Essential Functions:Under the supervision of an attorney, law clerks are generally expected to handle some functions related to casework from initial intake through representation of clients at administrative and other hearings permitted by law. Law clerks may be expected to work together with attorneys on cases or projects. Some law clerks may perform exclusively or primarily non-casework functions. Tasks assigned to law clerks may include, any or all but are not limited to the following:
Duties and Responsibilities:
Screen clients for eligibility.
Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients.
Schedule appointments, hearings, etc.
Conduct factual investigation and analysis, and legal research.
Under the supervision of the staff attorney, supervising attorney, and or chief attorney prepare documents and correspondence which will include complaints, answers, memoranda of law, briefs, etc.
Assist in or develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients.
Perform other duties, as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position.
Qualifications: Individual must have basic written and oral communications skills and must demonstrate potential to perform duties of a law clerk
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