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Law Student - Government in Albuquerque, NM **

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Company name

New Mexico Court of Appeals

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


Albuquerque, NM

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Law Clerk The intern will perform legal research, analysis, writing and editing. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background checks. Review cases, analyze briefs, records and legal authorities cited; perform legal research and analysis; assist in preparing for oral arguments, and “briefs-only” conferences; prepare bench memos for cases before the court; perform substantive and technical editing of legal documents; draft opinions, calendar notices, orders, memoranda and decisions for review and final approval; discuss confidential and sensitive issues with judges; regularly interact positively with co-workers, supervisors, managers, judges, justices and the public; work under severe time constraints and meet multiple demands from several people; and other associated duties as assigned. May recommend appropriate court calendaring; assist in the courtroom; and participate in special projects, presentations and training. Must be a graduate of a law school meeting the standards of accreditation of the American Bar Association or 1+ year of experience performing legal research, analysis, writing and editing while employed or as a student. Completion of a post offer background check may be required. General knowledge of substantive and procedural law; manual and computer legal research, analysis and writing; proper English usage, grammar and punctuation; computer applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail and internet); legal terminology; proofreading and editing; judicial procedure and format; judicial ethics; and general office practices, filing systems and office equipment (e.g., telephone, printer, copier, fax, scanner); New Mexico case law and statutes and court jurisdiction is must. Close Date: 03-20-2018

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Ref: #00000026-21500. Send resume.

Company info

Agnes Szuber Wozniak
HR Administrator Sr.
New Mexico Court of Appeals
237 Don Gaspar
Room 8
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-827-4201
Fax: 505-827-4837