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LEGAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

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Government

Demopolis, AL, United States

LEGAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Legal Staff

Alabama State Personnel Department

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1-1 yrs required

Full-time

No

## Legal Research Assistant – 11503

**Salary**: $35, - $61,

**Announcement Date**: February 19, 2014

**Revised Date**: September 14, 2022

### Minimum Requirements

- Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
- Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
- One year of experience in legal research work
- OR Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

### Additional Requirements

All applicants MUST attach a copy of their legal assistant certificate, paralegal certificate, or . diploma to their application. Applications received without this information will not be processed.

### Examination

- Open-Competitive to all applicants
- An evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on the application will comprise 100% of the applicant’s final score for the open-competitive register.

### How to Apply

- Complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office.
- Apply by mail or by , a willful violation of exam security is a misdemeanor. Any person who is convicted of this type of misdemeanor will be ineligible for appointment to or employment in a position in State service for a period of five years and, if the person is an officer or employee of the State, will forfeit their office or position.

If applicants know of anyone who has violated this policy, they should contact the Examination Manager at the State Personnel Department.

### E-Verify

Applicants hired by the State of Alabama on or after January 1, 2012 will be subject to the E-Verify process pursuant to Act No. 2011-535.

### Accepting College Coursework, Post-Secondary and Advanced Degrees

1. Specific college coursework required for a job classification, as well as bachelor’s, graduate, post graduate, and doctoral degrees will be accepted from schools accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) or any of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States:
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
- Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
- Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
- Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
- New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges –Senior College and University Commission (WASC-SCUC)
2. Coursework or degrees from schools that have not been accredited by one of the above accreditation associations may be accepted if a regionally accredited school* considers the coursework or degree to be an acceptable prerequisite for admission to an advanced degree program. For example, if a regionally accredited school accepts an applicant’s bachelor’s degree for admittance into a graduate degree program, State Personnel will accept the degree. In the case of required college coursework (but no degree requirement), State Personnel will accept the college coursework if a regionally accredited school accepts the coursework towards a post-secondary degree (., a bachelor’s degree). This must be documented by a letter of acceptance from the regionally accredited school. State Personnel will review such requests on a case-by-case basis.

Note: This policy is subject to change. Certain state agencies may have additional requirements.

Organization is now accepting applications for the position of Legal Research Assistant – 11503. This is a permanent, full-time position used by various agencies throughout the state, primarily located in Montgomery. This position offers a salary range of $35, - $61,.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

- Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
- Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
- One year of experience in legal research work
- OR Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

Additionally, all applicants must attach a copy of their legal assistant certificate, paralegal certificate, or . diploma to their application. Applications received without this information will not be processed. The exam for this position is open-competitive to all applicants, and the evaluation of training and experience as shown on the application will comprise 100% of the applicant’s final score.

Applicants should complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Applications can be sent by mail or fax, and will be accepted until further notice. The State Personnel Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due

Legal research, basic legal documents, handling of routine administrative duties

Bachelor's degree or higher

Complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Apply by mail or by fax.

Qualification and Experience Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program, Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate, Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

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Full-time

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## Legal Research Assistant – 11503

**Salary**: $35, - $61,

**Announcement Date**: February 19, 2014

**Revised Date**: September 14, 2022

### Minimum Requirements

- Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
- Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
- One year of experience in legal research work
- OR Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

### Additional Requirements

All applicants MUST attach a copy of their legal assistant certificate, paralegal certificate, or . diploma to their application. Applications received without this information will not be processed.

### Examination

- Open-Competitive to all applicants
- An evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on the application will comprise 100% of the applicant’s final score for the open-competitive register.

### How to Apply

- Complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office.
- Apply by mail or by , a willful violation of exam security is a misdemeanor. Any person who is convicted of this type of misdemeanor will be ineligible for appointment to or employment in a position in State service for a period of five years and, if the person is an officer or employee of the State, will forfeit their office or position.

If applicants know of anyone who has violated this policy, they should contact the Examination Manager at the State Personnel Department.

### E-Verify

Applicants hired by the State of Alabama on or after January 1, 2012 will be subject to the E-Verify process pursuant to Act No. 2011-535.

### Accepting College Coursework, Post-Secondary and Advanced Degrees

1. Specific college coursework required for a job classification, as well as bachelor’s, graduate, post graduate, and doctoral degrees will be accepted from schools accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) or any of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States:
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
- Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
- Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
- Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
- New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges –Senior College and University Commission (WASC-SCUC)
2. Coursework or degrees from schools that have not been accredited by one of the above accreditation associations may be accepted if a regionally accredited school* considers the coursework or degree to be an acceptable prerequisite for admission to an advanced degree program. For example, if a regionally accredited school accepts an applicant’s bachelor’s degree for admittance into a graduate degree program, State Personnel will accept the degree. In the case of required college coursework (but no degree requirement), State Personnel will accept the college coursework if a regionally accredited school accepts the coursework towards a post-secondary degree (., a bachelor’s degree). This must be documented by a letter of acceptance from the regionally accredited school. State Personnel will review such requests on a case-by-case basis.

Note: This policy is subject to change. Certain state agencies may have additional requirements.

Organization is now accepting applications for the position of Legal Research Assistant – 11503. This is a permanent, full-time position used by various agencies throughout the state, primarily located in Montgomery. This position offers a salary range of $35, - $61,.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

- Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
- Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
- One year of experience in legal research work
- OR Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

Additionally, all applicants must attach a copy of their legal assistant certificate, paralegal certificate, or . diploma to their application. Applications received without this information will not be processed. The exam for this position is open-competitive to all applicants, and the evaluation of training and experience as shown on the application will comprise 100% of the applicant’s final score.

Applicants should complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Applications can be sent by mail or fax, and will be accepted until further notice. The State Personnel Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due



Qualification and Experience

Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program, Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate, Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

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USD 35092 to 61660 Annually

Additional info

Complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Apply by mail or by fax.

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