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Law Clerk

Company name

Court of Special Appeals

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 17, 2020

Valid Through

Dec 31, 2020

Posted on

Mar 22, 2020


Rockville, MD, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Law Clerk
The candidate provides legal support to the Judge. Conducts legal research, reviews motions, reviews court files, drafts memoranda, and revises work product. Responds to research questions on a case by case basis and provides recent and up to date information to the judge. Delivers and triages the chamber's work prior to sending to the Judge. Attends court proceedings, as requested by the Judge. Performs various duties based on the level of the court: District Court, Circuit Court, Court of Special Appeals, and Court of Appeals. Should have obtained a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Prior legal writing experience is preferred. Knowledge of laws, rules, court procedures and the progression of case from original charge through trial, sentencing, modification, and violation of probation stages is required. Knowledge of general office work such as filing and recording information is needed. Ability to perform legal research is essential. Ability to compose orders and memoranda is a must. Ability to apply policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and laws as required is a prerequisite.

Additional info

Job ID: 5631. Submit application with writing samples, unofficial or official transcripts, and 3 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Court of Special Appeals
Maryland Judicial Center
50 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

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