Office of the State Appellate Defender – Assistant Appellate Defender

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Applicaion open until February 7, 2020.

The Office of the State Appellate Defender has openings for the position of Assistant Appellate Defender in Chicago IL.  Assistant Appellate Defenders provide criminal appellate representation to indigent clients in the Illinois Appellate Court and Illinois Supreme Court. We are looking for attorneys with exceptional written and oral advocacy skills who bring creativity and passion to the defense of their clients. Criminal defense experience is a plus, but not a necessity. Responsibilities include reading records, conducting research, drafting briefs and other documents, and presenting oral arguments.  Candidates should have graduated from an ABA‑accredited law school and be licensed in Illinois or be able to obtain an Illinois license.

To Apply:

Send Cover Letter and Resume to Patricia Mysza at the email address below no later than February 7, 2020.

Email Address:  1stDistrict@osad.state.il.us