Law Clerk

Reports To: Attorneys

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Complete legal and non-legal research and preparation of memoranda as directed by attorneys within the firm.
  • Assist attorneys in the preparation and drafting of motions, briefs, memoranda and opinions.
  • Assist attorneys in reviewing and analyzing legal documents, including court filings, affidavits and sworn testimony.
  • Summarize deposition transcripts in a form prescribed by an attorney.
  • Review and summarize discovery responses.
  • Review and file all documentation in the electronic system of the firm for easy retrieval at a later date.
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for depositions.
  • Promptly respond to attorney requests for services.
  • Communicate with clients and staff to facilitate a collegial and good working relationship.

Position Requirements
Qualifications and Skills:

  • Completion of at least one year of law school at an accredited law school with satisfactory academic standing.
  • Currently enrolled, full or part time, in an accredited law school with satisfactory academic standing, or, completed JD requirements and awaiting admission to practice.
  • Flexible schedule and commitment to regular and predictable attendance.
  • Excellent communication and document management skills.
  • Willingness to conduct extensive research, both electronically and otherwise.
  • Interest in civil litigation
  • Knowledge of and facility with Westlaw, Lexis, and/or any other on-line legal research platforms.
  • Intent to establish legal career in NE Ohio.

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