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ProfileDistrict Court Law Clerk Duties : 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.
Qualification and Experience
Qualification : The candidate should be Graduate of an accredited law school. Knowledge of court practices and procedures is required. Must have solid academic credentials and strong research, analytical and writing skills. Computer literacy is important; familiarity with Westlaw and Microsoft Word/Windows operating system is preferred. The ability to create and maintain a work environment that is supportive of culturally and racially diverse issues is essential. Knowledge of general law, state law, established precedent, and sources of legal reference is required. Knowledge of legal terminology and concepts is required. Familiarity with Microsoft products, including legal research software is preferred.
Deadline : 04/27/2018.
Job #04193. Apply online and upload and attach resume, transcripts and writing sample (no more than 10 pages).
Minnesota Eighth Judicial District
505 Becker Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201