STAFF ATTORNEY SUPERVISOR – Commonwealth of Kentucky – Pike County, KY

Pike County

54 – Justice and Public Safety Cabinet

Pay Grade 17 (MIN-MID) $46,907.28 – $62,144.64 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $50,034.48 – $66,287.52 yearly at 40 hour work week

Characteristics of the Job :

Supervises attorneys in the practice of law and performance of legal responsibilities. Provides a variety of professional legal services both complex and specialized in nature; and performs other duties as required.

Minimum Requirement – Education :

See Special Requirements.

Minimum Requirement – Experience :

Must have four years experience as a licensed attorney in the practice of law.

Substitute Education for Experience :

A Master of Law degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Substitute Experience for Education :


Special Requirements :

Must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky or comply with SCR 2.111 Limited certification of admission to practice or SCR 2.112 Attorney participants in defender or legal services programs. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.

Department/Division/Branch/Address :

Department of Public Advocacy
Pikeville Trial Office
126 Trivette Dr, Ste 102
Pikeville, KY 41501

Agency Contact email and/or telephone number :

Traci Hancock at

# of Vacancies :


Position Type :

Full-time Merit (18A)

Work Schedule :

1st Shift

Vacancy Type :

Competitive – Open To All Candidates

FLSA Designation

EXEMPT – The position(s) is/are exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will not earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week.

Work Week :

37.5 hr/wk

Pay Grade :


Special Entrance Rate :


Special Entrance Rate Salary :

$4,167.00 monthly at 37.5 hours per week OR $4,444.96 monthly at 40 hours per week

Probationary Period :

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to:

Description of Job Duties

Supervises other attorneys and staff in the daily operation of a field office and provides complex and specialized legal services to indigent defendants in all courts in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This position is located in the Pikeville Public Defenders Office.

Job Group :


Typical Working Conditions :

Duties are performed primarily in both office and courtroom settings. Travel is required.

Additional Requirements :

Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver’s license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.

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