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Law Clerk (Interim)

Commonwealth of Kentucky
$21- $31/ hour
Posted Apr 18
Full Time
On Site
Frankfort, Kentucky

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4/22/2024 (8:00 PM EDT)

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Law Clerk (Interim)

Pay Grade 14

Salary

$20.88 - $31.33 Hourly

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | LESS THAN 9 MONTHS MAXIMUM | ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

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Hiring Agency

Education & Labor Cabinet | Office of the Secretary

Location

500 Mero Street Mayo-Underwood Bldg

Frankfort, KY 40601 USA

Description

The Education and Labor Cabinet’s mission is to educate, prepare, train, and ensure the safety of Kentucky's current and future workforces. Our goal is to create and make continuous improvements to an education and workforce system that prepares Kentuckians for the 21st century workforce, while helping businesses find the skilled workers they need to compete and create jobs in the Commonwealth.

The Office of Legal Services is seeking three interim Law Clerks for the summer.

These positions will rotate within our three divisions: Workers' Claims Legal Division, Workplace Standards Legal Division and the Unemployment Insurance and Career Development Legal Division.

This is an Interim position. An Interim position means a position established to address a one-time or recurring need of less than nine (9) months duration and exempt from the classified service under KRS 18A.115.

The Duties Include

 

  • Researches law, investigates facts, and prepares legal memoranda to assist attorneys in the Education and Labor Cabinet office of General Counsel in its three (3) legal divisions, including the Workers' Claims Legal Division, Workplace Standards Legal Division, and the Unemployment Insurance and Career Development Legal Division.
  • Assist attorneys with drafting briefs, pleadings, appeals, and review contracts.
  • Reviews Open Records requests and works with Custodian(s) of Record to draft responses and/or redact records responsive to each request for attorneys to review.
  • Attend depositions, hearings, mediations, administrative hearings, settlement meetings, and court proceedings.
  • Assists legal administrative support staff with daily tasks including receiving, reviewing and distributing mail.
  • Works with executives and management to gain understanding of how the Cabinet is organized and managed to understand the essentials behind providing excellent legal service to the Cabinet.

The Education and Labor Cabinet (ELC) participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. ELC will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that ELC has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 999-897-7781 or https://dhs.gov/e-verify

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Completion of twenty-four semester hours at an American Bar Association accredited law school.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE

Working Conditions

Incumbents working in this job title primarily perform duties in an office setting. Minimal travel may be required.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Dondra Meredith at Dondra.Meredith@ky.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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