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Legal Aid Maryland is still hiring Summer Law Clerks!

SUMMER LAW CLERKS – All Office Locations

Duties: This position is designed for students who are enrolled in a law school program. Under the supervision of an attorney, a law clerk is generally expected to assist with selected functions related to casework, from initial intake through representation of clients at judicial and administrative proceedings. Some law clerks may perform exclusively or primarily non-casework functions.Tasks assigned to law clerks may include any or all of, but are not limited to, the following: screen clients for eligibility and make referrals as appropriate; conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients; schedule appointments, hearings, and other types of proceedings; conduct factual investigations and analysis and legal research; under the supervision of legal staff, prepare documents and correspondence which may include complaints, answers, discovery, memoranda of law and briefs; file documents with courts as required; assist in the development of case theory and strategy for the representation of clients; perform other duties, as assigned with in the scope of the essential functions of the position.

Qualifications: Individual must be enrolled as a student in a law school, must have good written and oral communications skills and must demonstrate potential to perform duties of a law clerk.

Salary: $13.00 per hour for 1L & 2L; $15.00 per hour for 3L; 35 hours per week, up to a maximum of 400 hours for the summer.

For full information and to apply, please visit their site.

 

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