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ProfileSpring 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.
Cook County of Illinois Public Guardian's Office
2245 W. Ogden Ave. , 4th Floor
Chicago, IL Phone: 312-433-5144