Top Law Clerk Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Law Clerk. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Law Clerk resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.2% of Law Clerk resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Law Clerk actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Law Clerk resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Pre-Trial Motions

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Here's how Pre-Trial Motions is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Gained litigation experience by conducting preliminary hearings and pre-trial motions with the assistance of a supervising attorney.
  • Conducted legal research and wrote pre-trial motions pertaining to various topics involving criminal procedure and constitutional law.
  • Performed legal research and drafted pre-trial motions, specifically opposing motions for summary judgment.
  • Worked closely with commercial litigation partner drafting answers, interrogatories and pre-trial motions.
  • Researched civil litigation issues for use in pre-trial motions relating to insurance litigation.
  • Assisted attorneys in interpreting and summarizing statutes to assist in drafting pre-trial motions
  • Drafted and filed preliminary and pre-trial motions to ensure adequate client representation.
  • Drafted pre-trial motions and meet-and-confer letters under supervision of lead attorney.
  • Researched and drafted pre-trial motions and appellate briefs for landlord-tenant litigation.
  • Conducted trial preparation including interviewing witnesses and drafting pre-trial motions.
  • Drafted and filed pre-trial motions and pleadings upon attorney approval
  • Co-drafted various pivotal pre-trial motions.
  • Prepared pre-trial motions Performed Legal Research
  • Drafted pleadings and pre-trial motions including foreclosure complaint, answer, counter-claims, motion to dismiss and motion for summary judgment.
  • Provided effective research for successful trials and pre-trial motions Assisted two felony courtrooms with court calls, court orders and plea paperwork
  • Evaluate and recommend rulings on pre-trial motions through analysis of cited legal authority and presentation of clear arguments and facts.
  • Drafted and prepared responses to various pre-trial Motions and briefs in support of or in opposition to the respective motions.
  • Drafted request for productions, interrogatories, responses to opposing counsel's discovery requests, pleadings and pre-trial motions.
  • Involved in providing litigation support by reviewing and working on discovery, pre-trial motions, and trial preparation work.
  • Conducted complex research on novel issues of criminal and family law for Solicitors use in successfully arguing pre-trial motions.

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3. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Assisted family law and personal injury solo practitioner in daily office activities including research and letter composition.
  • Researched issues relating to family law and foreclosure defense and delivered findings through written memorandum or conference.
  • Conducted research on premarital agreements, military retirement, spousal maintenance and other family law matters.
  • Handled cases related to general civil litigation practice, including family law and personal injury.
  • Conducted tracing on financial accounts to determine classification of assets for family law arbitration proceedings.
  • Assisted counsel in preparation for speaking engagements regarding emerging Family Law issues.
  • Prepared pleadings regarding family law issues and prepared discovery requests and responses.
  • Represented clients in social security disability claims and family law matters.
  • Researched family law matters and assisted with Family Division filings.
  • Performed extensive research and analysis of new family law legislation.
  • Conducted legal research related to Family Law and Civil Litigation.
  • Assisted with appellate cases involving family law constitutional issues.
  • Conducted legal research regarding family law related issues.
  • Provided general support to family law attorney.
  • Assist solo practitioner specializing in family law.
  • Worked in Family Law and Personal Injury working with attorneys, clients, and insurance companies to settle cases to final resolution
  • Handled all aspects of family law matters for domestic violence victims including divorce, custody, visitation, and child support.
  • Conducted research on family law, landlord- tenant law, the Fair Housing Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Involved in a wide variety of areas of law, including family law, personal injury, and worker's compensation.
  • Perform legal research and draft pleadings and correspondence for civil matters including family law, wills and trusts and contract litigation.

