Job Details

Assistant Attorney General

Company name

Illinois Attorney General's Office

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 08,2020

Valid Through

Apr 22,2020

Posted on

Jan 19,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Attorney General
The candidate will work in the Criminal Appeals division. Will respond to petitions for writs of habeas corpus in the United States District Courts and brief and argue habeas corpus appeals before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Brief and argue criminal cases in the Illinois Supreme and Appellate Courts.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be licensed in Illinois. Should preferably have 2+ years of experience as a judicial clerk, appellate court research staff member or litigation associate in a law firm. A background in federal habeas corpus and criminal appeals is preferred. Should enjoy research and writing.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, references, writing sample, and law school transcripts.

Company info

Adelaida Otero
Professional Development and Attorney Recruitment
Illinois Attorney General's Office
100 West Randolph
12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-814-3695
Fax: 312-814-5024

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