Job Postings

Paralegal

Employer

  • Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Location

555 West Harrison Street
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60607

Website

http://www.dvlcchicago.org/

Description

  • Assist with client intake onsite and at partner agencies
  • Maintain strong communication with clients of DVLC’s Extended Services Division and applicants. Return calls promptly
  • Deliver all services according to principles of trauma-informed care
  • Maintain client files, opening and closing case according to agency procedures
  • Record data in Legal Server
  • Draft legal documents and pleadings per attorney instructions

Qualifications

  • Passion for DVLC’s mission
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written in English and Spanish
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic computer and office skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 40-hour Domestic Violence training or willingness to complete training
  • Familiarity with principles of trauma-informed care and willingness to complete additional training