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Appellate Court Judicial Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant

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  • Location
    Peoria, IL
  • Posted Date
  • Closing Date
    The position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Illinois Appellate Court, Third District
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial benefits package is offered, including pension; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; deferred compensation; and vacation.
  • Salary
    $91,761 per year

Justice William E. Holdridge of the Illinois Appellate Court, Third District, is seeking a Judicial Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant for an opening in his chambers in Peoria, Illinois. This is a remote position with in-chambers presence as needed. Illinois residency is required or willingness to obtain upon job offer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Judicial Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant will conduct legal research and draft memoranda, orders, and opinions for the Justice. Duties also include reviewing and editing the work of fellow clerks and administrative duties.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school and licensed to practice law. Law review/journal experience and prior experience as a judicial law clerk and/or appellate lawyer is strongly preferred. Applicants with an outstanding academic record in core courses and superior research, analytical, and writing skills preferred.

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 and read large volumes of written documents in electronic formats.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, one writing sample, law school transcript, and two references to The position will remain open until filled.


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