Circuit Court Administrative Secretary
The Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications for a full-time Circuit Court Administrative Secretary. Please see posting below.
Winnebago County Alternate Public Defender (Conflict Counsel)
The Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications from attorneys willing to provide legal services on matters that pose a conflict for the Office of the Winnebago County Public Defender. Please see posting below.
Winnebago County - Conflict Counsel
Spanish Court Interpreter
The 17th Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications for a Court Interpreter. Please see posting below.
Court Services Department
The 17th Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications for several position in its Court Services Department. Please see the postings below:
Adult Pretrial Services Probation Officer
Juvenile Assessment Officer
Juvenile Probation Officer
Juvenile Detention Officer
Domestic Violence Assistance Center Reception Greeter
The 17th Judicial Circuit Court is seeking volunteers to serve as Reception Greeters at its Domestic Violence Assistance Center. Information about this opportunity and instructions on how to apply are provided in this Posting.
Judicial Externship Opportunities for Law Students
The 17th Judicial Circuit Court offers judicial externship opportunities for law students. Additional information and instructions on how to apply are provided in this Posting.
The Winnebago County Courthouse in Rockford is an Illinois JusticeCorps site. The AmeriCorps JusticeCorps places volunteers in courthouses to help people without lawyers navigate the judicial system.
Time commitments for volunteers range from 300 hours up to 1,700 hours; summer, semester, or full year opportunities are available. Volunteers may qualify for an Education Award for education expenses or for federal loan repayment. If you are 55 or older, the Education Award may also be transferable to your child, stepchild, foster child, grandchild or step-grandchild.