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ProfileLaw Clerk The candidate will work with the Oregon Supreme Court, the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Tax Court for the two-year period starting in August 2019 and ending in August 2021. Interviews for these positions are tentatively scheduled to be held from June 4 through June 15, 2018. Duties may include: Research legal issues that arise in the course of cases on appeal and judicial review and report findings and conclusions to the judge, orally or in writing. Evaluate petitions for review requesting consideration of cases by the Supreme Court. Discuss legal issues with judges and others as appropriate. Draft and edit opinions or memoranda to be used in preparing opinions. Prepare memoranda on recommendations. Prepare pre-argument case summaries or memoranda. Prepare summaries of opinions. Proofread and check citations in opinions. Other writing tasks as assigned. Perform related duties as assigned. Must have a Juris Doctor degree (or equivalent) from an ABA-accredited law school by the start date of employment. Closing Date/Time: 04/02/18 11:59 PM.
Send: cover letter, not to exceed two pages, which explains interest to work; resume that includes academic highlights, honors, and extracurricular activities in college and law school, in addition to any relevant accomplishments in a business or professional setting. Also include grade point average and class rank for both undergraduate and law school (please indicate if school does not rank). Undergraduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable). Law school transcript, complete to the time of application (unofficial is acceptable). A writing sample which is not to exceed 10 pages; a length between 5 - 7 pages is encouraged.
Oregon Supreme Court
Supreme Court Building 1163 State Street
Salem, OR 97310-0260