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Position Title: Law Clerk

First or Second Year Law Student Status Required

Reports to: Attorney and Paralegal

Normal Work Hours: 15 – 25/ week

Employment Status: Part-time
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Job Purpose: To provide support to attorneys and team at all stages of client representation including client intake, initial interviewing, case strategy, negotiation and litigation.​

Job Description:

  • Correspondence: Assists with client intake and emails.
  • Litigation Calendar Management: Records relevant dates; anticipates and calculates deadlines; schedules case events, including depositions; plans basic travel attorneys, clients, and witnesses.
  • Drafting: Drafts motions and forms; perform; gathers factual evidence and prepares exhibits; verifies citations and proofreads; finalizes and files documents.
  • Research: Conducts research on the Internet, social media, virtual databases, local/state/federal rules of procedure, Westlaw, etc.
  • Depositions and trial: Assist with all aspects of depositions and trial preparation.
  • Discovery and file management: Utilizes cloud-based e- filing systems effectively; requests records; documents and maintains relevant documents.
  • Teamwork: Follows up on delegated tasks and assignments; refers matters to attorney or paralegal as necessary; supports and collaborates with colleagues in the firm as needed

Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Acrobat; Zoom
  • Willingness to learn and use case management software (Clio)
  • Willingness to learn and use legal research tools (Westlaw)
  • Outstanding technical, organizational, research, and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in Family Law.
  • Professional, team player, not afraid to learn, does not believe that any job is too big or too small, optimistic, takes initiative, loyal and fun.

To apply for this position, please submit a current resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: [email protected]