The Ky Court of Appeals has two openings for staff attorneys - October 16 deadline for application

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The Kentucky Court of Appeals has asked us to post the two openings they have for staff attorneys.

Here are the details:

COA STAFF ATTORNEY - NT

JOB CODE : 89140V001504

TITLE : COA STAFF ATTORNEY - NT

DEPARTMENT : KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS

GRADE : 15

SALARY : $42,500.16 - $56,100.00 (MIN TO MAX ANNUAL SALARY RANGE)

TENURED : NO

LOCATION : Franklin

TYPE : State Funded Full-time

Post ID : 4825 Position # : 30000930

COUNTY WORKSTATION : Franklin

JOB SPECIFICATION REPORT

MEMO : IN ADDITION TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION PLEASE FORWARD ALL COVER LETTERS, RESUMES AND

WRITING SAMPLES BY EMAIL TO: BECKYLYON@KYCOURTS.NET, CHIEF STAFF ATTORNEY

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB

RESPONSIBLE FOR REVIEW OF LEGAL BRIEFS AND APPELLATE RECORD, IN-DEPTH LEGAL RESEARCH, AND

PREPARATION OF LEGAL MEMORANDA FOR JUDGES’ REVIEW.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION : ADVANCED DEGREE - GRADUATE OF ACCREDITED LAW SCHOOL

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE SUSBTITUTION CLAUSE : NONE

EXPERIENCE : NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (LICENSES, REGULATIONS, CERTIFICATES, ADVANCED EDUCATION ETC.) :

Ÿ GRADUATE OF ACCREDITED LAW SCHOOL AND IN GOOD STANDING WITH KBA

Ÿ EXPERTISE IN LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

Ÿ EXPERIENCE WITH APPELLATE PRACTICE AND RULES OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE PREFERRED

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS AND UNIQUE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ÿ WORK IN CENTRAL OFFICE OF THE KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS IN FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS CLASSIFICATION:

PERFORM IN-DEPTH LEGAL RESEARCH, PERFORM IN-DEPTH LEGAL RESEARCH, ANALYSIS AND PREPARING DRAFT

ORDERS AND OPINIONS

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IDENTIFY JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES IN APPEALS, ORIGINAL ACTIONS, MOTIONS FOR INTERLOCUTORY RELIEF AND

OTHER ACTIONS

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ASSIST COURT IN RESEARCHING AND DRAFTING PROPOSED ORDERS IN APPEALS, ORIGINAL ACTIONS, MOTIONS FOR

INTERLOCUTORY RELIEF AND OTHER APPELLATE ACTIONS

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Ÿ ORGANIZE PRIORITIES AND WORK CLOSELY WITH COURT OF APPEALS’ CLERK’S OFFICE AND JUDGES’

Ÿ REMAIN CURRENT ON LAW AND APPELLATE RULES

Ÿ ASSIST COURT WITH PRO SE LITIGATION

Ÿ ASSIST COURT IN PREPARING, EDITING, AND RELEASE OF OPINIONS

Ÿ OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

Deadlines

External Deadline : 10/16/2017

All Court of Justice Applications must be submitted online at http://courts.ky.gov by close of business by the appropriate

deadline. If you have any questions, please contact:

Department of Human Resources

Administrative Office of the Courts

1001 Vandalay Drive

Frankfort, KY 40601

The job code for the second opening is 4826, Position #30000926. .

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