Job Details

Ccla Staff Attorney

Company name

Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of Chicago

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 05,2018

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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CCLA Staff Attorney The candidate is primarily responsible for providing a variety of legal services to CCLA clients in the areas of law including but not limited to family, housing consumer and expungement and sealing. Works independently and consistently exercises discretion and sound judgment in providing legal counsel to CCLA clients. Represents CCLA clients in civil court, administrative agencies and other legal forums. Drafts all documents required for litigation and participates in all stages of the litigation including formulating. Performs legal consultations both in the office and at advice desks at various Catholic Charities locations throughout Cook and Lake County. Provides support to volunteers and interns on CCLA systems and protocols as well as assists them with providing legal services. Participates in the Performance Quality Improvement process which includes but is not limited to case reviews. Maintains up to date and accurate client files and databases as required by Agency and departmental policies and procedures, professionals standards and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations. Provides educational seminars for clients and volunteers of Catholic Charities on various legal issues. Should preferably have Juris Doctorate degree. Must have 3-4 years relevant experience. Licensed to practice law in Illinois is essential. Must have Juris Doctorate degree and 1-2 years of relevant experience. Licensed to practice law in Illinois.

Additional info

Job Code: PSP207

Company info

Hilda Bahena
Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of Chicago
721 North La Salle Street
Chicago, IL 60610

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