Career Opportunities


As one of Springfield and downstate Illinois largest and highly respected law firms, Sorling Northup has a vast array of practice areas well suited for any candidate interested in practicing law.  Whether fresh out of law school or an experienced attorney, Sorling Northrup provides a platform for growth and client development.

If you are interested in becoming part of Sorling Northrup team, please forward your resume to:        

Summer Associate Program 

Sorling Northrup holds itself to the highest standards and offers a wide range of opportunities to summer associates.

Sorling Northrup generally hires students who have completed their second year of law school to spend ten to twelve weeks working at the firm. Successful candidates have excellent academic credentials and often participate in a variety of law school activities.  The firm also considers whether an applicant has a significant interest in returning to the Springfield area to practice law after graduation.

The summer program provides the associate with the opportunity to work with multiple attorneys in different practice areas. Additionally, the associate will have the ability to attend court proceedings and engage with clients along with completing research projects and drafting memoranda.

The firm often recruits new associates through the Summer program.  Many of the firm’s current attorneys are former summer associates.

If you are interested in participating in Sorling Northrup’s Summer Associate Program, please forward a resume along with a short narrative on why you would like to be considered for the summer program to:

Support Staff

Sorling Northrup employs individuals in a variety of support staff positions. Legal Assistants, paralegals, receptionists, clerks, messengers, and administrators of the highest quality work with Sorling Northrup’s attorneys to support the delivery of legal services to our clients.

Successful applicants have educational qualifications and a professional background appropriate for the available position.

If you are interested in becoming part of Sorling Northrup team, please forward your resume to:

Sorling Northrup is an affirmative action employer and is committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all hiring and employment decisions, including those with respect to the Summer program.  No aspect of employment within the firm is influenced in any manner by race, culture, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, or mental or physical disability.  This policy applies equally to its employees and person seeking employment.