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Attorney - Assistant Attorney General - Government Representation

Illinois Attorney General's Office
Springfield, Illinois 62701
  • Job Type
    Other
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Office of the Illinois Attorney General offers superior practical litigation experience to its attorneys in a team-oriented atmosphere that fosters professional growth.  You will learn from experienced litigators who will mentor and supervise you.  We offer the opportunity to perform interesting and challenging work, room for advancement, and a superior work-life balance.

Attorneys in the General Law Bureau defend the State of Illinois and its agencies, officials, and employees in state and/or federal court in matters involving civil rights, class actions, commercial disputes, tort law, licensing, and employment discrimination. 

  • As an Assistant Attorney General, you will gain unparalleled experience handling your own cases with the assistance of experienced supervisors and coworkers.  The Office offers a broad array of in-house training that includes workshops and other practical continuing legal education courses.
  • The Office of the Attorney General is dedicated to providing the best legal representation while offering a team-oriented atmosphere where attorneys can thrive and attain their professional goals.
  • If hired, you will be assigned cases in one or more of the following practice areas:
    • Civil Prosecutions / Administrative Review
    • Civil Trials
    • Court of Claims
    • Prisoner Litigation

We are looking for talented attorneys with superior legal research and writing skills, and a demonstrated commitment to public service.  Attorneys must be licensed to practice law in Illinois at the time of application.  Some travel is required.  Salaries are commensurate with years of practice and start at $65,000 per year.  We offer excellent medical and dental insurance, retirement, and other benefits.

Requirements

Candidates must be licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois at the time of application.

The Office seeks lawyers that embody the highest standards of professionalism, motivation, organization, and efficiency, who are seeking work that is both challenging and rewarding.  We are looking for candidates interested in improving their litigation skills and gaining invaluable practical experience in a supportive environment dedicated to fostering their development.

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Posted: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2019-12-20

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Attorney - Assistant Attorney General - Government Representation

Illinois Attorney General's Office
Springfield, Illinois 62701

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