Law Clerk II
Special Counesl is currently seeking experienced Law Clerks and Attorneys for a long term project with a federal agency in their Brooklyn office. This position does not require an active bar, but 2 to 3 years of legal work is required. This is on-site and set to start in June 2021 and run through at least June 2022.
Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or Project Manager performing complex legal research; 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.
Acts independently and/or as a team leader on larger projects.
Responsibilities may include acting as primary interface with trial attorneys, experts, and other client staff.
Must have at least two to three years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
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.
Location: On-site in Brooklyn, NY
Duration: 1+ years
Pay: $39.61/hr w/ 11 holidays and two weeks paid vacation per year
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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