Staff Attorney - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Staff Attorney will conduct and/or assist with all phases of legal advocacy for individuals and classes of persons including research, preparation of documents, interviewing and counseling, negotiations and appearing before administrative tribunals and courts at the trial and appellate level. The incumbent will make presentations to consumers and the public concerning legal rights and remedies. The incumbent will assist in the supervision of students from other disciplines.

Additional Department Summary:

The Staff Attorney will provide legal advice and assistance to clinical program clients.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctor and licensed to practice law in Alabama OR must become a member of the Alabama Bar within one year of the date of hire. Admitted or eligible for admission to practice before all federal courts whose jurisdictions encompass Alabama. Ability to manage a caseload, including litigation at all levels of state and federal courts. Effective writing and oral skills commensurate with serving capably as an attorney. Knowledge of standard software applications. In-state travel required. Valid U.S. driver's license required.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate with JD, admitted to the Alabama Bar and eligible to practice before all state and federal courts whose jurisdictions encompass Alabama, having at least 4 years of practice or relevant experience.

Pay Grade/Pay Range:

Based on Qualifications This is a one-year position with the possibility, but not guarantee, of renewal.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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