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JUDICIAL BRANCH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Appellate Court Judicial Secretary - Fifth District



POSITION: Appellate Court Judicial Secretary Job Vacancy Announcement
SALARY: $69,240 per year  
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP : Justice Judy Cates  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The position involves legal research and writing, in addition to administrative responsibilities, such as filing, case management and some clerical duties.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should have a strong academic record, superior research and writing skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office Programs, including Word, outstanding communication, computer, organizational skills, and the ability to utilize electronic platforms, including: e-mail, voice messaging systems, videoconferencing, and related technology.  Experience as a practitioner or judicial law clerk is preferred, but not required.  Writing experience, such as Law Review, or similar journal experience, is also preferred, but not required.  Applicants must be graduates of ABA approved law schools. 

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume (GPA, class rank and bar status), a complex writing sample (not just a simple motion), and 3 references to:


courtemployment@IillinoisCourts.gov

This position will remain open until filled.  However, those individuals submitting materials by Monday, April 9, 2018, will be given first consideration.

 

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