Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers:

Conduct hearings to recommend or make decisions on claims concerning government programs or other government-related matters. Determine liability, sanctions, or penalties, or recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or settlements.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $109,170.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 44
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.26 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Written Communication
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Conflict Management
Following Directions
Customer Service
Intellectual Risk-taking
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Getting Information

Identify laws or court decisions relevant to pending cases
Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information
Analyze legal questions
Analyze evidence or facts
Review laws for understanding and application
Analyze data to discover facts in case
Conduct legal research
Conduct legal hearings to investigate and delineate the actions of individuals or organizations
Review facts to determine if criminal act or statue violation is involved
Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants
Review hearing transcripts
Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings
Investigate legal issues
Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information
Request reports or records

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend organizational or legal action
Decide causes of legal action
Make decisions in legal cases
Determine negligence or violation of laws or regulations
Evaluate merit of a case based on precedents, policies, laws, or regulations
Determine admissibility of evidence
Judge criminal or civil cases
Apply court or agency rules or strategies
Make rulings in legal, mediation, or arbitration settings
Administer oaths to court participants
Authorize payments to settle legal disputes

Documenting/Recording Information

Prepare legal, regulatory, or investigatory forms or documentation
Write legal correspondence
Compose draft or final legal pleadings
Prepare written decisions for legal proceedings
Prepare documentation of legal proceedings
Prepare probable cause affidavits, subpoenas, or warrants
Maintain records, reports, or files in an office, administrative, or clerical setting
Record information from meetings or other formal proceedings
Record information about legal matters
Maintain public records, reports, or files
Maintain telephone logs
Prepare records of prisoner bookings or status

Performing Administrative Activities

Submit state and federal reports
File documents in court or with the proper agency division
Maintain legal or court related records, reports, or files
Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail
Retrieve files or charts
Manage jury summons process
Manage clerical or administrative activities
Answer questions from customers or the public
Transcribe spoken or written information
File documents, records, or related materials
Prepare business correspondence
Take messages, notes, shorthand, and dictation
Send information, materials or documentation
Issue certificates, licenses, or permits
Issue identification documents to employees, members, or visitors

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