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Judicial Clerkship - Government in Montevideo, MN

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Company name

Minnesota District Court, 8th Judicial District .

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Location

Montevideo, MN

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2018

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District Court Law Clerk The candidate duties include preparing memoranda and opinions, preparation of jury instructions, conducting legal research, and trial attendance. The law clerks and the judges have a close working relationship that affords the clerk an opportunity to observe how judges reason and arrive at their decisions. A law clerk can expect a comprehensive experience in many facets of the law. 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 be Graduate of an accredited law school. Attorney who has taken the Bar is preferred.

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Job #04548

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Mary Stock
Minnesota District Court, 8th Judicial District .
Chippewa County Courthouse
629 North 11th Street
Montevideo, MN 56265
Phone: 651-284-3863