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Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Sep 19,2017

Posted on

Aug 08,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney The candidate will have 3 primary responsibilities: 1) handling cases in multiple areas of law; 2) supporting the operations of “community activism-law clinics” located directly in low-income communities, and 3) contributing to community education and empowerment programs—know-your-rights presentations, self-help workshops, and immigration Helpline. Provide legal services in several areas of law, particularly immigration, housing, family, and employment.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have related experience , priority is an attorney with strong experience and skill in civil litigation. Should also be comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment. Must also be prepared to work non-traditional hours—some evenings and the occasional weekend day—and in non-traditional, multiple locations; in exchange, they are afforded great flexibility in work schedule. Prefer fluency in Spanish.

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