The City of Chicago Department of Law provides legal counsel and representation on behalf of the City Departments, the City Council and the residents of Chicago while upholding the principles of justice, fairness, and adherence to the law.

Our team of attorney foster an inclusive and collegial spirit deeply rooted in the highest ethical standards, and steadfast commitment to public service that reflects the needs of the communities we serve.


Why join the Law Department?

  • Intellectually Challenging Work
  • Argue Appeals
  • Great Reputation
  • Conduct Trials
  • Commitment to Public Service
  • Community Involvement
  • Competitive Government Salary
  • Draft Legislation
  • Multiple Practice Areas
  • Implement Financing Strategies
  • In-House Training
  • Interact with City Officials
  • Professional Development
  • Partner with other Departments
  • Career Advancement
  • Preserve Housing
  • Excellent Client Contact
  • Prosecute Municipal Code
  • Balanced Workload
  • Provide Legal Opinions
  • Practice in State and Federal Court
  • Review & Negotiate Contracts



Enhanced Quality of Life



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