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Legal Advisor


  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Post Date: 6/17/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Job Level: Executive
LEGAL ADVISOR OFFICE OF COURT OPERATIONS The Director of State Courts’ Office of Court Operations has a full-time, unclassified position for a Legal Advisor to provide in-house legal research and advice for development and implementation of policies and procedures that impact Wisconsin’s circuit court operations. LOCATION: Madison, WI. SALARY: Negotiable, based upon experience and qualifications, with comprehensive state benefits. RESPONSIBILITIES: The selected individual will join a team of court operations policy and legal professionals in conducting in-depth legal, policy, and program analyses and research. Job duties include identifying issues, researching and addressing inquiries, evaluating and interpreting legal and policy information for administrative, judicial and other circuit court staff on a broad range of issues. Additional assignments include work with court system committees, assuring the circuit court’s compliance with applicable state and federal laws and drafting of petitions, procedures, administrative bulletins and other organizational communications. QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates will possess: (1) A law degree from an accredited law school; (2) A record of increasingly responsible experience in legal research and analysis; (3) Excellent oral and written communication skills including a record of effective communication experiences to a wide range of audiences; (4) Course work and/or experience in public policy management, program development and implementation. Preferred: (5) Work experience as an attorney or advanced policy analyst in a court system or related public administration setting. TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume (please combine your cover letter and resume to one document) clearly indicating your qualifications and the position title Legal Advisor (#18-1511). Please email application materials to human.resources@wicourts.gov or send to: Human Resources, 110 East Main Street Suite 430, Madison, WI 53703-3356, or FAX to (608) 261-8293. Failure to follow these procedures may result in your disqualification. DEADLINE: All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018. The Wisconsin Court System will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants when requested. For additional information visit our website at www.wicourts.gov. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY