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SPONSORED JOB
Company
Earthjustice
Experience
Min 8 yrs required
Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Sep 25,19
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Our company is seeking an experienced litigation attorney to join its Midwest Regional Office in Chicago, IL.  This office serves as a focal point for work throughout the Midwest, potentially including work across the full array of Earthjustice’s program areas - Climate & Energy, Healthy Communities, Lands and Wildlife, and Sustainable Food and Farming.  The Supervising Staff Attorney will independently develop, file, manage, and litigate cases from beginning to end, an... read more
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MALDEF Mexican American Legal ...
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Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Oct 14,19
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Winter 2020 Legal Internship The legal intern will conduct client intake interviews, perform legal research and draft legal memorandum, attend depositions and court hearings, assess legislation and public policy initiatives, and provide litigation support to the regional counsel and staff attorney(s). read more
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Roderick & Solange MacArthur J...
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Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Oct 15,19
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Trial Litigation Program Students will immerse themselves in a fast-paced civil rights trial practice, focusing on issues of police misconduct, mass imprisonment, racial injustice and criminalization of poverty. Will draft legal briefs, research caselaw, draft discovery, participate in expert discovery and deposition preparation, and attend court hearings. Cases include: Systemic challenges to pretrial detention practices, including the use of cash bail. Wrongful convi... read more
Company
Public Interest, Workplace Fairness
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Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Open
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121
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Law Student Intern The intern will work closely with the Senior Advisor and Executive Director, both attorneys, and will be integrally involved in the process of preparing legal content for the website, as well as researching and preparing materials regarding cutting-edge workplace issues, for blogs, action alerts, and other web-based communications. Experience in employment law is preferred. Should be strongly interested in protecting the rights of workers. Must have exce... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Oct 20, 19
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Paralegal Duties: Conducts intake, as assigned. Conducts legal and factual research. Assesses cases to determine eligibility. Conducts interviews with clients and witnesses. Drafts applications, affidavits, letters and/or legal pleadings and prepares supporting documentation. Prepares materials for submission to Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Court, or other entities as appropriate. Reviews, analyzes and presents cases to supervisor. Tracks individual cases a... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 3 yrs required
Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Oct 20, 19
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Senior Removal Defense Attorney 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 complex case strategies in consultation with supervisor. Prepares cases for interview or hearing, including drafti... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Open
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Law Clerkship, Summer 2020 The clerk will work with attorneys on case development and litigation. Under the supervision of an attorney, primary responsibilities are to perform legal and factual research, and to develop case strategy and legal theories. May also have the opportunity to assist attorneys with preparing briefs and motions, to meet with clients and experts, to participate in moots of oral arguments, and to attend court proceedings and conferences with opposing ... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Oct 18, 19
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100
Seeking a Collections Attorney to help with receivables. Illinois license is required. Duration: 5 - 6 months. read more
Company
Public Interest
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Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Open
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Law Clerkship, Summer 2020 The clerk will work with attorneys on case development and litigation. Under the supervision of an attorney, primary responsibilities are to perform legal and factual research, and to develop case strategy and legal theories. May also have the opportunity to assist attorneys with preparing briefs and motions, to meet with clients and experts, to participate in moots of oral arguments, and to attend court proceedings and conferences with opposing ... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Springfield, IL
Posted Date
Oct 19, 19
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1
Staff Attorney Candidate will participate in all aspects of the Clinic’s work including: providing brief written and telephone advice ; oral and written advocacy ; direct representation at IEP meetings, mediations, and expulsion hearings; direct representation in due process hearings or federal court; and systemic litigation and advocacy. read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Peoria, IL
Posted Date
Oct 18, 19
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Volunteer Lawyer Program Coordinator Responsibilities: Oversee the administration of the local Volunteer Lawyer Program, under the direction of the Managing Attorney. Recruit and retain volunteer attorneys in the office’s nine-county service area. Work with law firms, solo practitioners, bar associations, and corporate law departments to promote and expand volunteer services. Interview prospective clients, assess eligibility, and evaluate cases for placement with a volun... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Oct 20, 19
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Staff Attorney, Special Education Clinic Duties: Participate in all aspects of the Clinic’s work including: providing brief written and telephone advice , oral and written advocacy , direct representation at IEP meetings, mediations, and expulsion hearings, direct representation in due process hearings or federal court, Systemic litigation and advocacy. Reports to the Vice President of the Special Education Clinic. Training will be provided on special education law, clie... read more
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Public Interest, MALDEF Mexican American Legal ...
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Chicago, IL
Posted Date
Oct 18, 19
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33
Staff Attorney The candidate will co-counsel inside and outside of the firm, devises and executes strategic plans in complex litigation through the following activities: conducts depositions and discovery, negotiates and monitors settlement agreements, and pursues attorney fee awards in civil rights litigation; conducts legal research and drafts pleadings, briefs, and administrative complaints; devises investigation plans and investigates potential legal claims; prepares m... read more
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