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Assistant Attorney General - Government Representation - Workers' Compensation Springfield


Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: Government Representation

Bureau: Workers' Compensation - Springfield

The Workers' Compensation Bureau defends the State of Illinois in Workers' compensation claims filed by State employees with the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission. In addition, the Bureau prosecutes employers under the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act for failure to maintain Workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees. The Bureau also defends claims filed against various State Funds which provide Workers' compensation benefits under certain circumstances. Additionally, the Bureau provides advice to State agencies on Workers' compensation issues.

Responsibilities:

An Assistant Attorney General in the Workers' Compensation bureau investigates and handles a large number of cases. Assistant Attorneys General investigate Workers' compensation claims and appear in front of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission. Assistant Attorneys General draft and respond to motions, manage settlements, and represent the State of Illinois in all hearings.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be licensed in Illinois at the time of application. Ideal candidates will have either have 2 years of general litigation experience or at least 1 year of experience in the Workers' compensation field. Experience with personal injury cases a plus.

Salary: Salaries start at $57,000.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume and cover letter to:

Ruta Stropus
Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)
attorneyhiring@atg.state.il.us


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