The Arizona Court of Appeals Division One is accepting applications for a criminal position on its central legal staff. Duties include researching and writing legal memoranda and draft decisions regarding criminal appeals and petitions for post-conviction relief.
This is a Regular, Full-time, exempt level position. This position is open for internal and external recruitment.
Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Arizona with a strong academic background. The position requires excellent research and writing skills. A candidate’s work history should reflect writing and analytical ability. The court prefers candidates with at least two years of criminal or other litigation experience. Applicants should be proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook.
Please submit resume and writing sample to Barbara Vidal Vaught, Chief Staff Attorney, at email@example.com or to Arizona Court of Appeals Division One, 1501 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007.
The selection process may include an initial interview and a second-round panel interview. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview. Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview.
The Arizona Court of Appeals is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
TYPICAL HIRING SALARY RANGE:
$63,000 - $68,000 annualized, based on experience.
FIRST REVIEW DATE:
January 19, 2018
Additional Salary Information: The Court of Appeals offers an excellent benefits package with a choice of medical and dental plans and the flexibility to choose a plan that is best suited for your needs. Benefits also include a Deferred Compensation Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, life-insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, as well as required participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
In addition, our generous leave benefits allow employees from 96-200 hours of vacation annually (based on length of service), 96 hours of sick leave annually, and 10 paid holidays. Additional benefits include free covered parking, discounted bus fares, and an Employee Assistance Program.
The Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One sits in Phoenix and considers appeals emanating from eight of Arizona’s fifteen counties: Apache, Coconino, La Paz, Navajo, Maricopa, Mohave, Yavapai, and Yuma.