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ProfileSummer Law Clerk The candidate will gain invaluable hands-on legal experience by working on complex and diverse projects with Law Department attorneys. 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. All volunteer law clerk programs are designed to provide law students, law graduates, and lawyers with a challenging clerkship that reflects the demands and rewards of public service, as well as a realistic picture of what it is like to practice law for one of the largest law firms in the country. Must have obtain academic credit or grant funding (through schools). Law clerks participate in Summer Law Clerk Program Lecture Series. Law clerks are invited to behind-the-scenes tours of City Departments. Meet with City Department officials and members of the State and Federal Judiciary.
Send a resume, Cover Letter , Law School Transcript (official or unofficial) and One writing sample
City of Chicago Department of Law
30 N. La Salle - 1640
Chicago, IL 60602