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Senior Litigation Attorney

Company name

Heartland Alliance For Human Needs & Human Rights

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 01,2018

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Immigration >> Immigration
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Senior Litigation Attorney Responsibilities: Identify litigation issues and collaborate with communication, policy, and litigation teams. Develop legal strategies. Provide legal representation and/or lead or participate in litigation efforts through all phases of litigation, including motions practice, discovery, trial, brief writing, and oral argument (as appropriate). Conduct legal research and draft pleadings and briefs. Collaborate with community-based organizations to identify cases/plaintiffs. Work with pro bono partners. Communicate via the media regarding legal advocacy and policy efforts. Identify trends and emerging issues.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: 3+ years’ practicing law with a preference in immigration and/or human rights law. 2+ years of litigation experience preferred. Self-motivated and committed to civil liberties advocacy. Excellent writing and analytical skills. Ability to work collaboratively on a variety of projects with lawyers, other staff members, and diverse community organizations and coalitions. Ability to communicate effectively in legal and non-legal settings with a wide range of individuals and organizations.. Ability to represent individuals in complex cases and to formulate and implement sophisticated legal strategies. Spanish fluency strongly preferred.

Additional info

Req ID: 5207

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Heartland Alliance For Human Needs & Human Rights
208 South La Salle Street
Suite 1818
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-660-1431

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