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WJB-0502-Paralegal-Wyoming Judicial Branch-Cheyenne

  • ... Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 47000 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 07, 2024       Expires on: Apr 21, 2024

WJB-0502-Paralegal-Wyoming Judicial Branch-Cheyenne   

JOB TITLE:

WJB-0502-Paralegal-Wyoming Judicial Branch-Cheyenne

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Cheyenne Wyoming United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description and Functions




Paralegal Wyoming Judicial Branch Cheyenne

Part-Time, 32 hours per week

Open Until Filled

**Application For This Position Cannot Be Accomplished On This Site.
**
Please Follow The Directions In The \"How To Apply\" Section At The Bottom Of
This Job Description.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, seeks to hire a highly organized and detail-oriented project manager to join our team.
This position provides paralegal support to the AOC Legal Division and supports the state law library.
This position will play a crucial role in assisting with legal matters, managing projects, and ensuring the efficient operation of the legal department.
This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
This position is part-time for 32 hours per week.


The AOC assists the Wyoming Judicial Branch in fulfilling its constitutional and statutory functions by providing administrative, technical, financial, payroll, auditing, and human resources support to over 300 employees.
Our goal is to provide services in an accurate, timely, efficient, and equitable manner.
Our offices are in Cheyenne, Wyoming which is home to Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Cheyenne, the capitol of Wyoming, is a growing metropolitan area that thrives on its Western heritage.


Human Resources Contact: 307-777-7629 Brenda Reedy
breedy@courts.
state.
wy.
us



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES: This position involves a variety of complex work duties.
Strict confidentiality is required.
Essential functions of this position include the following:


  • Customer Service and Collaboration

    • Communicate information and processes in a clear and timely manner.
    • Resolve problems and questions presented by coworkers and courts.
    • Ensure work is done in compliance with relevant federal and state laws.
    • Work in a team environment and establish and maintain effective and positive relationships with others.
  • Legal Support
    • Assist the Chief Legal Officer in managing and prioritizing legal matters, including contract review, Branch governance, litigation support, and regulatory compliance.
    • Conduct legal research on a wide range of topics, including case law, statutes, regulations, and court rules, to support legal analysis and decision-making.
    • Draft and review legal documents, including contracts, agreements, memoranda, rules, policies, and correspondence, under the guidance of the Chief Legal Officer.
    • Provide editing to the Legal Division as needed.
    • Manage and maintain legal department records, databases, and files, including contracts, litigation files, regulatory filings, and other documentation.
    • Provide administrative support to the Chief Legal Officer and Senior Counsel, including scheduling meetings, managing calendars, and handling correspondence and inquiries.
    • Facilitate meetings.
    • Assist in staffing various committees and sub-committees.
  • Project Management
    • Coordinate and manage legal projects, including organizing timelines, delegating tasks, and tracking progress to ensure deadlines are met.
    • Manage Branch contracts, shepherding contracts through the review and execution process and actively recommending improvements in the overall contract management process.
    • Managing contracts includes revising contracts and ensuring review by the legal team, fiscal team, State Court Administrator, and other relevant AOC staff.
  • Law Library Support
    • Assist the State Law Librarian in staffing and maintaining the state law library.
    • Work the Circulation Desk.
      Answer questions, direct patrons to material, retrieve requested material, check in and out materials as well as process material, create and update patron records to check out material, search collection for material for patron requests, and answer non-legal questions about library databases.
    • Assist with library material management including checking in new materials, creating claims with vendors when materials are not received, distributing material to courts, and researching material assumed lost.
    • Assist with Judicial Learning Center tours as needed.
  • All other duties and projects as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer.


Qualifications



PREFERENCES:


Preference may be given to Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) or Certified Paralegal (CP) applicants or those applicants with a Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

This position requires the ability to:
  • Learn Judicial Branch software applications and systems.
  • Research, evaluate, and prepare legal memoranda.
  • Organize, implement, and maintain a variety of projects and functions simultaneously.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, attorneys, other agencies, and the public.
  • Discreetly keep or use confidential information.
  • Communicate honestly and effectively.
  • Work in a team environment and establish and maintain effective and positive relationships with others.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and documentation.
This position requires skills in the following:
  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in document preparation, review, and proofreading.
  • Organizing issues, ideas, and legal principles in clear and concise oral and written presentations.
  • Organizing and prioritizing multiple tasks and managing multiple deadlines effectively.
This position involves knowledge of:
  • Legal principles, procedures, and terminology.
  • Planning, managing, and implementing multiple projects.
  • Wyomings court system.
  • Microsoft Office Suite and legal research tools, such as Westlaw or LexisNexis.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education:
Associate degree preferably in a legal field of study.


