Division : OPEN
Section : Continuous Recruitment ONLY
Job Openings: none
Job Opening Date: 01/13/2013
Job Closing Date: 03/31/2013
Salary: $31,000 MINIMUM Annual
Duties & Responsibilities
ALTHOUGH WE DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT VACANCY, WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR PARALEGAL POOL. Duties include, but are not limited to; providing administrative, litigation & research support to attorneys; including,but not limited to: researching/drafting legal documents; preparing discovery responses; filing other legal documents & court papers; assisting with investigations by obtaining additional information of evidence from clients and witnesses; serving as communication liaison between the division and respondents, attorneys, courts and clients; preparing cases for hearings by organizing files, interviewing and subpoenaing witnesses, and preparing evidence exhibits; performing legal research, including analyzing rules, regulations, case law, and statutory law; maintaining records on the status & deadlines associated with div. cases; attending/assisting attorney with hearings & client meetings.
Minimum Training & Experience
Minimum Qualifications: A Paralegal Certificate which includes a minimum of 60 semester hours, or its equivalent, at a postsecondary level of education (e.g. Associates in Paralegal Studies); OR A minimum of 60 semester hours, or its equivalent, of college credits from an accredited college or university AND a paralegal diploma/certificate AND one (1) year of paralegal experience; OR A minimum 60 semester hours, or its equivalent, of college credits from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of paralegal experience; OR an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year of paralegal experience. The paralegal program's coursework and total credit hours must be closely related to those recommended by the American Bar Association (ABA). Ability to type. Preferred Qualifications: ABA Paralegal Certification and paralegal experience.
In addition to a resume, applicants must complete and submit a DEPARTMENT OF LAW (General) application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms ALONG with a copy of official college transcript(s) and a copy of the paralegal certificate AND program transcipt. Please mail your completed application & transcript(s) to: the address below, Attn: Wanda K. Brown, Director of Human Resources. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. Salary is commensurate with experience. Only those persons meeting the minimum qualifications of the job will be contacted for a phone interview. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume, transcripts and a Department of Law application to:
Human Resources Director
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
You will find the 'general' application under 'Careers', click applications
The Office of THE ATTORNEY GENERAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION WRITE OR CALL
Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
If you wish to obtain a copy of this in an alternate form, please call:
(404) 657-7313(V.), (404) 657-9993(TDD)