Thursday, February 22, 2007

 

Assistant Attorney General - Satellite Office

Location: Satellite Offices (Chicago South Regional Office - 7906 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60619)
 
The Illinois Attorney General's Office is seeking an attorney with sound judgment and excellent research and writing skills to work in the satellite offices.
 
Summary of Duties and 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, the salary range is $50,500 to $67,500.  Attorney candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois.  Experienced attorneys are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter and resume to:
 
 Ruta Stropus
 Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development
 Attn: Adelaida Otero
 Office of the Attorney General
 100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
 Chicago, Illinois 60601
 (312) 814-3695 
 (312) 814-5024 (Fax)



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