The Nebraska Supreme Court is currently accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Staff Attorney. This position involves highly responsible legal and administrative work. This person is an assistant to the Staff Attorney for Nebraska Supreme Court and may be delegated a wide variety of responsibilities by the Staff Attorney. Work involves legal and administrative matters related to the Supreme Court’s appellate procedures and processes, including its Clerk’s Office, and the Court’s administrative responsibilities as to the Court Administrator’s Office, Probation Administration and its general administrative authority over all Nebraska courts.
Qualifications include active membership in good standing with the Nebraska State Bar Association. Applicants must demonstrate extensive experience in legal writing, excellent oral communications skills, familiarity with Nebraska law and court procedures, experience in typing/word processing using Windows 7 and Microsoft Office/Word 2010, and proficiency in the use of computer assisted legal research such as Westlaw, Premise or Lexis.
Starting salary for this position is $53,067 - $54,394 annually based on experience, plus benefits. Starting date is negotiable. Applications, a writing sample and law school transcripts (both required), and formal resumes (optional) should be included with the application and received no later than July 12, 2013. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to complete the State application.
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