Discipline Systems Analyst - Paralegal
Washington State Bar Association
Open Until Filled
Discipline Systems Analyst – Paralegal
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Job Grade N9; Nonexempt; Full-time
Starting Salary Range: $40,572 – 45,000/year DOE+ benefits
The Discipline Systems Analyst is a paralegal responsible for analysis and management of all disciplinary information maintained in the case management/lawyer discipline database and related systems, and for analysis and preparation of statistical information for use by WSBA and ODC management. The Discipline Systems Analyst reviews incoming grievance information, coordinates file opening and database documentation, and serves as a lead ODC staff interface with IT, outside vendors, and other WSBA departments in design, development, and implementation of the discipline database and related information-management systems. In addition, the Discipline Systems Analyst is responsible for oversight of the department’s use of other internal and external information systems, including court databases and electronic legal research resources. The Discipline Systems Analyst trains ODC and other WSBA staff on use of the discipline database, its reports, system changes, and effective use of other electronic information systems.
This position reports to the Associate Director/Intake Manager. The work environment is high volume and fast-paced. Attention to detail is critical. Also critical are excellent database management skills, excellent presentation and communication skills, advanced skills with Microsoft Office, court databases and legal research systems, the ability to accurately interpret information that is frequently unclear, and the ability to understand civil, criminal and administrative justice systems. The position will draw upon knowledge of the grievance process and disciplinary proceedings, WSBA policies and procedures, the legal system, applicable court rules and an in-depth understanding of the discipline database.
Requirements include a paralegal degree or certificate and legal office experience working with a case management database, court databases, electronic filing, and current information technologies. A four year college degree and paralegal experience are preferred. A successful candidate must have excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills; knowledge of legal procedures; excellent organization and time management skills; and an eagerness and ability to learn new computer programs. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications is required. Advanced knowledge of Westlaw, Adobe, and advanced editorial/proofreading skills are a plus.
The WSBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity.