Justice Eugene Doherty Seeking Law Clerk and Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary

July 29, 2022 4:30 PM | Carson Griffis (Administrator)

Justice Eugene Doherty of the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth Judicial District, is seeking to fill two positions in his chambers in Rockford, Illinois.  

Justice Doherty is seeking a Law Clerk to perform legal research, analysis, and writing, to review and assist in the drafting of judicial opinions, orders, and other legal documents, and to perform other duties as needed.  Applicants should possess excellent research, case analysis, and writing skills, and experience as a law clerk in a reviewing court is strongly preferred.  The annual salary for this position is $96,754.  Instructions on how to apply, as well as other details about the position, may be found here.

Justice Doherty also is seeking a Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary to conduct legal research and assist in drafting memoranda, orders, and opinions, as well as perform administrative duties such as corresponding with the Springfield courthouse and other chambers, tracking the status of motions and cases, paying bills, maintaining case files, and keeping the library up to date.  Applicants should have outstanding academic records and superior research and writing skills, and those with prior experience as a judicial law clerk or in appellate practice will be given preference.  The annual salary for this position is $87,391.  Instructions on how to apply, as well as other details about the position, may be found here.

Both positions will remain open until filled, but applicants submitting their materials by August 5, 2022, will be given first consideration.

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