Careers

Attorney Positions

TRANSACTIONAL ATTORNEY

Meyer Capel is in search of an entry-level transactional attorney to concentrate in areas of business and real estate law.  

The candidate will be involved with matters pertaining to entity selection and formation; contract review, negotiation and drafting; real estate closings; and a variety of other business and real estate transactions.  The candidate will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic and experienced team of transactional attorneys and given significant autonomy and opportunity to grow his/her practice area in one or more of the Firm’s markets.  

The position requires a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school and license to practice law in the state of Illinois.  The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

- strong research, analytical and writing skills,

- an academic background in business associations, uniform commercial code, contracts and/or tax, 

- excellent written and oral communication skills, 

- ability to work independently with minimal supervision,

- ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks with firm deadlines, 

- strong interpersonal skills, and 

- highest ethical standards.  

The Firm offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience with the potential for performance-based incentives.  

Meyer Capel is a dynamic Central Illinois firm of over 35 attorneys with offices in Champaign and Bloomington.  This position is for placement in Meyer Capel’s Champaign office with the potential opportunity to transition to other Firm markets in the future.  

Please send resume to jpark@meyercapel.com.  EOE

Staff Positions

If you are interested in one of the below Staff Positions, please contact Laurel Bailie, Legal Administrator at lbailie@meyercapel.com

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Meyer Capel law firm is in search of a legal assistant to work in a fast-paced large volume litigation area. Ability to multi-task, perform clerical duties, prioritize projects, and maintain positive client interaction a must. Transcription and legal experience needed in the ateas of labor and employment, landlord/tenant, workers' compensation and personal injury. Please send resume to lbailie@meyercapel.com.  EOE

Summer Associates and Seasonal Associates

Meyer Capel summer associates and seasonal associates are law students who seek practical experience from employment at Meyer Capel on a part-time basis during the school year or on a full-time basis in the summer. Summer and seasonal associates at Meyer Capel receive exposure to a variety of legal projects ranging from legal research to document preparation in areas of the law as diverse as litigation and mergers and acquisitions. They work with the firm's attorneys and paralegals as they prepare for trials, hearings, mediation sessions and client meetings and, on occasion, are invited to attend court hearings and client conferences. The sophistication of Meyer Capel’s practice areas allows the firm’s summer and seasonal associates to obtain experience typically only available at law firms located in major metropolitan areas.

If you are interested in a Summer Associate position over the summer months or a Seasonal Associate position at Meyer Capel during the academic year, please contact attorney Brooke Didier Starks at SeasonalAssociateApplication@meyercapel.com.  EOE

No Positions Currently Available