The State Bar of California

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32 job(s) at The State Bar of California

STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Aug 05, 2021
Full Time
Job Description This recruitment is being managed by the executive search firm Bob Murray & Associates. For further information or to apply please visit: https://www.bobmurrayassoc.com/search-summary?broc_id=4674 Please do not submit application materials directly to the State Bar. The State Bar of California is seeking a collaborative, visionary, and politically astute legal professional to become the State Bar's Chief Trial Counsel (CTC). The CTC is the top prosecutor for the State Bar's attorney discipline system. The CTC is appointed by the Board of Trustees and is subject to confirmation by the State Senate for a term of four years and may be reappointed for additional four-year terms. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinking and visionary; capable of envisioning and implementing a better future state. Strong management skills of a diverse and multidisciplinary workforce will be valued.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Admissions Annual Salary Range: $83,434 - $111,241 Exempt / Union-Represented Under general supervision, the Program Analyst performs a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative duties in the Office of Admissions, Educational Standards Unit. The ideal candidate is a strong policy analyst who can help draft and interpret regulations and policy memos applying the regulations, including analysis of data. The Program Analyst support s the regulation of accredited and registered, unaccredited law schools in California. These law schools provide a flexible, affordable path to the law in Californi a . The Program Analyst's responsibilities include drafting and applying rules and procedures, staffing several State Bar Committees, and coordinating the department's budgeting and communications. This is a busy department where multiple, long-term complex projects may be going on at one time, so time managment and project management are also important . Experience Bachelor's degree in business, policy, computer science, or a related field Effective communication and conflict resolution skills Strong organizational and time management skills Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills Attention to detail and top proofreading skills Ability to analyze complex data sets using Excel, Access , Salesforce, and Stata or similar Ability to distill findings in writing in a clear, concise manner DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Program Analyst classification is a journey-level professional classification distinguished from the lower level Program Coordinator in that the latter is focused on administrative coordination, whereas the Program Analyst is the professional class performing analysis and technical assistance. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs professional work in support of the Office of Admissions, Educational Standards, as assigned, involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Participates in a variety of complex and detailed programmatic responsibilities involving problem solving. Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to take corrective actions or recommend modification to processes and procedures. Performs research into program and quality control regulations and procedures; prepares reports on findings; identifies problems of non-compliance; recommends corrective action regarding discrepancies. Conducts audits to determine if there are program inconsistencies or non-compliance. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of the Office of Admissions, Educational Standards, departmental programs, policies, procedures and terminology. Codes and regulations as related to assigned program responsibility. Principles of data analysis and research tools such as Microsoft Excel, Stata, and Salesforce. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Review and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data. Audit records and accurately gather, record and evaluate data; analyze and interpret information and adopt effective courses of action. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Work onsite in the San Francisco Office. Occasional telecommuting may be possible during some times of the year. Monthly overnight travel to attend meetings Travel to administer examinations several times per year, up to a week each time Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in data collection and evaluation, policy research or performance or financial analysis or compliance, in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Experience in a legal or educaitonal setting helpful. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. Physical Requirements : Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 22, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Finance Annual Salary: $86,434, - $111,241 Exempt/Non Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, performs professional accounting and budgeting activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures including reviewing, analyzing, examining and maintaining accounting records and preparation of financial reports and special reports, developing, monitoring and reporting on budgets; functional areas of responsibility may include grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget; assignments may include the compilation, review, monitoring and reporting on department specific budgets; analyzing and approving financial transactions; preparing a variety of financial reports; and performing other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARATERISTICS This is the journey level classification in the Financial Analyst classification series. This classification is distinguished from the lower classification of Fiscal Services Specialist in that Financial Analysts are assigned more complex duties requiring specialized knowledge, abilities, skills, and experience and often exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties. Financial Analysts may train and provide technical guidance to lower-level staff. This classification is distinguished from the Senior Financial Analyst in that positions in the senior level are assigned responsibility for leading and directing the staff, operations and activities of a fiscal section. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs a variety of complex accounting duties Develops and monitors program, office, department, and capital improvement budgets. Evaluates accounting and fiscal control systems, policies, problems and procedures and prepares reports recommending changes and/or alternatives to procedures. Reviews, evaluates and monitors all fiscal reporting and budgeting by grant recipients, financial institutions, and others. Provides complex fiscal support by guiding management and staff in the proper usage and posting of account transactions and general accounting issues; ensures management has detailed financial budget information and reports; recommends policy changes to conform to mandated accounting principles. Maintains and reviews budgetary controls and approves the acquisition of capital assets ensuring they are budgeted; analyzes budget variances, projection reports, budget line item expenses, balance sheet accounts (including cash accounts) and reporting discrepancies between actual and subsidiary ledgers, and makes recommended changes in cost allocation formulas. Plans and manages the monthly and yearly closing of State Bar books and ensures the time production and distribution of financial reports to management and all offices. Reviews and analyzes a variety of accounting and bank records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting/program/legal requirements; advises, enforces and guides other accounting and non-accounting staff of accounting methods and procedures and ensures that they are processing and recording financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and the State Bar fiscal policies and procedures. Prepares and distributes financial statements and reports and prepares special financial reports and analysis. Analyzes and reconciles the 457 Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, establishing monthly and year-to-date percentage earning and coordinates the resolution of problems with the outside consulting firm. Coordinates and manages activities related to independent financial and performance audits. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services and processes with the State Bar including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget, financial reporting and related fiscal areas. Principles of budgeting, financial planning and management. Manual and computerized accounting and financial recordkeeping systems. Accounting, budget and financial control principles, procedures and practices. Report preparation techniques. Problem identification and analyses of accounting and fiscal controls, systems and practices. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and software applications relevant to the work. Methods and techniques of compiling and summarizing fiscal data. Principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Perform professional accounting duties in assigned areas of responsibility. Develop proposed budgets based on an understanding of operational needs and available funding. Understand and use the State Bar's specialized financial operations, processes and software applications. Apply specialized accounting rules within functional areas of responsibility. Analyze, interpret and reconcile fiscal documents. Prioritize and work under deadlines. Serve as a resource to assigned staff. Perform complex accounting and financial functions; verify, reconcile and balance financial transactions. Prepare a variety of fiscal reports in assigned areas of responsibility. Maintain financial records and files. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Minimum two (2) years' experience of financial analysis and/or government/public sector accounting and/or budgeting experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 21, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $160,281 - $240,230 Exempt / Non-Union Represented DEFINITION The Assistant Chief Trial Counsel (ACTC) is directly responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing activities related to the investigation and prosecution of disciplinary and related violations by California attorneys and others as appropriate. The ACTC directs and manages the internal operations of a function, division, or unit of the Office of Chief Trial Counsel (OCTC). The ACTC manages the substantive legal work of assigned units, divisions, and functions and directs the work of attorneys, investigators, and other staff, both through subordinate supervisors. The ACTC assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and operational guidelines for new programs that may require acting as a liaison to other departments. The ACTC may also direct and manage the administration of other programs as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the first level management classification in the Chief Trial Counsel series. Incumbents in this classification are primarily responsible for overall coordination and direction of a function, division, or unit of OCTC, and exercise direct and indirect supervision over a diverse set of subordinate staff, including subordinate supervisors. Incumbents in this class report to the Deputy Chief Trial Counsel (DCTC). This class is distinguished from the higher class of DCTC in that the latter supervises ACTCs and is responsible for management of OCTC overall and representing the CTC and OCTC to both internal and external stakeholders. This class is further distinguished from the lower class of Supervising Attorney in that the latter class is responsible for the day-today supervision of staff, including attorneys; whereas the former is responsible for a broader range of management activities as related to the operations of a function, division, or unit. