Staff Attorney/Magistrate – Delaware

Delaware, County of (OH)

Magistrate Wanted: Judge David Gormley in the General Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County, Ohio seeks to hire someone to serve as both a magistrate and staff attorney at his court. The position is a full-time one with an annual starting salary range between $74,000 and $90,000, and the work location is the county courthouse in Delaware, Ohio.

The person who fills the position will preside at some courtroom hearings, perform legal research, draft decisions and jury instructions, and attempt to resolve discovery disputes. The job focuses primarily on civil cases, but the person hired will also set bail and address other matters in some criminal cases. The position will not include any domestic-relations work because cases of that type are handled in a different division of the court.

Applicants should be members of the Ohio bar with at least five years of experience in the practice of law, and they should provide a cover letter, a rsum, a writing sample of approximately 10 pages, and contact information for three references. The application deadline is April 29, 2021, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they arrive.Complete job description is available on the Class Specifications page.

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