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December 24, 2012

Corporate Counsel (Litigation)

Utah Transit Authority announces an opening in the General Counsel Department for an Associate to Senior Corporate Counsel (Litigation). This is a career-ladder position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Graduation with JD in law from an accredited law program and must be licensed to practice law in the State of Utah.

EXPERIENCE:
Must have a minimum of five years current work experience as a practicing professional attorney with an emphasis in litigation. Ability to analyze complex legal problems and apply legal principles and practices; ability to prepare and present legal materials in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing; ability to present legal arguments clearly, persuasively, and logically. Transit related work experience is desired. Must have knowledge of laws impacting quasi-government entities and demonstrated experience in developing relationships with regulatory agencies, funding agencies and the community.

- OR -

an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS:

• Ten (10) years current experience as a practicing professional attorney.

• Progressive knowledge of laws impacting quasi-government entities and demonstrated experience in developing relationships with regulatory and funding agencies, internal staff and the community within the context of public transportation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works under the direction of the General Counsel and other legal department staff regarding legal affairs and litigation matters. Renders general legal services of normal complexity and represents the company in legal matters as assigned or otherwise required. Coordinates projects with the Office of General Counsel staff and outside counsel as directed by General Counsel or Senior Counsel.

PAY RATE: $100,339.20 - $115,918.40 annually, depending on experience

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2012

TO BE CONSIDERED, YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE AT www.rideuta.com

December 22, 2012

DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM

UTAH COURTS
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS

The Utah Courts have an excellent opportunity for an innovative attorney with a strong
background in child welfare and delinquency. The Director is appointed by the
Guardian ad Litem Oversight Committee in consultation with the State Court
Administrator and is responsible for a statewide program providing attorneys to
represent the best interest of children in court proceedings. The Director is responsible
for oversight of all aspects of the program including: staffing, budget, training, CASA,
and evaluation of GAL services. The Director provides leadership and is actively
involved with building collaborative relationships with the Courts, Division of Child and
Family Services, Attorney General’s Office, Legislature, community partners and other
stakeholders.
The successful candidate will possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited
law school, and must be a member in good standing of the Bar. The ideal candidate
will have demonstrated experience in child welfare and delinquency; managing
attorney and non-attorney staff; budgeting; and working with outside agencies and the
Legislature. The Director will also have the ability to communicate effectively, analyze
information and recommend appropriate actions, proficiency in the application and use
of technology, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
throughout all levels of the organization including boards and commissions. Travel
throughout Utah is required.
Salary range for the position is $68,000 to $95,000 annually, plus excellent state
benefits. For more information and direction on how to apply, please visit our website
at http://www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs/
Closing date: January 18, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
The Utah State Courts are Equal Opportunity Employers

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