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Litigation - Appellate Attorney in San Jose, CA

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Company name

California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - Appellate

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


San Jose, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 05,2018

Posted on

Mar 29,2018

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Clerk/Executive Officer The candidate develops, implements and, as necessary, modifies administrative and operational programs and court-wide policies and procedures. Directs, supervises, plans, organizes, administers, reviews, and evaluates the work of staff, directly or through subordinate supervisors. Directs the selection, training, professional development, and discipline of staff, directly or through subordinate supervisors. Develops and, as necessary, revises personnel policies; ensures the provision of a full range of human resource services; develops a consistent system of employee performance appraisals. Develops, administers, and monitors the court’s budget. Develops and maintains measurements of Court case management and projects workload trends with statistics gathered through automated systems. Develops and implements plans for the Court’s outreach efforts, including planning special oral argument sessions and coordinating events with various bar associations, law schools and visiting groups. Coordinates facility and space planning. Manages the procurement of supplies and equipment for the Court. Represents the Court in contract negotiations as needed and supervises contract performance. Coordinates court security services and procures security materials and training. Oversees information technology systems and programs, including e-filing and innovations that employ technology to reduce costs and enhance the efficiency of court programs. Administers a variety of business services support including telephone systems, fax capability, and mail and duplicating services. Represents the Court in providing information to persons and entities inside and outside the judicial branch, including the executive and legislative branches, on issues pertaining to the Court and its functions. Attends meetings or conferences outside normal working hours, works evening and weekend hours, and travels as needed by the Court.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have bachelor’s degree, preferably in court administration or a related field, and 6+ years of court management experience, including 2+ years of increasingly responsible management experience. A law degree may be substituted for 2+ years of experience is needed. Or, 2+ years as an Assistant Clerk/Executive Officer or Clerk of the Court. Thorough knowledge of management practices and administrative processes is preferred.

Deadline: April 30, 2018.

Additional info

Job ID: 4663

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District.
333 W. Santa Clara Street, Suite 1060
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 415-865-4272