Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Legal Aid Chicago

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 06, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 19, 2021

Posted on

Sep 19, 2020

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Profile

Paralegal
Responsibilities: Research, develop, and implement systemic testing projects; Maintain, update, and develop test forms; Create tester training materials; Recruit, train, and maintain a diverse pool of testers; Maintain contact with testers and manage tester retention; Coordinate all testing assignments; Conduct fair housing tests; Manage investigation related and testing materials; Analyze test results through specific comparison; Maintain and update Test Log and Test Database; Assist with enforcement reporting and grant reporting; and Assist with research, analysis, and data gathering activities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (except for current internal applicants as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreement). Must have excellent oral and written skills. Ability to work collaboratively with others, and to draft documents including letters and basic pleadings is essential. Personal background, experience, or professional background should reflect an ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations with clients, co-workers and the community serve. Good organizational, information-gathering, and case management skills are essential. Preferred applicants will also have Spanish language fluency and training or experience with fair housing and working with survivors of trauma and domestic violence.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and the contact information of 2 professional references. No phone calls, please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Chicago
407 South Dearborn Street
Suite 350
Chicago, IL 60605-1137

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