Job Details

Law Clerk **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Mar 07, 2021

Valid Through

Jun 20, 2021

Posted on

Dec 18, 2019

Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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LAW CLERK
The Candidate will be responsible for providing assistance to the attorneys. Investigates facts related to the current case, prepares legal forms and pleadings. A law clerk is not allowed to provide legal advice to clients unless he/she has been licensed to practice law. A law clerk has to review case records, gather necessary data and update the case progress. Depending on the study and analysis of the cases, he/she gives oral presentations and also prepares case reports. Receiving and making telephone calls, drafting and typing office memos, obtaining detailed fact summaries of cases, and other administrative duties. Drafting legal memorandums on topics connected to pending civil rights and immigration matters. Assist attorneys in devising, proofreading and executing legal documents. Required to keep records of case files and other important documents. Aid attorneys by collecting and organizing client information such as their employment status and records. Take notes in important meetings such as legal hearings and client meetings and interviews and maintain relevant records. Taking care of client documentation by filling out required forms. Other duties include maintaining necessary correspondence with clients by keeping them informed about the latest developments regarding the case, and sending across necessary documents via e-mail, fax or post. Communicate this information to the relevant subordinates, colleagues and superiors. Compiling, verifying and categorizing data. Monitoring and calendaring case deadlines Analyzing available data and suggests some of the best solutions to solve a problem or case.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have bachelor’s degree or previous experience within the legal field as a legal assistant, legal intern or law clerk is preferred. Should have strong organizational abilities with an eye for detail and effective time management to meet important deadlines. Effective communication skills with superiors, subordinates and most importantly with clients, are essential. Other necessary skills that are required is the ability to grasp new concepts for quick learning, good comprehension and writing abilities, and proficiency while using computers and other necessary equipment such as fax machines, copiers and work related software. Fluency in a second language is preferred.

Company info

Thania Diaz Clevenger
Civil Director of CAIR Florida
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Florida
1507 S Hiawassee Rd.
Suite 212
Orlando, FL 32835

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