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Appellate Court Research Attorney

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Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts

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Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019


USD 62244 Annually


Chicago, IL, United States

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Litigation >> Litigation - Appellate
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Appellate Court Research Attorney
The candidate researches and prepares legal memos and drafts appellate orders and opinions for the First District Appellate Judges. Researches and analyzes law regarding issues addressed by parties or the court. Reads and examines briefs and records; determines relevant cases to be read; verifies the jurisdiction of the court. Writes proposed dispositions, memoranda, orders, opinions or other legal documents. Prepares commentaries or memoranda of law accompanying proposed dispositions. Reads petitions for rehearing on assigned cases as needed, researches or redrafts as requested by authorizing judge and panel. Confers with judges, law clerks and other staff attorneys on assignments and corresponding analysis. Tracks status of pending cases through court clerks. Studies current legal publications, recent opinions of the Illinois Supreme and appellate courts and other relevant state and federal cases, reviews recent legislation. Performs other duties as assigned. A Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association is required. Should possess excellent research, case analysis and writing skills.

Deadline by Monday, September 16, 2019.

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Job #294. Submit a cover letter, resume including grade point average, writing sample and law school transcript.

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Kathleen Warnick
Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
160 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60601