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LEGAL ASSISTANT

COURT COMMISSIONERS

SUPREME COURT

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has a half-time, unclassified Legal Assistant vacancy in the Supreme Court Commissioners' office. The position will require four hours of work per day Monday through Friday in Downtown Madison.

LOCATION:

Madison, WI

SALARY:

Competitive salary commesurate with experience and excellent state benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide support and legal secretarial services to the Supreme Court Commissioners.

Typing, editing, formatting, proofreading, and finalizing legal memoranda, orders, and other legal documents.

Transcribe dictation and prepare, proofread and edit legal documents and correspondence.

Assist with communication activities and establish and maintain database and filing systems..

QUALIFICATIONS: Required:

(1) A record of successful experience in increasingly responsible administrative support roles involving multiple and complex tasks, independent judgment and discretion with confidential information. (2) Courses and/or experience in legal secretarial or administrative support in a legal/court setting. (3) Strong written and verbal communication skills, including a solid command of written English language and grammar. (4) Outstanding word processing, proofreading and editing skills. (5) Exacting attention to detail. (6) Basic knowledge of the Wisconsin legal system, including legal terminology, citation forms, and rudiments of legal research. (7) Ability to organize, prioritize and work independently. (8) Strong time management skills and ability to triage multiple projects for different supervisors. (9) Ability to work well in a collaborative environment.

TO APPLY:

Please go to our website http://www.wicourts.gov/courts/employment/apply.htm and 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 Assistant (#18-1481)

. If you are unable to apply online please send application materials to human.resources@wicourts.gov or send to: Human Resources, 110 East Main Street Suite 430, Madison, WI 53703-3356, (608) 266-3501 or FAX (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 Thursday September 7, 2017.

The Wisconsin Court System will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants when requested. For additional information on the court system, visit our Web site at www.wicourts.gov

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110 East Main Street, Madison, WI

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