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ProfilePost-Graduate Fellowship The Fellows gain invaluable hands-on legal experience by working on complex and diverse projects with transactional divisions Department attorneys. Help attorneys prepare ordinances for introduction at City Council meetings and help research and provide advice in response to requests by City Departments and Officials. Accompanied by Legal Counsel attorneys, participants will have the opportunity to attend City Council Committee meetings where proposed ordinances are debated, as well as meetings of the full City Council. Participants research and write ordinance drafts, legal memoranda, and ceremonial resolutions for introduction at City Council meetings. 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.
Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript (official or unofficial), and 1 writing sample.
City of Chicago Department of Law
30 N. La Salle - 1640
Chicago, IL 60602