Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Natural Resources Defense Council

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Jul 16,2017

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Profile

Chicago Litigation Fellow The fellow will be developing and litigating cases in collaboration with other members of the Team, and under the supervision of senior attorneys. Will mentor and supervise interns and paralegals/legal assistants, and may have institutional responsibilities like leading trainings and serving on committees.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from a U.S. law school. Admission to the Illinois Bar, or commitment to sit for the next Bar exam and to fulfill the admission requirements within the first few months of the fellowship. Hands-on litigation experience, such as a judicial clerkship, other post-graduate litigation work, or substantial clinical experience. Exceptional legal writing, analytical, and oral presentation skills. Excellent academic and professional record. Comfort interpreting and explaining scientific and technical concepts. Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for teamwork. Commitment to public service or social justice work.

Additional info

Send resume; and use the “additional documents” prompts to upload a (1) cover letter (2) a legal writing sample that does not reflect substantial editing from others (3) a list of three professional references; and (4) a law school transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Natural Resources Defense Council
101 N. Wacker Drive,
Suite 609
Chicago, IL 60606