Law Clerk (JD Candidate)

Melehy & Associates LLC
Silver Spring, MD
Nov 15, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Well-established plaintiffsA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents side employment law firm in Silver Spring is seeking up to three law students for our law clerk positions. Our firm litigates wage and hour and discrimination claims. We also represent individuals in connection with contract law and bankruptcy proceedings.*Duties and responsibilities: *- Assist in client intake and consultations;- Review interrogatories and documents produced through discovery;- Prepare exhibits for depositions, trials, and administrative hearings;- Review and analyze affidavits, deposition transcripts, and trial transcripts;- Research a wide variety of legal issues;- Draft court filings and business correspondence; and- Assist in administrative tasks and case management.- Draft fee petitions and procedural motions;- Prepare damage calculation documentation and spreadsheets;- Propound discovery requests;- Maintain and organize case files; and- Assist in other administrative tasks.Law clerks play a major role in factual investigation for our cases. Successful candidate must demonstrate effective communications skills, strong multi-tasking and organization skills, excellent research and writing skills, and have excellent academic credentials. Proficiency in MicrosoftA$ 'A' (R) Excel and Word is required.Law clerks are expected to work up to 35 hours per week in the summer. Applicants should specify hours of commitment in the cover letter.Compensation is commensurate with experience.*Application Documents*Resume (Required)Cover Letter (Required)Law School Transcript (unofficial) (Required)Writing Sample (Required)Undergraduate Transcript (unofficial) (Required)Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hourEducation:* Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:* Legal Research: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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