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Associate Legal Counsel

Company name

Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts

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Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Sep 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 45000 to 55000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Franklin, KY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Associate Legal Counsel
The candidate will be responsible to work under the guidance and direct administrative supervision of the deputy general counsel and senior legal counsel. Conduct detailed research and analysis and prepare legal memoranda and advisory opinions on a wide variety of issues related to the business of the kcoj. Assist in the development and/or review of: aoc standard operating procedures and departmental policies, guidelines, and best practices; administrative procedures of the court of justice (aps) and other rules of court; aoc departmental manuals; aoc court forms; kcoj and aoc publications; and local rules of court upon request from the office of chief justice. Review proposed and enacted legislation each session to assess the impact on kcoj/aoc programs and services, and on kcoj/aoc court forms. Assist the kcoj/aoc with the implementation of new and revised legislation affecting court services and programs. Assist in the drafting and review of contracts. Advise on issues arising from litigation filed against the kcoj/aoc and its elected officials and personnel. Assist the governmental affairs liaison with responses to open records requests. Represent the kcoj/aoc on, or provide staff support to, various work groups, committees, and commissions. Remain current on national court administration issues and legal developments affecting the kcoj. Prepare and give oral presentations and trainings on legal subjects affecting the kcoj/aoc at conferences and workshops. Maintain professional working relationships with co-workers, kcoj officials and their staff, and aoc management and staff. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have an Advanced degree - graduate of an accredited law school. At least 1 year of experience as a licensed attorney in the practice of law is necessary. Must be a licensed attorney and a member in good standing with the ky. bar association. Working knowledge of the procedural operations of all levels of court is critical. Excellent legal research, analysis, writing, oral communication, and computer skills are required.
Deadline : 09/16/2019

Additional info

Post ID : 5579

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts
100 Millcreek Park
Frankfort, KY 40601

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