Legal Analyst - posted 1/29/19

Legal Analyst - posted 1/29/19

Company Name: 
Office of the State Public Defender
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Sacraemento
CA
Salary Range: 
$4,344.00-$5,602.00
Job Summary: 

Under the general supervision of the Caseworker Supervisor (Staff Services Manager I) and the direct supervision of an OSPD Attorney, the Legal Analyst provides paralegal support in death penalty appeals and in habeas corpus proceedings* pending in the California Supreme Court. Assists with reviewing, indexing, and summarizing case transcripts for completeness and accuracy of the record on appeal; assist with drafting documents such as letters, motions for extension of time, and status reports according to attorney specifications; serving as a liaison between the attorney and the courts; reviewing court files and trial exhibits at the superior courts for accuracy and completeness of the record; summarizing testimony and other documents; preservation of documents; conducting legal research regarding defined legal questions identified by the attorney and drafting memorandums for attorney review; attending and participating in Moot Court Oral Arguments; and preparing attorneys for court hearings and arguments. May attend superior court hearings with an attorney as needed. Travel is required.

Requirements or Qualifications: 
Experience: Two years of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Legal Assistant. (Applicants who are within six months of satisfying the experience requirement for this class will be admitted to the examination, but they must fully meet the experience requirement before being eligible for appointment.) and Education: Successful completion of six semester units of paralegal or undergraduate legal courses, with at least three units of which must be in legal research. (Candidates who have completed three semester units of paralegal course work necessary to fulfill the education requirements will be admitted to the examination, but they must submit evidence of completion of the required six units before they can be considered for appointment.) Or II Experience: Two years of experience performing paralegal duties in a law firm, corporate law office, governmental or public law office, nonprofit organization, educational institution, court, or other entity under the direction and supervision of a licensed attorney or judicial officer. and Education: Twelve semester units in a legal or paralegal curriculum or equivalent to graduation from college.
Application Process: 
https://bit.ly/2FVfqmK
Selection Criteria: 
Legal Analyst
Application Due Date: 
February 03 2019
Additional Information: 
Applications must be submitted through CalCareers at www.CalCareers.ca.gov