Job Postings

Director of Extended Services

Employer

  • Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Location

555 West Harrison Street
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60607

Website

http://www.dvlcchicago.org/

Description

  • With Executive Director, develop and monitor metrics for success
  • Design and disseminate periodic reports related to project metrics, including but not limited to case acceptance, case outcomes and client demographics.
  • Ensure that client intake and case-handling processes capture all data required for funders and for internal assessments.
  • Maintain Division’s docket, including cases accepted and under consideration for representation.
  • Monitor attorney caseloads with an eye toward equity, maximizing agency capacity and staff retention.
  • Stay abreast of changes in law and procedures and disseminate information to staff as necessary.
  • Maintain own caseload.
  • With Director of Volunteer Services, design and implement pro bono component of delivery of legal services.
  • Schedule/run case acceptance meetings.

Qualifications


  • Minimum of ten years of practice of law, including family law and immigration. Experience serving victims of domestic violence preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience, with proven ability to develop goals and metrics for direct reports and ensure accountability
  • Ability to work effectively with key partners to develop and implement program goals.
  • Innovative thinker capable of diplomatic communications with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a hectic work environment.
  • 40 hour trained, licensed to practice law in Illinois.