Law Clerk at Umatilla County

Umatilla County

Full-Time

Mid Level

Pendleton, OR 97801, USA

Not defined

04 Nov → 04 Dec

Job Description

A Umatilla County Application is required to be considered for this opening. You can find an application at http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/hr/

Certified Law Clerk: Certified Law Clerks will assist with various aspects of criminal prosecution, including reviewing cases, discovery review, plea negotiations, motion work, assisting attorneys with trial preparation, appearing in Court, and representing the State during motions, bench trials, jury trials, and other court appearances.

Uncertified Law Clerk: Uncertified Law Students will assist with various aspects of criminal prosecution that do not include appearing in court as a representative of the State. The Clerk will assist with discovery review, case analysis, legal research, motion work, assisting attorneys with trial preparation, and the student will have the opportunity to observe bench trials, jury trials, and other court appearances.

Pay: $15.00 - $25.00 per hour

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of the criminal justice system. Knowledge and ability to perform secretarial work.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-motivated and detail orientated. Ability organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work as a team member as well as independently.

  • Establish and maintain appropriate, professional relationships with coworkers, outside agencies, judges, court staff, and opposing counsel.

  • Ability to interact with the public in a pleasant, tactful, and courteous manner.

  • Experience using a computer, the internet and general office skills are required.

  • The applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

  • a) Be duly enrolled in or have graduated from a law school approved by the American Bar Association;

  • b) Have completed legal studies amounting to at least four semesters of full-time law study or the equivalent, which may include summer, night or externship courses;

  • c) Be of good character and be adequately trained to perform competently as a legal intern;

  • d) Certify in writing to the dean of the law school that the student has taken and passed either the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) or a course on professional responsibility;

  • 3) Certify in writing to the dean of the law school that the student has taken and passed a course on evidence;

  • Cause the dean of the student’s law school to certify that the student is eligible under subsections (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) substantially in the form set forth in Appendix A.

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