Job Details

Supervisory Attorney

Company name

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Feb 07,2018

Posted on

Feb 06,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Supervisor Attorney Duties: Supervise the legal work of staff attorneys, law students, volunteers, and. others; primarily in the fields of employment and unemployment law, wage. theft, employment discrimination, labor based U-visas, and labor trafficking.. Co-counsel cases as part of staff development and be responsible for training. staff and overseeing their professional development. Maintain a caseload of individual cases. Engage in advocacy designed to have a lasting measureable effect on our. client community. Engage in community outreach, which can include travel across Illinois. Manage grants within IWR that specifically impact our employment practice. Assist in grant management across LAF where it is deemed a grant will affect funders.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois, and have 5+ years of legal services or general civil practice experience, including considerable experience with employment law or unemployment law. Must have excellent communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and be committed to working as part of a team. Demonstrated experience working with low-income clients. Fluency in Spanish is highly desired.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for 2 professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF)
407 South Dearborn Street
Suite 350
Chicago, IL 60605-1137

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