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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


Trust and Estate Administration Paralegal
Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group

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.

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
Certificate in Paralegal Studies

ACQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Three or more years of practical and relevant trust and 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.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:  Paralegal Certificate
Required experience:  Paralegal: 5 + years
Trust and Estate administration: 5 + years

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

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


Associate Attorney
Litigation Practice Area

Huck Bouma PC is seeking to hire an Attorney within its Litigation Department.
The firm is ideally seeking someone with 0-2 years commercial litigation experience.

This candidate will have strong research and writing skills, be a flexible team-player who can also work independently.
This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney who is looking for further growth and development in their career.

Please send cover letter along with resume and writing sample to attorneys@huckbouma.com.

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


Senior Associate Attorney
Estate Planning Practice Group

The leading western suburban Chicago law firm has an immediate need for an Estate Planning Senior Associate with ten or more years of experience to join its Estate Planning Group.

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

The ideal candidate must possess excellent drafting skills, a strong financial or accounting background, 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.


Associate Attorney
Estate Planning Practice Group

The leading western suburban Chicago law firm has an immediate need for an Estate Planning Associate with two to three years of experience to join its Estate Planning Group.

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

The ideal candidate must possess excellent drafting skills, a strong financial or accounting background, 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.


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 5 + years of experience and should be able to first- or second- chair corporate matters 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.

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


Huck Bouma PC is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer.

Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.