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Civil Rights Trial Attorney

Posted by
Loevy & Loevy
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Chicago, IL
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Published 29 days ago

Loevy & Loevy is a top tier national civil rights law firm. We are leaders in civil rights, whistleblower and False Claims Act, privacy, and transparency cases.

We are accepting applications for trial attorneys committed to civil rights and criminal justice to work on trial and appellate litigation involving wrongful convictions, police misconduct, and prisoners’ rights, including class actions.

Note, we are currently working remotely as much as possible, but have a need for an attorney who could conduct investigations, prepare for trial, and try cases primarily in the Chicago area.

Required:

·    8 years of trial and litigation experience, with a track record of success

·    Demonstrated commitment to public interest law, civil rights, and/or criminal justice

·    Depth of knowledge and experience in civil rights and/or criminal justice

·    Exceptional writer

·    Excellent communication and client relationship skills

·    Entrepreneurial mindset and self-starter

·    Strong commitment to ethics, justice, teamwork and respect for human dignity

·    Licensed in Illinois and/or able to waive into Illinois

Job Duties:

·    Build strong relationships with clients whose lives have been impacted by miscarriages of justice

·    Evaluate and investigate cases for merit and throughout litigation

·    Manage and conduct discovery

·    Draft and edit briefs at all stages of litigation.

·    Prepare cases for trial and lead trial teams

·    Prepare and argue appellate cases

·    Supervise, mentor and support junior attorneys and paralegals

·    Contribute to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion

·    Develop and maintain relationships with community stakeholders

We are looking for people who will bring diligence, creativity and compassion to their work and who share our values of working in a collaborative, client-centered environment to advance the public interest.

Loevy & Loevy is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and an inclusive culture. We welcome applications from first-generation professionals. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran’s status, or national origin.

For more information about Loevy & Loevy, please visit http://www.loevy.com.

Loevy & Loevy is a top tier national civil rights law firm. We are leaders in civil rights, whistleblower and False Claims Act, privacy, and transparency cases.

We are accepting applications for trial attorneys committed to civil rights…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

See below
Base salary plus bonus

Benefits

Loevy & Loevy offers a generous benefits package.

Loevy & Loevy offers a generous benefits package.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
Chicago, IL, USA

How to Apply

To apply to this position, please send a cover letter and resume to hiring@loevy.com using “Civil Rights Trial Attorney” as your subject line. 

To apply to this position, please send a cover letter and resume to hiring@loevy.com using “Civil Rights Trial Attorney” as your subject line. 

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