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ProfileVolunteer Law Clerk The students gain invaluable hands-on legal experience by working on complex and diverse projects with Federal Civil Rights Litigation (FCRL) attorneys. Participants have the opportunity to participate in and observe all aspects of Federal and State Court employment-related litigation. This includes research, strategy sessions, extensive motion practice, intensive discovery, depositions, oral arguments, settlement negotiations, and trials. Participants with an Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 license may be delegated additional responsibilities in keeping with Rule 711. Participants are assigned to cases with one or more Assistant Corporation Counsels and a supervisor, who supervises all aspects of the case. Will participate in negotiations and Client advising meetings, conduct research and analysis to draft dispositive motions on constitutional or procedural issues of law, and - utilizing an Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 license - appear on behalf of the City in Court or before Administrative Tribunals. Law students are considered.
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City of Chicago Department of Law
30 N. La Salle - 1640
Chicago, IL 60602