A law clerk conducts legal research and prepares the first drafts of legal documents, such as motions or briefs, based on their findings. This is to ensure that supervising attorneys or judges are reviewing accurate legal authority and to confirm or deny the citations in an attorney’s legal brief to prepare for trial. Law clerks also maintain client files, organize exhibits, and keep track of important deadlines by docketing dates. Additionally, they may interview clients or witnesses and assist in strategizing with senior attorneys to resolve cases efficiently. Law clerks are usually current law students in a clerkship program or recent law school graduates who typically work for a law firm or judge. Law clerk positions may be part-time or full-time.