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Permanent Law Clerk to a Supreme Court Justice Date Posted: 03/08/2024
Posting Number: 24-0000-001
Application Deadline: 04/22/2024
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Permanent Law Clerk to a Supreme Court Justice

Seeking a Permanent Law Clerk to a Supreme Court Justice to perform legal research, write memoranda, review draft opinions, and assist in preparing preliminary draft opinions in appeals before the Supreme Court.

DIVISION: Supreme Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for conducting legal research, writing memoranda, reviewing draft opinions and assisting in preparing preliminary draft opinions for appeals presented before the Supreme Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Supreme Court Justice.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead/supervise lower-level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs legal research for a Justice of the Supreme Court, including analysis of the legal issues presented by the trial records and appellate briefs; upon request, prior to oral argument, provides bench memoranda which review issues and citations and reports on additional appropriate caselaw; upon request of a Justice of the Supreme Court, prepares memoranda of law for use in preparation of appellate opinion; as requested, reviews and prepares memoranda on substantive motions before the court; prepares motion memoranda including summaries of law on issues involved and assessments of the validity of the motions; reviews draft opinions; assists in preparing preliminary draft opinions; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Graduation from an accredited law school.