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Post-Graduate - Pre-Licensure Paid Clerkship - Government Representation - Revenue Litigation - Springfield

Title: Post-Graduate - Pre-Licensure Paid Clerkship

Division: Government Representation

Bureau: Revenue Litigation Springfield


The Revenue Litigation Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General's Office is seeking applicants in their third-year of law school taking the Summer 2023 Illinois Bar Exam to serve in a paid law clerk position in our Springfield Office. Candidates must have excellent research and writing skills and a demonstrated commitment to public service. The paid law clerk position will handle cases under Supreme Court Rule 711 and serve as Assistant Attorney General under the supervision of an assigned licensed attorney.

The Revenue Litigation Bureau represents the interests of the State in litigation involving the collection of debts owed to State agencies. These cases include property damage and personal injury matters arising from damage to state property and injuries to state employees, as well as various fines, penalties and contractual liabilities. The Bureau represents the Department of Revenue in the civil enforcement of taxes administered by the Department. In this regard, the Bureau handles everything from small collection and bankruptcy cases to major litigation, involving challenges by large corporate taxpayers to tax assessments. The Bureau also handles administrative reviews for the Department of Revenue, Employment Security and the Property Tax Appeal Board.

Salary: Salary for the position is $50,000 per year. However, once sworn in, the individual will be eligible for promotion to Assistant Attorney General and the salary will increase to $76,000 per year.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume with references and writing sample to:

Attorney Recruiting
Attn: Erika Torres
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5218 (fax)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

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