The Office of the Senate President, John J. Cullerton, is seeking highly motivated attorneys for the 2011 legislative session. This is a temporary position from January to May. All applicants must be licensed to practice law in Illinois. Attorneys will work on contract in Springfield and will be paid weekly travel expenses and a per diem to cover living expenses for those not residing in Springfield
Attorneys are assigned to several Senate committees and are responsible for conducting research, drafting legislation, analyzing legislation, and drafting legal memoranda. Successful candidates must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and must possess excellent writing skills, outstanding communication skills, and the ability to exercise independent judgment. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable insight into the legislative process
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two professional references, and a short writing sample to the address below by October 12, 2010. Interviews will be conducted in October and early November, with hiring decisions made in late November. Information may be submitted via mail, fax, or e-mail. Please use the title “Assistant Counsel Position” in all fax and e-mail correspondence.
This office is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications and not race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or authorized alien status, or veteran status.
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