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Company Name Utah State Bar
Date Posted May 9, 2014
Category Public Service
Job Type Other

Description

The Utah State Bar is seeking an experienced administer for the New Lawyer Training Program. The program matches new lawyers with more experienced lawyers for training in professionalism, ethics, and civility. The experienced lawyers also assist the new lawyers in acquiring the practical skills and judgment necessary to practice in a highly competent manner.

The position administers all aspects of the program including coordinating the recruitment, certification and training of volunteer mentors, administering the enrollment of new lawyers and tracking the progress of new lawyers in completing the program requirements. The position works with the Utah State Bar Committee on New Lawyer Training to develop and implement effective program policies. A PDF copy of the position description is attached.

Qualified applicants will be organized and have excellent record keeping skills. The position requires proficiency in common office software use such as Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook.

Applicants should also have strong writing skills and be comfortable speaking publicly. The ability to work easily with people in different departments of the Utah State Bar and work well with lawyers and other members of the legal and legal education community is also required.

A Juris Doctorate degree or paralegal certification is desirable but not required.

Applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to NLTP Administrator Elizabeth Wright at elizabeth.wright@utahbar.org. The deadline for applications is Monday, June 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Starting salary is between $35,000 – $40,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

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