Associate Justice Lamar Baker of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Five, located in Los Angeles, is accepting applications for the position of Law Clerk.
The Law Clerk position combines important clerical and legal editing duties with the opportunity to engage in traditional law clerk research and analysis, including drafting orders and memoranda and providing legal recommendations.
Provide administrative and clerical assistance to Justice Baker and his research attorneys, including preparation of appellate opinions for circulation, filing legal documents, calendaring case deadlines, and scheduling meetings;
Monitor all stages of case preparation and maintain case files;
Engage in legal research and writing, including research and drafting on appellate opinions, pending motions, and other matters;
Verify record references and legal citations in draft opinions;
Assist with special legal, clerical, or administrative projects;
May need to work occasional evening or weekend hours.
Admission to the State Bar of California. Familiarity with citation form recommended by the California Style Manual is preferred.