Job Opportunities

CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC ATTORNEY

Sexner & Associates LLC is seeking to add an additional full-time attorney to our already strong legal team. With offices in Chicago and Arlington Heights, our attorneys aggressively and compassionately represent criminal and traffic clients in counties including Will, Lake, Cook, Kane, and DuPage. We offer an exciting legal environment within which to grow professionally while handling an ever-changing array of interesting and challenging cases. Backed by our experienced and supportive office staff, our attorneys have been providing exceptional results for our deserving clients since 1990. Additional firm information can be found at www.sexner.com. Present or former States Attorneys, Public Defenders, and those who have applied here in the past are encouraged to apply. Send resume in ABSOLUTE confidence, as ABSOLUTELY NO information will be shared with your present or former employers. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer health insurance, paid days off and a generous retirement plan.

Contact Mitch Sexner via email only at mitch@sexner.com and let’s discuss the possibility of joining our team today!

ATTORNEY

A small but fast growing law firm in Joliet is searching for an entry level attorney with 0-2 years of experience to handle real estate and estate planning matters along with court coverage on family and criminal cases. All qualified and motivated applicants will be considered. The ideal candidate will have some experience in real estate. Job duties will be vast, but will certainly include the common general responsibilities of an attorney handling his/her own caseload.

To apply please email a resume to Luke@halawoffices.com.

ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER

Assistant to the Will County Public Defender concentrated in the defense of indigent individuals appointed by Circuit Court Judges and Associate Judges in criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings. Includes generally, representation of clients in juvenile, mental health commitment, misdemeanor, traffic, felony and criminal contempt proceedings and related matters as assigned, using knowledge of criminal law, departmental, County of Will and the Circuit Courts of Will County policies, rules, standards and practices, including the rules of conduct and procedure as found in the statutes of the State of Illinois and the rules of the Illinois Supreme Court.

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LEGAL SECRETARY

Provides confidential and paraprofessional secretarial support to Executive/Managerial and Administrative supervisors in the Will County Public Defender Office, by preparing papers, correspondence and other documents of a legal nature, required in formal administrative hearings and judicial proceedings.

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PRAIRIE STATE LEGAL JOB OPENINGS

Prairie State Legal Services (PSLS)is a not-for-profit legal aid organization that provides civil legal aid services to the poor, elderly, and people with disabilities. See attached for a full job description and instructions on how to apply to the following job openings:

ASSISTANT STATE’S ATTORNEY

Positions are open for both Criminal and Civil Assistant State’s Attorneys. Criminal attorneys prosecute traffic, misdemeanor and felony cases as well as juvenile delinquency and juvenile abuse and neglect cases and perform specific duties as assigned by the State’s Attorney. Civil attorneys represent the interests of the County of Will, its officers and employees. This includes but is not limited to handling all stages of litigation, reviewing legal documents, attending meetings, providing general legal counsel and any other legal services necessary to the elected officials of Will County or their respective staffs and departments. In addition, the civil division assistants are charged with the duties of establishing paternity, enforcing child support and prosecuting mental health petitions, property tax petitions and of performing any other duties assigned by their supervisor. An attorney with transactional and local government experience is preferred in the civil division.

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