Release Date: January 25, 2016
Applications accepted until: March 15, 2016
Start Date: Immediately upon hire: The Elmhurst-based Citizen Advocacy Center is a more than 20-year old, dynamic, award-winning, nonprofit organization dedicated to building democracy in the 21st century by strengthening the public’s capacities, resources, and institution. CAC is seeking an energetic person who is able to advance our mission by using legal advocacy skills, including public speaking/media relations, writing, and litigation. Lawyers with excellent research, writing, speaking, advocacy, mentoring and litigation skills are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities of this position are set forth in the attached job description. The ideal candidate will have had at least two years of litigation and advocacy experience and want a long-term career in public interest legal advocacy. Lawyers with less experience but with long-term public interest dedication may apply.
Prior to submission of cover letter and resume, please review the job description as well as the Intern Edition of CAC’s 2015 newsletter, Everyday Democracy, which is posted on the Citizen Advocacy Center’s website, www.citizenadvocacycenter.org.
JOB DESCRIPTION: COMMUNITY LAWYER FOR THE CITIZEN ADVOCACY CENTER
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