Saturday, September 24, 2005

 

Assistant Director of Career Services

The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, seeks a full-time professional to join its Career Services Office as an Assistant Director. The Assistant Director will counsel students (J.D., LL.M. and M.S.) and alumni about careers and the job search process. The Assistant Director will assess student and alumni skills and interests, educate them about the job market, critique resumes and cover letters, conduct mock interviews, and provide individualized career guidance.

The Assistant Director will help conduct outreach to employers in the private and public sectors through correspondence, telephone calls, meetings, and attendance at alumni functions, job fairs, and conferences. In addition, the Assistant Director will assist with program and event planning, job fairs, and employment data collection and analysis.

Qualifications: J.D. or M.A. degree in student development or counseling required; prior legal experience preferred. Prior counseling or recruiting background and/or experience working with law students desired. True passion for working with law students and counseling required. The John Marshall Law School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: Laurel A. Hajek, Assistant Dean, The John Marshall Law School, 315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois 60604; 6hajek@jmls.edu. No phone calls please.

 

Civil Right Bureau Chief for Illinios Attorney General

The Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Bureau Chief - Civil Rights

Division: Public Interest
Location: Chicago

The Office of the Illinois Attorney General is seeking to fill the Bureau Chief position in its Civil Rights Bureau. The Civil Rights Bureau investigates alleged civil rights violations, including allegations of pattern and practice discrimination under the Illinois Human Rights Act, and litigates to enforce civil rights laws.

The next Bureau Chief should have at least 10 years experience, be a skilled litigator, and have excellent communication skills.

The Civil Rights Bureau Chief oversees the investigations and cases handled by the Civil Rights Bureau, works closely with the Illinois Attorney General on civil rights issues, represents the Attorney General in the field, and supervises the Civil Rights Bureau's Assistant Attorneys General.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send your resume to resume@ChicagoLatinoNetwork.com

 

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Shaw LLP, a national law firm, seeks to hire up to two
mid-level labor and employment associates in its Chicago office.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is particularly interested in candidates with
multi-plaintiff labor and employment litigation experience. If you are
interested or have any questions, please contact and forward your resume
to:

David Kahng
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
55 E. Monroe Street, Suite 4200
Chicago, Illinois 60603
tel. 312-269-8860
cell. 312-952-5835
fax. 312-269-8869
email - dkahng@seyfarth.com

 

Appellate Court Clerkship

Justice Frederick J. Kapala
6801 Spring Creek Road, Suite 2A
Rockford, IL 61114-7420
815-639-1287

Recent grad or experienced attorney wanted for judicial clerkship (Illinois Appellate Court, 2nd District). The successful applicant will work directly with the Justice in his Rockford, IL chambers, researching and drafting the Justice's dispositions of appeals. Salary is $67,415/year. Start date is flexible. Must either be licensed in Illinois or awaiting results from July 2005 Illinois bar examination. Must have an oustanding academic record and superior research and writing skills. To apply, send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Mr. Christopher Drinkwine, Senior Law Clerk via email (cdrinkwine@court.state.il.us) or U.S. Mail (see address above).


 

Assistant / Associate General Counsel

The Illinois Hospital Association, Naperville, Illinois, is seeking an Assistant or Associate General Counsel. The title will depend on the experience of the applicant. Prefer applicants who have represented health care associations or health care providers.

The Illinois Hospital Association is a trade association representing virtually every hospital in Illinois. IHA represents the interests of Illinois hospitals on health policy issues before the state and federal government. IHA also has several related entities that offer a variety of services to member hospitals.

The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:

§ Compliance with the state or federal laws governing IHA and its related companies. Examples of areas of law: contract, employment, tax, information technology, intellectual property, antitrust, corporate governance, lobbying/election laws.

§ Performing policy / advocacy work on statutory, regulatory, or judicial issues confronting IHA member hospitals. Examples of this type of work include: analyzing legislation, regulations, and court decisions; drafting position papers, testimony, and comment letters; drafting legislation and regulations; drafting amicus briefs; and informing members about new statutes, regulations, and court decisions.

This full-time position reports to General Counsel. The position requires excellent writing and speaking skills, including the ability to explain legal issues to non-attorneys.

Interested persons should send a resume and a short writing sample to:

Human Resources Department

Illinois Hospital Association

1151 East Warrenville Road

P.O. Box 3015

Naperville, Illinois 60566


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