The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a qualified individual to assist the Chief Disciplinary Counsel in the investigation and pursuit, where appropriate, of complaints against attorneys and allegations of unauthorized practice of law.
The successful candidate will assist in the review of records of complaints from grievance panels in matters where probable cause has been found, pursue matters at contested hearings before the statewide grievance committee or a reviewing committee, and make appropriate recommendations concerning dispositions to the statewide grievance committee or a reviewing committee. The successful candidate will also handle other attorney disciplinary matters before the Superior Court that may include but are not limited to appointment to act as Trustee to inventory the files and take other appropriate action to protect the interests of the clients of deactivated attorneys and, in certain cases, deceased attorneys and any appeals from those decisions.
Note: Permanent, full time employees may not practice law anywhere else per Connecticut Practice Book Section 2-34A (a).
Starting Salary: $104,906 – plus State of Connecticut benefits
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Membership in the Connecticut Bar and seven (7) years of experience in the practice of law. Some private practice experience is preferred.
Note: Litigation experience is required. Both trial and appellate court litigation experience is preferred, but administrative experience is acceptable.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.
Applications must be received by March 8, 2021. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.
Please reference posting number 21-1000-029.