Commensurate with experience
Application instructions :
Use the following link to view full job description and click “Apply” to apply https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1447141/Legal-Aid-Chicago/Staff-Attorney—2023-Fall-Class
Legal Aid Chicago seeks six full-time staff attorneys to begin in fall 2023. Applicants must be willing to work in any of the following practice groups: Consumer, Children and Families, Housing, Immigrants and Workers’ Rights, Pro Bono and Community Partnerships, and Public Benefits. Ultimate placements will be assigned based upon practice group need and considering the interests, skills, and experience of the applicant.
Applicants must have a J.D. degree and be a member of the Illinois bar, be licensed to practice law in another state and able to waive into the Illinois bar, or have taken the Illinois bar prior to their start date with results pending. The successful applicant will be collegial, well organized, and demonstrate a commitment to and experience with our client communities and/or people living in poverty, and applicants are encouraged to share that experience in their cover letter. Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure. Second language proficiency preferred; Spanish language a plus.
To Apply: Provide resume, cover letter, transcript, writing sample, and the names and contact information of two professional references, one of whom should be familiar with your legal and advocacy skills (e.g. a current/former employer, clinical professor, or internship supervisor). Please include your first and second choice of practice group placement in your cover letter. The deadline for applications is January 24, 2023.