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Assistant Attorney General - Government Representation - General Law - Chicago


Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: Government Representation

Bureau: General Law - Chicago

The General Law Bureau of the Illinois Attorney Generalís Office is seeking attorneys with sound judgment and excellent research and writing skills. A strong candidate will have a demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for trial work and will also have 2 or more years of litigation experience, especially federal court civil rights or employment litigation experience and a demonstrated commitment to public service.

The General Law Bureau represents the interests of the State of Illinois and its people in civil trial litigation. The Bureau functions as a defense law firm for the State of Illinois, its officers, agencies and employees. Examples of the areas of law include personal injury, property damage, injunction cases, administrative hearings and reviews, declaratory judgment actions, federal and state civil rights cases, class actions, bankruptcy and employment discrimination matters, contract law, construction law, tort law, securities regulations, labor law, prisonersí rights, election law, license revocations, banking and constitutional law. In addition to its defense functions, the Bureau routinely prosecutes certain types of proceedings such as actions to enforce labor laws and actions to enforce licensing laws.

Salary: Salaries start at $57,000. Candidates must be licensed to practice law by the State of Illinois and have 2 or more years of post-graduation litigation experience. New graduates will not be considered.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume and cover letter to:

Attorney Recruiting
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)
attorneyhiring@atg.state.il.us


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The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

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