Legal Assistant – White Collar & Commercial Enforcement Division
There is an opening for a Legal Assistant to work in the White Collar and Commercial Enforcement Division. This position will be located in Salt Lake.
The Utah Attorney General’s Office is looking for a Legal Assistant to work in the White Collar and Commercial Enforcement Division. Incumbent works under the general direction of an attorney in accordance with the ABA Rules of Professional Conduct. Incumbent possesses an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies or a Bachelors Degree in a related field. This job is distinguished from the Legal Assistant II because incumbents exercise more discretion and independent judgment and have extensive experience and highly developed skills obtained from working in a legal environment. Also, projects assigned to this job are more complex in nature and usually have a larger impact on the state or department than projects handled by lower level legal assistants. Incumbent may supervise or serve as a lead worker in providing expertise and direction to other legal assistants and/or legal secretaries. Incumbent has sufficient direct legal experience to be given moderate independence in making decisions to carry out assignments. Incumbent performs legal research and drafts memoranda of legal research results; conducts factual research and compiles information obtained from investigations; reviews case files and maintains document control, tracking and tracing; searches public and private records; drafts various routine legal documents, including: complaints, petitions, answers, motions and supporting memoranda, notices, stipulations, subpoenas, pre and post-trial statements, settlement agreements, and discovery documents such as interrogatories, requests for admissions, and request for production of documents, etc. Investigates and prepares cases to include, gathering evidence and preparing displays for trial; assisting attorneys in locating, obtaining, tracking and disseminating information and evidence.
For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 20368. The deadline for applying is November 12, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. Attorney General’s Office is an equal opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.
The following position closes November 15, 2019
Victim Coordinator – Justice Division
The Justice division currently has an opening for a Victim Coordinator. This position will be located in Murray and is open to the public.
The Victim Coordinator II is responsible to manage and directly provide services to all victims of crime in criminal cases that are investigated and/or prosecuted by the Office of the Attorney General (the OAG). Incumbents of this job may provide technical leadership to subordinate victim service employees and technical staff as funding allows. The Victim Coordinator II is responsible to assure that victim service resources are allocated and function in a manner that is responsive to the needs of victims in all OAG criminal cases and fulfill the obligation of the OAG to crime victims as articulated in the Constitution of the State of Utah as well as state law. The Victim Coordinator II makes case assignments and coordinates with directors of the various OAG criminal divisions to assure victim service needs are being met at a satisfactory level. Incumbent writes, manages, plans, controls and coordinates the federal Victim of Crime Act of 1984 Grant (VOCA). Incumbent is responsible for assessing employment and training needs and developing and implementing a plan to meet those needs. Establishes program goals, determines budge requirements; uses statistical reports and analytical tools to evaluate and manage services.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required, with at least 5 years experience as a victim’s advocate preferred. Ability to speak fluently and read in Spanish is also preferred. Some travel throughout the State of Utah will be required as well as the ability to work variable hours as necessary in their duty as victim witness coordinator.
For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 21725. The deadline for applying is November 15, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. Attorney General’s Office is an equal opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.