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Job Posting: Justice Kathryn Zenoff Seeking Law Clerk/Secretary

May 07, 2023 10:22 AM | Carson Griffis (Administrator)

Justice Kathryn Zenoff of the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth Judicial District, is seeking a judicial law clerk/secretary for an opening in early August in her Rockford, Illinois, chambers.  Reasonable remote work options, along with in-chambers work when needed, will be considered.  The annual salary for the position is $87,391.

The judicial law clerk/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 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.

Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school.  Law review or journal experience strongly desired.  Prior experience as a judicial law clerk and/or
appellate lawyer is strongly preferred, but all applicants with an outstanding academic record in core courses and superior research, analytical and writing skills will be considered.  Excellent computer skills required.

To apply, submit (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, (3) law school transcript, (4) class rank, (5) LSAT score, (6) one independent, self-edited writing sample and (7) three references to  The position will remain open until filled.

More information about the position may be found here.

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