Licensed attorneys interested in applying for an associate judgeship in Madison County have until May 12 to submit application to the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC).

The vacancy is being created upon the retirement of Associate Judge Dean Sweet on May 31. Sweet was first appointed to the bench in 2010.

Applicants must reside in the Third Judicial Circuit which includes Madison and Bond counties.

Application forms may be obtained from Chief Judge Dave Hylla’s office, 155 North Main St., Suite 405 in Edwardsville or from the Supreme Court’s website:

Two original applications must be submitted to the AOIC – they may not be submitted electronically or via fax. All applications must be received by 5 p.m. on May 12.

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