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Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Seeks Staff 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 staff attorney at the Northern Regional Office in Springfield.

The position includes providing legal assistance and representation of low-income individuals in private and public housing matters, sealing and expungement of criminal records, and public benefits appeals such as Medicaid, SNAP, and Social Security. Participation in community legal education and outreach are a significant part of these responsibilities. 

To be considered for this position, you must be admitted to the Illinois Bar or sitting for the Illinois Bar in September 2020, and show a demonstrated commitment to representation of low-income individuals. Prior legal services experience is strongly preferred.

The salary starts at $46,000, depending on experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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

Melinda Hubele
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, Inc.
3085 Adlai Stevenson Drive, Suite 202
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 529-8400 x. 4202

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

Posted on May 8, 2020 by Rhys Saunders

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