Staff Attorney

Staff Attorneys are responsible for providing legal representation to survivors of sexual assault and exploitation through prostitution, and for educating allies and other community entities with regard to law and legal practice related to the work CAASE does with survivors of sexual assault and exploitation through prostitution. CAASE legal work includes victims’ rights advocacy within the context of the criminal justice system, civil legal representation utilizing a variety of civil laws specific to Illinois and related to sexual assault and prostitution, and protection of the panoply of other legal rights that victims have in the context of their schooling, their workplace, and their housing. CAASE does not engage in family law or criminal defense work. Read the full description here.

Senior Staff Attorney

The Senior Staff Attorney will be involved in all aspects of CAASE’s substantive legal work – from development of legal strategies to implementation. They will handle a variety of complex cases within the legal department, focusing on victims’ rights in criminal cases; manage CAASE’s relationships with community partners and coalitions as assigned; and take on additional supervisory duties in support of and as assigned by the Managing Attorney. Read the full description here.