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Staff Attorney, Criminal Records Program

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



40000.00 - 43000.00

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Chicago, IL

Posted on

Aug 13,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Staff Attorney, Criminal Records Program Duties: Provides direct legal services to Clinic clients for criminal records matters, including representation in court and administrative proceedings, maintaining a manageable caseload proportionate to other responsibilities. Supervises volunteers at Clinic’s criminal records help desks up to three shifts per week. Cultivates and manages relationships with partner agencies and organizations that refer clients to Clinicas assigned. Conducts criminal records classes as assigned throughout the year for prospective volunteers, including lawyers, law firms, and law students. Collaborates with criminal records attorneys and others as needed to prepare and distribute educational materials for criminal records matters. Maintains up-to-date client information in Clinic’s case management system to ensure accurate data collection and statistical tracking. Conducts community outreach and training events as assigned. Design legal manuals and other materials for clients, attorneys, courts and other personnel as assigned. Works with the Clinic leadership team to ensure all program goals are met each fiscal year.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Licensed to practice in Illinois. 5+ years of program management or supervisory experience. A demonstrated commitment to social justice and criminal justice reform. Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills. The ability to work collaboratively with and supervise other staff. The ability to manage multiple projects and a variety of tasks and meet all deadlines while being energized by the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, team-centered environment.

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