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Associate or Law Clerk

Aparicio Law Office LLC

Busy, energetic, boutique Chicagoland law firm is seeking a *BILINGUAL (Spanish/English)*

Associate Attorney with 0-2 years of experience, including qualified candidates who passed the

July 2022 and / or will take the February 2023 Illinois bar exam. Prior civil litigation experience

and a desire to learn residential / commercial real estate preferred.

This is a great opportunity to learn and gain great exposure to commercial real estate, residential

real estate, and business law.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Partnering with and advocating on behalf of clients

• Handling a large volume of files in an enthusiastic, organized manner

• Structuring, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating sophisticated contracts

• Reviewing and understanding intricate regulations and statutes

• Managing demanding complex multi-faceted transactions

Qualifications & Competencies (required):

• Law Degree (Juris Doctor – JD), state bar admission in Illinois (unless Clerk status)

• Native-level fluency in both Spanish and English (spoken and written)

• Excellent, professional communication skills facilitating the ability to establish strong

rapport with clients

• Exhibiting intellectual curiosity and self-sufficiency

• Able to think through complex legal issues in the context of business realities

• Eagerness to learn and demonstrated dependability

• Must be organized, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and self-assured

Qualifications (preferred, but not required):

• Law review or legal clinic (focused on business law) experience

• Prior experience with civil litigation is preferred, but not required

• Prior experience in handling residential and/or commercial real estate matters

including acquisitions, sales, leasing, condominiums/HOAs, development, and


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