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U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – General Attorney, D.C. Metro office (No. OCR-HQ-2019-0044)

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – General Attorney, D.C. Metro office (No. OCR-HQ-2019-0044) (posted 8/5/19 closes 8/14/19 or when receive 50 applications) Duties This position is located in the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). This position is located in Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as a General Attorney....

Board of Education of the City of Chicago – Sr. Assistant General Counsel, Appeals

Board of Education of the City of Chicago – Sr. Assistant General Counsel, Appeals (posted 8/5/19 open until filled) SENIOR ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL – APPEALS The Board of Education of the City of Chicago, also known as Chicago Public Schools (CPS), has set ambitious goals to ensure that every child, in every community, has access....

Board of Education of the City of Chicago – Sr. Assistant General Counsel, Federal

Board of Education of the City of Chicago – Sr. Assistant General Counsel, Federal (posted 8/5/19 open until filled) SENIOR ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL The Senior Assistant General Counsel primarily represents the Board and its agents in employment related litigation in federal court, as well as in administrative forums (e.g., EEOC, IDHR and HRC). The Senior....

Chicago Public Schools – Assistant General Counsel

Chicago Public Schools – Assistant General Counsel (posted 8/5/19 open until filled) ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has set ambitious goals to ensure that every child, in every community, has access to a high quality education that prepares them for success in college and career. CPS is seeking an Assistant General Counsel....

City of Chicago – Assistant Corporation Counsel, Employment Litigation (ELIT) Division (Job Number: 327412)

City of Chicago – Assistant Corporation Counsel, Employment Litigation (ELIT) Division (Job Number: 327412) (posted 8/5/19 closes 8/20/19) The City of Chicago Department of Law is hiring. Please share the following job opportunity with your association/organization members, and any colleagues you think might be interested. Additional information can be found within the actual posting at www.chicago.gov/careers.  Applications....

Chicago Bar Association – Interviewer (bilingual) Lawyer Referral Department

Chicago Bar Association – Interviewer (bilingual) Lawyer Referral Department (posted 7/26/19 closes 7/31/19) POSITION TITLE: Bi-lingual Lawyer Referral Service Interviewer (Full-time, 40 hours/week) REPORTS TO: LRS Director DEPARTMENT: Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) SALARY RANGE: $16 – $17/hour EFFECTIVE DATE: 7/24/19 EDUCATION: One to two years college, B.A. preferred; some training in, or knowledge of, the....

City of Chicago Department of Law – Assistant Corporation Counsel, Torts Division Job Number: 320716

City of Chicago Department of Law – Assistant Corporation Counsel, Torts Division Job Number: 320716 (posted 7/25/19 closes 8/16/19) The City of Chicago Department of Law is hiring. Please share the following job opportunity with your association/organization members, and any colleagues you think might be interested. Additional information can be found within the actual posting....

Securities and Exchange Commission – General Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Chicago Regional Office

Securities and Exchange Commission – General Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Chicago Regional Office (posted 7/31/19 closes 8/9/19) Responsibilities Conducts complex investigations being undertaken by the SEC. Develops investigative or litigation plans and adjusts as appropriate during the course of an investigation. Drafts subpoenas and other requests for documents, questions witnesses through interviews, testimony, or depositions,....

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois – Operations Specialists

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois – Operations Specialists (closes 8/6/19) POSITION OVERVIEW The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is currently accepting applications for up to eight Operations Specialists for the entry level (grade 23) up to and including the target grade (grade 26). This is an entry....

SmithAmundsen – Associate, Corporate & Securities, Chicago

SmithAmundsen – Associate, Corporate & Securities, Chicago (posted 7/23/19 open until filled) SmithAmundsen LLC seeks a Corporate & Securities Associate to join our Firm’s Chicago office. Candidate must be licensed in Illinois and have a minimum of 2-3 years’ of experience in handling corporate legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions (drafting, due diligence, etc.), financial/securities....

Circuit Court of Cook County, Fourth Municipal District – Judicial Law Clerk – Hon. Cheyrl D. Ingram, Presiding Judge

Circuit Court of Cook County, Fourth Municipal District – Judicial Law Clerk – Hon. Cheyrl D. Ingram, Presiding Judge (open until 7/29/19) I am seeking a judicial law clerk for the Fourth Municipal District courthouse. The duties involve responding to inquiries from judges, legal research, and writing briefs when required. The position is for a....

Circuit Court of Cook County, Mortgage Foreclosure Section of the Chancery Division – Judicial Law Clerk – Hon. Cecilia Horan

Circuit Court of Cook County, Mortgage Foreclosure Section of the Chancery Division – Judicial Law Clerk – Hon. Cecilia Horan (open until filled) The Mortgage Foreclosure Section of the Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County is looking for a judicial law clerk. This is a full-time position with full benefits. Applicants should....

Faegre Baker Daniels – Food Regulatory Associate

Faegre Baker Daniels – Food Regulatory Associate (open until filled) Chicago, IL FBD: Product Liability & Environmental The global law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP is actively recruiting an Associate to join the firm’s Food Regulatory and Litigation practice which is nationally ranked by Chambers USA, in either our Chicago, Des Moines, Minneapolis or....

