Current Vacancies as of February 2015

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 $37,440 to $42,440, except for
Cook County which is $47,942 to $52,942, plus transcript fees.  Additional salary
for realtime certification.  For benefit information, please visit the
Employment page.
Illinois Official Court Reporters
Official Court Reporter
Circuit Court of Cook County
Apply to:
Marilyn Filishio
Administrator of Court Reporters
69 West Washington Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone:  (312) 603-8509
Official Court Reporter AND/OR
Court Specialist (no CSR license required)
17th Judicial Circuit - Winnebago County
Apply to:
Kelly Johnson
Court Reporting Services Supervisor
Winnebago County Courthouse
400 W State Street, Rm 215
Rockford, IL  61101
Phone:  (815) 319-4853
Official Court Reporter
8th Judicial Circuit
(Mason County)
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Attn: Sharon Main
Trial Court Administrator
521 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL  62301
Phone:  217-277-2055
Fax:  217-277-2072
Official Court Reporter
11th Judicial Circuit
(preference for McLean County)
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Attn: Joy McKinney, Administrative Asst.
11th Judicial Circuit
McLean County Law & Justice Center
104 West Front Street, Room 511
Bloomington, IL  61701
Phone (309) 888-5254
Official Court Reporter OR Per Diem Court Reporter
5th Judicial Circuit - Vermilion County
Apply to:
Rustye Cooley
Administrative Assistant to Chief Judge
Fifth Judicial Circuit of Illinois
1 Courthouse Square
PO Box 145
Toledo, IL 62468
Ph. (217)849-3844
Fax: (217)849-2271
Official Court Reporter
9th Judicial Circuit
(Warren and Hancock counties)
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
4th Judicial Circuit
Apply to:
Office of the Chief Judge
Attn:  Linda Worker, Court Administrator
Fayette County Courthouse
221 S. 7th Street
Vandalia, IL  62471
Phone:  (618) 283-2030
Fax:  (618) 283-9741