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Law Student - Government in Chicago, IL **

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Company name

City of Chicago Department of Law

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

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 Legal Information and Prosecutions (LIP) division. Under the supervision of attorneys in the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Group, participants are immersed in electronic discovery issues, tracking and responding to preservation requests received by the City, and issuing legal holds on electronic public records. Participants with an Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 license advise Client Departments regarding electronic discovery issues and FOIA issues. Act as counsel for the City regarding FOIA appeals filed with the Attorney General’s office. Locate documents, prepare responses to subpoenas, argue motions to quash subpoenas, and motions to show cause for failure to produce. Additionally, participants prosecute violations of the Municipal Code in different forums, including the Traffic Unit and the Branch Courts, where they conduct plea negotiations and try cases. 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