Staff Attorney - Macon, GA

Posted:
September 9, 2019

Agency:
Macon,GA

Title:
Staff Attorney

Description:

Job Summary:

The Staff Attorney is responsible for conducting legal research and support for the Judge of Superior Court.
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Research and analyze complex legal Issues.
  • Draft portions of legal opinions based on research.
  • Review Documents.
  • Verify cited legal authority.
  • Draft legal documents including trial brief, memoranda, and others.
  • Keep abreast of changes in the law.
  • Review complaints, petitions, motions, or pleadings.
  • Occasional filling in for the judicial assistant. 
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The Staff Attorney must be knowledgeable of the following principles, procedures, and concepts:
  • Knowledge of relevant processes related to the Superior Court.
  • Skill in the preparation and processing of legal documents.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of English grammar and spelling.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and basic office programs.
  • Ability to make priority decisions in accordance with established rules, regulations, and Departmental policies.
  • Ability to establish and monitor the maintenance of complex record keeping systems and to prepare reports from these records.
  • Ability to use discretion in handling sensitive materials and other confidential information.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationship with fellow employees and with members of the general public.

 
Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience to Perform Essential Job Functions:
The Staff Attorney should possess, at minimum, a juris doctorate and prior legal experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
 Necessary Special Requirements:
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
  • Possess an unrestricted license to practice law in Georgia or have an active pending application for admission to practice law in Georgia.
  • Cover letter, resume, Official Law School Transcript, Writing Samples and a minimum of two letter of Professional Recommendation

 


Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
October 2, 2019

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