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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileSupervisor 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.
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Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF)
407 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60605-1137