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Paralegal

Employer

  • Equip for Equality

Location

20 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602

Website

http://www.equipforequality.org

Description

Paralegal, Civil Rights Team
Equip for Equality, an innovative civil rights organization for people with disabilities in Illinois is seeking a full-time Paralegal for its Chicago office.
The Paralegal will work with our Civil Rights Team in these general areas:
· Conduct client interviews concerning abuse, neglect, and self-determination.
· Assist on our class action cases and advocacy on behalf of prisoners with disabilities, including working on prisoner correspondence, managing client information, and conducting non-legal research relating to criminal justice reform.
· Project-based work for our litigation team.
Equip for Equality is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People with disabilities and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

The selected candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, be a self-starter, and have a commitment to the civil rights of people with disabilities. Equip for Equality values personal as well as professional experience with people with disabilities.