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Law Clerk

  • ... Madisonville, Kentucky, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 50004 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Law Clerk   

JOB TITLE:

Law Clerk

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Madisonville Kentucky United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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3/22/2024 (8:00 PM EDT)
req59450
Law Clerk
Pay Grade
14
Salary
$50,004.
00 Annually
Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME | ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.
5 HR/WK
Click here for more details on state employment.
Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Public Advocacy
Location
1079 Thornberry Dr
Madisonville, KY 42431 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 Madisonville 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 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 would exhibit exceptional planning/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 Amie J Martinez at amie.
martinez@ky.
gov or 833-254-2468.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

50004 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710393702-3b0dd916321bbc079f5ccc0d75769fbb

LOCATION:

Kentucky United States

CITY:

Madisonville

Job Origin:

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Advertisement Closes
3/22/2024 (8:00 PM EDT)
req59450
Law Clerk
Pay Grade
14
Salary
$50,004.00 Annually
Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME | ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK
Click here for more details on state employment.
Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Public Advocacy
Location
1079 Thornberry Dr
Madisonville, KY 42431 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 Madisonville 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 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 would exhibit exceptional planning/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 Amie J Martinez at amie.martinez@ky.gov or 833-254-2468.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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