Job Opportunities

Senior Attorney

The Liberty Justice Center is seeking a Senior Attorney with 5 to 10 years of litigation experience to join our team of lawyers protecting individual liberty and enforcing constitutional limits on government power. Candidates should have excellent litigation and communication skills. The Senior Attorney will be expected to develop new cases and handle all aspects of litigation with minimal supervision, including drafting pleadings and motions, conducting discovery, and handling appeals. The Senior Attorney will also be expected to write articles for lay audiences and speak about the Liberty Justice Center’s work in the media. Candidates must understand, and be committed to, the Liberty Justice Center’s mission and the principles of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government. The Liberty Justice Center offers its employees competitive salaries, performance-based bonuses, health and dental insurance, and a retirement savings plan with employer matching.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and two legal writing samples to Jacob Huebert, jhuebert@libertyjusticecenter.org. The cover letter should explain why you want to work at the Liberty Justice Center, which issues and cases particularly interest you, and what distinguishes you from other candidates.

Staff Attorney

The Liberty Justice Center is seeking a Staff Attorney with 0 to 5 years of litigation experience to join our team of lawyers protecting individual liberty and enforcing constitutional limits on government power. The Staff Attorney will be expected to assist the Liberty Justice Center’s senior attorneys in all facets of case development and litigation. Candidates must be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills. Candidates must also understand, and be committed to, the Liberty Justice Center’s mission and the principles of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government. The Liberty Justice Center offers its employees competitive salaries, performance-based bonuses, health and dental insurance, and a retirement savings plan with employer matching.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and two legal writing samples to Jacob Huebert, jhuebert@libertyjusticecenter.org. The cover letter should explain why you want to work at the Liberty Justice Center, which issues and cases particularly interest you, and what distinguishes you from other candidates.

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

The Liberty Justice Center is public-interest non-profit law firm seeking a paralegal or legal assistant to support its attorneys’ work litigating cases to defend individual liberty and enforce constitutional limits on government power. The successful candidate will be expected to:

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least two years of litigation paralegal experience. The candidate must also personally support the Liberty Justice Center’s mission and the principles of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government. The Liberty Justice Center offers its employees competitive salaries, performance-based bonuses, health and dental insurance, and a retirement savings plan with employer matching.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Jacob Huebert, jhuebert@libertyjusticecenter.org.

Externships

Externs work for course credit toward a J.D. degree, according to the number of hours required by their school.
Litigation externs play an essential role on the Liberty Justice Center’s legal team. They primarily engage in intensive legal research for cases, but will, according to their skills and experience levels, be called upon to perform investigative and discovery work as well as day to day litigation duties.

Successful applicants have a strong work ethic and the drive and willingness to put in the work to get the job done. They share a commitment to classical liberal principles, including individual liberty, limited government and the free-market.

The Liberty Justice Center was founded in 2011. We pursue cases that advance liberty and defend rights secured under the United States and Illinois Constitutions. We file lawsuits against governments and government officials that abuse or exceed their legal authority, primarily in the areas of individual rights, economic liberty and property rights.

To apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and two legal writing samples to Jacob Huebert, Associate Counsel, Liberty Justice Center, 190 S. LaSalle, Ste. 1630, Chicago, IL 60603, or to jhuebert@libertyjusticecenter.org. Please note clearly in your cover letter: 1) your law school year; and 2) why you want to work for the Liberty Justice Center.