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Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Woodstock, IL

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Company name

McHenry County Government Center

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

1-5 yrs required

Location

Woodstock, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 27,2018

Posted on

Mar 26,2018

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Assistant State's Attorney The candidate will be responsible for cases in Juvenile Division. Preparing for trial by notifying and interviewing victims and witnesses. Preparing written motions, briefs, orders, and other legal documents. Negotiating and entering plea agreements by reviewing charges, police reports, and criminal records. Preparing orders of supervision, conditional discharge, or probation. Conducting adversarial hearings, bench trials, and/or jury trials. Prosecuting criminal cases. Interacting with staff, county officials, law enforcement officers, victims and the genral public in person or by telephone in order to respond to inquiries, receive complaints, and resolve problems. Must have Juris Doctor degree and licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. Should have 1-5 years of experience in legal field. Experience handling juvenile delinquency, abuse and neglect matters is needed. Experience handling high volume caseloads in the aforementioned matters, experience conducting numerous hearings, criminal experience and trials is preferred. Knowledge of: Illinois Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure; Trial advocacy; Excellent oral and written communication skills is needed.

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Additional info

Job Code: 45001499

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McHenry County Government Center
McHenry County Government Center
2200 N. Seminary Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098