FOIA Legal Memorandum and FormOur client, Captain Jack Sparr

FOIA Legal Memorandum and FormOur client, Captain Jack Sparrow, was involved in a boating accidenton Anderson Lake, Illinois. His boat was hit by another boat and itcaused severe property damage and personal injury. There were severalpassengers on the other boat and the police completed a report. He wantsus to sue the owner of the other boat. Our client didn’t get a copy ofthe accident report and we would like to interview all of thepassengers. Your supervising attorney has asked you to file aFreedom of Information Request with the Illinois Department of NaturalResources (IDNR) in order to obtain a regular copy of the accidentreport. He also has many questions about filing the FOIA. He would like to know the following:How do we submit a FOIA request to the Illinois DNR?What happens after we submit the FOIA request?What is the response time for a FOIA request?Is there a charge for the accident report and how do we pay?Part I: FOIA FormPlease download and complete a FOIA PDF form (Links to an external site.), requesting a paper copy of the accident report between our client and James Blackbeard on 6/4/2014.You will need the following information:Field report number: 33400Boat registration number: IL 555000, 2014 Boat model: Sun Tracker Party Barge 24 DLXOur office name is: Hit & Sunck, 2000 LaSalle St, Suite 777, Chicago IL 60534 telephone: 312-555-5555Attorney: John Phillips Email: jphillips@hitandsunck.comPart II: Legal MemorandumIn addition to the FOIA form, please draft a 1-page legal memorandum to your attorney answering the above questions.Your memorandum should be ‘Law Office Ready’ and include all of the required elements of a memorandum. See the Everest Law Office Memorandum document in the Legal Writing Resources section under Course Home if you need a template

FOIA Legal Memorandum and FormOur client, Captain Jack Sparr

FOIA Legal Memorandum and FormOur client, Captain Jack Sparrow, was involved in a boating accidenton Anderson Lake, Illinois. His boat was hit by another boat and itcaused severe property damage and personal injury. There were severalpassengers on the other boat and the police completed a report. He wantsus to sue the owner of the other boat. Our client didn’t get a copy ofthe accident report and we would like to interview all of thepassengers. Your supervising attorney has asked you to file aFreedom of Information Request with the Illinois Department of NaturalResources (IDNR) in order to obtain a regular copy of the accidentreport. He also has many questions about filing the FOIA. He would like to know the following:How do we submit a FOIA request to the Illinois DNR?What happens after we submit the FOIA request?What is the response time for a FOIA request?Is there a charge for the accident report and how do we pay?Part I: FOIA FormPlease download and complete a FOIA PDF form (Links to an external site.), requesting a paper copy of the accident report between our client and James Blackbeard on 6/4/2014.You will need the following information:Field report number: 33400Boat registration number: IL 555000, 2014 Boat model: Sun Tracker Party Barge 24 DLXOur office name is: Hit & Sunck, 2000 LaSalle St, Suite 777, Chicago IL 60534 telephone: 312-555-5555Attorney: John Phillips Email: jphillips@hitandsunck.comPart II: Legal MemorandumIn addition to the FOIA form, please draft a 1-page legal memorandum to your attorney answering the above questions.Your memorandum should be ‘Law Office Ready’ and include all of the required elements of a memorandum. See the Everest Law Office Memorandum document in the Legal Writing Resources section under Course Home if you need a template