Job Details

Staff Attorney Legal Impact Network

Company name

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 23,2019

Valid Through

Jan 06,2020

Posted on

Aug 02,2019


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Immigration >> Immigration
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
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Staff Attorney, Legal Impact Network
The candidate responsibilities will include: Partner with other members of the LIN team to develop, effectuate and evaluate network efforts intended to advance economic and racial justice. Convene and organize LIN advocates, including by chairing working groups, and organizing and leading convenings. Support the advocacy work of LIN partners through policy support, rulemaking, amicus briefs, co-counseling, etc. Develop, lead, and effectuate collaborative advocacy efforts. Work in partnership with the Shriver Center’s existing advocates on systemic advocacy to address poverty and advance racial justice in Illinois and to bridge Shriver Center and Legal Impact Network advocacy. Travel to conferences, convenings, and advocacy sites as needed. Other duties as assigned. Must have experience with and demonstrated commitment to advocating on issues of poverty and racial justice and in partnership with impacted communities. Should have experience preferred in one or more of the issue areas described above (consumer rights, criminal legal reform, immigrants’ rights, public benefits. Must be Licensed to practice law.

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Company info

Gavin Kearney
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
50 East Washington Street
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602

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