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Municipal Court Associate Judge - City Administration

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City of Columbia, South Carolina

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USD 30867

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Columbia, SC

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Dec 06,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Municipal Court Associate Judge - City Administration The candidate conducts hearings and adjudicates cases in civil, criminal and traffic court, and performs related administrative and judicial work as required. Works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation, reporting progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings. Functions: Conducts preliminary hearings to determine whether there is reasonable and probable cause to hold defendant for further proceedings or trial; Issues warrants; Adjudicates civil, criminal, and traffic cases; conducts bench and jury trials; Presides over bond court; Rules on motions and draft orders; Conducts legal research as necessary; Files required reports with the S.C. Court Administration and other officials as necessary; Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance regarding areas of responsibility; Performs duties of Administrative Judge and other Associate Judges as required in their absences; Attends training, seminars, workshops, etc., as required to maintain job knowledge and skills; and Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate shold Juris doctorate degree. Must have 5 years of prior experience as a practicing attorney. Should be licensed to practice law in South Carolina and a member in good standing with the South Carolina Bar. Criminal and/or courtroom experience a plus. Experience with city ordinances a plus. Bilingual (Spanish) speaking ability a plus.

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