The Henry County Public Defender’s Office is accepting applications for a Temporary Assistant Public Defender position. Applicants should have a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or equivalent degree from an ABA accredited law school; currently (or prospectively) licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. Duties of the position include representation of clients in criminal, traffic, juvenile abuse and neglect cases. Our attorneys will quickly gain courtroom and trial experience, establish relationships with other attorneys, and work in an office that provides training and mentoring.
Applicants may apply during the business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday in the County Administrator’s Office, Third Floor Courthouse, 307 W. Center St., Cambridge, IL 61238, until February 1, 2023. Applications are also available on the Henry County website located at www.henrycty.com under the Contact tab. An application and resume must be submitted to be considered. Questions or inquiries about the position should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or (309)937-3531. EOE