Assistant Counsel for General Magistrates

Baltimore, MD
Full Time
Job #: 40078
The Circuit Court for Baltimore City is seeking an Assistant Counsel in the General Magistrates' office to be responsible for review of filings in tax sale foreclosures, mortgage foreclosures and ejectment actions.

Major Responsibilities
  • Analyze motions in terms of applicable statutes, rules, regulations and case law.
  • Preparation for meetings with the Bar and is responsible for all matters in subject cases
  • Advising Magistrates in preparation of court orders for Judges.
  • Performs research and writes memoranda regarding updates on changes in the law.
  • Interacts with others regarding subject cases
  • Works under direct supervision of the Magistrates

Minimum Qualifications
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience
  • J. D. Degree from an accredited law school. Training in the use of legal research software.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent research skills using Westlaw and Lexis software with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and research skills and is accomplished at handling volume under pressure

This is a full-time contract position with benefits contingent with Maryland's Sick and Safe Leave policy.
The annual salary is $59, 956.

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