Job Details

Circuit Judge Law Clerk

Company name

Fifth Judicial Circuit of West Virginia

Organization Type


Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Date Last Verified

Sep 11,2019

Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Mar 27,2019


USD 46416 Annually


Ripley, WV, United States

Employment Type



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Circuit Judge Law Clerk
The candidate will be responsible for providing legal support to Judge Lora Dyer. The position is a unique opportunity to learn court operations from the inside out, and gain invaluable “real life” practical experience while working in a challenging, high volume, highly-variable and fast-paced environment. Must possess excellent legal research and writing skills. Each law clerk might have a broad spectrum of duties to perform, as every judge has specific legal and administrative support that they require of their law clerk. Perform legal research, Prepare confidential legal memoranda, Attend court hearings, Draft orders and opinions, Advise and assist judge with legal issues, Conduct discovery conferences, Respond to attorneys and self-represented litigants. Monitor the court’s docket. Must also possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Ability to exercise good judgment and maintain tact, composure, and confidentiality. Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Additional info

Send Cover Letter, Resume, Law School Transcript, Writing Sample, References (at least three, including current contact information), Signed Court Employment Application (available on Court website), and Signed, Notarized Release for Criminal/Background Check (available on Court website).

Company info

Law Clerk Program Coordinator
Fifth Judicial Circuit of West Virginia
Jackson County Courthouse
Main Street
Ripley, WV 25271