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IIC - ADJUDICATION LEGAL ASSOC

Posting Begin Date: 2024/03/22
Posting End Date: 2024/04/14
Category: Legal
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 19.00
Maximum Salary: 21.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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NOTICE: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through your internal Luma account.

The mission of the Idaho Industrial Commission is to fairly administer the Idaho Workers' Compensation Law. 

The Idaho Industrial Commission is looking for an Adjudication Legal Associate to perform Adjudication Department secretarial support functions; manage the legal case files; maintain calendar of hearings; apply knowledge of legal system to prepare and process legal documents; perform related work.

This position has great benefits including:

  • Participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems: PERSI
  • An opportunity for Student Loan Forgiveness  
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Sick and vacation leave that accrue as soon as you start
  • Optional 401K, and optional 457
  • Basic life insurance for employee and family 
  • Wellness programs 
  • Training opportunities


 Example of Duties:

Case File Management.
Creates, organizes, and maintains legal files and accurately enters information into an automated file management system. Reviews case file and contacts appropriate parties to obtain necessary information. Ensures that all documents are processed within legal timelines and department standards. Gathers and prepares information necessary for hearings.
Composes and transcribes pleadings and correspondence to be mailed to applicable attorneys, claimants, and employers. 

Liaison/Public Relations
Explains workers' compensation and unemployment insurance appeal hearing procedures, identified issues, rules of Judicial Practice and Procedure, and appeal rights to interested parties. Accepts withdrawal of appeals, may coordinate with other agencies, concerned parties, or sections within the department regarding appeals/hearings processes. Prepares reports on completed and outstanding cases.

Scheduling Calendars
Maintains and tracks schedules for hearings, mediations, telephone conferences, and appointments. Schedules court reporters or interpreters, secures alternate rooms for hearings and meetings, and reserves equipment. Monitors timelines for pleadings and appeals.

Administrative Duties
Provides secretarial support to assigned referees. Performs necessary reception activities and provides customer service to department and the public. Prepares necessary forms required for payment of court reporters, interpreters, and alternate hearing rooms and processes fees for Idaho Supreme Court cases.

 Minimum Qualifications:
Good knowledge of:
  • Legal terminology and procedures.
  • Administrative law proceedings.
  • Automated and physical record systems.
  • Effective English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Experience:
  • Using word processing software and adobe pro to compose business and legal documents.
  • Interpreting, applying, and explaining complex information such as regulations, policies, or procedures.
  • Independently handling complaints and upset individuals in a business setting.
  • Creating, maintaining, and archiving legal documents and files.
Skill in:
  • Typing/keyboarding 50 net words per minute.
 Supplemental Information:
The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. 
 
The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email[email protected].
 
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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