Title: Instructing Judge
Location: Archdiocese of Portland Pastoral Center
The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon seeks qualified candidates for the full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position of instructing judge.
The instructing judge works closely with the director of the tribunal and other members of the tribunal staff to instruct and complete matrimonial cases in a timely manner and to research and prepare reports on other canonical issues as they arise.
The responsibilities of the instructing judge are described in and governed by the 1983 Code of Canon Law of the Latin Church and subsequent legislation and norms, in accordance with the jurisprudence of the Roman Rota and the accepted practice of learned authors. The responsibilities can be further specified as follows but are subject to amendment in the light of the experience and developing practice of this Tribunal.