Law Clerk at University of Houston

University of Houston


Mid Level

Not defined

12 Feb → 13 Mar

Job Description

Assists corporate lawyers by conducting legal research or preparing legal documents. May meet with clients or assist lawyers in court and trial related research.

  • Performs legal research and analyzes legal questions.
  • Interprets and applies legal procedural and evidentiary rules.
  • Applies oral and written communication techniques.
  • Examines and analyzes existing evidence, facts or data against legal precendents.
  • Researches and analyzes law sources to prepare draft memoranda, briefs or arguments for review, approval and use by attorneys.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Additional Job Posting Information:

  • The Law Clerk will support the University of Houston Law Center Clinical Programs and work on projects as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Clinical Programs or the directors of one or more in-house clinics. Projects may be assigned in varied areas of law practiced by the UH Law Center Clinical Programs, including immigration, family, guardianship, probate, landlord/tenant, deceptive trade practices, real property, bankruptcy, and debt-collection, transactional, copyright, trademark, military justice (defense), criminal defense, appellate, and juvenile record sealing. Further information about the UH Law Center Clinical Programs is available at
  • The term of the position is one year.
  • A strong candidate will have a J.D. degree.
  • Spanish language fluency or competency is preferred.




Bachelors and 1 year experience

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.


  • Department willing to accept education in lieu of experience. J.D. or equivalent preferred
  • This position may be eligible for Alternative Workplace Arrangements
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Employee Status: Regular/Benefits
Job Posting: Feb 1, 2024, 3:32:55 PM

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