Website Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender in Illinois
The Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender in Illinois is hiring entry-level attorneys in various locations throughout Cook County, IL. Attached is a copy of the job posting which will be posted online through May 4, 2017. The posting can be access by going to https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service/careers and clicking the link for “Job Listing – Cook County – Offices Under the President – External.” A complete, online application is required. Resumes, cover letter, references, and other relevant documents can also be uploaded online when applying. If you know someone who is interested, let them know.
About the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender: The Public Defender is appointed by the judge when an individual is not able to afford an attorney (55 ILCS 5/3-4006). A Public Defender should be available to individuals at the time of the first court appearance. The Public Defender provides legal representation in the areas of criminal, misdemeanor, juvenile justice, child protection, paternity, appeals, post-conviction and traffic cases. Mission-To protect the fundamental rights, liberties and dignity of each person whose case has been entrusted to us by providing the finest legal representation. More information can be found on our website: https://www.cookcountyil.gov/agency/public-defender-1