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Legal Advocate

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The Legal Advocate will:

• Conduct outreach to patients, providers, and staff at ACCESS partner sites about legal issues impacting ACCESS patients.

• Assist the staff attorney in building relationships with ACCESS staff and providers to support referrals, training, and data tracking for the partnership.   

• Interview potential clients and evaluate issues for further assistance and advice under staff attorney supervision.

• Assist clients to complete necessary paperwork, investigate facts, and develop evidence to assist with legal claims and disputes. Request and prepare client records and case files for legal representation.

• Under the supervision of the staff attorney, advocate for clients with state administrative agencies and school districts as appropriate.

• Enter program data, monitor files and data quality, and track the number and types of linkages provided to clients. 





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The Legal Advocate will:

• Conduct outreach to patients, providers, and staff at ACCESS partner sites about legal issues impacting ACCESS patients.

• Assist the staff attorney in building relationships with ACCESS staff and providers to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 31, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 15, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 42,000 - USD 50,000Salary is commensurate with experience

Benefits

Generous benefits package including: Major medical, dental and vision; Generous Holiday and Vacation Paid time Off; Sick Paid Time Off; 401k/Roth 401k with employer non-elective match

Generous benefits package including: Major medical, dental and vision; Generous Holiday and Vacation Paid time Off; Sick Paid Time Off; 401k/Roth 401k with employer non-elective…

Level of Language Proficiency

• Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus. 

• Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus. 

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
17 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60602, United States
Suite 900

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