There are several job opportunities at the City of Chicago Law Department.
It has two (2) Divisions hiring Senior-level attorneys: Regulatory & Contracts Division and Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division Some minimum requirements for these positions:
5-7 years of legal experience;
experience with jury trials, depositions, and discovery;
supervisory experience preferred.
SENIOR-LEADERSHIP VACANCIES: Deputy Corporation Counsel - Regulatory & Contracts, Deputy Corporation Counsel - Risk Manager, Deputy Corporation Counsel - Legislative Counsel.
ENTRY to MID-LEVEL ATTORNEYS
We have ten (10) Divisions hiring entry to mid-level attorneys:
Building and License Enforcement, Labor, Federal Civil Rights Litigation, Legal Information & Prosecutions, Risk Management & Compliance, Employment Litigation, Torts, Finance, Collection Ownership and Administrative Litigation, and Constitutional & Commercial Litigation. Some minimum requirements for these positions:
Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited law school with a Juris Doctor degree;
admission to the Illinois Bar (or eligible for admission on motion to the Illinois Bar pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 705).
STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES: Paid Law Clerk Positions, Year-Round Non-Paid Externship, and Post-Graduate Fellowship, Pre-Law Volunteer Program/