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Robbins Schwartz seeks an attorney to join our Commercial Transaction practice group as an Associate in the Collinsville office. At Robbins Schwartz, our attorneys provide practical and efficient representation to municipalities, school districts, community colleges, and other public entities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform a variety of difficult and complex legal work and operate with substantial discretion and minimal direction or supervision.
Research and analyze the law on complex issues.
Synthesize legal research and analysis into a coherent written memorandum or brief for submission to a client, court or arbitrator
Appear in a court of law, arbitration or other judicial tribunal on behalf of the Firm’s client, and present well-reasoned arguments to the judicial body.
Analyze and summarize complicated legal documents, including contracts, and suggesting alterations to those documents.
Perform discovery of various electronically stored data and hard copies of information in preparation for litigation.
Negotiate with outside parties on contractual issues and legal disputes, including settlement conferences.
Anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the law firm or for a client, and develop strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk.
Perform due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts and agreements
Find ethical solutions to legal matters.
Build relationships with clients based on trust.
Commitment to abiding by local, state, and federal laws and behaving ethically.
Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
Admission to the Illinois state bar
3- 5 years minimum experience
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