Job Details

Summer Law Clerk **

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Aug 26, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 09, 2021

Posted on

Mar 01, 2020

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Summer Law Clerk
The law clerks gain invaluable hands-on legal experience by working on complex and diverse projects with Law Department attorneys. 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. Will be placed in the Revenue Litigation - Litigation - Property Tax Team. The students draft petitions, attend court calls and administrative calls, interact with taxpayers regarding tax assessments, review discovery, participate in settlement negotiations, perform factual investigations, draft memoranda, briefs, and settlement agreements, perform legal research and analysis, and perform other duties related to tax litigation and advising the Department of Finance. Should be able to commit a minimum of 10 weeks.

Application Period: January 1 to March 1

Additional info

Submit cover letter, resume, transcript (official or unofficial), and writing sample. Visit website for more information.

Company info

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

   

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