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Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Licensed to practice in Illinois. 2+ years of juvenile or criminal defense trial experience or two + years of analogous negotiation experience. Strong oral advocacy and negotiation skills. Excellent communication skills with young people from a variety of backgrounds. Strong research and writing skills. Passion for social justice, particularly as it relates to changing the experience of young people’s first contact with the criminal justice system. Cultural sensitivity and the ability to work with a diverse staff, clients, and community partners. Highly resourceful and able to initiate and manage multiple projects and deadlines. Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities with other projects. Ability to work independently. Ability to think on your feet in high stress situations.
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Send a cover letter, resume, original writing sample, and a list of 3 references.
Lawndale Christian Legal Center
1530 South Hamlin Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623