Fast paced immigration law firm has an opening for a Law Clerk position.
Responsibilities include drafting pleadings, motions, appeals and other
legal documents with the ability to identify viable issues in the factual
setting and appropriate legal claims or defenses for the issues relevant
to immigration practice; preparing briefs or arguments through knowledge
in legal principle, public policy, legislative history, consequences for
judicial decisions, current law and the merits of each case for review,
approval, and use by attorney; interviewing clients to gather information
and generally explain how law can be applied to clients' situation,
course of action to be taken and strength of each case; conducting investigative
research such as finding the clients' previous immigration history,
its consequences and future course of action; researching and analyzing
law source/legal authorities and check the current status of major case
laws with an in-depth knowledge of major case laws in the past, be able
to differentiate the holdings of each case from dicta, identify the scope
of each decision, its applicability and its effect to other past case
laws; maintaining client's case file and case correspondence; and
analyzing the merits of each case by identifying the elements of cause
of action and propose legal actions to be taken by attorneys. Education-
Bachelor’s Degree in Law/Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree or its equivalent.
Please email your resume, writing sample and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.