Job ID 24671708
Position Title LRS Interviewer / Professional Fees Committee Staff Representative
Company Name The Chicago Bar Association
Location(s) Chicago, Illinois, 60604, United States
Posted July 30, 2015
Job Function Other
Entry Level No
Job Type Part-Time
Apply URL: The Chicago Bar Association
Position: LRS Interviewer / Professional Fees Committee Staff Representative
Reports to: Lawyer Referral Service Director
Position Summary: Screen calls from the public and provide referrals to private counsel and other legal resources as appropriate. Assist with data entry, filing and other tasks associated with the referral process and service. Serve as Staff Assistant and liaison to the Professional Fees Committee. Maintain and process fee complaints and schedule and attend both fee dispute hearings/arbitrations and regular Committee meetings.
Education, training, experience:
- Education: One to two years college, B.A. preferred; some training in or knowledge of the legal field and good computer skills.
- Experience: Three to five years; experience in working with the public.
- Other: Good oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to make independent judgments and to represent the Association in a professional manner, both internally and externally. Maturity, diplomacy and discretion. Computer skills – Outlook, Access, WordPerfect, Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). Mathematical ability and attention to detail. Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful.
Availability: September 1, 2015