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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileSenior 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+ yearsâ€™ 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.
Req ID: 5207
Heartland Alliance For Human Needs & Human Rights
208 South La Salle Street
Chicago, IL 60601