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The Revocation Hearing Judge is responsible for conducting various hearings and legal research, writing legal documents for use in litigation, and providing legal assistance

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Typical Functions:

Conducts Revocation Hearings for the Board of Parole and the Arkansas Department of Correction. Conducts Transfer Hearings for the Department of Community Correction. Conducts Interstate Compact Probable Cause Hearings. Conducts Parole Hearings. Conducts training programs for DCC Parole/Probation Officers to execute proper Revocation Hearings. Researches previous cases, decisions, state statutes, case law, and federal legislation relating to current hearings. Prepares and types written reports for all hearings and prepares monthly status reports for the Board of Parole. Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and precedents. Knowledge of legal research and writing protocols. Knowledge of policies and procedures. Knowledge of organizational skills and practices. Ability to work the public and incarcerated felons. Abilitity to work in prisons and abide by the security regulations. Ability to research, analyze, interpret, and apply legislation and case related information. Ability to conduct litigation. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and documents.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a law degree from an accredited law school; plus five years of legal experience.

Required Certificates:

Must be licensed to practice law and admitted to the Arkansas State Bar in accordance with ACA 16-22-201.


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