Job Details

Spring Law Student Internship **

Company name

Cook County of Illinois Public Guardian's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Feb 22,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018
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Spring Law Student Internship Intern will assist in representing clients from birth to age 21. Volunteers, grant recipients and students working for credit are encouraged to apply. The law clerk program is designed to provide students with practical experience. Law clerks may request to be assigned to the Juvenile Division, Appeals Unit or the Domestic Relations Division. Duties may include drafting motions and other court documents, legal research, case preparation, interviewing witnesses and otherwise assisting experienced attorneys in advocating for children and youth. Students with a license issued pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 may appear in court under the supervision of a licensed attorney and receive training to interview child clients. All law clerks participate in an orientation and formal training. Must be enrolled in an accredited law school, possess the ability to communicate and work with attorneys and other professional staff, demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and show enthusiasm and assertiveness.

Company info

Bernadette Phillips
Coordinator
Cook County of Illinois Public Guardian's Office
Juvenile Division
2245 W. Ogden Ave. , 4th Floor
Chicago, IL Phone: 312-433-5144
Fax: 312-433-5129

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