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Staff Attorney The candidate will recruit and train volunteer attorneys to meet with pro se litigants; Create informational and instructional memos for volunteers explaining various federal causes of action and procedure; Meet with pro se litigants to explain the status of their case, the federal rules of procedure and evidence, and their responsibilities as litigants before the Court; Advise and assist with writing pleadings, motions, discovery, and responses; Administer the overall program activity, including managing VISTAs, interns, and volunteer attorneys; Track data related to pro bono work and assist on related reporting; Report to Advisory Board and the grantee; and Partner with the Court on scheduling appointments and revising forms. Must be admitted to Illinois Bar. Should have experience in federal court work or federal litigation; have the patience and the ability to lead a team composed of multiple stakeholders to accomplish a shared goal; have or be willing to develop excellent skills in coaching individuals; and be able to communicate LAFâ€™s mission and build excitement about our mission within the private bar. Must have a commitment to IWRâ€™s interdisciplinary team approach, which requires attaining a basic knowledge of the intersecting legal issues between Employment Law and Immigration, Migrant Farmworker Law, and Human Trafficking Law, and a commitment to assisting low-wage workers statewide. Should preferably have employment law experience.
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