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Judicial Law Clerk – Judge Horan

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Cook County Circuit Court Chancery Division

Judge Cecilia A. Horan is seeking to fill a Judicial Law Clerk position in the General Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County. This paid clerkship position provides an excellent opportunity to work closely with a Judge in a state trial court that handles complex and varied cases involving equitable remedies. Judicial Law Clerks will work on a variety of practice areas, including business litigation, corporate law, class actions, consumer law, privacy law, administrative review, labor and employment litigation, insurance coverage, and real estate.

 

Primary duties of the position include administrative and traditional law clerk responsibilities such as researching substantive issues of state law, drafting legal memoranda, opinions and orders, and attending court proceedings. Additional duties include docket administration, interacting with chambers staff, court personnel, litigants and the public, and generally providing trusted legal support to the Judge. Successful candidates must exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity.

 

This position is hybrid, with two days a week allowed for remote work. Start date will be early to mid June.

 

New hires will have to pass a background check and an entry drug test (including marijuana).

Interested candidates should send a resume, objective memo writing sample (full length), and unofficial transcript to:

alyssa.weitkamp@cookcountyil.gov

cc: theodore.motz@cookcountyil.gov

To apply for this job email your details to alyssa.weitkamp@cookcountyil.gov