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associate attorney

  • Authored complaints, motions, and statements in civil rights and employment cases.
  • Interviewed clientele and assessed the strength of their claims. 
  • Handled all stages of litigation including pleadings, discovery, pretrial, and appeals. 
  • Negotiated settlements of civil disputes.
  • Assisted managing budget, payroll, and billing. 
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associate attorney

  • Pre Litigation management of cases.
  • Investigate facts to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Attending Hearings: Prove Ups, DWOPS, Status Conferences, Scheduling Conferences, Motions
  • Conducted Depositions
  • Conducted and Review Discovery
  • Drafting Motions and Responses to Motions
  • Conducted Trials to verdict. Including: select jurors, argue motions, present evidence, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial. 
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associate attorney

  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, almost exclusively in municipal court.
  • Present evidence to defend defendants in criminal and traffic matters at the municipal level.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals facing criminal, traffic, and local ordinance violation charges.
  • Prepare legal briefs and conduct motion practice in both municipal and superior court.
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associate attorney

  • Represent clients in commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction disputes including managing local counsel for clients with out-of-state disputes.
  • Assist on complex construction litigation for private, state and federal projects, including the Miller Act, Little Miller Act and claims under the Contract Dispute Act of 1978. 
  • Advise clients of legal compliance to preserve lien or bond rights in accordance with Illinois statutes.
  • Prepare and process legal documents, such as complaints, mechanic’s liens, lien waivers, affidavits, motions, settlement agreements and pass-through claim agreements. 
  • Draft and submit requests for equitable adjustments pursuant to federal acquisition regulations (FAR). 
  • Propound and respond to interrogatories, requests to produce documents and requests to admit. 
  • Experience with e-discovery platform Relativity.
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associate attorney

  • Prepared case summaries for workers compensation and social security claims
  • conducted title searches and summaries for Reliable Abstract Company
  • Conducted legal research and analysis
  • File pleadings, motions, responses, petitions with court clerk.