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of a major function, division, or unit within OCTC. Develops and implements policies, procedures, strategic plans, systems, and related initiatives, consistent with the public protection mission and the operational standards of the State Bar. Serves as a member of the State Bar's Executive Staff and establishes and maintains effective working relationships with colleagues within the State Bar and professional relationships with external constituencies of the State Bar. Acts as liaison to other Departments to improve business processes or develop and implement policy changes that have impact outside of OCTC. Manages, through subordinate supervisors, the receipt, evaluation, investigation, and prosecution of attorney and non-attorney disciplinary complaints in accordance with applicable rules, policies, regulations, laws, procedures, and other authorities, subject to the general direction of the CTC or DCTC. Directly, or through supervisory staff, selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures for assigned staff to ensure the professional operation of the division; and ensures adherence to standards and procedures. Assists in preparing and administering the budget and directs and manages the resources and personnel of OCTC within institutional parameters, subject to the general direction of the CTC or DCTC. Prepares for and attends a variety of meetings to discuss OCTC activities, procedures, issues and policies, etc.; provides input on management issues and guidance to attorneys on cases/trials, including written decisions and stipulations. In the most complex cases, major cases, or in other cases designated by the CTC, reviews, edits, analyzes, discusses, and approves written work of attorneys. Formulates and implements short-term and long-term goals and plans to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the disciplinary enforcement system, subject to the general direction of the DCTC or CTC. Directs and initiates, as appropriate, inter-office projects, programs, and activities, subject to the general direction of the DCTC or CTC. Responds to inquiries from the public, Board Members, the Judiciary, the Legislature, the Governor's Office, and other constituencies regarding the discipline enforcement system, subject to the general direction of the DCTC or CTC and in coordination with the Executive Director/CEO. Promotes the integrity, objectivity, and efficacy of OCTC in achieving the public protection mission of the State Bar. May appear in court to argue, or participate in the trial of, disciplinary matters. Maintains appropriate confidentiality in connection with the discipline enforcement process and manages and directs contractors, consultants, experts and others in fulfilling the public protection mission of the State Bar, subject to the general direction of the DCTC. Reviews weekly and monthly reports to monitor compliance with time goals, identifies and addresses workflow or workload issues, as appropriate. Directs and manages other programs, as assigned. Assumes other duties and responsibilities, as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Advanced principles of litigation and legal practice in an administrative enforcement or related environment. Strategic planning, operations, policy development, and implementation principles. Principles and practices of effective supervision and teamwork, including performance management, leadership, mentoring, and training. Office management, budgeting, and administration principles. Trial preparation and presentation. Advanced principles of problem/conflict identification, analysis, and resolution. Centralized information and data-based record keeping systems. Advanced principles of effective and persuasive legal writing and verbal presentation, including public speaking. Media communication. Principles of effective public relations and customer service. Board and committee administration. Principles of organizational behavior and conflict resolution. Legal, legislative, and public policy research and analysis techniques. Administration of justice in California. Legislative process and government relations. Advanced principles of prosecutorial enforcement and administrative adjudication. Ability to: Select, lead, train, evaluate, develop, and motivate staff. Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff. Maintain a professional demeanor at all times, including confrontational or stressful situations. Effectively communicate with diverse constituencies and maintain positive public relations. Analyze complex documents, problems, and issues; draw logical conclusions; develop recommendations and alternative solutions; and evaluate possible consequences of proposed actions. Exercise sound judgment and make sound decisions in a timely manner. Influence and persuade others to accept a particular viewpoint or follow a particular course of action. Develop, implement, and monitor policies and procedures for assigned staff, and assist in the development of policies and procedures for OCTC. Receive and relay detailed information through verbal and written communication. Communicate clearly and effectively in person, by telephone, and in writing, electronically or otherwise. Develop, monitor, and interpret budgets and other financial documents. Prioritize work, coordinate activities, and meet critical deadlines. Travel by air and automobile. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Speak publicly to large groups of people. Perform under stress and adopt effective courses of action. Understand and provide guidance on highly complex legal issues Effectively address conflict. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Master's Degree in a relevant field may substitute for up to two years of experience. Experience: Minimum of seven years progressively responsible and directly related experience in the practice of law. Minimum of three years managing or supervising a staff of professional employees, which includes the assignment and review of work, training, and performance management. Demonstrated verifiable reputation for integrity and no history of disciplinary offenses as an attorney or in any other capacity. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Active membership in good standing in the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction upon analyzing written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift, and carry up to ten pounds with reasonable accommodation.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jul 21, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Hourly Rate: $25.99 Temporary Full-time Position - Limited to 6 months DEFINITION The Law Clerk, under general supervision of a member of the State Bar, performs legal research, drafts legal documents and provides assistance in the timely processing of legal advice and or litigation. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs research and analyses of files, case laws, statutes and other relevant material pertaining to legal issues and prepares appropriate legal memoranda and draft reports. Screens, files, indexes and circulates legal documents and periodicals. In addition, prepares materials for the purpose of updating State Bar publications relating to the professional and ethical responsibilities of lawyers and develops other materials for the education of the bench, bar and public concerning the professional and ethical responsibilities of lawyers. Contacts complaining witnesses and respondents' attorneys to arrange for depositions, hearings and prepares summaries of lengthy depositions and transcripts. Responds to telephone inquiries from members of the State Bar and analyzes written inquires and prepares draft responses in accordance with policy, procedures and guidelines approves by the State Bar. In addition, may receive complaints in person or over the telephone regarding attorney misbehavior and analyzes written inquires and prepares draft responses in accordance. Destroys confidential materials after statutory period expires. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Basic legal research methods and procedures. Legal principles and their applications. Computerized communication and processing systems. Principles of effective legal writing and verbal presentations. Principles of problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Rules of evidence and conduct or proceedings in trial and appellate courts in California. Scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of federal and California constitutions. Ability to: Analyze legal issues and apply appropriate legal principles. Review and analyze complex written documents. Receive and relay detailed information through verbal and written communication. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Endure long periods of sitting. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Handle public contact by telephone. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be enrolled in an accredited law school with an academic standing of C or better.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jul 21, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Hourly Rate: $25.99 Temporary Full-time Position - Limited to 6 months DEFINITION The Law Clerk, under general supervision of a member of the State Bar, performs legal research, drafts legal documents and provides assistance in the timely processing of legal advice and or litigation. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs research and analyses of files, case laws, statutes and other relevant material pertaining to legal issues and prepares appropriate legal memoranda and draft reports. Screens, files, indexes and circulates legal documents and periodicals. In addition, prepares materials for the purpose of updating State Bar publications relating to the professional and ethical responsibilities of lawyers and develops other materials for the education of the bench, bar and public concerning the professional and ethical responsibilities of lawyers. Contacts complaining witnesses and respondents' attorneys to arrange for depositions, hearings and prepares summaries of lengthy depositions and transcripts. Responds to telephone inquiries from members of the State Bar and analyzes written inquires and prepares draft responses in accordance with policy, procedures and guidelines approves by the State Bar. In addition, may receive complaints in person or over the telephone regarding attorney misbehavior and analyzes written inquires and prepares draft responses in accordance. Destroys confidential materials after statutory period expires. