Internships & Fellowships

Internships & Fellowships

Access to Justice Technology Fellowship (ATJ Tech Fellowship)

Organization

Illinois Legal Aid Online

Location

120 S. LaSalle St.
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603

Website

Description

Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) seeks a full-time, 10-week fellow to be part of the team responsible for IllinoisLegalAid.org. The fellow will be a part of an agile team who develops products and services that meet ILAO’s strategic goals and the legal needs of lower-income people in Illinois. The fellow will work on a variety of challenging projects including automated legal forms development, user research and testing, and market research and analysis. Fellows get a $4,000 stipend.

Funding information

  • We can pay interns/fellows who need funding out of our own funding sources (NOT including PILI).

About the Organization

Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) puts the law within reach for all, regardless of income or location. As the statewide legal services technology center, ILAO streamlines the delivery of free and pro bono legal services to lower-income Illinois residents, and delivers easy-to-understand legal information and help to those who can't afford a lawyer.

ILAO's mission is: to increase access to justice for lower-income and vulnerable Illinois residents through the innovative use of technology to assist and educate the public and to train and support legal aid providers and pro bono attorneys.

Illinois Legal Aid Online's programs provide essential legal services and support 24/7 to legal aid and pro bono attorneys, pro se litigants and lower-income individuals and families through its website.