The 18th Judicial Circuit Court is currently seeking applications for the position of Judicial Law Clerk (Staff Attorney). As a Judicial Law Clerk, you will work directly with judges, conducting legal research and analysis, drafting memorandums of law, and assisting in drafting and proofreading opinions and orders. You will consult with judges regarding the interpretation and application of law to issues and cases. In addition to the above duties, you will be expected to interpret statutes, monitor new case law and legislation, assist in formulating and drafting administrative orders and local court rules, and contribute to the administrative functions of the court.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in Illinois with one to three years' experience. The candidate should have excellent legal research and writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work under tight deadlines.

The 18th Judicial Circuit Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $72,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check?
  • Work Location: One location

  • Health insurance