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Personal Assistant to Career Law Clerk – Denver, Colorado
U.S. Courts, Judicial Branch
Job ID: 521078Start Date: 10/07/2021End Date: 11/01/2021
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The incumbent must be able to comprehend a wide range of legal concepts, principles, and practices and must have excellent reading, writing, and organizational skills. Further, the incumbent must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and to interact with a wide variety of people. The incumbent must possess a working knowledge and understanding of bankruptcy processes and local rules, as well as the ability to understand and summarize legal correspondence for the law clerks preparation for hearings and other work products. Finally, the incumbent must possess the ability to assist and troubleshoot computer programs including judicial calendaring systems, docket management software, email, and character recognition and document conversion tools. To qualify for the position, a person must be a high school graduate or the equivalent. To qualify for the JSP 8 grade, a person must have 2 years of general experience and 3 years of specialized experience.TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:General Experience Progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience resulting in a solid knowledge of office clerical practices such as typing, organization of filings, and computer and telephone usage. Specialized Experience Progressively responsible experience that involved duties as the principal office assistant to a supervisor managing law-related matters (such as in a legal, insurance, or real estate setting). Educational Substitutions Education in a college, university, or secretarial school of recognized standing may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the general experience on the basis of 30 semester (45 quarter) hours equals nine months of experience. A bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing may be substituted for two years of general experience. Preferably, such degree included courses in law, government, public or business administration or related fields. Education in a legal or paralegal curriculum may be substituted for a maximum of two years of specialized experience on the basis of one full academic year (30 semester or 45 quarter hours) equals one year of experience. Less than one full year of study will be credited on a pro-rata basis.
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