Attorney 1 - Standard
Columbus, OH 43228
JOB DUTIES IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE: (These duties are illustrative only. Incumbents may perform some or
all of these duties or other job-related duties as assigned.)
Conducts legal research on assigned issues, legislation, agency policies, rules &/or programs, locates & reviews case &
statutory law, constitutions, state &/or federal rules &/or legal treatises, analyzes findings & writes legal memoranda, legal
briefs, pleadings &/or motions.
Assists higher-level attorneys prepare for cases or negotiations or provides recommendations regarding legal advice to
administrators; edits & proofreads documents; drafts simple contracts, leases or agreements; coordinates work of clerical
staff; responds to inquiries from agency employees, government officials &/or general public.
MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of law (i.E., procedural & substantive); legal research methods; legal writing; interviewing; laws, rules &
procedures applicable to operations of employing agency*. Ability to deal with large number of variables & determine
specific course of action; organize & interpret extensive variety of legal material in books, journals or legal documents;
communicate verbally regarding legal issues; handle sensitive contacts with government officials &/or general public.
(*)Developed after employment.
MINIMUM CLASS QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of Revised Code.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT REQUIRED TO REMAIN IN THE CLASSIFICATION AFTER EMPLOYMENT:
Completion of 24 credit hours of continuing legal education from accredited programs for applicable two-year reporting
period pursuant to Rule X of Rules of Government of Bar of Ohio. Current certificate of registration pursuant to Rule VII of
Rules of Government of Bar of Ohio.
Please call 614-824-3726 for more information.