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Law Student - Government in Chicago, IL **

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Company name

City of Chicago Department of Law

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018

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Summer Law Clerk The intern will join Prosecutions division. Participants with a law license or with an Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 license try cases in the Circuit Court of Cook County (Criminal, Civil, and Chancery Divisions) and in the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection. Participants are assigned a case to handle from start to finish, which includes discovery, trial strategy, negotiations, and trial/settlement. The matters include prosecution of the following areas: Conservation/Code Enforcement, Licensing, Zoning, Demolition, and Drug & Gang House Enforcement. Participants are also involved in policy meetings with various City Departments to streamline processes used to enforce the Building and Zoning Code of Chicago. Note : Law students volunteer full-time for a minimum of 10- weeks with a flexible start date during the summer months. Deadline : March 1.

Additional info

Send Cover Letter; Resume; Law School Transcript (official or unofficial) and One writing sample.

Company info

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