Job Opportunities


The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is accepting applications for a full-time United States Magistrate Judge position in the Eastern Division, with the Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse at Chicago, Illinois as the duty station. The deadline for the submission of completed applications is 5:00 p.m. on March 28, 2023. Filling this U.S. Magistrate Judge position is contingent upon the confirmation of a current U.S. Magistrate Judge as a U.S. District Judge. The candidate selected will be appointed only upon the successful completion of a Federal Bureau Investigation and Internal Revenue Service background check.

For more details click on the link to the Court’s Job Opportunities website: U.S. Magistrate Judge at U.S. District Court for Northern Illinois 2023-21


The Law Offices of Piereth & Sheen, P.C. has an immediate need for an associate attorney, experience in criminal and family law preferred but not required, a desire to engage in trial work, strong research and writing skills, and the ability to think on your feet. Recent bar admittees with a strong academic background and law office experience will also be considered. Our firm offers a collegial atmosphere that promotes growth and self-development. The associate attorney will need to be willing to travel to several counties, including but not limited to LaSalle, Grundy and Will. The firm offers paid vacation time, health insurance benefits and a competitive salary in a fast-paced but supportive atmosphere. Please email your resumes to or fax to 630-443-6204.

Salary: $65,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year


Established Law Firm in downtown Joliet, the Law Offices of Tedone & Morton, P.C., seeks an Associate Attorney for a full-time position within our Law team. The applicant should be a team player with strong people skills and must be confident, self-motivated and autonomous. 2-5 years of experience in Criminal Law preferred. For a qualified applicant, we are willing to train and mentor you.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to – conducting discovery, performing legal research, drafting pleadings, motions, briefs, opinions and other legal documents, attending hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, arbitrations, and other proceedings, and other related duties as assigned. This associate will assist the firm partners in all phases of the litigation process. Excellent benefits, including 401(k), vision, health and life insurance, are available. Please reply to


Starting Salary: $32,000 with Will County insurance and pension benefits (Additional financial compensation with the successful completion of AOIC Interpreter Registration / Certification program)

Effective Date: To be determined

Apply To:

Hon. Daniel L. Kennedy, Chief Judge
Will County Courthouse
100 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432

(To request an application, call 815-727-8947 and email your completed application to

Not Later Than:       March 31, 2023

Posting Date:            February 16, 2023

Qualifications:         Must be Bi-lingual in Spanish with ability to perform simultaneous interpretation. Basic knowledge of legal terminology preferred.

Must have successfully obtained a High School Diploma.

Job Description: The successful candidate will provide in court Interpreting services for Spanish speaking people in the Will County Court Facilities. This individual may also be required to assist individuals seeking Orders of Protection or provide general assistance with persons in the courthouse who have difficulty understanding the English language.

The Will County Courts are an equal opportunity employer.

Please see attached job description for additional information.


Assistant to the Will County Public Defender concentrated in the defense of indigent individuals appointed by Circuit Court Judges and Associate Judges in criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings. Includes generally, representation of clients in juvenile, mental health commitment, misdemeanor, traffic, felony and criminal contempt proceedings and related matters as assigned, using knowledge of criminal law, departmental, County of Will and the Circuit Courts of Will County policies, rules, standards and practices, including the rules of conduct and procedure as found in the statutes of the State of Illinois and the rules of the Illinois Supreme Court. Please see attached job description for additional details and instructions on how to apply.


DUTIES: Positions are open for Criminal Assistant State’s Attorneys. Criminal attorneys prosecute traffic, misdemeanor and felony cases as well as juvenile delinquency and juvenile abuse and neglect cases and perform specific duties as assigned by the State’s Attorney.

LOCATION: Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet, Illinois 60432

APPLY TO OR QUESTIONS: State’s Attorney Human Resources

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Positions are filled

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION: One page letter of application and attached resume, copy of current A.R.D.C card issued by the Illinois Supreme Court, minimum three references, writing sample(s), law school transcripts. Background check required.

STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.

The material and information contained is for general information only and does not constitute any advice or recommendations by the WCBA.