Attorney (Legal Research) - Intermediate Court of Appeals - Honolulu, O`ahu - Pearl Harbor - job 1198271

Hawaii State Judiciary

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Salary: $6,299 per month

Employment type: Full-time

Recruitment Number 21-175TY, Attorney (Legal Research) - Intermediate Court of Appeals, SR-28, Honolulu, O`ahu.

Summary of Duties: This position is located in the Courts of Appeal, Intermediate Court of Appeals. The position is responsible for independently performing highly specialized legal duties and for providing legal advice and counsel to the Chief Judge and/or Associate Judges of the Intermediate Court of Appeals on matter that affect the State of Hawai`i's legal and judicial system and community, the general public, and Judiciary court operations.

Minimum Qualification Requirements: Education Requirement: Graduation from an accredited school of law.

Experience Requirement:

(A) At least two (2) years of experience in legal research, writing or appearing in appellate or trial court cases or appearing in appeals in administrative agencies; OR

(B) At least one (1) year of experience as a law clerk or staff attorney in federal or state appellate courts or in federal or state appellate administrative agencies.

The experience must include actual legal research and the writing of briefs or legal research memoranda.

Upon request, for purposes of assessing the quantity and quality of the experience in either alternative (A) or (B), the applicant will be required to provide a list of appeals or other court or administrative cases (with case names and numbers) in which the attorney appeared as counsel or which the attorney prepared legal research memoranda or briefs. A writing sample will be required from each applicant.

License Requirement: Applicants must possess a valid license to practice law in all courts of the State of Hawai`i. Applicants who have a current and INACTIVE license may apply, however, verification of current and ACTIVE license is required upon selection.

Supplemental Information: Any additional information may be attached to your online application, submitted by email to, or mail to the following address: Hawai`i State Judiciary, Human Resources Department, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813.

Education: If you are using education as a substitute for experience, you must submit a copy of your official transcripts or diploma at the time of application. If you are selected, you will need an official transcript (not a copy) indicating the completion of the training or the awarding of the appropriate degree.

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