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Assistant Attorney General – Regional Office - Chicago West Office


Location: Satellite Offices (Chicago West Regional Office – 306 N. Pulaski, Chicago, IL 60624)

Description:

The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is seeking attorneys with sound judgment and excellent research and writing skills to work in the satellite offices.

Responsibilities:

Perform advanced legal work in the Attorney General’s Office and related work as required. Represent the Attorney General in legal proceedings as assigned. Represent the Attorney General in court cases. The work is performed under the professional direction of the Regional Counsel and the Division Chief of the Consumer Protection Division.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and tries cases in various courts.
  • Furnishes information on inquiries and complaints submitted to the Attorney General’s Office.
  • Takes statements from witnesses and participates in various hearings when requested by State officials.
  • Represents the Attorney General in various outreach activities in the region.

Required Education and Experience:

Knowledge of judicial procedures and rules of evidence; knowledge of State, federal and general municipal laws including accepted legal or court interpretations; knowledge of the organization, functions and legal limitations on the authority of the various State departments; knowledge of the principles of civil law. Strong candidates will be skilled in analyzing, appraising and organizing facts, evidence and precedent and in presenting such materials effectively orally and in writing.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, and salaries start at $62,000. Attorney candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois. Experienced attorneys are strongly encouraged to apply.

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


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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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