A secondment with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office offers new Associates in the private sector an opportunity to serve in the Public Interest Sector while getting firm ready. Secondments can last from 3 to 12 months. In that time, seconded attorneys can work in either the Civil Actions Bureau or Criminal Prosecutions Bureau. While seconding, an attorney will work alongside ASAs who are nationally recognized as some of the best litigators in the country. Our ASAs lead trainings nationwide on a host of topics.
With more than 700 attorneys and more than 1,100 employees, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office is the second largest prosecutor's office in the nation. The CCSAO is responsible for the prosecution of all misdemeanor and felony crimes committed in Cook County, one of the largest counties in the United States. You can read more about the CCSAO Secondment program HERE.