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Judicial Clerkship - Government in Stillwater, MN

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Company name

10th Judicial District Minnesota District Court

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Location

Stillwater, MN

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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District Court Law Clerk The candidate will work directly with the District Court Judge performing legal research, drafting legal documents, jury instructions, correspondence, memoranda, and other writings as required. Will communicate orally and in writing with pro se litigants, attorneys, county and court personnel, and other members of the public as directed by the judge. Assist the judge in managing cases through the court system as directed. In addition to work assignments, clerks have the opportunity to observe court proceedings and learn firsthand how the court system operates. Reviews, studies, researches, and annotates laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, and related legal authorities. Prepares briefs, legal memoranda, and statement of issues involved, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations to the justice or judge. Compiles references on laws and decisions necessary for legal determinations. Confers with justice, judge or court official concerning legal questions, construction of documents and granting of orders. Attends court sessions to hear oral arguments and records necessary case information; maintain records attendant to court proceedings. May perform courtroom duties including calling the calendar; swearing in jury panels and witness; taking court minutes; and assisting in various court proceedings such as arraignments, motions, hearings, pre-trial conferences and trials. Must be a graduate from an accredited law school. Should have knowledge of general law, state law, established precedent, and sources of legal reference. Taken and passed the Minnesota Bar Exam, or is scheduled to sit for the exam in July 2018, is preferred. Deadline: 06/20/18

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Job #FY180105-04665

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
10th Judicial District Minnesota District Court
14949 62nd Street North
Washington County Court House
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651-284-3863