This class is accountable for planning, directing and administering the day-to-day operations of the Judicial Review Council.
Receives executive direction from the Chairperson of the Judicial Review Council.
Directs all staff of the Judicial Review Council.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans and directs administrative operations on behalf of the Council; reviews all initial complaints and prepares summary of documentation for submission to the Council; investigates complaints about judges, workers' compensation commissioners and family support magistrates and presents evidence to the Council; drafts letters, charges, notices and other documentation as directed by the Council; prepares and presents evidence at hearings; monitors legislative activity that may impact operations; drafts proposed legislation and presents at legislative hearings; amends regulations as needed to comply with changes in law; conducts legal research; prepares and monitors agency budget; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of agency who might impact on policy or program activities; assists in preparation of annual report of agency activities; consults with the Chairperson as needed; may respond to media inquiry; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of law and legal process, principals and practices, administrative law, constitutional law and rules of evidence; considerable knowledge of the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act; knowledge of and ability to apply management and business principals and techniques; knowledge of the legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of experience in the practice of law trying cases in all Connecticut courts.
Note: No incumbent can be affiliated with any law firm that currently practices or could practice before Connecticut courts.
To be paid at a rate between $50.00 and $60.00 per hour based on qualifications and experience.