Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides free legal services to senior and low-income individuals in central and souther Illinois, seeks two staff attorneys at its Northern Regional office.
Senior staff attorney responsibilities will include representation of senior citizens in civil cases and transactional matters involving critical legal needs in 12-county service area. Position includes travel to senior centers on a regular basis and participation in community legal education and outreach.
Staff attorney responsibilities will include representation of low-income in routine and complex family law litigation, particularly for victims of domestic violence and representation of low-income clients in other litigation involving critical legal needs.
To qualify, applicants must be admitted to the Illinois Bar and demonstrate commitment to the representation of low-income individuals. Prior legal services or clinical work experience strongly preferred.
Salary is approximately $45,000 with license, depending on experience, and includes excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision.
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:
Lauren J. Pashayan
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.
3085 Stevenson Drive St. 202
Springfield, IL 62703