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JUDICIAL BRANCH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES -Appellate Court Judicial Secretary/Law Clerk- First District



POSITION: Appellate Court Judicial Secretary/Law Clerk Job Vacancy Announcement
DIVISION: First District Appellate Court  
BENEFITS: An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and generous leave time.  
SALARY : $70,763  

RESPONSIBILITIES:  This is a professional position responsible for performing advanced legal and administrative work for Appellate Court Justice Michael B. Hyman. This position involves legal research and writing.

DUTIES:

  • Conduct legal research and prepare memoranda of law providing legal and procedural advice
  • Advise on research of court rules and points of law on pending legal cases
  • Read and analyze case law
  • Other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must be graduates of ABA accredited law schools with a minimum of three years’ experience in criminal law with a strong academic record, superior research and writing skills, and outstanding communication and organizational skills. Writing experience, such as Law Review, or similar journal experience, is also preferred.

Applicants are asked to submit via email a letter of interest, resume including grade point average, a writing sample, and three references.

kmcginnis@illinoiscourts.gov

This position will remain open until filled. Start date is November 1, 2018.

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