Careers At Huck Bouma

Huck BoumaPC has opportunities available for highly skilled lawyers and professional staff who are looking to join a dynamic and talented legal team.   We offer a rewarding and challenging work environment for exceptional individuals who are committed to delivering outstanding legal services to our clients.
We are always interested in highly qualified attorneys and professional staff who want to join a strong and well-respected legal team.  We aim to attract and develop talented and motivated individuals who are genuinely committed to building their careers with our firm and contributing to our clients’ success.

Only candidates contacted for an interview will receive a response.
Huck Bouma PC is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer



Litigation Associate
Litigation Practice Area

Huck Bouma, PC, a leading western suburban Chicago law firm, has an immediate need at its Wheaton, Illinois location for a Litigation associate to join its Litigation Department.

Huck Bouma, P.C.  seeks a litigation associate with 2+ years’ experience.

Essential Duties and Performance Responsibilities: meeting with clients, drafting pleadings, administering depositions, propounding and responding to discovery, conducting research, writing motions, making court appearances, arguing motions, participating in trials, interviewing witnesses, drafting agreements, negotiating settlements, attending mediations and arbitrations, handling family law cases and other activities requested by the partners.

Preferably experienced meeting with and representing clients regarding probate and guardianship matters.

Successful applicants will have:

*Excellent academic credentials;
with excellent communication and writing skills.

*Strong work ethic and reliability a must.

*Exemplary client service skills with
prompt response levels.

*Desire to make court appearances, argue motions and
to participate in hearings, including routine probate and guardianship
court appearances

*2+ years of experience as a licensed litigation attorney.

*Detail oriented with strong drafting and negotiating skills and
the ability to communicate legal subject matter to non-attorneys.

*Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills,
business judgment and strategic legal thinking.

*Ability to manage workflow independently to meet firm deadlines
while achieving business and risk management objectives.

Must be licensed in Illinois and be able to practice in both state and federal court.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample and salary requirements to attorneys@huckbouma.com

Equal Opportunity Employer – Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.

All inquiries will be kept confidential.


Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Real Estate Practice Area

DuPage County largest law firm is looking to seeking to hire a commercial real estate attorney with 5+ years of broad commercial real estate experience, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, zoning/entitlements, construction, and loan documentation.

The candidate must be articulate, personable, and a strong negotiator.

The firm offers a congenial and collaborative work environment, and a terrific opportunity to gain sophisticated hands-on experience in a thriving transactional practice.

Experience Level: 5+ years Hours: Full-time Compensation/benefits: commensurate with experience.

Duties would include, but not be limited to: Draft and negotiate real estate contracts and leases for all real estate asset classes Handle all aspects of retail development projects for developers Entitlement work.   Close commercial acquisitions and dispositions Due diligence/title/survey review, negotiate and close financing transactions.

Huck Bouma PC is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer.

Please send current resume along with references to attorneys@huckbouma.com.
Only those being scheduled for an interview will be contacted.


Corporate Associate
Business Services Practice Area

The leading western suburban law firm has an immediate need for an attorney to join its Corporate Practice Group.

This is an ideal position for a candidate who wants to develop a sophisticated practice in a collegial environment which also provides ongoing business development training.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience.  The ideal candidate with experience would have knowledge related to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity offerings, restructurings, entity selection and formation, general corporate matters and sophisticated commercial contract work.

Candidates should also possess a strong work ethic, be detail oriented and have a desire for autonomy and significant client/matter responsibility while leading teams on projects.

Candidates must have excellent drafting and negotiation skills, a superior academic background and a desire to have significant client interaction. Candidates must be committed to extraordinary client service.

This is an exceptional opportunity in a diverse and progressive law firm environment.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including billable hour requirements that provide for work/life balance.

Please send current resume along with references and salary requirements to attorneys@huckbouma.com.


Paralegal
Estate and Trust Administration Practice Area

We are currently searching for highly motivated, team-orientated candidate interested in joining the largest DuPage County law firm
as a Trust and Estate Paralegal. Tax background will be useful to this role. The successful candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, possess excellent writing and numeric skills, maintain strict confidentiality, and display a passion for delivering outstanding results and service on a consistent basis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential promptly and accurately. Other duties may be assigned.

Specific tasks include:

Reviewing client estate planning documents for post-death administration of estates and trusts.
Preparing court pleadings to open and close probate estates.
Preparing trust and will summaries, inventories, accountings and spreadsheets.
Assisting executor/trustee with the collection, valuation and distribution of assets.
Preparing federal and state estate tax returns, gift tax returns and fiduciary income tax returns.
Preparing client memos and correspondence.
Funding marital and family trusts.

ACQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Three or more years of practical and relevant estate administration experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Professional interpersonal skills and knowledge of business etiquette.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Submit your resume and salary requirement to attorneys@huckbouma.com

Equal Opportunity Employer – Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.


Associate Attorney
Trusts and Estates Practice Area

The leading western suburban Chicago law firm has an immediate need at its Wheaton, Illinois location for an Estate Planning Senior Associate with three to five years of experience to join its Estate Planning Group.

The ideal candidate must have experience working on sophisticated estate planning and estate administration matters, tax planning,  as well as with providing general business advice.

The right person must possess excellent drafting skills, have a strong financial or accounting background, have a deadline-oriented attitude, and a desire to have significant client and referral source interaction.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: attorneys@huckbouma.com

Equal Opportunity Employer – Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.