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District Court Law Clerk

Company name

Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota - Hennepin county

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Date Last Verified

Sep 09,2019

Valid Through

Dec 23,2019

Posted on

Jun 21,2019

Salary

USD 53599 Annually

Location

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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District Court Law Clerk
The candidate will review, study, research, and annotate laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, and related legal authorities. Will prepare briefs, legal memoranda, and jury instructions, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations to the judge or referee. Compile references on laws and decisions necessary for legal determinations. Confer with judge, referee or court official concerning legal questions, construction of documents and granting of orders. Attend court sessions to hear oral arguments and record necessary case information; maintain records attendant to court proceedings. Courtroom duties, including: taking court minutes; calling the calendar; swearing in jury panels and witness; and assisting in various court proceedings such as arraignments, motions, hearings, pre-trial conferences, and trials. Administrative duties as assigned

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Must have knowledge of general law, state law, established precedent, and sources of legal reference and Knowledge of court practices and procedures. Must have knowledge of legal terminology and concepts. Skill in the operation of a personal computer with word processing and legal research software is essential.

Additional info

Job #9032 Send resume, letter of interest; Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and Writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota - Hennepin county
Hennepin County Courthouse
300 South 6th Street , Suite C-1251
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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