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Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Seeks Managing Attorney

Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, a non-profit organization that provides free legal services to low-income individuals in central and southern Illinois, is seeking a managing attorney at the Northern Regional Office in Springfield.

The position includes managing the day-to-day operation of a regional office serving a multi-county region, including its staff, private bar programs, and multiple grants. It also includes supervising staff to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the office and the delivery of professional and high quality legal services.

To be considered for this position, you must have a minimum of five years legal experience or equivalent. Demonstrated legal competence. The ability to administer regional office operations; recruit, hire and supervise staff; communicate and work effectively with client community, judiciary, private bar, funders, and agency staff. Demonstrated commitment to the representation of low-income individuals. Prior supervisory experience strongly preferred. Prior legal services experience preferred.

The salary starts at $68,000, depending on experience. The application deadline in Dec. 31.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:

Clarissa Gaff
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, Inc.
8787 State Street, Suite 201
East St. Louis, Illinois 62203

Land of Lincoln Legal Aid is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Posted on December 12, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

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