience with handling workers' compensation claims is preferable.Send letter and resume in confidence to Office Manager at 4242 N. Knoxville, Peoria, IL 61614, or email to:

mmarincic@goldfineandbowles.com

Associate Attorney

Moehle, Swearingen & Lobacz, Ltd., a law firm celebrating over fifty year 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.

Receptionist/Secretary/Legal Assistant/Paralegal Positions/Bookkeeper

Part-Time Bookkeeping/Billing Assistant

Dailey Law Center, P.C. has an immediate part-time opening for a paralegal or secretary to do bookkeeping and billing.  Experience with Sage Timeslips and Sage 50 Accounting preferred but not required.  Submit resume to daileylawcenter@outlook.com

Part-Time Bookkeeping/Billing Assistant
Dailey Law Center, P.C. has an immediate part-time opening for a paralegal or secretary to do bookkeeping and billing.  Experience with Sage Timeslips and Sage 50 Accounting preferred but not required.  Submit resume to daileylawcenter@outlook.com

Secretary/Receptionist

The Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. is seeking a full-time Secretary/Receptionist. Prairie State is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors. For more information and how to apply, click here.
Administrative Manager Position

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. is seeking to fill a full-time Administrative Manager position in its Peoria office, located at 331 Fulton Street, Suite 600, Peoria.  Prairie State Legal Services is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors. For more information and how to apply, click here.

Paralegal

Paralegal position available immediately with very busy, fast paced law firm in downtown Peoria specializing in personal injury, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and civil litigation.  Candidate must be extremely organized, pay close attention to details, possess initiative, professionalism and have excellent time management skills.  Candidate also must 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 pcbaasst@mtco.com with reference number 040518.

Backup Bookkeeper / Clerk – The law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC is seeking to fill a full-time position that includes backup bookkeeping duties and law office clerk duties.  The primary function of this position is assisting with bookkeeping and accounting duties for our firm, which includes assisting with accounts receivable and accounts payable functions, payroll, account reconciliation, and other related matters.  An applicant must be intelligent and detail oriented, and able to work cooperatively in a professional environment.  Experience as a bookkeeper or in accounting is required; an accounting degree would be a plus.  Position will also assist with various clerking duties throughout the firm.  If interested, please send a cover letter and your resume to Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC, Attn: Hiring Manager; by email at hiring@mhtlaw.com; or by regular mail to 416 Main Street, Suite 1125, Peoria, IL 61602.  No phone calls please.

Bookkeeper

Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth seeks full charge bookkeeper involved in all functions of firm’s finances. Accounting degree preferred and/or previous bookkeeping experience. Salary commensurate with experience.  Major medical insurance, pension plan, paid vacation, paid parking. An equal opportunity employer. Send resume in confidence to Attorney Kenneth M. Snodgrass, 401 Main St., Suite 1400, Peoria, IL  61602.  No calls please.

File Clerk/Runner

File clerk/Runner needed for law firm.  This is a year round position and approximately 12-15 hours per week (late afternoons 3-5:30).  Duties include general office tasks, filing, stocking supplies and errands.  Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license necessary.  Contact Bobbie Fouts, Office Manager, Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler, 4600 N. Brandywine Drive, Suite 200, Peoria, IL 61614, Phone: (309) 688-9400 or via e-mail bfouts@hrbklaw.com.

Receptionist

Murphy & Dunn, P.C., Central Illinois’ largest family law firm, is seeking a full-time Front Desk Receptionist for our Peoria office location.  This fast-paced position requires excellent people skills and multi-line telephone expertise.  Computer competence and the ability to multi-task are required and prior customer service or legal office experience is a plus.

This is an excellent career opportunity for a quick-thinking and motivated office professional to join the area’s premier family law firm.  Our Firm offers a comprehensive employee benefits package and a competitive salary.  You may learn more about our law firm at www.murphy-dunn.net.  For consideration, Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to HR Manager, Teri Dunn @ teri.dunn@murphy-dunn.net.

Part-time Legal Secretary

Immediate opening for part-time legal secretary (job-share position) for two days a week.  Minimum two (2) years experience required.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word required. Knowledge of Juris helpful. Send resume and salary requirements to:  BRIAN J. MEGINNES, 416 Main Street, Suite 1400, Peoria, Illinois  61602.

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, 416 Main St., Suite 1400, Peoria, IL 61602 or by email at jelias@emrslaw.com