Cook County State's Attorney's Office

About Cook County State's Attorney's Office

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office acts on behalf of the citizens of the State of Illinois in prosecuting crimes committed in Cook County, Illinois, the largest consolidated court district in the United States.

The office employs over nine hundred Assistant State’s Attorneys and over eight hundred support staff. The States Attorneys Office also serves as legal counsel for Cook County government agencies and all Cook County public officials.

Divisions of the office include:

Arson Unit
Child Support Enforcement Division
Community Outreach Service Unit
Community Prosecutions Division
Consumer Fraud Division
Domestic Violence Coordination
Financial & Government Fraud Unit
Juvenile Justice Bureau
Mental Health Division
Narcotics Prosecution Division
Public Integrity Unit
Senior Citizens/Persons with Disabilities Division
Victim/Witness Assistance Unit


Law Clerk Intern

June 2018 - August 2018 Chicago, IL
“This internship is AMAZING for anyone looking to pursue a legal career or interested in law school. It was a full immersion internship; in the courthouse every day, working alongside attorneys and actually contributing to the work done. ”

Intern/ Law Clerk

May 2017 - August 2017 Chicago, IL
“I was able to work in the juvenile justice office and see a wide variety of cases from drug to murder. ”
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