Current Vacancies

For consideration for a position listed below, please download and complete the
application or send a resume and cover letter directly to the circuit.  Please do not
send applications to Court Reporting Services.  To work as a court reporter in
Illinois, you must have a Certified Shorthand Reporter license issued by the
Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  Visit them online at  

The available position may not be in the same county listed in the mailing address.
For many of the positions below, the circuit may be interested in candidates who
have a degree and/or training as a court reporter, but have not yet passed the
licensing exam.  Please contact the circuit for more information.  

Starting salary range for an Official Court Reporter is $41,684 to $46,684, except for
Cook County which is $52,942, plus transcript fees.  Additional salary for realtime
certification.  For benefit information, please visit the
Employment page.

If you are interested in working Per Diem (daily rate $225), please contact any of
the  circuits below to inquire about availability.  
Illinois Official Court Reporters
Official Court Reporter
21st Judicial Circuit
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
21st Judicial Circuit
Kankakee County Courthouse
450 E. Court Street, Room 203 B

Kankakee, IL 60901.  
Phone 815/937-2915
Fax 815/ 937-3903
Official Court Reporter
4th Judicial Circuit
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Attn: Jaime Warren
Trial Court Administrator
221 South 7th Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: (618) 283-2030
Fax: (618) 283-9741
Official Court Reporter
2nd Judicial Circuit
Apply to:
Karen Crisel
Court Reporter Supervisor
Jefferson County Justice Center
911 Casey Avenue
Mt. Vernon, IL  62864
Telephone:  (618) 244-8036
Official Court Reporters, Per Diem Reporters and/or
Court Specialist (no CSR license required)
10th Judicial Circuit
Apply to:
Teresa Ozuna
Court Reporter Supervisor
Peoria County Courthouse
324 Main Street, Room 215
Peoria, IL 61602
Telephone:  (309) 672-6990
Official Court Reporter
11th Judicial Circuit (McLean County)
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Attn:  Joy McKinney, Administrative Assistant
104 W. Front Street, Room 511
Bloomington, IL 61701
Ph. (309) 888-5254
Official Court Reporter
17th Judicial Circuit (Winnebago)
Apply to:
Kelly Johnson
Court Reporting Services Supervisor
17th Judicial Circuit Court
400 West State Street, Rm 215
Rockford, IL  61101
Ph. (815) 319-4853
Official Court Reporter (3 positions and/or per diems)
5th Judicial Circuit (Coles/Vermilion/Edgar)
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Attn:  Alexander Wakeland
Administrative Assistant to the Chief Judge
Fifth Judicial Circuit of Illinois
7 North Vermilion Street, Suite 413
Danville, IL 61832
Ph: (217) 554-7830
Official Court Reporter (2 positions)
7th Judicial Circuit (Sangamon & Macoupin)
Apply to:
Suzann Maxheimer
Court Administrator
Sangamon County Courthouse
200 S. 9th St. Rm 522
Springfield, IL  62701
Phone:  (217) 753-6300
Official Court Reporter
Circuit Court of Cook County
Apply to:
Marilyn Filishio
Administrator of Court Reporters
69 W. Washington St., Suite 900
Chicago, IL  60602
Phone:  (312) 603-8509
Official Court Reporter (2 positions)
8th Judicial Circuit
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Adams County Courthouse
521 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL  62301
Phone:  (217) 277-2055
Official Court Reporter (3 positions)
9th Judicial Circuit
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Attn:  Sandra R. Redington
130 South Lafayette Street, Suite 30
Macomb, IL  61455
Phone:  309-837-9278
Fax:  309-833-3547
Official Court Reporter (multiple positions)
19th Judicial Circuit - Lake County
Apply to:
Marianne Ligenza, Reporter Supervisor
Lake County Courthouse
18 N County Street
Waukegan, IL  60085
Ph. (847) 377-3812
Fax (847) 249-8442