Staff Attorney

Full-time 5 views
Company North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic Location Highland Park, IL, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

Full-time

Jun 21, 2022

Oct 04, 2022

Apr 19, 2022

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Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide direct representation to low-income tenants in housing cases including evictions, terminations from subsidized housing, conditions issues, lease disputes, and illegal lockouts. Cover cases at the Skokie, Rolling Meadows, and Waukegan courthouses. Assist with off-site clinics in the community. Conduct Know Your Rights presentations and workshops for low-income tenants on housing law-related topics. Collaborate with the Domestic Violence Law Practice and Immigration Law Practice teams ensuring a holistic approach to client matters. Co-counsel and assist pro bono attorneys in housing legal matters. Perform other responsibilities needed to ensure the company's team’s success. Should have a J.D. degree and an Illinois Law License. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred. Understanding of the company's public interest law/nonprofit mission is required. Must be a team player with exemplary interpersonal skills in collaborating and communicating with others. entrepreneurial spirit, and ability to succeed in a fast-paced nonprofit start-up environment.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic
PO Box 256
491 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

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