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Judicial Law Clerk

Company:
Douglas County

Industry:
Public Safety

Job title:
Judicial Law Clerk

Job level:
Mid

Job description:

Primary Function:
For a term of 24 months the incumbent works under the direction of the District Court Judges and/or their designee(s) performing a variety of complex professional legal work, legal research, and legal consultation for the Court and staff; to perform special projects, as assigned; to review court documents and filings for compliance with legal mandates; and to do related work as required. The Clerkship ends after completion of the 24 month term of employment.

Douglas County is an EOE – Disability/Veterans

Salary Range: $ 55,120 /Annually

Essential Functions:
*Research, study and annotate laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs and related legal authorities to process suits, trials, hearings, appeals and other litigated matters; attend such legal proceedings as required.
*Read opinions, briefs, and motions and extract excerpts pertinent to points of law and fact.
*Prepare proposed written orders and legal memoranda including appropriate recommendations to the requesting Judge.
*Establish and maintain effective work relationships with judges, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, other agencies, and the public.
*Comply with department policies and laws to create a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.
*Assist in the Law Library/Self Help Center when needed.
*Attend meetings and trainings as required.
*Report to work with regular, consistent attendance.
*Perform other duties as assigned and directed.

Qualifications:
*Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school or university.
*Admission to practice law in Nebraska or eligible for admission by motion after the summer bar exam.
*Completion of a pre-employment criminal record check and conditional offer drug screen.
*Law Review, Law Journal, legal publication article author or editor and/or Moot Court preferred.

Positions available:
5

Posted on:
December 13, 2023

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