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Judicial Clerkship - Government in Salt Lake City, UT

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Company name

Utah Administrative Office of the Courts

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Job Type

Judicial Clerkship


USA Salt Lake City, UT

Date Last Verified

Apr 16,2018

Posted on

Apr 02,2018

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Juvenile Court Law Clerk The candidate under general guidance and direction from judge, performs professional legal research and analysis on complex legal issues. Researches legal questions; reviews record, transcript of trial, appellate briefs, and attends oral argument to acquire a complete understanding of the case. Prepares and drafts opinions upon request; edits opinions according to judge's instructions; finalizes drafts of opinions. Prepares bench memoranda summaries of assigned cases for judges who will be hearing the case; reviews records, briefs, and oral arguments to acquire complete understanding of cases; compiles references on laws and decisions; reviews current case law. Performs other related duties as assigned. Should have completed Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate degree. Preferably a Member of the Utah State Bar. If not admitted to the Utah State Bar, must successfully complete the Bar requirements at next opportunity. Must have working knowledge of the appellate and state court systems, working knowledge of Utah Law and legal terminology. Should have skills in legal research, legal writing format and citation techniques. Must have ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to critically analyze the arguments of counsel; ability to work independently. Should have ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, judges, other agencies, and the public; ability to maintain confidential information. Must have ability to manage multiple legal projects from multiple judges. Closing Date: 04/22/18 11:59 Pm

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Position #15529

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Sarah Osmund
Utah Administrative Office of the Courts
450 South State
P. O. Box 140241
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-0241
Phone: 801-578-3801