Johnson and Bell – Associate Attorney

Johnson and Bell – Associate Attorney (open until filled) Johnson and Bell, Ltd. is seeking to hire an associate attorney in its construction and product liability practice groups. This position will be based in the Chicago office. The successful candidate will have 3-4 years of experience in tort liability litigation. For more information about our....

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – Fall 2019 Interns

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – Fall 2019 Interns (posted 7-15-19 until filled) Job Announcement: July 1, 2019 Position Title: Fall Intern Reports to: Advocacy Team Location: Chicago, IL The Shriver Center on Poverty Law fights for economic and racial justice. Over the past 50 years, we have secured hundreds of law and policy victories....

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois – Student Intern (Part Time)

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois – Student Intern (Part Time) (posted on 7/15/19 and closes 7/24/19) POSITION OVERVIEW The part-time (20 hours a week) student internship is located in the Clerk’s Office of the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois. The incumbent will provide a wide range of services and will....

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – President & CEO (Job posted 7-15-19 until filled)

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – President & CEO (Job posted 7-15-19 until filled) Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law President and Chief Executive Officer Chicago, IL The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (Shriver Center), one of the nation’s leading organizations advocating on behalf of and alongside people living in poverty to....

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – Director of Housing Justice (Job posted 7-15-19 until filled)

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – Director of Housing Justice (Job posted 7-15-19 until filled) Position Title: Director of Housing Justice Reports to: Vice President of Advocacy Supervises: Senior Attorney and Initiative Lead of the Partnership for Just Housing, Staff Attorney, Law Graduate Fellow, and Housing Justice VISTA Location: Chicago, IL The Shriver Center....

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights – Senior Counsel

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights – Senior Counsel (posted 7/2/19 – preference given to applications submitted by 7/15/19) JOB POSTING – June 2019 Senior Counsel Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights seeks an experienced attorney to serve in the role of Senior Counsel. The attorney will develop and lead impact litigation and systemic policy....

Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing – Rentervention Staff Attorney

Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing – Rentervention Staff Attorney (posted 7/2/19 – preference given to applications submitted by 7/8/19) Job Title: Rentervention Staff Attorney Position Type: Full time, Grant funded Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing (LCBH): For 40 years, LCBH has been Chicago’s only legal aid agency that advocates solely for renters. LCBH focuses its....

WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (Classical radio) – Senior Legal Counsel

WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (Classical radio) – Senior Legal Counsel (posted 7-8-19) Senior Legal Counsel Location: Chicago, IL Job Code: 134 # of openings: 1 Description WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (Classical radio) are seeking a full-time Senior Legal Counsel to provide general oversight and legal supervision over all company legal and business affairs....

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) Director of Education

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) Director of Education (posted 7-15-19 until filled) As an agency of the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) is charged with promoting and protecting the integrity of the legal profession. The ARDC assists the Supreme Court in regulating the legal profession through registering lawyers,....

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) Intake Group Manager

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) Intake Group Manager (posted 7-15-19 until filled) As an agency of the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) is charged with promoting and protecting the integrity of the legal profession. The ARDC assists the Supreme Court in regulating the legal profession through registering lawyers,....

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) – Litigation Group Manager (posted 7-15-19 until filled)

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) – Litigation Group Manager (posted 7-15-19 until filled) As an agency of the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) is charged with promoting and protecting the integrity of the legal profession. The ARDC assists the Supreme Court in regulating the legal profession through registering....

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) – Intake Counsel

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) – Intake Counsel (posted 7-15-19 until filled) As an agency of the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) is charged with promoting and protecting the integrity of the legal profession. The ARDC assists the Supreme Court in regulating the legal profession through registering lawyers,....

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) – Litigation Counsel

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) – Litigation Counsel(posted 7-15-19 until filled) As an agency of the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) is charged with promoting and protecting the integrity of the legal profession. The ARDC assists the Supreme Court in regulating the legal profession through registering lawyers, conducting....

Chicago Transit Authority – Chief Attorney Labor & Employment

Chicago Transit Authority – Chief Attorney Labor & Employment (posted 7-15-19 until filled) Chief Attorney – Labor & Employment – (1900005P) Description  Performs legal work with “first chair” responsibilities related to labor and employment matters involving CTA. Represents CTA in employment litigation, labor arbitrations and administrative matters. Provides advice pertaining to labor and employment issues. Supervises junior attorneys and....

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – Government Relations Liaison

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law – Government Relations Liaison (posted 7-15-19 until filled) Job Announcement: July 3, 2019 Position Title: Government Relations Liaison Reports to: Senior Director of Policy and Director of Healthcare Justice Location: Springfield and Chicago, IL with occasional travel to other areas in Illinois and Washington, DC The Shriver Center on Poverty....

Chicago Transit Authority – Chief Attorney Labor & Employment
Chicago Transit Authority - Chief Attorney Labor & Employment

Chicago Transit Authority – Chief Attorney Labor & Employment (Job posted 7-15-19 until filled) Chief Attorney – Labor & Employment – (1900005P)