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Staff Attorney-Housing

Posted by
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid
|
Carbondale, IL
New
|
Published 27 days ago

·        All elements of litigation including client interviewing, investigation, discovery, pleadings, briefs, and representation at hearings at trial level, and negotiation and settlement when appropriate

·        Actively participate in community outreach and education

·        Build relationships with community partners

·        Supervise support staff, social worker, and law students

·        Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

·        Licensed to practice law in Illinois or has requisite credentials for reciprocity

·        Previous legal experience, preferably in legal aid

·        Strong commitment to social and racial justice

·        Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work with people of diverse social, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds

·        Attention to detail, as well as excellent verbal, analytical, writing, and organization skills

·        Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team

·        All elements of litigation including client interviewing, investigation, discovery, pleadings, briefs, and representation at hearings at trial level, and negotiation and settlement when appropriate

·        Actively participate in community…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    December 1, 2021
  • Education
    J.D. Required
Salary
At least USD $51,000
/ year
With license-depending on experience

Benefits

Excellent insurance and retirement benefits

Excellent insurance and retirement benefits

Location

On-site
Carbondale, IL, USA

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample and specify in subject line which office location(s) you are interested in (Alton, Carbondale, Champaign, East St. Louis, or Springfield) to:

hr@lincolnlegal.org

Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample and specify in subject line which office location(s) you are interested in (Alton, Carbondale, Champaign, East St. Louis, or…

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