Tuesday, May 08, 2007
AAG - Disability Rights - Springfield
Bureau: The mission of the Disability Rights Bureau is to protect and advance the interests of persons with disabilities in
The Bureau also provides advocacy, information and referral services to persons with disabilities. In this role, the Bureau responds to questions from people with disabilities, professionals, business owners, school districts, community groups, employers and others regarding their rights and responsibilities under local, state and federal disability laws. In most cases, the Bureau refers individuals to disability organizations that have the expertise to address the specific needs of the individual. In some instances, Bureau staff will advocate for the provision of services or accommodations on behalf of a person with a disability. The Disability Rights Bureau is also engaged in proposing legislative amendments, commenting on policy and advising on amicus curiae briefs with the goal of improving the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, the salary range is $50,500 to $67,500. Only licensed attorneys with at least two years of experience will be considered.
To ensure full consideration, please send resume and cover letter to:
Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)