Careers

Career Opportunities

Your Future at The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm

If you want to work at a premier downstate law firm with a highly professional team, a great client and employee culture, and a challenging and rewarding career you need not look any further. Our team of lawyers has achieved coveted honors that include an AV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, Leading Lawyers in Illinois, Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, and National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100. We treat our clients and our employees as family and the culture promoted at The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm is one that is often overlooked by many firms. As a team of hard-working lawyers and staff we are able to achieve excellent results for our clients in the downstate Illinois and Metro East St. Louis markets.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please call (217) 394-5885. The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits of Employment

The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm is always looking for dedicated professionals. Our list of benefits for attorneys, legal assistants and staff include the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off for Holidays
  • Paid vacation time
  • Health Insurance
  • Health savings accounts (contributions by the firm)
  • Life and AD&D insurance paid by the firm
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Continuing education
  • Professional membership fees
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Bonus Pay
  • Profit-Sharing Contributions

Recognized as a top-tier law firm

  • 2021 Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
    2021 Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
    The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Best Lawyers In America
    Best Lawyers In America
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • Rising Stars
    Rising Stars
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Leading Lawyers Advisory Board Member
    Leading Lawyers Advisory Board Member
  • Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network
    Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
    AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

A HISTORY OF SUCCESS

Millions Recovered For Our Clients
  • Car Accident $16,550,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a family of four involved in a single car wreck in a highway construction zone.

  • Wrongful Death $5,900,000 Verdict

    Verdict for the wrongful death of a woman as a result of the negligent failure of a pathologist to diagnose histoplasmosis.

  • Hospital Negligence $5,400,000 Settlement

    Settlement involving the failure of doctors at an east-central Illinois hospital to diagnose and treat a brain abscess.

  • Medical Malpractice $4,000,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a medical malpractice claim in downstate Illinois.

  • Tractor Trailer Injury and Death $2,400,000 Settlement

    Settlement for an Illinois tractor trailer injury resulting in death.

  • Medical Malpractice $2,100,000 Settlement

    Settlement for North Central Illinois medical malpractice case.

  • Truck Accident Resulting in Eye Injuries $2,000,000 Settlement

    Settlement of an accident involving a delivery truck with a pickup truck.

  • Negligent Care $1,750,000 Verdict

    Verdict for a case involving negligent podiatric care provided to the manager of a fast food restaurant.

  • Product Liability $1,750,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a man who lost both legs in a baler that had been improperly modified.

  • Hospital Negligence $1,245,000 Settlement

    Settlement for the failure by emergency room doctors to diagnose occluded carotid arteries and the stroke suffered by the patient as a result.

THE RIGHT ATTORNEY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  • Unwavering Dedication

    We will fight for a just outcome on your behalf, and won’t give up in the face of difficult or unexpected challenges.

  • A Record of Proven Results

    Over our hundred years of combined legal experience, we have recovered millions of dollars for injured clients.

  • Respected in Our Community

    When attorneys need an attorney, they call us. Over 200 attorneys routinely refer clients to our capable & qualified team.

  • Compassionate Advocacy

    We genuinely care about the outcome of your case & commit to standing by your side every step of the way. 

  • Committed to Our Clients

    We pride ourselves in going the extra mile to make all of our clients feel comfortable, well-informed, and secure.

  • Clear Communication

    Our attorneys are committed to actively listening to our clients and to setting realistic, justifiable expectations.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

The Opinions That Matter Most
  • “I highly recommend Bill Tapella to anyone in need of an honest hardworking attorney that can get the job done and find your closure.”

    - Betty “Jane” B.
  • “When I got hurt, I almost lost everything. Bill Tapella was there for me and helped me put my life together.”

    - Brenda M.
  • “Bill is very hard-working and he has a great team as well. They go above and beyond.”

    - Donna S.

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