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LEGAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

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Government

Livingston, AL, United States

LEGAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Legal Staff

Alabama State Personnel Department

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1-1 yrs required

Full-time

No

# Legal Research Assistant
## Job Information
Legal Research Assistant is a permanent, full-time position used by various agencies throughout the state. Positions are located primarily in Montgomery. This is specialized work conducting research into legal issues arising in connection with the operation of state departments and agencies, in the preparation of basic legal documents, and in the handling of routine administrative duties.

## Salary
The salary range for Legal Research Assistant is $35, - $61,.

## Minimum Requirements
* Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
* Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
* One year of experience in legal research work

OR

* Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

## Additional Requirement
All applicants MUST attach a copy of their legal assistant certificate, paralegal certificate, or . diploma to their application. Applications received without this information will not be processed.

## Examination
The examination for Legal Research Assistant is open-competitive to all applicants. An evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on the application will comprise 100% of the applicant’s final score for the open-competitive register.

## How to Apply
Applicants must complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Applications must be submitted by mail or by fax. Applications will be accepted until further notice. The State Personnel Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions.

## Exam Security
Except for pretest information provided by State Personnel to all applicants, applicants should not directly or indirectly obtain information about examinations. If applicants do, the State Personnel Director may do several things. One, applicants may not be given an examination. Two, applicants may be disqualified after an examination. Three, applicant’s name may be removed from a register. Or four, applicant’s name may not be certified from the register. (Rules of the State Personnel Board, Chapter 670-x-9). According to the Code of Alabama, 36-26-47, a willful violation of exam security is a misdemeanor. Any person who is convicted of this type of misdemeanor will be ineligible for appointment to or employment in a position in State service for a period of five years and, if the person is an officer or employee of the State, will forfeit his or her office or position.

If applicants know of anyone who has violated this policy, they should contact the Examination Manager at the State Personnel Department.

Applicants hired by the State of Alabama on or after January 1, 2012 will be subject to the E-Verify process pursuant to Act No. 2011-535.

## Accepting College Coursework, Post-Secondary and Advanced Degrees
1. Specific college coursework required for a job classification, as well as bachelor’s, graduate, post graduate, and doctoral degrees will be accepted from schools accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) or any of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States listed below:
* Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
* Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
* Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
* Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
* New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
* Western Association of Schools and Colleges –Senior College and University Commission (WASC-SCUC)

College coursework is defined as credit hours leading to a bachelor’s degree or higher.

2. Coursework or degrees from schools that have not been accredited by one of the above accreditation associations may be accepted if a regionally accredited school* considers the coursework or degree to be an acceptable prerequisite for admission to an advanced degree program. For example, if a regionally accredited school accepts an applicant’s bachelor’s degree for admittance into a graduate degree program, State Personnel will accept the degree. In the case of required college coursework (but no degree requirement), State Personnel will accept the college coursework if a regionally accredited school accepts the coursework towards a post-secondary degree (., a bachelor’s degree). This must be documented by a letter of acceptance from the regionally accredited school. State Personnel will review such requests on a case-by-case basis.

Note: This policy is subject to change. Certain state agencies may have additional requirements.

The State of Alabama is looking for a Legal Research Assistant to join their team. This is a permanent, full-time position located primarily in Montgomery. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research into legal issues arising in connection with the operation of state departments and agencies, in the preparation of basic legal documents, and in the handling of routine administrative duties.

The salary range for the position is $35, - $61,.

In order to be considered for the position, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

* Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
* Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
* One year of experience in legal research work

OR

* Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

In addition, all applicants must attach a copy of their

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Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program OR Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

Complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Apply by mail or by fax.

Qualification and Experience Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program OR Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

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# Legal Research Assistant
## Job Information
Legal Research Assistant is a permanent, full-time position used by various agencies throughout the state. Positions are located primarily in Montgomery. This is specialized work conducting research into legal issues arising in connection with the operation of state departments and agencies, in the preparation of basic legal documents, and in the handling of routine administrative duties.

## Salary
The salary range for Legal Research Assistant is $35, - $61,.

## Minimum Requirements
* Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
* Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
* One year of experience in legal research work

OR

* Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

## Additional Requirement
All applicants MUST attach a copy of their legal assistant certificate, paralegal certificate, or . diploma to their application. Applications received without this information will not be processed.

## Examination
The examination for Legal Research Assistant is open-competitive to all applicants. An evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on the application will comprise 100% of the applicant’s final score for the open-competitive register.

## How to Apply
Applicants must complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Applications must be submitted by mail or by fax. Applications will be accepted until further notice. The State Personnel Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions.

## Exam Security
Except for pretest information provided by State Personnel to all applicants, applicants should not directly or indirectly obtain information about examinations. If applicants do, the State Personnel Director may do several things. One, applicants may not be given an examination. Two, applicants may be disqualified after an examination. Three, applicant’s name may be removed from a register. Or four, applicant’s name may not be certified from the register. (Rules of the State Personnel Board, Chapter 670-x-9). According to the Code of Alabama, 36-26-47, a willful violation of exam security is a misdemeanor. Any person who is convicted of this type of misdemeanor will be ineligible for appointment to or employment in a position in State service for a period of five years and, if the person is an officer or employee of the State, will forfeit his or her office or position.

If applicants know of anyone who has violated this policy, they should contact the Examination Manager at the State Personnel Department.

Applicants hired by the State of Alabama on or after January 1, 2012 will be subject to the E-Verify process pursuant to Act No. 2011-535.

## Accepting College Coursework, Post-Secondary and Advanced Degrees
1. Specific college coursework required for a job classification, as well as bachelor’s, graduate, post graduate, and doctoral degrees will be accepted from schools accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) or any of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States listed below:
* Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
* Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
* Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
* Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
* New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
* Western Association of Schools and Colleges –Senior College and University Commission (WASC-SCUC)

College coursework is defined as credit hours leading to a bachelor’s degree or higher.

2. Coursework or degrees from schools that have not been accredited by one of the above accreditation associations may be accepted if a regionally accredited school* considers the coursework or degree to be an acceptable prerequisite for admission to an advanced degree program. For example, if a regionally accredited school accepts an applicant’s bachelor’s degree for admittance into a graduate degree program, State Personnel will accept the degree. In the case of required college coursework (but no degree requirement), State Personnel will accept the college coursework if a regionally accredited school accepts the coursework towards a post-secondary degree (., a bachelor’s degree). This must be documented by a letter of acceptance from the regionally accredited school. State Personnel will review such requests on a case-by-case basis.

Note: This policy is subject to change. Certain state agencies may have additional requirements.

The State of Alabama is looking for a Legal Research Assistant to join their team. This is a permanent, full-time position located primarily in Montgomery. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research into legal issues arising in connection with the operation of state departments and agencies, in the preparation of basic legal documents, and in the handling of routine administrative duties.

The salary range for the position is $35, - $61,.

In order to be considered for the position, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

* Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program
* Possession of a legal assistant or paralegal certificate
* One year of experience in legal research work

OR

* Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

In addition, all applicants must attach a copy of their



Qualification and Experience

Graduation from an accredited* legal assistant or paralegal program OR Graduation from a recognized school of law and eligibility to be admitted to the Alabama State Bar Examination

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 35093 to 61661 Annually

Additional info

Complete an Application for Examination Form available at , the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office. Apply by mail or by fax.

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