Land of Lincoln is a public interest law firm that offers entry-level and experienced lawyers a challenging career that meets the critical civilian needs of low-income and senior citizens. As a Land of Lincoln lawyer, you represent clients in individual cases, major cases and appeals. Your responsibilities include: Western Regional Office (Alton, IL)Social Worker (Quincy)Legal Secretary (Quincy)Paralegal – Family Violence Survivors Project (Quincy)Paralegal – Veterans ProjectStaff Lawyer (Quincy) We welcome any questions you may have. Requests can be sent to our e-mail box at firstname.lastname@example.org. We strive to make this site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us about the accessibility of our website or if you need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at: JobPostQuestions@legal-aid.org, Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Legal SecretaryParalegal – Justice in Schools ProjectParalegal – Pro bono project Justice in SchoolsParalegal – Main projectPersonal lawyer – Pro bono Justice in Schools Project If you are interested in working for Land of Lincoln, please contact 618-398-0574. For current legal services and public interest positions throughout Illinois, see www.illinoislegalaid.org. Land of Lincoln encourages applications for paid and unpaid internships from highly qualified law students interested in exploring the work of public service.
While specific work varies from office to office, articling students may participate in a range of legal activities, including client interviews and initial intake assistance, negotiations with the opposing party, legal research and writing, community building and outreach, or participation in administrative hearings or court proceedings. Students who have completed their second year of law school and have been certified under Illinois Rule 711 may have the opportunity to file a lawsuit directly under the supervision of a Lincoln attorney. Interested applicants should contact the local office they are interested in directly. Our goal is to recruit and retain the best law students, lawyers, paralegals, social workers, investigators and administrative staff who share a vision – that no New Yorker is denied access to justice because of poverty. You must submit your application through ADP`s recruitment portal to be considered. CVs and other documents sent to our inbox email@example.com will not be processed. Land of Lincoln offers excellent career opportunities. You will immediately gain experience with clients and in the courtroom. You will be supported by experienced management and personnel lawyers. About one-third of Land of Lincoln lawyers have been practicing legal services for more than 15 years. In addition, you will receive an excellent education. Land of Lincoln offers intensive litigation training to new lawyers each year.
Internal candidates/current LAS employees: If you are interested in applying for a job, please log in to our internal careers page to apply. If you are unable to log in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. At the end of the interview process, the hiring manager and/or committee evaluates all candidates and decides who to make an offer to. If we are selected for an interview, we can speak to you in person, by phone or video. Personal interviews may take place on site and may be conducted by the hiring manager or committee members. In return, they offer competitive pay and benefits that match qualifications and experience, as well as the opportunity for flexible work and a caring and compassionate work ethic. *Occupational requirements apply (Equality Act, 2010, Schedule 9, Part I) Applications submitted without all required documents will not be processed. The application process can be competitive; However, we hope this won`t stop you from applying for other opportunities. We try to connect the right person with the right work so that the selected person is part of this dynamic organization. We will give you information about the Legal Services Society and an overview of the position you will be interviewing for. Since we take the time to get to know you, we hope you also have a few questions for us so we can be sure our organization is right for you. You can check the status of your application by logging into your account.
Are you interested in helping others and making a difference with your work? Discover what a typical day at the Land of Lincoln looks like! Land of Lincoln`s five regional offices serve central and southern Illinois. Each office serves an area with multiple counties. The offices are located in Alton and East St. Louis in the St. Louis area; Carbondale, home of Southern Illinois University Springfield, the state capital; and Champaign-Urbana, home of the University of Illinois. Our starting salary is comparable to other public benefit corporations in Illinois. We also offer exceptional benefits that exceed those offered in private practice, including health insurance, group dental insurance, 401(k) pension plan with employer alignment and a generous vacation policy. Northern Regional Office (Springfield, IL)Legal Secretary Once a hiring decision has been made, an offer will be made to the selected candidate by email. The candidate must check and decide whether or not to accept the offer. Once the offer is accepted, the successful candidate must complete the integration material. Southern Regional Office (Carbondale, IL)AmeriCorps VISTA Veterans Program CoordinatorStaff Advocate You can view job openings on our ADP recruitment portal and apply for any position that matches your interests.
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