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Basic legal research methods and procedures. Legal principles and their applications. Computerized communication and processing systems. Principles of effective legal writing and verbal presentations. Principles of problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Rules of evidence and conduct or proceedings in trial and appellate courts in California. Scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of federal and California constitutions. Ability to: Analyze legal issues and apply appropriate legal principles. Review and analyze complex written documents. Receive and relay detailed information through verbal and written communication. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Endure long periods of sitting. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Handle public contact by telephone. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be enrolled in an accredited law school with an academic standing of C or better.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 21, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $160,281 - $240,230 Exempt / Non-Union Represented DEFINITION The Assistant Chief Trial Counsel (ACTC) is directly responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing activities related to the investigation and prosecution of disciplinary and related violations by California attorneys and others as appropriate. The ACTC directs and manages the internal operations of a function, division, or unit of the Office of Chief Trial Counsel (OCTC). The ACTC manages the substantive legal work of assigned units, divisions, and functions and directs the work of attorneys, investigators, and other staff, both through subordinate supervisors. The ACTC assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and operational guidelines for new programs that may require acting as a liaison to other departments. The ACTC may also direct and manage the administration of other programs as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the first level management classification in the Chief Trial Counsel series. Incumbents in this classification are primarily responsible for overall coordination and direction of a function, division, or unit of OCTC, and exercise direct and indirect supervision over a diverse set of subordinate staff, including subordinate supervisors. Incumbents in this class report to the Deputy Chief Trial Counsel (DCTC). This class is distinguished from the higher class of DCTC in that the latter supervises ACTCs and is responsible for management of OCTC overall and representing the CTC and OCTC to both internal and external stakeholders. This class is further distinguished from the lower class of Supervising Attorney in that the latter class is responsible for the day-today supervision of staff, including attorneys; whereas the former is responsible for a broader range of management activities as related to the operations of a function, division, or unit. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of a major function, division, or unit within OCTC. Develops and implements policies, procedures, strategic plans, systems, and related initiatives, consistent with the public protection mission and the operational standards of the State Bar. Serves as a member of the State Bar's Executive Staff and establishes and maintains effective working relationships with colleagues within the State Bar and professional relationships with external constituencies of the State Bar. Acts as liaison to other Departments to improve business processes or develop and implement policy changes that have impact outside of OCTC. Manages, through subordinate supervisors, the receipt, evaluation, investigation, and prosecution of attorney and non-attorney disciplinary complaints in accordance with applicable rules, policies, regulations, laws, procedures, and other authorities, subject to the general direction of the CTC or DCTC. Directly, or through supervisory staff, selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures for assigned staff to ensure the professional operation of the division; and ensures adherence to standards and procedures. Assists in preparing and administering the budget and directs and manages the resources and personnel of OCTC within institutional parameters, subject to the general direction of the CTC or DCTC. Prepares for and attends a variety of meetings to discuss OCTC activities, procedures, issues and policies, etc.; provides input on management issues and guidance to attorneys on cases/trials, including written decisions and stipulations. In the most complex cases, major cases, or in other cases designated by the CTC, reviews, edits, analyzes, discusses, and approves written work of attorneys. Formulates and implements short-term and long-term goals and plans to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the disciplinary enforcement system, subject to the general direction of the DCTC or CTC. Directs and initiates, as appropriate, inter-office projects, programs, and activities, subject to the general direction of the DCTC or CTC. Responds to inquiries from the public, Board Members, the Judiciary, the Legislature, the Governor's Office, and other constituencies regarding the discipline enforcement system, subject to the general direction of the DCTC or CTC and in coordination with the Executive Director/CEO. Promotes the integrity, objectivity, and efficacy of OCTC in achieving the public protection mission of the State Bar. May appear in court to argue, or participate in the trial of, disciplinary matters. Maintains appropriate confidentiality in connection with the discipline enforcement process and manages and directs contractors, consultants, experts and others in fulfilling the public protection mission of the State Bar, subject to the general direction of the DCTC. Reviews weekly and monthly reports to monitor compliance with time goals, identifies and addresses workflow or workload issues, as appropriate. Directs and manages other programs, as assigned. Assumes other duties and responsibilities, as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Advanced principles of litigation and legal practice in an administrative enforcement or related environment. Strategic planning, operations, policy development, and implementation principles. Principles and practices of effective supervision and teamwork, including performance management, leadership, mentoring, and training. Office management, budgeting, and administration principles. Trial preparation and presentation. Advanced principles of problem/conflict identification, analysis, and resolution. Centralized information and data-based record keeping systems. Advanced principles of effective and persuasive legal writing and verbal presentation, including public speaking. Media communication. Principles of effective public relations and customer service. Board and committee administration. Principles of organizational behavior and conflict resolution. Legal, legislative, and public policy research and analysis techniques. Administration of justice in California. Legislative process and government relations. Advanced principles of prosecutorial enforcement and administrative adjudication. Ability to: Select, lead, train, evaluate, develop, and motivate staff. Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff. Maintain a professional demeanor at all times, including confrontational or stressful situations. Effectively communicate with diverse constituencies and maintain positive public relations. Analyze complex documents, problems, and issues; draw logical conclusions; develop recommendations and alternative solutions; and evaluate possible consequences of proposed actions. Exercise sound judgment and make sound decisions in a timely manner. Influence and persuade others to accept a particular viewpoint or follow a particular course of action. Develop, implement, and monitor policies and procedures for assigned staff, and assist in the development of policies and procedures for OCTC. Receive and relay detailed information through verbal and written communication. Communicate clearly and effectively in person, by telephone, and in writing, electronically or otherwise. Develop, monitor, and interpret budgets and other financial documents. Prioritize work, coordinate activities, and meet critical deadlines. Travel by air and automobile. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Speak publicly to large groups of people. Perform under stress and adopt effective courses of action. Understand and provide guidance on highly complex legal issues Effectively address conflict. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Master's Degree in a relevant field may substitute for up to two years of experience. Experience: Minimum of seven years progressively responsible and directly related experience in the practice of law. Minimum of three years managing or supervising a staff of professional employees, which includes the assignment and review of work, training, and performance management. Demonstrated verifiable reputation for integrity and no history of disciplinary offenses as an attorney or in any other capacity. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Active membership in good standing in the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction upon analyzing written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift, and carry up to ten pounds with reasonable accommodation.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 21, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Annual Salary Range: $91,783 - $122,377 Confidential Unit (non-bargaining unit represented) The State Bar is looking for a seasoned payroll processing professional. The successful candidate will have a minimum five (5) years of experience processing complex payrolls and proven ability to perform financial analysis. In addition to strong communication skills, must be able to identify and solve processing issues that arise. Oracle experience is desired, along with experience processing payroll with multiple organizations. Under direction, supervises the staff and operations of a fiscal section in the State Bar; functional areas of responsibility may include, but are not limited to grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Responsible for the financial analysis supporting the State Bar's budget and budget processes including budgeting, long and short-range fiscal planning, general and special fund accounting, and related activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards; and performing other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a working lead/advanced journey-level class in the Finance job family; incumbents work under general direction and broad policies wherein the preponderant responsibility is to directly lead the operations and staff within the assigned section and to provide highly complex fiscal support to management. This classification is distinguished from the Financial Analyst classification in that the Senior Financial Analyst is assigned formal responsibility for directing the staff in day-to-day operations and activities of a fiscal section. