Trial Assistant

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No.: OC-67658 Name: Trial Assistant
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 04/14/20 05:00PM
Exam Date: 06/13/20 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $33,595 - $42,607 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for assisting attorneys in all aspects of child protective or criminal proceedings and trials and, depending on the assignment, can include pre-trial and post-trial preparation, investigation and the appellate process.  The employee assumes direct responsibility for selected legal matters.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Deputy County Attorney, Public Defender Assistant Grade II or other higher level staff member. 

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 it’s 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 it’s part-time equivalent* experience as defined in (A) above; OR,

(E)        Five (5) years paid full-time or it’s 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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