Current Openings at Life Span
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|Position||Full Time Salary|
|Location||Des Plaines, Illinois|
Life Span’s Center for Legal Services and Advocacy seeks a Paralegal to assist our Des Plaines staff of 4 attorneys in providing legal services to victims of violence. Life Span is a nationally known leader in the provision of services to victims of violence and their children. Our comprehensive services include legal representation, counseling, and advocacy. Our work encompasses such issues as police domestic violence, immigration, employment issues, sexual assault protective orders, mental health, teen dating violence, and battered women as defendants. Our agency has two sites, one in Des Plaines and one in Chicago. Our services are available in English, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Telugu, and Polish and are free of charge. Our agency provides national leadership in policy work and legislation, and our staff has trained lawyers and other professionals in Illinois and across the country.
General Job Description: Assist victims of domestic and sexual violence who seek civil legal representation and/or criminal court advocacy and provide paralegal support and additional assistance to attorneys as needed.
If you are interested in applying, please send resume and cover letter to Denice Wolf Markham, Executive Director of Life Span: firstname.lastname@example.org.