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Job Vacancy - Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary for Justice Mathias Delort

February 15, 2023 9:01 PM | Carson Griffis (Administrator)

Justice Mathias W. Delort of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, is seeking a Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary to serve in his chambers in Chicago, Illinois.  This appointment is for a term that expires September 1, 2023.  The annual salary for the position is $87,391.

The Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary conducts legal research and drafts memoranda, orders, and opinions for the justice.  Duties also include reviewing and editing the work of other clerks.  The position also requires sharing administrative duties with the other clerks, including but not limited to, corresponding with other courts and chambers, tracking the status of motions and cases, paying bills, maintaining case files, and keeping the library up to date.

Applicants must be licensed attorneys admitted to the Illinois bar.  Law Review/journal experience is preferred.  Preference will be given to those with prior experience as a judicial law clerk and/or appellate lawyer or as a legal practitioner, but all applicants with an outstanding academic record and superior research and writing skills will be considered.  Excellent computer and technology skills are required.

Applications will be accepted until March 8, 2023.  Those interested should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to Frank Dermody at

Additional details regarding the position may be found here.

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