Summer Associate

Meyer Capel, one of the most diversified firms in Champaign and downstate Illinois, is seeking summer associates from the Class of 2024 and 2025 for work at its Champaign office (306 W. Church St., Champaign, IL 61820) during summer 2023. Standard hours of work are 7.5 hours a day, Monday through Friday, inclusive. There may be a possibility of offering continued employment after the initial engagement concludes.

Seasonal associates assist the firm's attorneys in handling research projects, drafting pleadings, contracts, and various other documents. Seasonal associates will be exposed to a wide range of practice areas (e.g., litigation, transactional, estate/trust, etc.). As time permits, seasonal associates are also encouraged to sit in on client meetings, depositions, court hearings, real estate closings, estate plan signings, etc., in an effort to gain experience related to the practice of law and the business of private legal practice. This position is a terrific opportunity for students interested in private practice at a mid-sized firm that values its clients, staff, and culture.

Compensation: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour ($15.00 p/hr for 1Ls; $16.00 p/hr for 2Ls)

Position Type: Regular Employment

Hours Per Week: 37.5 hours per week during summer

Desired Class Level(s): 1Ls rising to 2L year, and 2Ls rising to 3L year

Location: 306 W. Church St., Champaign, Illinois, United States

How to Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, transcript (unofficial will suffice), and writing sample by e-mail to:

Address cover letter to: Forrest Heyman, Meyer Capel, a Professional Corporation, 306 W. Church St., Champaign, IL 61820