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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER—The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has an opening for the position of Administrative Manager to a Senior Status Federal Circuit Judge. Position Description: This position is responsible for the day-to-day management of the operations of judicial chambers and provides administrative and secretarial support to a senior status federal circuit judge. Working under the direction of the Judge, the duties include: prepare and/or edit legal documents; gather and maintain statistical data for reports; receive and review incoming and outgoing correspondence; maintain judge's calendar; arrange meetings and conferences for judge and support personnel; maintain the judge's travel itineraries and arrangements; manage chambers' case management system; assist with locating, scanning, copying, filing, and certifying documents; maintain, update, and track filed documents; organize and maintain filing systems; perform receptionist duties; transcribe dictation from judge; provide assistance to law clerks; maintain office supplies and equipment and handle routine office matters. Occasional overnight travel will be required. Qualifications: Required: A minimum of six years of progressively responsible secretarial/management experience which included responsibility to a supervisor dealing with law-related matters. Three years general clerical or secretarial experience which provided a good knowledge of office clerical practices such as filing, telephone usage, and typing. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, advanced computer and typing skills, administrative and organizational skills, and interpersonal skills. Accuracy and attention to detail in grammar, spelling, editing and proofreading. Consummate professionalism, discretion and integrity. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all office and judicial matters, work independently as needed, and possess exceptional organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities with conflicting deadlines. Skill and accuracy in transcribing dictation and data entry. Proficiency in Windows environment. Preferred: Familiarity with federal court procedures. Familiarity with a legal or court environment. Familiarity with Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office applications and the federal courts = Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF). Application Procedure: Send resume, cover letter noting the vacancy announcement number, and salary history to: Human Resources Manager, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Room 503, 100 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. Applications must be submitted in hard copy form. Applications must be received by the Human Resources Office on or before November 3, 2014. The Court will only communicate with those applicants selected for an interview. Conditions of Employment: Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Appointment to position is provisional pending suitability determination by the court based on results of fingerprint and background check. Employees are required to use Electronic Fund Transfer for payroll deposit. Benefits: For information about benefits with the federal judiciary, visit uscourts.gov/careers.aspx. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ATTORNEY—Scholten Fant has an immediate opening for a Michigan licensed attorney with five to seven years of experience in the areas of business and real estate law. We are seeking candidates with excellent writing and communication skills, as well as exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and above average technological skills. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing history and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW! THE COUNSEL & ADVOCACY LAW LINE (CALL) seeks a part-time Spanish-speaking attorney to provide civil legal services from our Southfield office to low-income and senior people across Michigan. Attorneys must be proficient in issue spotting, swift in the resolution of legal matters, and able to work efficiently in a highly-supportive, fast-paced environment. $17-$20 per hour. Please apply by e-mail to Kari Deming at email@example.com.
ESTABLISHED NORTHWESTERN OHIO LAW FIRM of 40 plus attorneys seeks a business transactional associate with emphasis on health care. Candidates should have three to five years of experience, strong academic credentials, and excellent writing skills. The firm offers a salary and bonus that are commensurate with experience and productivity. Send resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICLE SEEKS STAFF LAWYER for planning, producing and marketing legal education seminars and other online products. A major responsibility will be to develop short studio-produced webcasts. This is a permanent, full-time position on site. Applicants must have 3-5 years of law practice experience. Position involves customer needs assessment and recruiting and working with volunteer contributors. Legal research and writing skills, excellent academic background (top third of law school class), communication skills, and State Bar of Michigan membership required. Law practice experience in litigation, real property, or business fields desired. Salary depends on background and skills. Applicants must complete a written work sample administered by ICLE. Apply online at http://umjobs.org/. ICLE is located on the campus of The University of Michigan. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
PART-TIME ATTORNEY with medical malpractice experience needed for small malpractice defense firm in Farmington Hills. Work at home a percentage of the time. Contact Lisa, (248) 489-1100 or send resume to email@example.com.
LAW PRACTICE FOR SALE—LONG-ESTABLISHED South Central Michigan law practice for sale. Reply to Blind Box 1960, Michigan Bar Journal, 306 Townsend Street, Lansing MI 48933-2012.
NEW! DETROIT OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE IN BUHL BUILDING—Furnished corner office and executive assistant workspace; 1 associate office, 2 secretarial spaces; shared waiting area, conference room and kitchen. Prefer attorney with established general practice who is willing to accept referral work. Willing to negotiate billable time assisting our clients against rent. Respond to: Lora Bryan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (313) 309-2270.
LAW OFFICE SHARING ARRANGEMENT WANTED in Southfield, Dearborn, or Livonia, MI by sole practitioner practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration and Taxation. Office must have usual amenities available e.g. desk, file cabinet(s), photocopying machine. Availability part-time of a receptionist and/or secretary also desirable. Reply to email@example.com or (248) 227-8164.
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