Tuesday, June 19, 2007


Regional Director - AG - Rockford

Title: Regional Director

            The Illinois Attorney General's Office is seeking an experienced attorney with sound judgment and excellent litigation, research, and writing skills to serve as director of the regional office.

Location: Northern Illinois Regional Office- 200 South Wyman Street, Suite 307, Rockford, IL 61101

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, Division and Bureau Chiefs.  Examples of duties and responsibilities include preparing and trying cases in various courts; furnishing information on inquiries and complaints submitted to the Attorney General’s Office; taking statements from witnesses and participating in various hearings when requested by State officials; representing the Attorney General in various outreach activities in the region; and generally supervising other employees in the regional office.
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, including the independent handling of trial work.  Strong candidates will be skilled in analyzing, appraising, and organizing facts, evidence, and precedent and in presenting such materials effectively, orally, and in writing.  Attorney candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois at the time of application.  Experienced attorneys are strongly encouraged to apply.  The ideal candidate will have five or more years of litigation experience.  Newly licensed attorneys are not eligible. 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter, references, 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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