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ProfileDistrict Court Law Clerk The candidate will work involves the performance of professional legal research and other related clerical/administrative work in the preparation of memoranda, opinions, or orders for judges or court officials concerning the cases before them. Work is performed under general supervision of a justice, judge, or other legal official and is reviewed through conferences and written reports. 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 have knowledge of general law, state law, established precedent, and sources of legal reference. Must be a graduate from an accredited law school. An attorney who has taken and passed the Minnesota Bar Exam is preferred. Must have ability to research complex legal problems or questions and apply legal principles. This temporary position will end in January 2019.
Send online application, must upload and attach law school transcripts and resume.
State of Minnesota-Sixth Judicial District
100 North 5th Avenue West
Duluth, MN 55802-1285