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Law Student - Government in Chicago, IL **

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City of Chicago Department of Law

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Job Type

Law Student


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

May 11,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Law Clerk The clerk will gain experience preparing cases for litigation, prosecuting violations and administrative review of the Chicago Municipal Code in Circuit Court or at the Department of Administrative Hearings; collecting debts owed to the City, prosecuting violations of the Illinois Vehicle Code in Circuit Court. Duties may include: trying cases; conducting hearings; researching and writing motions, memoranda and briefs; litigating administrative appeals; arguing motions; engaging in settlement negotiations; working closely with client departments; reviewing and analyzing files in a variety of cases; and recommending appropriate courses of action. Will be assigned to work in one of the following Divisions: Building & License Enforcement (BLE); Legal Information & Prosecutions (LIP); and Collections, Ownership, and Administrative Litigation (COAL) Division. Completion of at least one semester in an ABA accredited law school required. Should preferably have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale or 3.5 or above on a 5.0 scale from an ABA accredited law school. Application Deadline: May 16, 2018.

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Job Number: 307015

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Rahm Emanuel
City of Chicago Department of Law
30 North LaSalle
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60602