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


Estate Administration CPA/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 CPA/Paralegal. Tax background will be required for 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 trust and will summaries, inventories, accountings and spreadsheets
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
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
5+ years of recent public accounting tax experience encompassing progressive scope and responsibilities
CPA License or on track to obtain CPA
Experience preparing IRS forms 706, 709, 1040, 1120, 1120S, 1065 and 1041
Skillful attention to detail with strong communication, organizational, analytical, project management, client service and PC skills
Proficiency with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
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.


ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT 
Accounting Department

West suburban Law Firm seeks Part Time (eventually moving to full time) Accounting Assistant to provide support in our
growing accounting department.

Must have some knowledge of accounting clerical procedures as related to A/R, A/P and other standard accounting functions. Data entry, filing, preparing documents such as invoices, statements etc. Strong attention to detail.

Willingness to learn and work as part of a team. (Knowledge of QuickBooks a plus).

Please send current resume along with references to 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 an Estate Administration Paralegal.

This position will be responsible for trust and estate administration support. Tax background would be helpful but not required for this role. The successful candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, possess excellent writing and numeric skills, have the ability to multitask, 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 duties satisfactorily. Duties must be carried out promptly and accurately. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide trust and estate administration services, including, but not limited to:

• Review client estate planning documents.
• Prepare trust and will summaries.
• Ability to communicate the administration process with clients
• Collect and gather information to prepare probate pleadings
• Research trust and estate administration matters.
• Coordinate and assist with client estate administration and client projects.
• Prepare client memos and correspondence.

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
• Certificate in Paralegal Studies

ACQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
0+ – 3 years of practical and relevant trust and estate administration experience.
• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
• Strong keyboard proficiency and accurate data entry skills.
• Demonstrated 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: 0 – 3 + years
Trust and Estate administration: 0 – 3 + years
Education:  Associate (Required, or Paralegal Certification from an accredited school)

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

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


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 8+ 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.


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.