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Law Student - Government in Augusta, ME **

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Company name

Maine Superior Courts

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


USA Augusta, ME

Date Last Verified

Jul 31,2018

Posted on

Apr 03,2018

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Law Clerk Clerk will receive assignments from all District Court judges and magistrates. Duties include, assisting judges and magistrates with legal research regarding the various areas of the court’s jurisdiction, preparing memoranda and draft opinions, and monitoring trials and other proceedings in the District Court. Assist in administrative projects.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A degree in law or expect to obtain a degree in law by July of 2019. Excellent analytical skills, excellent communication skills, class standing, Law Review, Moot Court, other significant research or writing experience, faculty and/or employer recommendations, and strong work ethic. Term Law Clerks are not required to have taken the Maine bar examination. Travel is required.
Period: August 19, 2019, through August 14, 2020
Deadline: August 3, 2018, at 4 p.m.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, School-issued law school transcript (official or unofficial), Writing sample (double spaced, ten-page maximum, unedited by others) and 2 letters of recommendation.

Company info

Heidi Carpenter
Maine Superior Courts
Cumberland County Courthouse
142 Federal Street , P.O. Box 287
Portland, ME 04112-0287
Phone: 207-822-4174