Job Details

Foia Officer/ Assistant Attorney General

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 03, 2022

Valid Through

Apr 18, 2022

Posted on

Sep 16, 2021

Salary

USD 71400 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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FOIA Officer/ Assistant Attorney General
The candidate will be responsible for receiving, assessing, and responding to requests for records in the possession of the Office of the Attorney General that are made under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Will works with the appropriate division, bureau, or personnel within the Office of the Attorney General to locate responsive records. In addition, prior to their release, the FOIA Officer reviews and redacts records, as appropriate. Work with the Attorney General's current FOIA Officer and FOIA staff to respond to requests in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and handle requests with the appropriate skill and care that ensures compliance with Illinois law. Should have sound judgment and excellent research and writing skills to serve as an additional FOIA Officer within the Office of the Attorney General. Must be licensed to practice law by the State of Illinois at the time of application. Should preferably have 2+ years of legal experience, preferably involving the Freedom of Information Act. The ability to work under pressure and prioritize a caseload effectively in order to meet statutory compliance deadlines is essential.

Additional info

Send cover letter with resume.

Company info

Tierra Williams
Attorney Recruitment Law Clerk Program Specialist
Illinois Attorney General's Office
100 West Randolph
12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-814-3695
Fax: 312-814-5218

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