Judge Job Description
[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]
We’re looking for a Judge to rule on questions of law, act as a referee between the litigating parties, and render decisions in legal disputes.
Roles & Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Hear allegations of the prosecuting and defending parties.
- Listen to witness testimony.
- Rule on the admissibility of evidence.
- Inform defendants of their rights.
- Instruct the jury.
- Question witnesses.
- Rule on motions presented by counsel.
- In criminal court, determine the guilt or innocence of criminal defendants and impose sentences on defendants found guilty.
- In civil cases, determine liability or damages.
- Logic and reasoning skills: Must possess excellent logical reasoning, analytical, and decision-making skills to analyze a complex case and statutory law and render sound legal decisions.
- Legal knowledge: Thorough knowledge of criminal and civil procedures, jurisdictional rules, and the court system is critical.
- Writing skills: Top-notch writing ability is necessary to draft clear, concise, and well-researched opinions, bench memoranda, and other legal documents.
- Mediation skills: Excellent mediation skills are necessary to resolve discovery disputes and promote a settlement between the parties.
What you’ll get in return
The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.
- Competitive compensation based on experience
- Medical insurance plan
- Dental insurance plan
- Vision insurance plan
- Contribution to life insurance plan
- 401k profit sharing
- Parking reimbursement
- Social, charity, and wellness events
To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]