The big picture
Legal aid attorneys are used to being underpaid. Most took the job understanding they’ll never earn what a first-year associate at a big firm earns, let alone hit senior partnership salary levels. In fact, many make less and have fewer benefits than Chicago public schoolteachers. But they stay in legal aid, at least until college tuition for their children looms, because they believe in the mission. …
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