Job Details

Law Clerk

Company name

Lycoming County Common Pleas Courts

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Date Last Verified

Sep 12,2019

Valid Through

Dec 26,2019

Posted on

Jun 18,2019

Salary

USD 38548 Annually

Years of Experience

Max 1 yrs required

Location

Williamsport, PA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Law Clerk
The candidate will aid and expedite research on legal issues presented to the Judge, prepare initial drafts of opinions, check and brief citations of authority submitted by counsel, and perform such other duties as are assigned by the Judge to aid in the orderly disposition of court- related matters. Prepare legal memorandums, opinions, and orders for the Judge’s review. Perform legal research. Clearly understand legal concepts as they are presented in Court by the attorney. Read and analyze parties’ briefs and other documents submitted to the Court. Conceptually analyze legal arguments to assist the Judge in drafting legal opinions. Stay apprised of new developments in the law. Prepare files for court hearings. Prepare jury charges in criminal and civil trials. Assist the Office of the District Court Administrator and others in answering legal questions. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have following qualifications:
Law Clerk II– Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in law, admission to practice law before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and 1 year of related experience.
Law Clerk I– Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in law, admission to practice law before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and 0-1 year of related experience.
Law Clerk – Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in law. Preferred knowledge of civil and family law.
Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Court employees and Court-related personnel.

Additional info

Submit a letter of interest, resume, and references.

Company info

Eric R. Linhardt
Honorable Judge
Lycoming County Common Pleas Courts
Lycoming County Courthouse
48 West Third Street
Williamsport, PA 17701