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Judicial Clerkship - Government in Greenbelt, MD

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Judicial Clerkship

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Posted on

Mar 15, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 72750 to 134798 Annually


Greenbelt, MD, United States
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Judicial Law Clerk
Duties: Responsible for researching a variety of legal issues, writing memoranda, drafting opinions, assisting in case management and performing general chambers administrative duties. Judicial law clerks provide counsel to the judge and members of chambers staff on legal matters affecting the administration of bankruptcy laws, and perform other duties as assigned by the judge. Administrative duties may include accurately and expeditiously transcribing orders, opinions, correspondence and other work product as drafted by the judge; receiving, screening, and referring telephone and in person callers; responding to basic questions related to the status and scheduling of cases; arranging and managing the judge’s schedule; making travel arrangements and preparing travel vouchers for the judge; arranging meeting and conference agendas; filing correspondence, orders, notices, and opinions in the court’s electronic filing system; reviewing daily reports to identify new filings; screening cases for potential conflict and maintaining recusal list; and reviewing and certifying time, attendance and leave records for chambers staff.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be a law school graduate and possess excellent research, writing and computer skills. Proficiency in MS Office, Westlaw and Lexis and advanced proficiency in Word is required along with a professional demeanor and exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Must be admitted to practice law in at least one state or scheduled to take the Bar Exam. Bar membership and at least one year of experience are required for salary placement above a JSP 11.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior bankruptcy practice experience or training is preferred. Experience on the editorial board of law review or moot court/and or publication of noteworthy articles is desired.
Term: 1 year
Begin on or after May 24, 2021

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