Assists the Director with docket management, court filings, preliminary hearings, and communication with government agencies.
Provides logistical and organizational support for the Director and student attorneys on active litigation teams.
Provides support for the Director during term breaks and examination period, and when needed as a result of scheduling conflicts.
Manages and staffs weekly legal clinic on the south side of Chicago.
Assists the Director with case development, new client intakes, and community partnerships.
Provides supplementary supervisory support for student attorneys and interns.
Interacts with faculty, researchers and staff for committee work or information.
Uses general understanding and experience to administer the delivery of services to program participants and/or beneficiaries.
Performs other related work as needed.
A Juris Doctor is strongly preferred.
Experience working in a legal setting preferred.
Knowledge of legal environments.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Legal research and writing skills.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines.
Strong customer service skills and experience to meet the needs and goals of clients.
Cover letter (preferred)
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