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Law Student - Government in Portland, ME **

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Company name

Maine District Court

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


Portland, ME

Date Last Verified

Jul 31,2018

Posted on

Apr 03,2018

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Law Clerk Clerk will receive assignments from all District Court judges and magistrates. Duties include, assisting judges and magistrates with legal research regarding the various areas of the court’s jurisdiction, preparing memoranda and draft opinions, and monitoring trials and other proceedings in the District Court. Assist in administrative projects.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A degree in law or expect to obtain a degree in law by July of 2019. Excellent analytical skills, excellent communication skills, class standing, Law Review, Moot Court, other significant research or writing experience, faculty and/or employer recommendations, and strong work ethic. Term Law Clerks are not required to have taken the Maine bar examination. Travel is required.
Deadline: August 3, 2018, at 4 p.m.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, School-issued law school transcript (official or unofficial), Writing sample (double spaced, ten-page maximum, unedited by others) and 2 letters of recommendation.

Company info

Karen G. Morin
Maine District Court
163 State House Station
65 Stone Street
Augusta, ME 04333-0163
Phone: 207-213-2971