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Mentors, plans and prioritizes the work of professional, technical or clerical staff; Performs a variety of complex accounting duties; functional areas of responsibility include general ledger, grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Develops fiscal policies and procedures, strategic plans, budget forecasts and financial projections and statements, and reports consistent with generally accepted accounting standards. Evaluates accounting and fiscal control systems, policies, problems and procedures and prepares reports recommending changes and/or alternatives to procedures. Provides the financial analysis to support the State Bar's institutional budgeting process including accounting functions, long and short-range financial planning; budget development; special and general fund accounting, variance analysis, and audit response. Maintains and reviews budgetary controls; analyzes budget variances, projection reports, budget line item expense, balance sheet accounts, reports discrepancies between actual and subsidiary ledgers and makes recommended changes in cost allocation formulas. Plans and manages the monthly and yearly closing of State Bar books and ensures the time production and distribution of financial reports to management and all offices. Reviews and analyzes a variety of accounting records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting/program/legal requirements; advises, enforces and guides other accounting and non-accounting staff of accounting methods and procedures and ensures that they are processing and recording financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and the State Bar fiscal policies and procedures. Prepares and distributes financial statements and reports and prepares special financial reports and analysis. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services and processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget, financial reporting and related fiscal areas. Principles of budgeting, financial planning and management, administration and supervision. Principles of accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial control and reporting in the governmental public sector. Manual and computerized accounting and financial recordkeeping systems. Accounting, budget and financial control principles, procedures and practices. Report preparation techniques. Problem identification and analyses of accounting and fiscal controls, system and practices. Principles of direct and lead supervision, training and performance evaluation. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and software applications relevant to the work. Methods and techniques of compiling and summarizing fiscal data. Principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Perform professional accounting duties in assigned areas of responsibility. Understand and use the State Bar's specialized financial operations, processes and software applications. Apply specialized accounting rules within functional areas of responsibility. Analyze, interpret and reconcile fiscal documents. Prioritize and work under deadlines. Effectively mentor and train staff as required. Perform complex accounting and financial functions; verify, reconcile and balance financial transactions. Prepare a variety of fiscal reports in assigned areas of responsibility. Maintain financial records and files. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey level professional financial analysis or accounting and accounting; or three (3) years of financial experience with one (1) year supervisorial experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jul 13, 2021
Full Time
Job Description This recruitment is being managed by the executive search firm Bob Murray & Associates. For further information or to apply please visit: https://www.bobmurrayassoc.com/search-summary?broc_id=4674 Please do not submit application materials directly to the State Bar. The State Bar of California is seeking a collaborative, visionary, and politically astute legal professional to become the State Bar's Chief Trial Counsel (CTC). The CTC is the top prosecutor for the State Bar's attorney discipline system. The CTC is appointed by the Board of Trustees and is subject to confirmation by the State Senate for a term of four years and may be reappointed for additional four-year terms. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinking and visionary; capable of envisioning and implementing a better future state. Strong management skills of a diverse and multidisciplinary workforce will be valued.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 09, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of General Counsel Attorney I: $94,899 - $142-228 Attorney II: $104,388 - $156,455 Attorney III: $117,692 - $176,401 Exempt/Confidential Unit The State Bar of California is a public corporation within the judicial branch of government that regulates California lawyers to protect the public and seeks to enhance the administration of justice for all citizens. The Office of General Counsel (OGC) employs the in-house attorneys to the State Bar. The legal work includes advice to and representation of the State Bar Board of Trustees, committees and staff in administrative and civil trial and appellate litigation and transactional work in substantive areas such as: Bar discipline and admissions; labor and employment; copyright; bankruptcy; real estate; contracts; regulatory work; governance; public records and open meeting laws; and general corporate matters. We seek an attorney with knowledge of and experience in transactional work. Transactional experience should include drafting, negotiating and providing advice on contracts for goods and services. Transactional experience from within a state or public agency is preferred, but not required. The attorney will mainly handle transactional work but will also handle other work of OGC, as needed. The State Bar of California OGC offers a unique compensation package, including competitive salary, paid health insurance and other benefits, 14 holidays, vacation/sick leave, CalPERS Retirement, 457b savings plan, a commuter subsidy and more. The successful candidate will be placed in classification and provided a salary commensurate with her/his experience. Active membership in the State Bar of California and no professional disciplinary record in California or any other jurisdiction are required.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jul 06, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range: $90,275 - $120,362 Exempt / Union Represented Operations Product Owner/ BSA We're looking for a Senior Product Owner to work hand in hand with our Operations team to help drive the product roadmaps that are the backbone of our operations. Who you are: You must have an incredibly high level of curiosity, attention to detail, and the drive for accuracy. You must be able to explain complex solutions in simple business language. The right candidate will have strong analytical skills, practical business experience, and ambition to significantly impact the roadmap of our business. What you'll be doing: You'll serve as a key contributor to the State Bar's IT Operations team. In this position, you will serve as the bridge between the customer service and the engineering teams to ensure our products meet the changing business needs of the organization. You will lead efforts to implement process improvements to a hybrid infrastructure environment. You will influence decision-making by driving business requirements, recommending experiments, and implementing data analytics. Responsibilities Develop and execute against a product roadmap using data and customer insights to identify opportunities. Clearly articulate the 'what' and be able to justify the 'why' through discussion and documentation. Champion the vision of the stakeholders by leveraging data and analysis to prioritize projects based on projected business impact. Identify product features and scope. This includes breaking down business requirements into meaningful epics and writing clear and detailed user stories for the scrum team. Work with developers and leadership team to prioritize bugs, resolving blocking issues, provide product sign-off, and release features on time. Own and refine the scrum team backlog Demonstrated strength in building trust, driving alignment, and anticipating impediments across a diverse set of stakeholders. Responsible for validating releases against completed stories so they can be released to production. This includes validating that the story meets acceptance criteria. Foster and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement Experience owning feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product. Strong oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to influence others Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner in an Agile environment. 2 to 4 years of experience in software development, systems administration, or technical consulting/support. 2+ years of experience in a Cloud environment (Azure or AWS) Strong analytical ability that enables you to break down complex problems and synthesize insights from data Organizational skills to manage multiple projects and priorities Experience with stakeholder management Knowledge of platform technology and architecture Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments, and work locations Experience in Microsoft products from Office 365 to Azure DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs complex, advanced work of a professional nature and coordinates and serves as project manager on complex systems development and enhancement projects, utilizing skills that require an understanding of complex business processes and requirements and the development of applications to streamline/automate processes; works with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of managing large, complex projects and leading project teams and/or providing expertise and lead direction to other professional staff responsible for business systems analysis and the development of technical solutions. May provide functional or direct supervision over subordinate technical and/or professional staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead/advanced journey-level class in the IT Business Systems Analyst classification series. This classification is distinguished from the IT Business Systems Analyst II in that incumbents in the Senior IT Business Systems Analyst classification are responsible for performing complex professional business analysis and application development related duties that include providing lead direction to other analytical staff and providing strategic input; and/or coordinating and managing projects that are moderate to large in size and scope, requiring coordination across multiple departments/divisions, the direction of multiple professional technical staff, and the procurement/utilization of significant resources. