Law Clerk

Lincoln, NE
Part TimeTemporary
Job #: 202000689 Salary: $14 - $16 Hourly
The Department does not sponsor non-immigrant work visas for this position.** Under direct supervision, performs paraprofessional legal work researching and providing analysis on a variety of legal subjects for an agency; prepares a variety of legal documents and memorandums; performs related work as assigned.

Temporary positions with flexible hours, 20-40 per week. Successful candidates could be hired at either a Legal Aide I or Legal Aide II based on qualifications.

Pay rate is $14.039 per hour for Legal Aide I and $16.224 per hour for Legal Aide II.

Examples of Work
  • Conducts research for agency attorneys; reviews, studies, searches, and annotates laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs and related legal authorities. 2. Analyze law sources to prepare drafts of briefs or arguments for review, approval, and use by attorney. 3. Assists with preparing legal files and/or documents and/or correspondence such as briefs, affidavits, motions, subpoenas, petitions, or memorandums for use by agency attorneys. 4. Proofreads letters, briefs, memoranda and other material prepared by agency attorneys. 5. May assist in drafting proposed rules, regulations and statutes. 6. May represents agency in administrative hearings under supervision of a licensed agency attorney pursuant to Certified Senior Law Student Rule.

Qualifications / Requirements
  • Legal Aide I: Current enrollment in, and completion of one year of law school (approved by the American Bar Association).
  • Legal Aide II: Current enrollment at a law school (approved by the American Bar Association) with completion of legal studies sufficient to have attained senior standing and eligibility for Certification as a Certified Senior Law Student pursuant to Nebraska Revised Court Rules, Chapter 3, Article 7.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of: filing and record keeping methods; basic legal research methods and case analysis. Skills in: legal research and writing legal analysis and documents. Ability to: organize material into logical format; analyze and interpret statutes.

Closing Date: 13th April, 2020
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