Staff Attorney, Fair Housing Legal Clinic
This is a full time staff attorney position involving the practice and teaching of fair housing law and litigation at the Fair Housing Clinic at The John Marshall Law School. The attorney assists with teaching and supervising law students taking the Clinic as a matriculated graded course. The attorney also handles his/her own cases and is responsible for all aspects of prosecuting and managing those matters. Additionally, the attorney assists with office management, education and outreach and training initiatives as directed.
The position is grant funded and is currently budgeted through December 31, 2018. There may be an opportunity to continue in the position depending on funding.
Admitted to practice law in Illinois or become admitted
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Basic knowledge of state, federal, and local fair housing laws, civil and local procedure Excellent written and oral communication skills; good interpersonal skills; basic computer skills Good legal research and drafting skills Special considerations: Some travel (generally local) required
The John Marshall Law School, finding any invidious discrimination inconsistent with the mission of free academic inquiry, does not discriminate in admission, services, or employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.