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Postgraduate Fellowship

Company name

City of Chicago Department of Law

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2019

Valid Through

Jun 28,2019

Posted on

Jan 08,2018

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Post-Graduate Fellowship
The Fellows gain invaluable hands-on legal experience by working on complex and diverse projects with transactional divisions Department attorneys. Participants gain experience in the City's purchase, sale, leasing, condemnation, and zoning of land projects; management of the public way and public open spaces; green initiatives; and execution of the City's Affordable Housing and Urban Redevelopment Programs. Participants draft redevelopment agreements, attend negotiating sessions, prepare ordinances, and assist at closings. 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.

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Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript (official or unofficial), and 1 writing sample.

Company info

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

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