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ProfileStaff Attorney Criminal Specialist
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Graduation from an Accredited Law School. Membership in the Massachusetts Bar. 3+ years of legal experience in the field of criminal law after law school graduation. Previous writing and editing experience are preferred. Superior research and writing skills. Understanding of legal research, preparing legal memoranda and other documents, contributing to the development and implementation of court rules and policies. Commitment to continuously improve himself or herself through professional development. Working knowledge of Trial Court and Appellate Court jurisdiction and procedure. Thorough knowledge of criminal law, including statutes, guidelines, case law, terminology, and rules of procedure. Ability to assist in drafting and editing legal documents pursuant to technical and substantive guidelines. Ability to analyze, appraise, and organize facts and precedents. Ability to organize research material and to work independently without direct supervision. Ability to meet deadlines. Ability to communicate clearly and precisely, verbally and in writing. Ability to work well with others, including judges, law clerks, and staff.
Note: Staff attorneys are not permitted to engage in the practice of law.
Req. #: 493082
Appeals Court of Massachusetts
John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square
Boston, MA 2108