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Law Clerk I

Location: Baltimore, MD
Posted On: 07/19/2021
Requirement Code: 48059
Requirement Detail
Education / Certification Requirement:    
•    Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.

Position-specific Required Skills:    
•    Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.   
•    Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.  
•    Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.   Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.

Position-specific Required/Desired Skills:    
•    Must have exceptional writing skills.
•    Must provide a writing sample and references

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:    
•    Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor.  
•    Performs complex legal research for the trial staff.  
•    Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation.