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Assistant General Counsel JS

Company name

District of Columbia Courts.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 14,2018

Posted on

Feb 12,2018


USD 96970 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Washington, DC
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Assistant General Counsel, JS 13 The candidate will serve as an authority on matters pertaining to personnel policies, and employee conduct, performance and benefits. Represent the D.C. Courts in administrative and judicial proceedings, when necessary. Serve as liaison between D.C. Courts and the D.C. Office of the Attorney General with respect to its representation of the D.C. Courts and D.C. Courts' employees in local or federal judicial proceedings. Respond to oral and written requests for legal review, advice and recommendations from judicial officers and management officials on matters relating to court administration, appropriations, judicial procedures, procurement, personnel rights and benefits. Obtain guidance from the Government Accountability Office, the Office of Personnel Management, the Department of the Treasury, the Office of Management and Budget, and other agencies with respect to court issues. The subject matter of inquiries covers the full range of substantive and administrative issues affecting the operations of the D.C. Courts. Advise on questions of law and administrative policy involved in the operations of the D.C. Courts and its contacts with other agencies, private organizations, and the general public. Serve as liaison between the D.C. Courts and various federal and District of Columbia agencies concerning issues involving the D.C. Courts' responsibilities to the public and its employees. Research and prepare memoranda of law concerning the correct court procedures to follow in order to comply with statutory provisions, rules, policies and court decisions. Identify areas where operations or conduct of personnel might be incompatible with statutes or regulations and propose appropriate remedies. Draft proposed policies and procedures for the D.C. Courts and analyze existing policies and procedures for possible legal ramifications. Serve as a legal advisor to various D.C. Courtscommittees, as assigned. Traveling is required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have the following qualifications: Should have a Law Degree and an active membership in the District of Columbia Unified Bar is required. Must have 3+ years of post-law school legal experience, with at least one year of litigation experience. A working knowledge of the particular methods of Superior Court practice within the various divisions of the Court is preferred.

Application deadline: 01/14/2019.

Additional info

Announcement number: OGC-2018-0001. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
District of Columbia Courts.
Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-879-0496

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