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Trains, leads, and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff assigned to business systems analysis; directs the work of peers and/or subordinate professional Information Technology staff on assigned projects. Analyzes and evaluates business requirements, consults with personnel from various departments and identifies areas for the development of technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes. Provides recommendations on new or enhanced systems, software, upgrades and modifications. Evaluates and balances the requirements/needs of multiple departments/divisions in identifying the technical solution that will best meet the identified needs. Participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development for the State Bar. Acts as the project lead over moderate/large business automation projects; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Project-related duties may include: Determining and developing cost benefit analyses for project justifications; developing projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluating risk concerns and options; providing technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" pertaining to external services; reviewing vendor submissions and providing recommendations on vendor selection. Serving as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviewing recommendations with clients and receiving approval to proceed; providing updates on project status, timelines, and problems; reviewing final outcomes with the client and obtaining their sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements. Assigning and directing project team members that cross multiple IT disciplines and/or departments; as well as other resources, on assigned projects to ensure compliance with schedule, budget and project specifications. Coordinating the activities of contract personnel and/or vendors, consistent with project plans; identifying and resolving obstacles to progress. Designing and directing project testing and quality assurance processes for assigned projects. Coordinates and conducts user training sessions; develops and updates user documentation, written instructions, training guides, manuals and materials for users and applications support staff; meets with users to provide information regarding system changes and enhancements and to address any questions or issues. Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Recommends the appointment of personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; provides standards and operating guidelines; provides timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters. Develops programming specifications to serve as guidelines for application development staff for complex system enhancements and modifications; confers with application development staff to clarify program specifications. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Advanced principles and practices of project management and work flow analysis. System development life cycle. A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-ofthe-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IT problems. Lead, train, assign, schedule and review the work of technical and/or professional information technology staff. Effectively build and lead a team through all phases of complex information technology projects involving multiple IT disciplines in order to achieve departmental and/or State Bar goals. Perform business rule and process analyses and apply critical thinking skills to reach sound, logical conclusions regarding user client needs and business requirements for complex assignments with a broad scope. View, understand, explain, and plan complex, multi-departmental projects from both the high level, overall perspective and the detailed, task level. Prepare and monitor project budgets. Research and gather complex information from a variety of State Bar, vendor and industry sources. Develop training materials; train team members in the use of complex technical equipment and software. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey level professional information technology experience comparable to an IT Analyst II with the State Bar; or three (3) years of human resource experience with one (1) year supervisorial experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 06, 2021
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $132,055 - $197,919 Exempt / Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, a Supervising Attorney provides substantive and technical leadership and supervision to Senior Attorneys, Attorneys, Investigators and other staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full supervisory level of the Attorney classification series. Incumbents in this classification are primarily responsible for direct supervision of a diverse staff. It is differentiated from Senior Attorney in that a Senior Attorney may provide lead direction to Attorneys and legal support staff, but does not have full supervisory duties. Positions in the Supervising Attorney classification typically report directly to An Assistant Chief Trial Counsel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Directs the work of Senior Attorneys, Attorneys, Investigators and other staff, including coaching and training, assigning and reviewing work, providing performance feedback, and drafting and issuing performance evaluations and performance improvement plans. Provides guidance to Attorneys and Senior Attorneys and other staff, as needed, in researching, interpreting, and applying legal principles of the most complex nature within the assigned work area. Reviews, edits, analyzes, discusses, and provides final approval for written work of attorneys, as well as work product including charging decisions, case resolution(s?), opinions, decisions, and orders. Monitors workflow to subordinates to identify and address potential workload issues. Provides substantive and procedural guidance to Attorneys, Senior Attorneys, and other staff, as needed, to assist with research and preparation of draft documents. Independently researches, interprets, and applies legal principles of the most complex nature within the assigned work area. Interviews and recommends for hiring Senior Attorneys, Attorneys, Investigators, and support staff. Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, the State Bar Act and Rules of Professional Conduct, and State Bar processes. Responds to complaints regarding actions of assigned staff. Stays informed and keeps persons within areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods or procedures. Monitors caseloads of subordinates and work progress to ensure performance goals are met. Participates in training and professional development activities. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Executive Staff and colleagues within the State Bar and professional relationships with external constituencies of the State Bar in performing the duties and responsibilities of the position. Performs other additional duties as needed, including performing legal and case work when staff unavailability necessitates coverage of work or to other appropriate circumstances such as, for example, providing on-the-job training to subordinates or for professional development. Performs similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent within the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. Supervising Attorneys will recommend the initiation of, will draft, deliver and administer Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) but the decision to initiate a PIP must be approved and signed off by a higher level manager. Supervising Attorneys will evaluate subordinate employees' work performance and workplace behavior, and draft and issue performance evaluations, but any overall "Needs Improvement" evaluation must be approved and signed off by a higher level manager. Supervising Attorneys will issue verbal warnings and counseling to employees, and will codify verbal warnings in writing. The supervising Attorney will provide consultation and recommendations regarding written warnings and higher levels of discipline, but any resulting disciplinary action must be issued by a higher level manager. Supervising Attorneys will represent management and have the right to resolve employee grievances at the informal level. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, and Rules of Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position. Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar hearing and review departments. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Supervisory principles regarding planning, assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of others. Supervisory principles regarding performance evaluation. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Perform advanced and sophisticated legal analysis and factual evaluations. Communicate complex legal issues to staff, managers and members of the public. Supervise Senior Attorneys, Attorneys and others within assigned team. Review and edit the work of Attorneys and others to ensure work meets all applicable professional and legal standards and provide feedback. Review, analyze and evaluate complex written documents prepared by team members. Speak effectively in public and to large groups. Mediate and resolve disputes including between members of assigned team. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents and records. Travel by air and automobile. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree or its equivalent as allowed under the State Bar Act. Experience: Minimum of six (6) years' progressively responsible and directly related experience in the practice of law. Demonstrated experience as a team or project lead. Demonstrated verifiable reputation for integrity and no history of disciplinary offenses as an attorney or in any other capacity. One (1) year experience as an attorney working for the State Bar of California is preferred but not required. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 06, 2021
