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    Staff Attorney – Circuit Court of Dane County

    There is a limited term (LTE) full-time staff attorney position in the Dane County Circuit Court available immediately. Staff attorneys work under the supervision of the assigned judges to assist the Court in legal research and perform other duties as required, including preparing draft opinions and orders for judicial signature.

    This is a limited term employment position with no benefits provided. Medical coverage is available for staff attorneys who meet the criteria under the Affordable Care Act. The salary is $21.17 per hour for a staff attorney. Staff attorneys are expected to work a 40-hour week. Specific work schedules will be discussed upon hire. Graduation from an accredited law school is required.

    Familiarity with automated legal research tools is preferred, along with knowledge of Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules and an understanding of statutes governing case practice.

    By 4:30 p.m. on February 20, 2020, send or email a letter of interest, resumé, three references, a writing sample (no more than six pages), and a copy of a transcript showing class work and graduation date to the Dane County Clerk of Court’s office at the address below. If you have questions, you may contact Kerry Widish with the Clerk of Court’s office at (608) 266-4288.

    Dane County Clerk of Court’s Office
    Attn: Kerry Widish
    Dane County Courthouse
    215 S. Hamilton St., Room 1000
    Madison, WI 53703-3285
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    Location = Madison
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