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Company: GEO Secure Services
Location: Falfurrias
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Facility: -BROOKS COUNTY DETENTION CENTERPay: $16.16 hr.Bonus (if applicable): Shift: Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:--- Paid time off ------------------------ Paid holidays------------------------------ 401(k) --- 401(k) matching ------------------ Health Insurance ------------------------ Dental Insurance--- Vision Insurance --------------- ---- Life Insurance ------------------------------ Flexible spending account--- Health savings account ------ ---- Tuition Reimbursement --------------- Reduced tuition rates--- Employee discount --------------- Employee assistance program------ Pet insurance--- Disability Insurance --------- ---- Paid training ------------------------------- Other benefits availableEqual Opportunity Employer.Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.Who We Are:GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.SummaryOversees the assistance provided by inmates who function as Law Clerks to other inmates of the facility. Coordinates and reviews inmate's case load, reviews progress, and provides assistance toward formulating legal defenses or actions as necessary.Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Coordinates and provides guidance to inmates who assist other inmates to formulating legal defenses or actions.
    • Assists in gathering research data pertaining to cases. Provides guidance on where to research for other data.
    • Analyzes research data to determine if the content is appropriate and relevant to cases.
    • Reviews and evaluates the preparation of legal documents such as briefs, defenses, or pleadings.
    • Reviews facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly.
    • Ensures that pleadings with court clerk are submitted in a timely manner.
    • Reviews affidavits of documents and maintains document file.
    • Acts as law librarian, keeping and monitoring legal volumes and ensuring legal volumes are up-to-date. Maintains case and other administrative files.
    • Files pleadings and other legal documents with court clerk.
    • Answers routine questions regarding legal issues.
    • Directs and coordinates office activity.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.Job Requirements:Minimum Requirements
      • High school diploma or equivalent. Paralegal certification is also required.
      • Two (2) years previous law clerk experience.
      • Knowledge of Florida's administrative process including Chapter 120 Florida's Statues and 766.015, 768.28,458.
      • In depth knowledge of Anti-Terrorism Effective Death Penalty ACT (AEDPA), Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), state tort, 42 USA 1983.
      • Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group settings.
      • Ability to work with a team of inmates and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
      • Ability to work computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Keywords: GEO Secure Services, Corpus Christi , LAW LIBRARY CLERK, Other , Falfurrias, Texas

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