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Family Law Track Career Opportunities


Lawyers may apply to become Family Law Track Assistant State’s Attorneys either based upon prior juvenile law experience or as a new hire who decides to specialize in the juvenile/child law area. The Family Law Track Program requires a minimum 5-year commitment in the Juvenile Justice Bureau. Thereafter, ASAs have the option to pursue other areas of prosecution in the Office.

Current ASAs desiring to enter the Family Law Track Program will be interviewed by the Juvenile Justice Bureau Chief and the Child Protection Division Chief/Juvenile Justice Division Chief. Salary will be in accordance with established salary structure for current ASAs. Lateral candidates will be interviewed by Juvenile Justice Bureau Chief and the Child Protection Division Chief/Juvenile Justice Division Chief as well as the SAO Director of Hiring and Recruitment or other Executive Staff member. The ultimate hiring decision will be made by the Executive Staff. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Experienced attorneys interested in the Family Law Track Program should send their cover letter and resume to Director of Hiring and Recruitment, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, 69 W. Washington St., 32nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60602.

All others please follow the hiring/recruitment guidelines outlined at the link - here.