Position: Legal Aid Chicago Immigrants and Workers’ Rights Practice Group (“IWR”) is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to provide direct legal services and outreach to migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Illinois.
Responsibilities: Duties include, but are not limited to:
The attorney will work with staff of Legal Aid Chicago’s IWR Practice Group, which provided legal services statewide. IWR consists of four projects: Migrant Legal Assistance, Immigration, Employment, and Human Trafficking.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a J.D. degree and be a member of the Illinois bar or have taken the Illinois bar by fall 2020. 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, especially in issues affecting migrant and seasonal farmworkers, and applicants are encouraged to share that experience in their cover letter. Applicants must have Spanish fluency, a driver’s license and good driving record, excellent communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure, and a commitment to working with a diverse team of advocates.
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