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ProfileLaw Clerk The candidate assist both the in-house staff attorneys and outside assigned counsel in defending claims and lawsuits brought against member cities by researching legal issues and drafting motions and memorandum for litigation. Researches and prepares memoranda relating to particular claims against company. Researches and prepares educational memoranda relating to common types of municipal liability claims. Assists defense counsel in trial and trial preparation. Enters, keeps current and maintains company research files. Finds relevant case law in a timely manner. Thoroughly and effectively applies relevant facts to law (legal analysis). Meets deadlines in light of competing priorities. Demonstrates ability to prepare clear and concise reports and legal memoranda. Work product requires minimal revisions. Meets or exceeds results/timelines and other department performance measures.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have completion of at least one year of law school and current enrollment in law school. Must have coursework in legal research. Work or volunteer experience with government at various levels, particularly municipal government. (Coursework in state and local government law may be substituted.) is needed. Should have work or school experience conducting computerized legal research. Course work in general municipal or government tort law, employment law, land use and civil rights (Section 1983 litigation) desired. Become certified as a Student Attorney by the Minnesota Supreme Court to allow for participation in Litigation process is preferred.
Closing date: 04/22/18 11:59 PM.
Interviews will be held in early May.
Job #LMCIT-LC-4/2018. Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (not longer than 10 pages).
League of Minnesota Cities.
15 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN 55102-1691