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Judicial Clerkship - Government in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York State Supreme Court Civil Branch

Organization Type


Job Type

Judicial Clerkship


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Dec 22,2017

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

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Assistant Law Clerk Duties : Appointed in the Civil Term by Justices of the Supreme Court, are assigned to Judges designated as Acting Supreme Court Justices for one or more full terms, or are appointed by Justices in the Appellate Divisions, Court of Appeals, and NYC Surrogate’s Courts. Research and analyze legal issues raised in complex civil term motions and are responsible for preparing memorandums, drafting orders, opinions and verifying citations. Research and analysis of complex legal issues; drafting opinions and orders in complex matters; conferring with lawyers in discovery and settlement conferences; arranging the judge's calendar and scheduling meetings and conferences; and providing other personal and confidential assistance to the judge.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : Must have Graduation from an accredited law school no more than three (3) years prior to appointment and admission to the New York State Bar within eighteen months of appointment; or Appointment within three (3) years of first admission to any bar in the United States. Excellent writing skills and the ability to draft opinions in complex matters are essential.

Note : Assistant Law Clerks are appointed to a one year clerkship, renewable twice.

Deadline : December 29, 2017.

Additional info

ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 23718. Submit a UCS-5; a cover letter, a resume, law school transcript and writing sample.

Company info

Anthony Cannataro
Hon. Judge
New York State Supreme Court Civil Branch
60 Centre Street
Room 615
New York City, NY 10007