Contact Information

Program in Criminal Litigation

Hon. David Erickson, Director
565 W. Adams St., Room 705
Chicago, IL 60661
derickson@kentlaw.iit.edu
P: (312) 906-5176

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J.D. Certificate Program in Criminal Litigation

IIT Chicago-Kent's Program in Criminal Litigation is designed to give students a comprehensive and balanced professional education to prepare them adequately for the practice of criminal law. The program will help students who earn the certificate to compete successfully for one of the limited number of defender or prosecutor jobs that are available in the Chicago area. In addition, the certificate program represents an opportunity to synthesize the goals of Chicago-Kent's academic program in criminal law with those of Trial Advocacy and the Law Offices.

Alumni of the Program in Criminal Litigation currently work in a variety of litigation positions ranging from the states' attorneys' and public defenders' offices of Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will counties to the Federal Defender to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

2014 Applications and Program Requirements (the deadline has passed but you can still turn in an application and get on the waiting list)

Criminal Litigation Certificate Program Application

Criminal Litigation Certificate Program Information Memo 

They should be handed to the receptionist in the Law Offices, Suite 600.