Justice Ann Brackley Jorgensen of the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, seeks a Judicial Secretary/Law Clerk for an opening in her chambers in Wheaton, Illinois.
BENEFITS: An attractive judicial branch employee benefits package is offered, including pension; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, deferred compensation; and vacation.
SALARY: $87,391 per year
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Judicial Secretary/Law Clerk conducts legal research and drafts memoranda, orders, and opinions for the justice. The position additionally requires administrative duties, including corresponding with the courthouse and other chambers, tracking the status of motions and cases, paying bills, and maintaining case files. Applicants must have exceptional organization skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school and licensed in Illinois or pending bar examination in Illinois. Prefer prior experience as a judicial law clerk and/or legal practitioner but will consider all applicants with an excellent academic record and superior research/writing skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time. This is a professional office working environment requiring telephone usage and the ability to process written documents.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, one writing sample, law school transcript, and two references to email@example.com. The position will remain open until filled.