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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 11:19 AM

This job opportunity is being posted simultaneously with the Assistant Deputy Court Administrator posting. Both positions will work jointly within the Administrative Office of the District Court Department. If you wish to be considered for both positions, you must complete an online application for both job postings. This position is designated as management position and is covered by the Trial Court Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual.The Trial Court is committed to: the fair and impartial administration of justice;protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment;efficient, effective and accountable resolution of disputes;prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professionals utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.As a gateway to justice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the District Court is dedicated to the administration of justice in a fair, impartial and timely manner in accordance with the rule of law. In fulfilling this role, the District Court shall provide the communities it serves with an environment that is safe, accessible and respectful to all. The District Court shall conduct its business with integrity, competence and a commitment to excellence in order to promote public trust and confidence in the judicial system. ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE:within the Administrative Office of the District Court, the Deputy Legal Counsel provides advice on legal matters, researches legal questions, writes memoranda, develops court procedures and rules, analyzes legal and administrative issues, drafts regulations and proposed legislation, prepares and presents trainings, manages litigation involving the District Court Department. The Administrative Office of the District Court (AODC) provides administrative and legal support to Justices, Clerk:Magistrates, and employees of the District Court, under the direction of the Chief Justice of the District Court. SUPERVISION RECEIVED:The Deputy Legal Counsel reports jointly to the Legal Counsel and the Deputy Court Administrator of the District Court Department.The Deputy Legal Counsel provides legal support to the Justices, Clerk:Magistrates, and employees of the District Court Department, as well as to the Administrative Office of the District Court on cases and all law:related matters in the District Court; Conducts special research projects as necessary; legal expertise and clear and concise communication skills are essential in fulfilling this role; Interprets and applies court rules, standing orders, statutes, directives, and policies related to matters within the District Court; Prepares or assists in the preparation of legal bulletins, memoranda, draft rules, and uniform practices; Responds to inquiries and requests from Justices, Clerk:Magistrates, court employees, attorneys, and the public concerning legal aspects of the District Court; Develops and assists in the development of training materials and presents training for Justices, Clerk:Magistrates, and other employees of the District Court; Makes recommendations as to policy and procedure on a variety of District Court related matters; Provides legal advice to judges and other court personnel on all law:related matters in the District Court; Represents the District Court and acts as professional staff to Trial Court committees, task forces and working groups as assigned by the Legal Counsel or Deputy Court Administrator of the District Court ; Serves as the liaison between the District Court Department and state agencies and community resources dealing with matters within the jurisdiction of the District Court as assigned; and Performs other related duties as required.Ethics and ValuesCommunicates and demonstrates the ethics and values of the Trial Court.MissionUnderstands, upholds, and communicates the Trial Court and District Court missions.Applied KnowledgeDemonstrat


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