Summer Legal Clerk
LGR Law Group
Cedar Grove, NJ US
Posted ago
LGR Law Group
Are you a motivated law student or recent graduate looking to put your writing and research skills to the test? Our law firm has an opening for a law clerk and we are looking for a driven individual with a desire to learn to join our team. You’ll get hands-on experience conducting legal research and preparing memoranda, which will confirm or deny the citations in an attorney’s legal brief in order to get ready for trial. You’ll also prepare subpoenas and motions, docket deadlines, and learn about filing requirements for both circuit and federal courts. Bring your strong commitment to ethics and great attention to detail and we’ll provide the training you need to launch your career in law. If this opportunity interests you, start your application today!
Responsibilities
  • Consult with legal experts, converse with clients, and interview witnesses to prepare for trial
  • Prepare the initial drafts of various documents, such as pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery requests/responses
  • Draft legal memoranda with results of research in order to assist with the strategy for court proceedings
  • Perform legal research to confirm legal authority cited in briefs or other documents for attorneys and judges
  • Keep files organized to make sure the most recent information is accurate and deadlines and docketed properly
Qualifications
  • One to two years of work experience in a legal environment
  • Must have great writing skills and effective communication skills to participate in oral arguments effectively
  • Current law school student with a bachelor’s degree or recent law school graduate
  • Take or have already successfully passed state bar exam
  • Display attention to detail and strong work ethic

  • Looking for rising 3L or 2L on Law Journal

Compensation
$18.50
About LGR Law Group

We are a woman-owned, highly regarded federal criminal law firm with offices in New Jersey and New York. We fight for our clients' rights and protect their freedom. Hourly rate negotiable for law school grad.

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