Some State court JEP opportunities still available for Spring 2023


Judicial Externship Program (JEP) is a 4-credit hour Pass/Low Pass/Fail program open to students who have completed at least their first full year of law school. JEP enables a student to become involved in particular legal problems through research and writing, and to contribute to the resolution of those problems by participating in drafting memoranda and opinions. Depending upon the judge, an extern may also have the opportunity to observe the judge’s day-to-day routine and to discuss with him/her the issues and problems that judges confront.  Take advantage of this prestigious learning opportunity while enhancing your marketability in the legal world. 

Applications for Illinois Circuit Court Judges Still Available                                                                         

A select few Illinois State Circuit Court of Cook County Judges are still accepting applications for Spring 2023 Judicial Externships.

In order to apply, please send your resume, writing sample, and transcript to Suzanne Blaz ( by 12 p.m. on November 11, 2022. 

Please note before applying that you must be able to commit 16 hours/week during the semester. For additional information about JEP, you may also refer to the Law School Website.