Careers At Huck Bouma

Huck Bouma PC 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


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.


Administrative Assistant/Paralegal
Corporate Practice Group

We are currently searching for a highly motivated, team-orientated Paralegal candidate interested in joining the largest law firm in DuPage County.
The ideal candidate will possess experience in one or more of the following areas:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity
Debt Finance
Asset Finance & Securitization
Private Funds
Investment Management

Essential Duties and Performance Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties satisfactorily.
Duties must be carried out promptly and accurately. Other duties may be assigned.

file new business formation and dissolution documents
obtain certificates of good standing
complete and file SS-4 forms to obtain EINs
assist with all aspects of deal closings
(i.e. signature pages, closing certificates,
drafting of local, state and federal docs)
compile and maintain corporate minute books
prepare and file qualification and withdrawal applications
prepare stock certificates and resolutions
prepare and submit statutory filings
handle pre-closing, signature page distribution and closing of files
order certified copies and certificates of ‘good standing’
prepare and file UCC statements, amendments and termination statements
compose closing checklists and manage post-closing assembly and execution of documents
ability to work with vendors

knowledge of and familiarity with Westlaw and Lexis programs,
in addition to some knowledge of SEC filings
would be a plus

Experience & Qualifications
Minimum 3 years of corporate/transactional experience in
providing exceptionally high quality service to clients
BA degree and paralegal certificate, preferred

Acquired Skills and Knowledge
The successful candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, possess a professional demeanor, and have the ability to multitask and work independently.

This candidate will also possess excellent written and interpersonal skills, be able to communicate effectively, maintain strict confidentiality, and display a passion for delivering outstanding results and service on a consistent basis.

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


Estate Administration Paralegal
Trust and Estate 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. 

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.