Experience:

One (1) or more years of work experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.


OR

Experience:
Three (3) or more years of experience are required without a degree.

Necessary Special Requirements



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


This position requires mobility to work in a typical office setting.
Applicant must have the ability to:
  • Use standard office equipment.
  • Sit at a desk for prolonged periods and work on a computer.
  • Stand and/or walk occasionally to frequently.
  • Read printed materials and computer screens.
  • Communicate in person, over the phone, or virtually.
  • Have contact with others and respond to external customers.
  • Lift up to 30 pounds at times.
  • Occasional travel.

NOTES:
  • Employment is at-will and subject to a background check.
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • This position is a State of Wyoming employee.
    In addition to an annual salary, employees of the Wyoming Judicial Branch receive a generous benefits package to include the State of Wyoming retirement pension plan and 457 Deferred Comp plan; affordable health insurance package including health, dental, life, vision, disability insurance, ambulance coverage, and EmployeeAssistance Program; paid annual, sick and holiday leave, and much more.

Supplemental Information



HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Branch application for consideration.

Click here to complete the application process online.
The Branch also accepts email and mail submissions.
Please use the downloadable application (Download PDF reader) and return the completed form along with a cover letter and resume to

Wyoming Supreme Court
Attn: Human Resources Manager
2301 Capitol Avenue,
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Or via email to breedy@courts.
state.
wy.
us
.


The Wyoming Judicial Branch (WJB) employment application is located on the Wyoming Judicial Branch website https://www.
courts.
state.
wy.
us/court-administration/careers/
.


Veterans: If you are a United States Armed Forces veteran or the spouse of a veteran who was married to that veteran at the time of that person's death and receives survivor benefits, to receive veteran's preference under Wyo.
Stat.
Section 19-14-102, you must complete the Veteran's Preference section of the Wyoming Judicial Branch At-Will Employment Application and attach Form DD214 to the application.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.


Working for the State of Wyoming provides employees with a range of valuable benefits and offers a fulfilling career path.
Employees enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans, ensuring their well-being and that of their families.
Additionally, the state offers multiple retirement plans, which provide financial security and stability for employees once their career in public services comes to an end.
the state recognizes the importance of personal time and offers generous paid time off and flexible arrangements, allowing employees to recharge, take care of personal matters, and maintain a healthy work-life integration.


There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming.
Beautiful country with wide-open spaces, clean air, great recreational activities, and no State income tax to mention a few!

Click here to learn more!

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

47000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710203580-e1ca9bc120fc4297494f6f1037c6624d

LOCATION:

Wyoming United States

CITY:

Cheyenne

Job Origin:

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Description and Functions




Paralegal Wyoming Judicial Branch Cheyenne

Part-Time, 32 hours per week

Open Until Filled

**Application For This Position Cannot Be Accomplished On This Site.**
Please Follow The Directions In The \"How To Apply\" Section At The Bottom Of
This Job Description.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, seeks to hire a highly organized and detail-oriented project manager to join our team. This position provides paralegal support to the AOC Legal Division and supports the state law library. This position will play a crucial role in assisting with legal matters, managing projects, and ensuring the efficient operation of the legal department. This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle confidential information with discretion. This position is part-time for 32 hours per week.


The AOC assists the Wyoming Judicial Branch in fulfilling its constitutional and statutory functions by providing administrative, technical, financial, payroll, auditing, and human resources support to over 300 employees. Our goal is to provide services in an accurate, timely, efficient, and equitable manner. Our offices are in Cheyenne, Wyoming which is home to Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. Cheyenne, the capitol of Wyoming, is a growing metropolitan area that thrives on its Western heritage.


Human Resources Contact: 307-777-7629 Brenda Reedy
breedy@courts.state.wy.us



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES: This position involves a variety of complex work duties. Strict confidentiality is required. Essential functions of this position include the following:


  • Customer Service and Collaboration

    • Communicate information and processes in a clear and timely manner.
    • Resolve problems and questions presented by coworkers and courts.
    • Ensure work is done in compliance with relevant federal and state laws.
    • Work in a team environment and establish and maintain effective and positive relationships with others.
  • Legal Support
    • Assist the Chief Legal Officer in managing and prioritizing legal matters, including contract review, Branch governance, litigation support, and regulatory compliance.
    • Conduct legal research on a wide range of topics, including case law, statutes, regulations, and court rules, to support legal analysis and decision-making.
    • Draft and review legal documents, including contracts, agreements, memoranda, rules, policies, and correspondence, under the guidance of the Chief Legal Officer.
    • Provide editing to the Legal Division as needed.
    • Manage and maintain legal department records, databases, and files, including contracts, litigation files, regulatory filings, and other documentation.
    • Provide administrative support to the Chief Legal Officer and Senior Counsel, including scheduling meetings, managing calendars, and handling correspondence and inquiries.
    • Facilitate meetings.
    • Assist in staffing various committees and sub-committees.
  • Project Management
    • Coordinate and manage legal projects, including organizing timelines, delegating tasks, and tracking progress to ensure deadlines are met.
    • Manage Branch contracts, shepherding contracts through the review and execution process and actively recommending improvements in the overall contract management process.
    • Managing contracts includes revising contracts and ensuring review by the legal team, fiscal team, State Court Administrator, and other relevant AOC staff.
  • Law Library Support
    • Assist the State Law Librarian in staffing and maintaining the state law library.
    • Work the Circulation Desk. Answer questions, direct patrons to material, retrieve requested material, check in and out materials as well as process material, create and update patron records to check out material, search collection for material for patron requests, and answer non-legal questions about library databases.
    • Assist with library material management including checking in new materials, creating claims with vendors when materials are not received, distributing material to courts, and researching material assumed lost.
    • Assist with Judicial Learning Center tours as needed.
  • All other duties and projects as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer.


Qualifications



PREFERENCES:


Preference may be given to Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) or Certified Paralegal (CP) applicants or those applicants with a Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

This position requires the ability to:
  • Learn Judicial Branch software applications and systems.
  • Research, evaluate, and prepare legal memoranda.
  • Organize, implement, and maintain a variety of projects and functions simultaneously.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, attorneys, other agencies, and the public.
  • Discreetly keep or use confidential information.
  • Communicate honestly and effectively.
  • Work in a team environment and establish and maintain effective and positive relationships with others.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and documentation.
This position requires skills in the following:
  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in document preparation, review, and proofreading.
  • Organizing issues, ideas, and legal principles in clear and concise oral and written presentations.
  • Organizing and prioritizing multiple tasks and managing multiple deadlines effectively.
This position involves knowledge of:
  • Legal principles, procedures, and terminology.
  • Planning, managing, and implementing multiple projects.
  • Wyomings court system.
  • Microsoft Office Suite and legal research tools, such as Westlaw or LexisNexis.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education:
Associate degree preferably in a legal field of study.


Experience:

One (1) or more years of work experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.


OR

Experience:
Three (3) or more years of experience are required without a degree.

Necessary Special Requirements



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


This position requires mobility to work in a typical office setting. Applicant must have the ability to:
  • Use standard office equipment.
  • Sit at a desk for prolonged periods and work on a computer.
  • Stand and/or walk occasionally to frequently.
  • Read printed materials and computer screens.
  • Communicate in person, over the phone, or virtually.
  • Have contact with others and respond to external customers.
  • Lift up to 30 pounds at times.
  • Occasional travel.

NOTES:
  • Employment is at-will and subject to a background check.
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • This position is a State of Wyoming employee. In addition to an annual salary, employees of the Wyoming Judicial Branch receive a generous benefits package to include the State of Wyoming retirement pension plan and 457 Deferred Comp plan; affordable health insurance package including health, dental, life, vision, disability insurance, ambulance coverage, and EmployeeAssistance Program; paid annual, sick and holiday leave, and much more.

Supplemental Information



HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Branch application for consideration.
Click here to complete the application process online. The Branch also accepts email and mail submissions. Please use the downloadable application (Download PDF reader) and return the completed form along with a cover letter and resume to

Wyoming Supreme Court
Attn: Human Resources Manager
2301 Capitol Avenue,
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Or via email to breedy@courts.state.wy.us.

The Wyoming Judicial Branch (WJB) employment application is located on the Wyoming Judicial Branch website https://www.courts.state.wy.us/court-administration/careers/.

Veterans: If you are a United States Armed Forces veteran or the spouse of a veteran who was married to that veteran at the time of that person's death and receives survivor benefits, to receive veteran's preference under Wyo. Stat. Section 19-14-102, you must complete the Veteran's Preference section of the Wyoming Judicial Branch At-Will Employment Application and attach Form DD214 to the application.

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.


Working for the State of Wyoming provides employees with a range of valuable benefits and offers a fulfilling career path. Employees enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans, ensuring their well-being and that of their families. Additionally, the state offers multiple retirement plans, which provide financial security and stability for employees once their career in public services comes to an end. the state recognizes the importance of personal time and offers generous paid time off and flexible arrangements, allowing employees to recharge, take care of personal matters, and maintain a healthy work-life integration.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces, clean air, great recreational activities, and no State income tax to mention a few!

Click here to learn more!

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