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $132,055 - $197,919 Exempt / Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, a Supervising Attorney provides substantive and technical leadership and supervision to Senior Attorneys, Attorneys, Investigators and other staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full supervisory level of the Attorney classification series. Incumbents in this classification are primarily responsible for direct supervision of a diverse staff. It is differentiated from Senior Attorney in that a Senior Attorney may provide lead direction to Attorneys and legal support staff, but does not have full supervisory duties. Positions in the Supervising Attorney classification typically report directly to An Assistant Chief Trial Counsel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Directs the work of Senior Attorneys, Attorneys, Investigators and other staff, including coaching and training, assigning and reviewing work, providing performance feedback, and drafting and issuing performance evaluations and performance improvement plans. Provides guidance to Attorneys and Senior Attorneys and other staff, as needed, in researching, interpreting, and applying legal principles of the most complex nature within the assigned work area. Reviews, edits, analyzes, discusses, and provides final approval for written work of attorneys, as well as work product including charging decisions, case resolution(s?), opinions, decisions, and orders. Monitors workflow to subordinates to identify and address potential workload issues. Provides substantive and procedural guidance to Attorneys, Senior Attorneys, and other staff, as needed, to assist with research and preparation of draft documents. Independently researches, interprets, and applies legal principles of the most complex nature within the assigned work area. Interviews and recommends for hiring Senior Attorneys, Attorneys, Investigators, and support staff. Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, the State Bar Act and Rules of Professional Conduct, and State Bar processes. Responds to complaints regarding actions of assigned staff. Stays informed and keeps persons within areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods or procedures. Monitors caseloads of subordinates and work progress to ensure performance goals are met. Participates in training and professional development activities. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Executive Staff and colleagues within the State Bar and professional relationships with external constituencies of the State Bar in performing the duties and responsibilities of the position. Performs other additional duties as needed, including performing legal and case work when staff unavailability necessitates coverage of work or to other appropriate circumstances such as, for example, providing on-the-job training to subordinates or for professional development. Performs similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent within the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. Supervising Attorneys will recommend the initiation of, will draft, deliver and administer Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) but the decision to initiate a PIP must be approved and signed off by a higher level manager. Supervising Attorneys will evaluate subordinate employees' work performance and workplace behavior, and draft and issue performance evaluations, but any overall "Needs Improvement" evaluation must be approved and signed off by a higher level manager. Supervising Attorneys will issue verbal warnings and counseling to employees, and will codify verbal warnings in writing. The supervising Attorney will provide consultation and recommendations regarding written warnings and higher levels of discipline, but any resulting disciplinary action must be issued by a higher level manager. Supervising Attorneys will represent management and have the right to resolve employee grievances at the informal level. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, and Rules of Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position. Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar hearing and review departments. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Supervisory principles regarding planning, assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of others. Supervisory principles regarding performance evaluation. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Perform advanced and sophisticated legal analysis and factual evaluations. Communicate complex legal issues to staff, managers and members of the public. Supervise Senior Attorneys, Attorneys and others within assigned team. Review and edit the work of Attorneys and others to ensure work meets all applicable professional and legal standards and provide feedback. Review, analyze and evaluate complex written documents prepared by team members. Speak effectively in public and to large groups. Mediate and resolve disputes including between members of assigned team. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents and records. Travel by air and automobile. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree or its equivalent as allowed under the State Bar Act. Experience: Minimum of six (6) years' progressively responsible and directly related experience in the practice of law. Demonstrated experience as a team or project lead. Demonstrated verifiable reputation for integrity and no history of disciplinary offenses as an attorney or in any other capacity. One (1) year experience as an attorney working for the State Bar of California is preferred but not required. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jul 06, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range: $90,275 - $120,362 Exempt / Union Represented Operations Product Owner/ BSA We're looking for a Senior Product Owner to work hand in hand with our Operations team to help drive the product roadmaps that are the backbone of our operations. Who you are: You must have an incredibly high level of curiosity, attention to detail, and the drive for accuracy. You must be able to explain complex solutions in simple business language. The right candidate will have strong analytical skills, practical business experience, and ambition to significantly impact the roadmap of our business. What you'll be doing: You'll serve as a key contributor to the State Bar's IT Operations team. In this position, you will serve as the bridge between the customer service and the engineering teams to ensure our products meet the changing business needs of the organization. You will lead efforts to implement process improvements to a hybrid infrastructure environment. You will influence decision-making by driving business requirements, recommending experiments, and implementing data analytics. Responsibilities Develop and execute against a product roadmap using data and customer insights to identify opportunities. Clearly articulate the 'what' and be able to justify the 'why' through discussion and documentation. Champion the vision of the stakeholders by leveraging data and analysis to prioritize projects based on projected business impact. Identify product features and scope. This includes breaking down business requirements into meaningful epics and writing clear and detailed user stories for the scrum team. Work with developers and leadership team to prioritize bugs, resolving blocking issues, provide product sign-off, and release features on time. Own and refine the scrum team backlog Demonstrated strength in building trust, driving alignment, and anticipating impediments across a diverse set of stakeholders. Responsible for validating releases against completed stories so they can be released to production. This includes validating that the story meets acceptance criteria. Foster and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement Experience owning feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product. Strong oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to influence others Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner in an Agile environment. 2 to 4 years of experience in software development, systems administration, or technical consulting/support. 2+ years of experience in a Cloud environment (Azure or AWS) Strong analytical ability that enables you to break down complex problems and synthesize insights from data Organizational skills to manage multiple projects and priorities Experience with stakeholder management Knowledge of platform technology and architecture Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments, and work locations Experience in Microsoft products from Office 365 to Azure DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs complex, advanced work of a professional nature and coordinates and serves as project manager on complex systems development and enhancement projects, utilizing skills that require an understanding of complex business processes and requirements and the development of applications to streamline/automate processes; works with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of managing large, complex projects and leading project teams and/or providing expertise and lead direction to other professional staff responsible for business systems analysis and the development of technical solutions. May provide functional or direct supervision over subordinate technical and/or professional staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead/advanced journey-level class in the IT Business Systems Analyst classification series. This classification is distinguished from the IT Business Systems Analyst II in that incumbents in the Senior IT Business Systems Analyst classification are responsible for performing complex professional business analysis and application development related duties that include providing lead direction to other analytical staff and providing strategic input; and/or coordinating and managing projects that are moderate to large in size and scope, requiring coordination across multiple departments/divisions, the direction of multiple professional technical staff, and the procurement/utilization of significant resources. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Trains, leads, and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff assigned to business systems analysis; directs the work of peers and/or subordinate professional Information Technology staff on assigned projects. Analyzes and evaluates business requirements, consults with personnel from various departments and identifies areas for the development of technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes. Provides recommendations on new or enhanced systems, software, upgrades and modifications. Evaluates and balances the requirements/needs of multiple departments/divisions in identifying the technical solution that will best meet the identified needs. Participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development for the State Bar. Acts as the project lead over moderate/large business automation projects; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Project-related duties may include: Determining and developing cost benefit analyses for project justifications; developing projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluating risk concerns and options; providing technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" pertaining to external services; reviewing vendor submissions and providing recommendations on vendor selection. Serving as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviewing recommendations with clients and receiving approval to proceed; providing updates on project status, timelines, and problems; reviewing final outcomes with the client and obtaining their sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements. Assigning and directing project team members that cross multiple IT disciplines and/or departments; as well as other resources, on assigned projects to ensure compliance with schedule, budget and project specifications. Coordinating the activities of contract personnel and/or vendors, consistent with project plans; identifying and resolving obstacles to progress. Designing and directing project testing and quality assurance processes for assigned projects. Coordinates and conducts user training sessions; develops and updates user documentation, written instructions, training guides, manuals and materials for users and applications support staff; meets with users to provide information regarding system changes and enhancements and to address any questions or issues. Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Recommends the appointment of personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; provides standards and operating guidelines; provides timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters. Develops programming specifications to serve as guidelines for application development staff for complex system enhancements and modifications; confers with application development staff to clarify program specifications. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Advanced principles and practices of project management and work flow analysis. System development life cycle. A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-ofthe-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IT problems. Lead, train, assign, schedule and review the work of technical and/or professional information technology staff. Effectively build and lead a team through all phases of complex information technology projects involving multiple IT disciplines in order to achieve departmental and/or State Bar goals. Perform business rule and process analyses and apply critical thinking skills to reach sound, logical conclusions regarding user client needs and business requirements for complex assignments with a broad scope. View, understand, explain, and plan complex, multi-departmental projects from both the high level, overall perspective and the detailed, task level. Prepare and monitor project budgets. Research and gather complex information from a variety of State Bar, vendor and industry sources. Develop training materials; train team members in the use of complex technical equipment and software. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey level professional information technology experience comparable to an IT Analyst II with the State Bar; or three (3) years of human resource experience with one (1) year supervisorial experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of General Counsel Annual Salary: $77,190 - $102,843 Non-Exempt / Non-Union Represented Under general supervision, a Senior Paralegal is responsible for more complex cases, legal and factual research, and supporting attorneys in complex litigation. The Senior Paralegal must be able to draft and analyze legal documents and perform tasks that require advanced legal knowledge of specific subject areas, such as conducting client interviews, researching legal and factual information, collecting, compiling, and reviewing voluminous records, and utilizing technical information. The Senior Paralegal may also be responsible for organizing office procedures relating to other support staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an experienced, advanced, journey level classification performing legal assignments with a high degree of autonomy. The Senior Paralegal classification is distinguished from the Paralegal by the specialized nature of the duties, requiring advanced knowledge in each area of assignment. The Senior Paralegal will be responsible for more complex cases in different courts and other judicial and quasi-judicial forums (i.e. trial and appellate levels of state and federal court, bankruptcy court, mediation, arbitration, Public Employment Relations Board, and others). The Senior Paralegal will also be responsible for complex legal and factual research, and will be supporting attorneys in selecting case strategy. The Senior Paralegal will generally report to the Deputy General Counsel, and/or an Attorney IV or other Supervisor. The work performed requires knowledge of advanced legal concepts, principles, terminology, procedures and the extensive use of legal reference material. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs legal research, including statutory analysis, review of case law and legislative history, and cite checking. Performs factual research, including analysis of public records and secondary sources to support attorneys handling complex litigation. Prepares initial drafts of pleadings incorporating legal and factual research. Drafts legal documents including notices, subpoenas, interrogatories, declarations in support of motions, proposed orders, research memoranda, proposed rules, proposed orders and correspondence. Assists with locating and contacting witnesses, arranges for the interview and evaluation of witnesses, drafts witness declarations in proceedings and pretrial statements and assists with the preparation of witness testimony. Compiles and organizes trial notebooks, exhibits, files and other materials and documents. Coordinates the scheduling of witnesses, answers witness questions, communicates with witnesses regarding the status of their case/trial, coordinates witness travel and expenses, and assists with witness issues, exhibits and note taking. Prepares initial drafts of formal discovery requests and responses, including special interrogatories, requests for admissions, production demands, deposition notices and motions to compel for the attorney, and organizes information in order to respond to such discovery requests. Analyzes records and disciplinary files and make recommendations to the attorney as to the disposition of files. Prepares summaries of depositions, court transcripts and witness testimony. Monitors and tracks criminal and civil cases in California and other jurisdictions; and investigates, gathers and reviews case documentation and information. Performs a number of other similar or related duties, which may not be specifically included within this job description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Advanced principles, concepts and methodology of legal proceedings and legal research. Principles of legal writing and legal terminology. Structure and procedural rules of state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. The State Bar Act, State Bar Rules, Rules of Conduct and other relevant laws as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Advanced principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Business math for completing non-technical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Computerized legal research system(s). Ability to: Prepare legal documents including discovery requests, motions and summary dispositions. Extract and organize information from a variety of sources. Organize work, set priorities, and meet deadlines. Maintain confidentiality of State Bar documents and records. Carry out duties in accordance with policies, procedures and scope of responsibility. Gather, analyze and interpret data and information. Review and analyze complex written documents and problems. Establish and maintain effective and productive work relationships. Communicate clearly and effectively in person, telephone and in writing. Write effectively, in a clear, concise and well organized manner, using proper grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation. Travel by air and automobile as required. Minimum Qualifications: Education : Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position. Experience: Four (4) years' experience as a paralegal. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Certification of completion of an approved paralegal program. Mandatory continuing legal education: completion of four hours of legal ethics classes and four hours of general law classes every two years. Physical Requirements: Visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone. Sit for extended periods of time.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of General Counsel Attorney I/II/III Attorney I: $94,899 - $142-228 Attorney II: $104,388 - $156,455 Attorney III: $117,692 - $176,401 Exempt / Non-Union Represented The State Bar of California ("State Bar") is a public corporation within the judicial branch of government whose missions are public protection and access to justice for all citizens. The Office of General Counsel (OGC) employs the in-house attorneys to the State Bar to support these missions. The legal work in OGC includes advice to and representation of the State Bar Board of Trustees, committees and staff in administrative and civil trial and appellate litigation and transactional work in substantive areas such as: Bar discipline and admissions; diversity and access to justice initiatives; labor and employment; intellectual property; bankruptcy; real estate; contracts; privacy; ethics; regulatory and legislative work; governance; public records and open meeting laws; and, general corporate matters. OGC also reviews closures of disciplinary complaints filed against attorneys, but does not handle attorney discipline proceedings in State Bar Court. The State Bar offers a unique compensation package, including competitive salary, partial paid employee and retiree health insurance premiums and other benefits, 14 holidays, vacation/sick leave, CalPERS Retirement, a 457(b) savings plan, a commuter subsidy and more. The successful candidate will be placed in classification and provided a salary commensurate with their experience. Active membership in the State Bar of California and no professional disciplinary record in California or any other jurisdiction are required.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range: $85,968 - $114,624 Exempt / Union Represented As an IT Analyst with State Bar IT, you will be a critical part in delivering quality and speed through programming prowess with experience in adopting quality engineering practices. You will bring quality thought process and best practices into every phase of the software product development life cycle, and mentor other team members within the application development organization. You will bring knowledge of working with automated testing frameworks, tools and integrate with DevOps tools and practices to improve the agile product development processes at The State Bar of California. At the State Bar of California, we work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture. What you'll do: Architect, Design, develop, test and implement software to create, enhance and integrate custom software products (experience in legal space not required) Follow Agile Scrum best practices to deliver highest value to the business at the earliest Collaborate with Product owners, Scrum Masters and operations team to understand, estimate, prioritize and execute both functional and non-functional requirements Follow architectural, design, coding, testing and compliance standards during development process to consistently deliver quality software that meets functional and non-functional requirements Adopt latest tools, technologies and frameworks required achieve goals for speed, quality and cost. Identify, implement, and maintain testing framework and automated tests to help increase coverage for our fast-paced development lifecycle Maintain automation testing framework for web applications and services Work cross-functionally with excellent communication skills Enjoys working with and motivated by helping other engineers deliver a quality product What we look for: Required Bachelor's in computer science (or related field) OR equivalent work experience 4+ years of experience of Web development experience with Microsoft stack of technologies (.Net, MVC, C#, SQL Server DB, SSAS etc., UI technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS etc.) and latest frameworks Experience setting up and maintaining CI/CD platforms and automated testing platform in either cloud or on-prem is required 3+ years of experience working with test automation, implementing TDD, BDD for web applications to help deliver a high-quality product through demonstrated coding proficiency Knowledge of QA automation architecture, methodologies, processes, and tools A self-starter with attention to detail and a passion for learning and development Preferred Experience with migration of web apps to Cloud Knowledge of integration with legacy applications using Jitterbit Experience or working knowledge of one of more of the following products - Salesforce, Oracle Fusion, AS/400
