Sample Job Titles
Administrative Hearing Officer
Administrative Law Judge
Workers' Compensation Hearings Officer
Prepare written opinions and decisions.
Monitor and direct the activities of trials and hearings to ensure that they are conducted fairly and that courts administer justice while safeguarding the legal rights of all involved parties.
Determine existence and amount of liability according to current laws, administrative and judicial precedents, and available evidence.
Research and analyze laws, regulations, policies, and precedent decisions to prepare for hearings and to determine conclusions.
Conduct hearings to review and decide claims regarding issues such as social program eligibility, environmental protection, or enforcement of health and safety regulations.
Review and evaluate data on documents, such as claim applications, birth or death certificates, or physician or employer records.
Recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or compromise settlements according to laws, regulations, policies, and precedent decisions.
Rule on exceptions, motions, and admissibility of evidence.
Confer with individuals or organizations involved in cases to obtain relevant information.
Issue subpoenas and administer oaths in preparation for formal hearings.