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Postgraduate Fellowship

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City of Chicago Department of Law

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Mar 15,2019

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Jun 28,2019

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Jan 08,2018


Chicago, IL, United States

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Post-Graduate Fellowship
The students gain invaluable hands-on legal experience by working on complex and diverse projects with torts Department attorneys. Court Rule 711 license can expect to gain hands-on litigation experience working in the Torts Division. Appear in court, answer pleadings, draft, file, and argue contested motions, conduct legal research and write legal memoranda, propound and answer written discovery, depose and present witnesses, conduct Rule 90 arbitrations, draft motions in limine and jury instructions, and may try cases in the Circuit Court of Cook County 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.

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

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