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range: $85,968 - $114,624 Exempt / Union Represented As an IT Analyst with State Bar IT, you will be a critical part in delivering quality and speed through programming prowess with experience in adopting quality engineering practices. You will bring quality thought process and best practices into every phase of the software product development life cycle, and mentor other team members within the application development organization. You will bring knowledge of working with automated testing frameworks, tools and integrate with DevOps tools and practices to improve the agile product development processes at The State Bar of California. At the State Bar of California, we work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture. What you'll do: Architect, Design, develop, test and implement software to create, enhance and integrate custom software products (experience in legal space not required) Follow Agile Scrum best practices to deliver highest value to the business at the earliest Collaborate with Product owners, Scrum Masters and operations team to understand, estimate, prioritize and execute both functional and non-functional requirements Follow architectural, design, coding, testing and compliance standards during development process to consistently deliver quality software that meets functional and non-functional requirements Adopt latest tools, technologies and frameworks required achieve goals for speed, quality and cost. Identify, implement, and maintain testing framework and automated tests to help increase coverage for our fast-paced development lifecycle Maintain automation testing framework for web applications and services Work cross-functionally with excellent communication skills Enjoys working with and motivated by helping other engineers deliver a quality product What we look for: Required Bachelor's in computer science (or related field) OR equivalent work experience 4+ years of experience of Web development experience with Microsoft stack of technologies (.Net, MVC, C#, SQL Server DB, SSAS etc., UI technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS etc.) and latest frameworks Experience setting up and maintaining CI/CD platforms and automated testing platform in either cloud or on-prem is required 3+ years of experience working with test automation, implementing TDD, BDD for web applications to help deliver a high-quality product through demonstrated coding proficiency Knowledge of QA automation architecture, methodologies, processes, and tools A self-starter with attention to detail and a passion for learning and development Preferred Experience with migration of web apps to Cloud Knowledge of integration with legacy applications using Jitterbit Experience or working knowledge of one of more of the following products - Salesforce, Oracle Fusion, AS/400
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $102,341 - 153,387 Exempt / Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, an Attorney performs legal work that includes the identification of legal issues; recommendation of appropriate actions resolution of legal problems; interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; legal research; and analysis and preparation of various legal documents. Depending on the department or unit to which assigned, may prepare for and conduct trials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification in the Attorney classification series, responsible for performing legal work. The Attorney classification is distinguished from the Senior Attorney in that Senior Attorneys generally handle more complex cases, trials, and projects and provide direction/guidance to Attorneys, while Attorneys generally handle less complex cases, trials, and projects, and provide lead direction to non-attorney staff, but not attorneys. However, as Attorneys gain experience and demonstrate competence, they will assume more responsibility and perform work of greater difficulty and complexity. Positions in the Attorney classification typically reports directly to a Supervising Attorney. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Prepares legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Prepares cases for trial, including directing the gathering of evidence, preparing and filing required pleadings and motions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Performs trials, including delivering opening and closing statements, conducting direct and cross examinations, and preparing post trial briefs. Writes legal analysis and provides instruction and/or advice to others. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, rules and procedures, and State Bar processes. Provides direction to non-attorney staff. Maintains adequate case, file, and related records to ensure effective completion of projects assigned, and assists in the evaluation of the work product. Stays informed and keeps staff within his/her areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods of procedures. Participates in training and professional development activities. May perform a number of other similar or related duties that are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, Rules of Professional Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies and adjudicative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar Court hearing and review departments. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, opinions, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Analyze and apply case and statutory law to various issues and facts to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and provide legal advice. Communicate complex legal issues to a variety of individuals. Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, legal memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Write effectively in a clear, concise and well organized manner. Conduct legal research. Review and analyze complex documents. Obtain information through witness interviews. Prepare and effectively present cases at trial. Speak effectively in court and to large groups. Negotiate settlements and mediate disputes. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Provide direction and guidance to other staff. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents, investigations, and records. Travel by air and automobile. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: No minimum requirement. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements : Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range for IT Analyst II: $85,968 - $114,624 Annual Salary Range for Senior IT Analyst: $90,275 - $120,362 Exempt / Union Represented As Sr. IT Analyst with the State Bar of California's Information Technology department, you will be a critical part in delivering applications with quality and speed through a combination of quality engineering experience and programming prowess. You will bring quality thought process and best practices into every phase of the software product development life cycle, and mentor other team members within the application development organization. At the State Bar of California we work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture. Responsibilities: Architect, design, develop, test and implement software to create, enhance and integrate custom software products (experience in legal space not required) Follow Agile Scrum best practices to deliver at the earliest the highest value to the business Collaborate with Product owners, Scrum Masters and operations team to understand, estimate, prioritize and execute both functional and non-functional requirements Follow architectural, design, coding, testing and compliance standards during development process to consistently deliver quality software that meets functional and non-functional requirements Adopt latest tools, technologies and frameworks required to achieve goals for speed, quality and cost Enjoys working with a team and is motivated by helping other engineers deliver a quality product Work with senior members of the team to analyze business requirements, translating those requirements in to customized solutions using the Salesforce platform. Implement Salesforce solutions that adhere to platform best practices, and perform peer code reviews. Typical Salesforce implementations include custom platform development (Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components) Participate in development workstreams, from design through testing and deployment. Maintain effective client relations and rapport - delivering timely and relevant information with the ability to quickly identify and report project risks. Post-delivery - assists client teams in supporting the live application and perform handoff and knowledge transfer activities, positioning our clients for long term success. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's in Computer Science (or related field) OR equivalent work experience Minimum 4 years of development experience with programming Languages - APEX, Visualforce Minimum 2 years of experience with customization on the Salesforce Lightning platform which should include: Lightning Components using the Lightning Design System framework, Apex, Apex data loader, and declarative platform tools. (Process Builder, Visual Workflow, Lightning App Builder, etc.) Some knowledge of QA automation architecture, methodologies, processes, and tools A self-starter with attention to detail and a passion for learning and development Preferred: Knowledge of integration tools with legacy applications using Jitterbit; Familiarity with Jira (scrum process) and Zendesk (ticketing) Prototyping Experience developing for Salesforce Communities and Lightning App Builder Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification