KW - Law Clerk II - Team Lead

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.  

Job Duties:

  • 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.

    Requirements:

  • JD Required 
  • 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.
  • Job Details: 

    Location: On-site in Brooklyn, NY 

    Duration: 1+ years

    Pay: $39.61/hr w/ 11 holidays and two weeks paid vacation per year

     

     



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