Providing support to attorneys by assembling and organizing information for legal documents; researching law; assembling case materials; writing reports and memoranda.
Law Clerk Job Duties:
Prepares legal drafts by assembling and organizing information for legal forms and documents, including complaints, declarations, discovery requests, responses, and other pleadings.
Researches law by studying laws, statutes, constitutions, regulations, court opinions, including precedents and reasoning, and trends using standard print texts and computers; preparing legal memoranda.
Assembles case materials by collecting, organizing, and summarizing information, documents, reports, and evidence.
Prepares for trial by preparing trial briefs, exhibits, subpoenas, evidence, and motions.
Maintains calendar by entering and updating requirements, court dates, and meetings.
Protects law firm's reputation by keeping client information confidential.
Law Clerk Skills and Qualifications: Client Confidentiality, Client Contact Skills, Legal Administration Skills, Legal Compliance, Litigation, Administrative Writing Skills, Documentation Skills, Word Processing , Scheduling, Verbal Communication, Client Relationships