Represents the State Bar in attorney discipline and disability matters performing the following functions: conducting investigations of alleged attorney misconduct or incapacity; making recommendations for the disposition of matters including the prosecution of formal charges; presentations to the Attorney Discipline Probable Cause Committee; drafting and filing pleadings; conducting discovery; participating in hearings before the Presiding Disciplinary Judge and Hearing Panels; and, appearing before the Arizona Supreme Court.
Skills and Abilities
Familiarity with the Rules of Professional Conduct.
Excellent communications skills, legal research and writing skills.
Exercise excellent judgment with action to be taken on cases.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
Possess the ability to work effectively with the staff, Board, Supreme Court, legislation, members, and the public.
Strong attention to detail and well organized.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with the public and members of the legal profession and the ability to manage a varied, high volume caseload.
Model the behaviors expected of all SBA employees by:
Cultivating a positive work environment;
Prioritizing and setting manageable goals;
Being efficient with time at work;
Communicating effectively with management, staff, members, clients, visitors, and the public;
Being flexible and taking criticism constructively; and
Maintaining the highest ethical standards.
Education and/or Experience: Required J.D. required. Active member in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona. Minimum of 5 years practical legal experience with significant trial experience.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Windows environment with Office Suite to include formatting and production of word processing documents, spreadsheets, and reports required. Case management software proficiency preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona. Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license, maintain automobile insurance coverage and have access to an automobile.
We offer a liberal employee benefit plan that includes but not limited to:
Employee only company paid medical and dental benefits
STD and LTD (company paid)
Paid company holidays
Company paid Life Insurance (2x your salary)
401k with employer matching
Trip Reduction Program with reimbursement
Robust wellness program
Internal Number: 201908BC
About State Bar of Arizona
The State Bar of Arizona exists to serve and protect the public with respect to the provision of legal services and access to justice. Consistent with these goals, the State Bar of Arizona seeks to improve the administration of justice and the competency, ethics, and professionalism of lawyers practicing in Arizona