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ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Supreme Court Research Attorney


Applicant may be required to submit additional material and/or complete job specific tests for the position.

Position: Supreme Court Research Attorney Job Vacancy Announcement
Division: Supreme Court Legal Research  
Benefits: An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and generous leave time.  
Salary: $67,230 per year  
Reporting Relationship: Supreme Court Legal Research Director  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  A Supreme Court Research Attorney prepares memoranda for the justices of the Illinois Supreme Court on currently docketed cases, petitions for leave to appeal, and motions submitted to the Court throughout the year and assists in drafting orders.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association is required.  Candidate must have outstanding writing and research skills and possess solid academic credentials.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit for extended time periods.  Professional office working environment requiring telephone usage and the ability to process written documents. 

Interested individuals should submit via email a cover letter to Attention: John Robinson, resume, writing sample that has not been edited by others, and a law school transcript to:


courtemployment@IllinoisCourts.gov

This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by Monday, December 2, 2019 will be given first consideration.


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