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5. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Conducted comprehensive legal review and analysis for the preparation of highly effective legal pleadings for family law and personal injury cases.
  • Steered documentation of personal injury cases by independently preparing demands and analyzing legal documents produced by clients, parties and non-parties.
  • Researched and analyzed various case-related documents including pleadings, trial exhibits and medical/employment data for workers' compensation/personal injury cases.
  • Collaborated with attorney on strategies in personal injury cases and assisted in pretrial practice, including drafting deposition questions.
  • Prepared initial disclosures, requests for production, and uniform and non-uniform interrogatories for personal injury cases.
  • Researched and prepared personal data, investigated accidents for personal injury cases and located witnesses.
  • Performed extensive medical chart reviews relating to catastrophic medical negligence and personal injury cases.
  • Drafted memorandums, performed legal research, and answered discovery for complex personal injury cases
  • Drafted initial demand packages in personal injury cases in order to begin settlement negotiations.
  • Prepared litigation files and drafted motions and meet-and-confer letters for personal injury cases.
  • Complete medical summaries and terminology research for Workers Compensation and Personal Injury cases.
  • Prepared discovery documents for clients in connection with ongoing personal injury cases.
  • Drafted pleadings and assisted in insurance negotiations on several personal injury cases.
  • Prepared deposition questions and exhibits to establish liability in personal injury cases.
  • Conducted investigation in personal injury cases where duties included taking witness statements.
  • Reviewed and summarized medical records and surveillance videos regarding Personal Injury cases.
  • Drafted pleadings and produced responses to interrogatories in personal injury cases.
  • Drafted motions and pleadings regarding medical malpractice and personal injury cases.
  • Prepared and answered Interrogatories to establish liability in personal injury cases.
  • Evaluated and analyzed valuation of damages in personal injury cases.

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6. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Maintained attorney outlook calendar schedule- including scheduling client and office meetings, depositions and court hearings.
  • Participated at court hearings and settlement conferences, and with general preparation for litigation.
  • Attended daily confidential court hearings and participated in off-record case conferences and negotiations.
  • Organized medical records chronologically and strategically for purposes of mediation and court hearings.
  • Assist other attorneys with early disposition court hearings by updating court calendar information.
  • Reviewed various documents and prepared for and observed administrative and court hearings.
  • Supported prosecutors in court hearings and proceedings by handling research and documentation.
  • Reviewed and summarized file information in preparation for court hearings.
  • Received practical courtroom experience by attending daily court hearings.
  • Observed depositions and in-court hearings involving construction defect issues.
  • Participated and prepared for Federal District Court hearings.
  • Prepared court documentation and participated in court hearings.
  • Participated and conducted research for family court hearings.
  • Conducted administrative code enforcement court hearings.
  • Prepared exhibits for immigration court hearings.
  • Prepared case materials before court hearings in a variety of matters including commercial litigation, family law, and personal injury.
  • Represented State in miscellaneous court hearings in kidnapping, robbery, burglary, conspiracy, drug possession and attempted murder cases.
  • Reviewed financial documents of individuals, corporations and gaming institutions to assist staff attorney in preparation for court hearings and trials.
  • Researched Various Criminal Defense Issues for Clients Prepared Briefs and Motions for the Court Attended Court Hearings and District Attorney Negotiations
  • Assisted attorneys with district court hearings and trials - prepared discovery materials for trial, conducted client and witness interviews.

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7. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Attend all Municipal and Superior Court eviction proceedings along with in-house counsel to negotiate settlement agreements with commercial and residential tenants.
  • Assisted General Counsel with varied matters including policy considerations, constituent assistance, inter-agency communication, drafting, and research
  • Conduct preliminary conferences, compliance conferences, pretrial conferences, and telephone conferences with counsel and self-represented litigants.
  • Assisted Senior Counsel with preparation of U.S. and foreign patent applications in electrical and mechanical engineering areas.
  • Argued against opposing counsels on motions to declare Unlawful Possession of Weapon statute unconstitutional.
  • Communicated with counsel regarding case management, procedural requirements, and discovery disputes.
  • Communicated with clients and opposing counsel to obtain necessary information and documents.
  • Reviewed and counseled businesses during financing process from contract inception through closing.
  • Reviewed documents received from opposing counsel in response to civil investigative demands.
  • Communicated with opposing counsel to negotiate amicable resolutions and reduce litigation costs.
  • Reviewed discovery requests and collected and disseminated discovery to opposing counsel.
  • Organized case-related discovery and pleadings working with clients and opposing counsel.
  • Reviewed and summarized incoming evidence and findings of opposing counsel.
  • Communicate with other counsel regarding case management or procedural requirements.
  • Maintained an excellent communication with outside counsel and legal entities.
  • Developed client interviewing and counseling skills during initial interviews.
  • Assisted General Counsel in litigation management and day-to-day operations.
  • Assisted General Counsel for a national insurance defense corporation.
  • Negotiated with opposing counsel concerning preliminary settlements under supervision.
  • Created foreclosure complaints and drafted substitution of counsel documents.

