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Civil Rights Attorney / Family Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of Chicago

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General
Family Law
Civil Rights

Years of Experience

3-4 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 21,2017

Posted on

Jul 26,2017

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Bilingual Attorney The candidate will primarily be responsible for providing a variety of legal services to organisation clients in the areas of law including buy not limited to family, housing consumer and expungement and sealing. Work independently and consistently exercises discretion and sound judgment in providing legal counsel to organisation clients. Represent organisation clients in civil court, administrative agencies and other legal forums. Draft all documents required for litigation and participates in all stages of the litigation including formulating and implementing legal strategies. Perform legal consultations both in the office and at advice desks at various Catholic Charities locations throughout the County. Provide support to volunteers and interns on organisation systems and protocols as well as assists them with providing legal services. Participate in the Performance Quality Improvement process which includes but is not limited to case reviews. Maintain up to date and accurate client files and databases as required by Agency and departmental policies and procedures, professionals standards and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations. Provide educational seminars for clients and volunteers of Catholic Charities on various legal issues. Must be fluent in English and Spanish to provide services for clients with limited English proficiency. Juris Doctorate and 3 – 4 years of relevant experience required. License to practice law in the state required.

Additional info

Job ID: PSP206

Company info

Hilda Bahena
Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of Chicago
721 North La Salle Street
Chicago, IL 60610