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Appellate Court Judicial Law Clerk / Administrative Assistant

Website Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts

Chambers of Justice William E. Holdridge

Third District Appellate Court


Appellate Court Judicial Law Clerk/Administrative Assistant
Illinois Appellate Court, Third District
An attractive judicial branch employee benefits package is offered, including pension; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; deferred compensation; and vacation.
$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 only as needed. Applicant must be able to work independently. 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.


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