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Law Clerk/Attorney I Responsibilities: Oversee practice with regard to habeas corpus matters including receiving and docketing, calendaring due dates, locating files to draft responses, submitting draft responses for review. Analyze financial records obtained by investigating agencies through internal and external databases and submit reports documenting results when requested. Attending to timely filing of responses. Analyze statutes, legislative intent, judicial precedents, agency rules and regulations and law review articles as they relate to assigned cases, including those of an especially complex or unprecedented nature. Brief attorney on pertinent facts, issues and case law. Draft correspondence and legal documents for attorney, judge and magistrate signatures. Determine applicable administrative statutory and regulatory law and identify violations or causes of action. Develop an understanding of all applicable, federal, state or local laws and keeps abreast of any new criminal rules and procedures. Alert the client to all potential issues while conducting review and data analysis within case file. Provide legal support as described to the client.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Law Degree (JD Degree). State Bar license. Demonstrated ability to utilize law library resources and working knowledge of research tools (Westlaw, LexisNexis, CourtLink). Legal writing and communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Preferred: Knowledge of federal, state and local laws. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to review a variety of documents ranging from legal and non-legal to include motions, briefs, and legal correspondence. Ability to consistently deliver the highest quality of work under extreme pressure.
DURATION: September 2017 – September 2018 with possibility of extension
R-1700435. Send resume, writing sample.
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