Recruitment Number 13-003SH , Attorney (Program) I , SR-24, O'ahu.
Summary of Duties:
Performs specialized legal duties limited in scope to a particular program. Provides legal advice and counsel to program administrators, staff, support and professional contract positions, and others involved in assisting the program meet applicable statutory mandates.
A position in this class analyzes and interprets legal documents to determine compliance and consistency with statutes and court rules; conducts legal research and review; prepares motions and other legal documents; engages in litigation on behalf of the program’s interests; and evaluates and modifies policies, procedures, orders and forms to ensure consistency with compliance to statutes, laws and changes affecting the program.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited school of law.
General Experience Requirement:
Two (2) years of work experience which demonstrated the satisfactory performance of duties in one or more of the following areas (or the equivalent): legal research and writing; litigation; review of and drafting of legislation; review of new laws for impact on court requirements; or development of policies and procedures, and legal forms to implement new laws.
Applicants must possess an active license to practice law in all courts of the State of Hawaii. Applicants who have an INACTIVE license may apply, however, verification of current and ACTIVE license is required upon selection.
The following information must be submitted by mail or hand-delivered to: Hawai'i State Judiciary, Department of Human Resources, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813.
You must submit a copy of your official transcripts or diploma at the time of application. If you are selected, you will need an official transcript (not a copy) indicating the completion of training or the awarding of the appropriate degree.