The Honorable Matthew Quinn, who is chambered in the Mille Lacs County Court House, Milaca Minnesota, is seeking a qualified person to fill a full-time judicial law clerk position. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and strong research, analytical and writing skills. Computer literacy is important; familiarity with Westlaw and Microsoft Word/Windows operating system is preferred. The ability to create and maintain a work environment that is supportive of culturally and racially diverse issues is essential.
Example of Duties (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.)
Reviews, studies, researches, and annotates laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, and related legal authorities.
Prepares briefs, legal memoranda, and statement of issues involved, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations to the justice or judge.
Compiles references on laws and decisions necessary for legal determinations.
Confers with justice, judge or court official concerning legal questions, construction of documents and granting of orders.
Attends court sessions to hear oral arguments and records necessary case information; maintain records attendant to court proceedings.
May perform courtroom duties including calling the calendar; swearing in jury panels and witness; taking court minutes; and assisting in various court proceedings such as arraignments, motions, hearings, pre-trial conferences and trials.
Typical Qualifications Minimum qualification:
Graduate of an accredited law school.
Attorney who has taken the Bar is preferred.
Successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check.
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