Under the supervision and direction of the Clerk of the Appellate Courts, an appellate counsel conducts legal research and analysis to assist the Iowa Supreme Court with the screening of appeals for possible transfer to the court of appeals, the review and disposition of appellate motions, the review of applications for further review, rules research and drafting, conducts research and prepares memorandums or oral reports on various court-related administrative questions, special projects, or matters, and performs other duties as assigned by the clerk.
This summary is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements; employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by management.
Graduation from an ABA accredited law school with strong academic credentials; admission to practice law in Iowa; experience with legal writing and research; high level of competency in the use of electronic documents and research. Prior practice of law a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for comprehensive State of Iowa benefit package
Internal Number: 13019-002
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