Duties: Collaborating with attorneys to develop and maintain the records management system, including: maintaining physical and electronic files, scanning and “Bates stamping” documents ; managing discovery and records logs; and entering client and case data into electronic databases. Drafting and filing standard motions and appearance forms. Conducting legal and online research. Preparing and serving subpoenas. Preparing cover letters and other corresponden... read more
Duties: In partnership with the Case Managers stationed (who is part of the legal team), interview young people who arrive to gather information to effectively advocate for diversion and deflection and assess pre and post-arrest rights were not violated. Negotiate with CPD detectives for a young person to be placed in a pre-prosecution diversion program in lieu of being charged and prosecuted. Counsel the young person regarding next steps whether they a... read more
Duties: Manages an assigned caseload within one or more specialty areas. Interviews new clients to gather information needed to a) process applications and commence legal work; b) identify emergencies and unusual situations; c) facilitate the obtaining of legal advice; d) and organize and implement action as warranted. Identifies legal issues from facts presented by clients, and recognizes additional social or economic problems for referral to other sources of as... read more
Graduate Fellowship Program
The Fellowship Program places new associates from law firms at public interest law agencies in Illinois, where they are typically paid by their hiring firm to work for 300 hours between graduation and joining the firm. The Fellow will work on a wide and diverse range of issues depending on the agency where they serve. Will also work on transactional matters such as policy development and analysis, advocacy, impact litigation and more. Opportunit...
Graduate Fellowship Program
The Fellowship Program places new associates from law firms at public interest law agencies in Illinois, where they are typically paid by their hiring firm to work for 300 hours between graduation and joining the firm. The Fellow will work on a wide and diverse range of issues depending on the agency where they serve. Will also work on transactional matters such as policy development and analysis, advocacy, impact litigation and more. Fellows wo...
Summer Law Student Internship
Intern will work on a wide range of advocacy, from writing letters to the editor to all aspects of litigation. Will gain significant experience in public speaking, community organizing, legal research and writing, teaching, and shaping legal strategy.
Deadline : December 1st
The candidate will provide a full range of legal services, including legal research and factual investigation, counsel and advice, brief services and document preparation, dispute resolution, and representation of clients in administrative and judicial proceedings. Interview and provide services to applicants on-site at courthouse sites, outreach locations and the office. Develop and maintain networking relationships with community agencies that serve the cl...
Legal Secretary - COVID Legal Assistance Project
Responsibilities: Help facilitate walk-in applications at eviction court, including screening applicants for eligibility for PSLS’ services and making appropriate referrals to other organizations. Enter applications and notes into PSLS’ case management system. Screen applicants who are referred to PSLS for COVID related issues for eligibility for PSLS’ services. Provide general support to project Staff Attorneys, inclu...
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Staff Attorney - COVID Response DuPage County
The candidate will provide direct services to residents that are experiencing legal issues related to the pandemic. Conduct outreach to distribute legal information and provide education to the community. Provide a full range of legal services, including legal research and factual investigation, counsel and advice, brief services and document preparation, dispute resolution, and representation of clients in administrative and j...
Legal Secretary/Pro Bono Coordinator
The candidate will be supporting attorneys in their legal work including assisting with and preparation of routine pleadings, notices, subpoenas, correspondence, and other similar documents; scheduling court dates; e-filing; scheduling client appointments in open cases; assisting with medical and other records requests; assisting attorneys with file organization and review of closed files; and assisting with filing. Entering client info...
The candidate will be responsible for providing legal support to an in-house attorney. Assist attorney in a variety of matters including corporate maintenance, contract review and administrative responsibilities. Commercial transactions: review contracts, non-disclosure agreements and other documents. Communicate professionally and effectively with all NSC staff. Help maintain and update contract database. Coordinate signatures for directors and officer...
The candidate will civil representation in orders of protection, family law and civil no contact orders for clients with domestic violence and/or sexual assault issues. The attorney will work with counseling and advocacy staff to provide a coordinated response to clients’ needs. The staff attorney will participate in systemic advocacy and policy reform. Licensed to practice law in Illinois;. Experience working with domestic violence victims in family law c...
Risk Management Specialist
Duties: Develop, implement and coordinate risk management activities. Develop, implement and evaluate practices and policies. Collect and assess data to identify potential or actual sources of risk to patients and employees. Collaborate with staff and quality committee members with respect to risk-related incidents, policies and practices. Develop or facilitate safety, risk and quality care initiatives. Comply with codes, laws, rules and regulati...
Responsible for closing basic loans and grants. Drafts and negotiates loan and grant documents and reviews and approves all due diligence submitted by grantees and borrowers. Represent the Authority with legal issues related to asset management on previously closed loans and grants, including, but not limited to, workouts, foreclosures, transfers of physical assets and loan and grant modifications. May be required to appear in court on matters pertaining to... read more
Staff Attorney, Detention
Duties: Conducts preliminary intake interview, gathers all relevant facts for presentation at Unit meetings. Makes assessment of income eligibility and makes appropriate referrals for those individuals not eligible for Organization services. Recommends exceptions to financial guidelines to the Supervisor. Develops and implements preliminary case strategy in terms of immigration law and procedure. Develops further strategy in terms of immigratio... read more
The candidate will resolve non-complex enforcement matters, and contribute meaningful high quality work for large complex matters. Will resolve non-complex enforcement matters based on rigorous assessment and effective advocacy. Execute an effective risk-based legal strategy to assess the record fairly. Recommend a fair and effective outcome, accurately assessing the evidence and applying a well-reasoned legal framework to the case. Identify potential ... read more