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Trial Assistant, prov (Law)

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Trial Assistant, prov (Law)
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 11/30/17 05:00PM
Price: N/A
Salary: $32,049 - $40,646 annually

Description of Duties

This position, in the Children's Services Unit of the Department of Law, is responsible for assisting attorneys in all aspects of child protective proceedings and trials, including pre- and post-trial preparation, investigation and the appellate process.  The employee assumes direct responsibility for selected legal matters.  The Trial Assistant reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a Deputy County Attorney or higher level staff member.  Supervision is not a characteristic of this class.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus:

(A)  Satisfactory completion of an accredited paralegal training and instructional program and possession of a certification of completion, plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in drafting and composing legal documents in a law office setting; OR,

(B)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree plus completion of at least one (1) year post graduate education in law; OR,

(C)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree, plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as defined in (A) above; OR,

(D)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree, plus three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time experience as defined in (A) above; OR,

(E)  Five (5) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as defined in (A) above; OR,

(F)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) above.

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