Experienced Paralegal

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Job location
311 N. Aberdeen
3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60607
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
The Exoneration Project
Street address: 
311 N. Aberdeen
Job type: 
Position Description: 

The Exoneration Project (EP) is seeking an experienced paralegal to work as a part of the legal team to provide substantive and administrative support to attorneys and staff on all EP cases. Our project investigates and litigates post-conviction cases with the goal of exonerating the wrongfully convicted and freeing them from unjust imprisonment. We are based in our Chicago West Loop Office (Fulton Market area).


· At least two years of litigation paralegal experience (or comparable project assistant/legal assistant/other titled roles in fast-paced litigation environment)
· A demonstrated passion for social justice
· An ability to think creatively in a fast-moving litigation environment
· Analytical skills necessary to independently collect, analyze, and interpret data and resolve problems requiring innovative solutions
· Self-direction for daily work, with an ability to interact positively with the team
· Experience and desire to work with a diverse population
· Computer and document management skills
· Strong writing, editing, and proofing skills
· The flexibility to accommodate the shifting priorities of the litigation world
· Impeccable organization, strong work ethic, and attentiveness to detail

To apply: 

send a resume to [email protected]

The Exoneration Project has a strong commitment to providing exemplary representation to our diverse client community and creating an inclusive workplace environment welcoming to people of all backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, people of all genders and sexual orientations, people with disabilities, and people historically underrepresented in the practice of law.
Salary range: 
$50,000-$60,000 plus bonuses
Submission deadline: 
Friday, September 16, 2022