Law Clerk job vacancy in Kentucky Department Of Corrections (La Grange, KY 40031)

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Company name : Kentucky Department Of Corrections
Location : La Grange, KY 40031
Position : Law Clerk

Description :
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Law Clerk

Pay Grade

11

Salary

$42,373.68

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Public Advocacy

Location

208 Parker Drive, Suite 1B
La Grange, KY 40031 USA

Description

The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy (DPA) is nationally recognized as a model statewide public defender system with an exceptional training and education program. Our defense teams ensure the criminal justice process is fair, results are just, and individual liberties are protected.

We are hiring a Law Clerk to assist the criminal defense team in the La Grange Trial Office. Kentucky DPA looks for individuals who have demonstrated a desire to help the most vulnerable in their communities. The ideal candidate recently completed all coursework at an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school to receive a JD degree and plans to take the next available bar exam or has recently received their license to practice law. This individual exhibits exceptional planning and organizational skills, is self-directed and comfortable working with their defense team which includes attorneys, investigators, alternative sentencing workers and office administrative staff. We seek to hire persons who understand it is a privilege to represent our clients and we do so on behalf of the people of Kentucky.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Clerks assist attorneys representing defendants by providing support such as legal research and writing.
Interviewing clients and other duties as required.
Duties are performed primarily in both office and courtroom settings.
Travel is required.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree and a minor in paralegal studies OR completion of a two-year program in paralegal studies OR completion of twenty-four semester hours at an American Bar Association accredited law school.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Experience as a paralegal or legal secretary will substitute for the required two-year paralegal studies program on a year-for-year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE

Working Conditions

Incumbents working in this job title primarily perform duties in an office setting. Minimal travel may be required.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 12 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Jessica Beard at jessica.beard@ky.gov or
833-895-0581.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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