Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $60,000.00 - $83,000.00 gross per year
  • Cheyenne

Description

Description and Functions


Legal Resources Coordinator - Wyoming Supreme Court - Cheyenne


Open Until Filled


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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


The Legal Resources Coordinator will be responsible for assisting General Counsel with a variety of legal projects and initiatives affecting the Judicial Branch, including the implementation of court automation projects. The Legal Resources Coordinator will also perform administrative and senior-level support duties as assigned by the General Counsel in the operation of the Legal Division of the Administrative Office of the Courts. This position requires a minimum of forty hours per week and will require some travel.

Recruitment Contact: Becky Craig (307) 777-7678


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES (The listed duties and responsibilities are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed):


- Assist in staffing various committees and sub-committees;
- Assist in legal research related to legal and technical questions and requests from members of the Judicial Branch;
- Develop proficiency in use of court automation systems, including electronic filing;
- Assist in research and development of court rules;
- Assist in preparation and drafting of Judicial Branch contracts;
- Assist in research projects for the Judicial Branch;
- Perform technical, specialized, complex and difficult office administrative work;
- Use of independent judgment and organizational skills;
- Facilitate meetings;
- Assist in statistical analysis;
- Provide copy editing to Legal Division as needed;
- Provide coverage for library circulation desk daily;
- Assist in library duties, including filing and responding to requests for information;
- Assist with Judicial Learning Center tours; and
- Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:


- Knowledge of planning, managing and implementing multiple projects;
- Knowledge of Wyoming's court system;
- Knowledge in use of information technology systems and interest in becoming proficient in using case management and other court technology systems;
- Skill in legal research;
- Skill in organizing issues, ideas, and legal principles in clear and concise oral and written presentations;
- Familiarity with statutes and court rules;
- Skill in organizing and prioritizing multiple tasks;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills;
- Computer application skills or interest in becoming proficient in use of court automation applications;
- Excellent research and writing skills;
- Excellent time management skills;
- Ability to develop, plan and implement projects;
- Ability to adapt and take on additional responsibilities and tasks as needed;
- Ability to work well with co-workers and the public;
- Ability to attend work on a regular basis, including arriving to work on time;
- Ability to use standard office equipment;
- Ability to stand and/or walk for a period of time;
- Ability to read printed materials and computer screens;
- Ability to communicate in person or over the phone; and
- Ability to travel.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education:
Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA-accredited law school;

OR

Experience:
Five years' experience as a legal secretary, paralegal or court clerk

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
None


Necessary Special Requirements

NOTES:


- Employment is "At Will."
- The successful candidate may be required to undergo a criminal background check requiring fingerprinting.
- State benefits provided in addition to salary.


Supplemental Information

HOW TO APPLY:


A Judicial Branch Application Form is available at https://www.courts.state.wy.us/court-administration/careers/ . A fully completed application along with a resume must be mailed, emailed or delivered to:

Wyoming Supreme Court
Attn: Cierra Hipszky
2301 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002

or electronically to Cierra Hipszky at chipszky@courts.state.wy.us .


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 receive 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 a 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.

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