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Ohio Hiring Management System State of Ohio Government Jobs

Job Title: Staff Attorney (Attorney I)

PN: SCO-2014-TBD2

Agency:  Supreme Court of Ohio

Opening Date: Mon. 11/03/14

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

State Salary Range: $0.00 / Hour

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Exempt

Location: Franklin County, Ohio

Promotional Bid  unclassified position (may include promotion, transfer or demotion)

Pay Range  The starting salary will be in the sixties, commensurate with experience. 

Job Location  Franklin, County, Ohio 

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications & Position Specific Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Applications that do not indicate this, will not be given consideration.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not include your Social Security Number (SSN) with your on-line application and/or documentation. If attaching a document that contains your SSN, please redact (black out) SSN before attaching it to your application.
The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability or military status in employment or the provision of services.
When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at the time he/she is contacted so that proper arrangements can be made for the interview.

Job Duties:

Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and an active Ohio law license in good standing or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.  At all times during employment with the Supreme Court, must be an attorney properly admitted to the practice of law in Ohio and be in good standing.

The qualified candidate must have a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible broad based legal experience as a bar licensed attorney.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a court administration or government environment primarily performing detailed policy analysis and research and design.

Experience in drafting policies, rules, and legislation is also highly desirable.

Experience with public records policies and procedures, access to justice issues, and contract drafting preferred.  Previous litigation experience helpful.

Knowledge of the procedural operations of all levels of court preferred.

Requires strong writing skills and the ability to construct complete and concise sentences using proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Requires the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English fluently, and to use technical and legal language.

Requires substantial skills in legal research, analysis, writing, editing, and proofreading.

Requires the ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.

Requires the ability to work under pressure, discreetly handling all aspects of the job with professionalism, patience, discretion, and confidentiality.

Requires the ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Requires the ability to effectively interact and communicate with supervisor, co-workers, justices, judges, other public officials and employees, attorneys, judicial branch personnel, and the public.

Requires the ability to establish and maintain collaborative, effective working relationships with supervisors, colleagues, subordinate staff, department directors, managers, employees, public officials, state agencies, and agency liaisons.

Requires the ability to handle sensitive, face-to-face contact with the public and government officials in a composed, hospitable, and approachable manner.

Requires a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint; the Internet, and Westlaw or Lexis and other legal-research resources. Experience with Microsoft Access, SharePoint, Visio, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and project portfolio management software is a plus.

Major Worker Characteristics:

The Court seeks to recruit and retain talented individuals with a commitment to public service.

Supplemental Information:

This is an exempt unclassified position that reports to the Director of Legal & Policy Affairs and the normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Supreme Court of Ohio offers a generous compensation package which includes salaries reviewed annually for market adjustments; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; 10% employer contribution to the state retirement plan (OPERS); tuition reimbursement; flex time; and paid vacation, personal and sick time earned in the first month of employment.  The starting salary will be in the sixties, commensurate with experience.

At-Will Employment: The Supreme Court of Ohio is an at-will employer that seeks to attract, employ, and retain highly skilled and motivated individuals, attempts to maintain staff continuity for the efficiency of its operation, and desires to foster and maintain an ethical, professional, and impartial work environment. Pursuant to Adm. P. 4 (At-Will Employment), no person shall be offered or denied a position of employment with the Court, and no employee shall have the employee's employment terminated based upon political party affiliation, political activity permitted under Adm. P. 17 (Employee Code of Ethics), or other partisan considerations. Further, no employee shall have the employee's employment terminated with or without cause unless upon the concurrence of a majority of the Court.

Application Process:
To be considered for this opening, candidates must apply online at and attach all of the following. Formal consideration of interested applicants responding to this announcement will begin December 1, 2014.

1.       Complete application online
2.       Complete the supplemental questions online
3.       Upload a resume or CV
4.       Upload a cover letter
5.       Upload the names and contact information for three professional references

  In response to your application, this system will send you a confirmation email. Interviews will be scheduled as soon as practical. We will contact you if you are selected for an interview. Please do not duplicate your application and please, no phone inquiries.

The Supreme Court of Ohio is an equal employment opportunity employer that supports an alcohol and drug free, and a weapons and violence free, work environment.

Ohio Business College

Part time instructor to teach in the field of legal studies 

Responsibilities: Include examination of the learning outcome required of the students, designing the appropriate instructional events, that when experienced by the students will induce learning. 

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a positive attitude, good work ethic, professional appearance, and strong written and verbal communication skills. 

Education: Master’s Degree or J.D. and teaching preferred.  Bachelor’s Degree required. 

Email resume to  E.O.E   M/F/D/V

Jan Sedely, M. Ed.
Director of Education
Ohio Business College
5095 Waterford Drive
Sheffield Village, OH 44035

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