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Postgraduate Fellowship

Company name

City of Chicago Department of Law

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 26,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018

Location

Chicago, IL
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Post-Graduate Fellowship
The Fellows gain invaluable hands-on legal experience by working on complex and diverse projects with Constitutional and Commercial Litigation Department attorneys. Research complex legal issues, including constitutional law issues. Called upon to draft arguments for motions and to draft and answer discovery requests. Get to observe court hearings ranging from scheduling conferences to oral arguments on dispositive motions to full trials on the merits. 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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Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript (official or unofficial), and 1 writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Chicago Department of Law
30 N. La Salle - 1640
Chicago, IL 60602

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