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Supreme Judicial Court Mission Statement
To promote the rule of law and foster public trust by leading an independent judiciary that assures every person equal access to the fair, timely, and impartial resolution of disputes in courts managed with efficiency and professionalism.
The Assistant Legal Counsel assists the Legal Counsel and Deputy Legal Counsel in serving as a legal advisor to the Chief Justice and Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court on complex legal and policy matters, including court rules, legislation, and management issues that arise in the Court's operations, its oversight of the judicial branch, and its interactions with the other branches of Massachusetts government. The Assistant Legal Counsel also performs legal research and writing to assist the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court.
Receives supervision from the Chief Justice and the Legal Counsel to the Chief Justice.
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
The salary range for this position is $86,172 (step 1) to $127,084 (step 8). New employees typically begin at or near step 1 and thereafter receive annual increases through step 8.
Each candidate must submit a cover letter, current resume, and completed SJC Employment Application and Addendum. Writing samples will be required for applicants who are invited to interview for the position.
All materials should be submitted by email to Blanca Tosado at firstname.lastname@example.org by the close of business on March 30, 2018.
The Supreme Judicial Court is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.