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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Henry County has a contract available for the representation on indigent clients as appointed counsel.  Applicants must be licensed and insured to practice law in the State of Illinois and should have experience in criminal court cases.The anticipated duties include representation of clients in newly filed felony cases (approximately 50 cases per year), probation revocation proceedings, juvenile abuse and neglect cases typically as an attorney for a parent and other cases as necessary due to conflict, the need for judicial economy or a pre-existing relationship with the client.The structure of the contract being offered limits the number of days where court appearances are required.    The annual compensation contract will be offered at $40,000.00 with an anticipated start date of November 2, 2020 or until filled.  Resumes and cover letters may be sent to the Henry County Public Defender’s Office, 307 W. Center St., Cambridge, Illinois 61238 or e-mailed to  The application deadline is October 21, 2020.  Any questions regarding the position can be submitted via the same e-mail to the above address or call (309) 937-3531.


Henry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Henry County Courthouse
307 W. Center St
Cambridge, IL 61238


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