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Huck Bouma 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 is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer

Legal Assistant
Estate Planning Practice Group

The leading western suburban Chicago law firm has an immediate need for a detail-oriented estate planning secretary with three plus years of experience to join its Estate Planning Group.

The ideal candidate must have 3+ years of experience working on sophisticated estate planning and estate administration matters, have a ‘deadline oriented’ attitude, and a desire for significant client interaction.

Experience with Word Perfect, Word and Excel is a must.
Knowledge of WealthCounsel, Time Matters and Juris, a plus.

All candidates must have a professional, positive and cheerful attitude with the ability to handle a fast-paced environment.

Submit your resume and salary requirement to [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employer – Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Real Estate Practice Group

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.

Please send current resume along with references to [email protected]
Only those being scheduled for an interview will be contacted.
Huck Bouma PC is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer

Franchise Law Attorney
Franchise Law Practice Area

The leading western suburban law firm has an immediate need for an attorney to join its Franchise Law Practice Group.
This is an ideal position for a candidate who wants to develop a sophisticated practice within a collegial environment.

Job Description
• Ability to immediately manage a base of franchise clients independently and responsibly in collaboration with the team.
• Strictly transactional and regulatory work.
• Franchisor representation includes franchise disclosure and registrations, drafting Franchise Agreements and related documents; franchise relationship issues: renewals, transfers, defaults and terminations; franchise law compliance (client counseling, training programs); response to government inquiries.
• Franchisee representation includes review of Franchise Disclosure Document and Franchise Agreement, counsel re same and negotiation of agreements for prospective franchisees, and franchise agreement renewals, transfers of franchise businesses and relationship issues with franchisor for existing franchisees.

Candidates should also possess a strong work ethic and have a desire for autonomy and significant client/matter responsibility.
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.

Qualifications
• Must be admitted to practice in State of Illinois
• Must have franchise law experience
• Experience representing franchisors required
• Experience representing franchisees preferred
• Other transactional business law experience a plus
• Experience with and desire for direct client contact
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Detail oriented; excellent organizational skills
• High level of commitment to high quality work products and service to clients

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 [email protected].

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 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 and 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 and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of recent public accounting tax experience encompassing progressive scope and responsibilities
  • Tax Background 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

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 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 .

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: .

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