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Notice of Vacancy - Associate Judge Position, 22nd Judicial Circuit

Post Date:10/16/2018 11:07 AM

22nd Judicial Circuit Court - McHenry County, ILIllinoisChambers of the Chief Judge
22nd Judicial Circuit
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, Illinois 60098
Point of Contact: Chief Judge or Bridget Diedrich
815-334-4885

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Woodstock, Illinois

NOTICE OF VACANCY
ASSOCIATE JUDGE, 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Authorization pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 39 has been received by the Chief Judge of the 22ND Judicial Circuit to post a Notice of Vacancy in the position of Associate Judge.  The vacancy is the result of the resignation of The Honorable John D. Bolger, Associate Judge, effective November 30, 2018.    

 Pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 39, any United States Citizen who is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and is a resident of the 22ND Judicial Circuit, McHenry County, Illinois, may apply by electronically filing a signed application with the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts on the form prescribed and furnished by the Director.  The instructions for submitting an application electronically are available on the Illinois Supreme Court’s website: http://www.illinoiscourts.gov.

 If unable to submit an application electronically, an applicant must submit two (2) signed originals of the prescribed application with the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts at the address listed below:

Marcia M. Meis, Director
Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
3101 Old Jacksonville Road

Springfield, Illinois    62704-6488

 Whether filed electronically, mailed or hand delivered, all applications must be received by the Administrative Office within 30 days after the date of this Notice.  If filed electronically, the deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018.  If mailed or hand delivered, the deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018.  Application forms can be obtained from the Office of Chief Judge, 22ND Judicial Circuit, McHenry County Government Center, Room 355, 2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois  60098, from the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, or downloaded from the Illinois Supreme Court’s website: http://www.illinoiscourts.gov.  Applications submitted via facsimile will not be accepted.

The list of applicants will be submitted for polling to the Illinois State Bar Association.  Applicants will also be required to make themselves available for an interview and screening process with the Circuit Judges of the 22ND Judicial Circuit.  Applicants will be notified of the date, time and location of the interviews and details of the screening process at the close of the application phase.  Applicants should be aware that their names will be released to the media so as to allow public comment on their applications for the position of Associate Judge.

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