Law Internship

Legal Internship (Unpaid)

Civic Legal Corps – Chicago, IL

Civic Legal Corps is seeking an intern to assist with all aspects of representing low to moderate income individuals in cases involving family law and housing law. Responsibilities may include assisting with client intake, drafting pleadings and correspondence, appearing in court, filing court documents, and data entry.

This is an ideal opportunity for a law student who is eligible for a license under the Supreme Court Rule 711 at the time of the application or a recent law school graduate licensed and in good standing to practice law in Illinois. The intern will work with and report to the Executive Director. Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to at least 15 hours weekly, have legal aid or family law experience, and/or are bilingual (Spanish/English). This is an unpaid internship.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and transcript to Linda Rangel-Campos at linda@civiclegalcorps.org. A post-offer background check, including references, may be required.

Civic Legal Corps is a 501(c)(3) non-profit legal services organization in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. We provide legal services to individuals whose income is too high to qualify for legal aid but not enough to afford traditional law firm rates. Civic Legal Corps bridges that gap by providing legal services on a sliding scale basis in the areas of family law, housing law,and contract disputes. For more information on Civic Legal Corps, please visit www.civiclegalcorps.org.