Graduation from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school, admission to the Illinois Bar (or eligible for admission on motion to the Illinois Bar pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 705), 10 years of progressively responsible legal and managerial experience; and 3 years of experience supervising lawyers.
Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
Preference may be given to candidates possessing the following:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Superior negotiation, critical and analytical thinking, contract drafting, research, writing, editing, advocacy, client counseling and organizational skills
- The ability to work well with others
- The ability to exhibit leadership and initiative
- The ability to manage personnel
- Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, monitor and control workflow deadlines
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on the documents submitted. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: An employee must be an actual resident of the City of Chicago. Proof of residency will be required at the time of employment.
If you are disabled and require a reasonable accommodation to file your application, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources at 312-744-4976, TTY 312-744-5035. You will be required to provide information regarding your request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Salary: $137,076 / annually
City of Chicago Department of Law Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel Stephen R. Patton Soo Choi
Mayor Corporation Counsel Commissioner