Sunday, August 12, 2012

Family Court Commissioner/Circuit Court ... vacancy at Eau Claire County, WI in Eau Claire

Eau Claire County, WI is employing Family Court Commissioner/Circuit Court ... on Sun, 12 Aug 2012 09:18:32 GMT. This position performs judicial work exercising the statutory powers and duties of a court commissioner under own authority and on authority delegated by a judge. The Eau Claire County Family Court Commissioner exercises those powers to the extent required for the performance of the inherent duties of the position and those delegated to it by authority of the chief judge of the judicial...

Family Court Commissioner/Circuit Court ...

Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Description: Eau Claire County, WI is employing Family Court Commissioner/Circuit Court ... right now, this vacancy will be situated in Wisconsin. For complete informations about this vacancy opportunity kindly read the description below. This position performs judicial work exercising the statutory powers and duties of a court commissioner under own authority and on authority delegated by a judge. The Eau Claire County Family Court Commissioner exercises those powers to the extent required for the performance of the inherent duties of the position and those delegated to it by authority of the chief judge of the judicial administrative district or designee.

To be considered for this position submit a completed County application with attached cover letter explaining relevant qualifications and resume no later than 12 midnight on Thursday, August 30, 2012.

Interviews for selected candidates will be held on Friday, September 7, 2012 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Eau Claire County Courthouse.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Illustrative only):
Performs judicial functions for legal matters either upon own or delegated authority including, but not limited to:

Ensuring adherence to rules of procedure for administration of matters pertaining to adjudication

Evaluating allegations and evidence to determine their sufficiency and/or credibility

Ruling on procedure, admissibility of evidence or testimony, and other issues Performs statutory duties of Family Court Commissioner upon own authority and on authority delegated by a judge

Makes temporary orders concerning custody, visitation, child support, maintenance, attorney's fees, wage assignments, and other matters expressed in section 767.23 of Wisconsin Statutes

Presides at fully stipulated final divorce hearings

Conducts hearings for enforcement or revision of maintenance and child support orders.

Issues domestic abuse temporary restraining orders, conducts hearings, and grants injunctions for domestic abuse

Presides at probable cause hearings for protective placements and reviews protective placements

Presides at initial appearances and pretrial hearings for paternity, visitation, and custody proceedings

Performs marriages Performs State-mandated duties of Director of Family Court Counseling Services

Coordinates efforts with TRY Mediation, Inc., designated to provide family court counseling services, to ensure availability of qualified staff to perform required services

Supervises, performs, or contracts for legal custody and physical placement studies and evaluates the quality of any such services, credentialing various service agencies which meet criteria for court-ordered referrals

Ensures that funding for family court counseling services is administered and managed in accordance with established standards Performs judicial review of arrests and the charges individuals are held for on weekends (within 48 hours) to determine whether the individual will be let out on bond or held in jail

Performs the following duties on authority delegated by a judge:

Directs cases to the proper court if the defendant wishes to enter a plea

Issues summonses, arrest or search warrants, and conducts initial appearances of persons arrested, sets bail, and schedules subsequent appearances on criminal matters

Provides defendants with information regarding charges and right to counsel, at initial appearances

Conducts initial appearances in traffic and other forfeiture cases, accepts pleas, imposes forfeitures, orders revocation and suspension of operating privileges, and refers cases to court

Conducts initial return appearance and conciliation conferences in small claims actions.

Conducts non-contested probate proceedings.

Issues warrants and capiases for those who do not appear

Orders the release or detention of children apprehended, conducts detention and shelter care hearings, conducts preliminary appearances, and enters into consent decrees.

Hears petitions for commitment and conducts probable cause hearings for mental commitments and protective placements of persons alleged to be mentally ill

Conducts initial truancy court hearings Performs other related duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited law school

Admission to the Wisconsin State Bar

Five (5) years experience in law practice
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If you were eligible to this vacancy, please send us your resume, with salary requirements and a resume to Eau Claire County, WI.

Interested on this vacancy, just click on the Apply button, you will be redirected to the official website

This vacancy will be started on: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 09:18:32 GMT



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