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Staff Attorney & Adjunct Clinical Professor

Description: 
Primary Responsibilities include: • Supervise law students in a clinic setting • Teach medical-legal partnership clinical course • Represent clients in a variety of legal settings, including family law, housing, public benefits, and special education matters • Actively participate in community outreach and education • Build and maintain relationships with community partners • Engage with the College of Law and its student body
Requirements: 
Qualifications: Required • Licensed to practice law in Illinois or have requisite credentials for reciprocity • Three years legal experience • Experience supervising law students Preferred • Previous legal experience with poverty law • Teaching experience, particularly in a clinic setting • Strong commitment to social and racial justice • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work with people of diverse social, economic, and racial/ethnic backgrounds • Ability to communicate with diverse audiences • Excellent verbal, analytical, writing and organization skills • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team Special Working Conditions and Demands: • Applicants must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance • This is an exempt position and work requirements may periodically extend beyond 40 hours per week • Applicant must have sufficient home internet bandwidth to attend court and administrative hearings and other meetings by videoconference
To Apply: 
Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: Susan L. Zielke Managing Attorney Land of Lincoln Legal Aid 203 N First St Champaign, IL 61820 szielke@lincolnlegal.org

Information

Submission Deadline: 
April 25, 2021
Organization Information: 
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid
203 N. 1st St.
Champaign, IL 61820
United States
Phone: 1-618-398-0574