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Job Vacancy - Appellate Court Law Clerk to Justice Moore

October 09, 2023 9:41 AM | Paul Coogan (Administrator)

Justice James R. Moore of the Fifth District Appellate Court in Marion, Illinois is seeking an Appellate Court Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant. Approximately 80% of the work will be as a law clerk, and approximately 20% of the work will be performing administrative tasks. The salary for this position is $91,761.

To qualify for this position, the applicant must have graduated from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and passed the Illinois Bar Exam or its equivalent. A minimum of one year of appellate practice experience as an appellate court clerk or attorney at a private firm or government office is preferred, but will consider all applicants with an excellent academic record. 

This position requires the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time in a professional office working environment requiring telephone usage and the ability to process written documents.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume, professional writing sample, a transcript, official or unofficial, of law school grades, and two (2) references to Megan Orso at:

This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by October 20, 2023, will be given first consideration.

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