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8. Deposition Summaries

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Here's how Deposition Summaries is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Indexed complex documents for trial preparation, conducted investigative and discovery assignments, and prepared pleadings, motions and medical/deposition summaries.
  • Drafted litigation plans, deposition summaries, and medical record summaries for workers compensation and automobile insurance defense.
  • Provided quick reference to materials obtained during discovery and depositions by preparing deposition summaries and medical record chronologies.
  • Prepared deposition summaries and correspondence to health insurance providers, clients and opposing counsel on personal injury matters.
  • Worked closely with managing partner on personal injury cases attending depositions and preparing deposition summaries for trial.
  • Draft motions and litigation development reports, analyze depositions and create deposition summaries and summary of testimony.
  • Observed and assisted in the preparation of numerous depositions and drafted deposition summaries.
  • Attended depositions, wrote corresponding deposition summaries and drafted motions for attorney review.
  • Provided several deposition summaries and organized and took notes on discovery documents.
  • Assist with depositions and prepare deposition summaries and analysis in complex multiparty litigation
  • Reviewed deposition transcripts of expert and fact witnesses and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Drafted deposition summaries and interoffice chronologies on document production and claim files.
  • Participated with counsel in depositions, questioning and deposition summaries with recommendations.
  • Prepare evidence, exhibits, deposition summaries, and synthesize voluminous discovery.
  • Drafted deposition summaries, interrogatory responses, and medical record summaries.
  • Assisted with trial preparation including deposition summaries and preparing exhibits.
  • Drafted deposition summaries in preparation of Motions for Summary Judgment.
  • Examined and reviewed deposition transcripts and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Assisted with litigation document production and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Prepared deposition summaries submitted to representatives of insurance companies.

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9. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Drafted several substantive pleadings in complex civil litigation cases including a successful motion to compel discovery against a multinational corporate defendant.
  • Drafted pleadings and discovery, researched full gamut of civil litigation issues, and provided statutory analysis on litigation related legislation
  • Assisted in establishing Civil Litigation Clinic, including securing placements for students at Cleveland Municipal Housing Court and curriculum development
  • Assisted practicing attorneys with research and drafting for Kentucky and federal civil litigation and federal criminal defense.
  • Managed discovery project in complex civil litigation against Foster Wheeler LLC for elderly disabled toxic tort victims.
  • Provided support to attorneys in personal injury litigation, workers' compensation and general civil litigation.
  • Worked closely with managing partner supporting civil litigation ranging from anti-trust litigation to employee contract disputes.
  • Assisted attorneys in all phases of civil litigation; prepared civil pleadings and assisted attorneys throughout discovery
  • Performed extensive research and legal analysis involving issues of state civil litigation and criminal law.
  • Consult with project managers and attorneys handling MEGA3 contract-related civil litigation cases and congressional inquiries.
  • Researched and wrote memorandums on complex civil litigation, personal injury and employment discrimination matters.
  • Researched civil procedure issues and assisted in file maintenance for general civil litigation practice.
  • Drafted orders and opinions presented during civil litigation proceedings of torts and liability suits.
  • Complete research and assist in cases involving complex civil litigation, specifically personal injury cases
  • Led a physical and electronic document discovery team for complex, plaintiff-side civil litigation.
  • Assist in-house counsel in day-to-day civil litigation matters including responsive pleadings and discovery documents.
  • Coordinated and conferred with attorneys and paralegals on case management of complex civil litigation.
  • Conducted research remotely on an as-needed basis regarding civil litigation issues, drafted pleadings
  • Organized and managed discovery in support of complex, billion-dollar civil litigation matters.
  • Conducted extensive discovery work and trial preparation for complex civil litigation Tort cases.

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10. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Drafted legal memos on issues ranging from real estate acquisition and environmental compliance to disciplinary matters and television/radio/alternative media contracts.
  • Consulted with Executives regarding real estate investment strategies including joint ventures, alternative financing, and traditional financing options.
  • Reviewed Legal Documents and helped draft documents for employment discrimination lawsuit for a real estate company.
  • Drafted real estate conveyancing documents and title opinions under attorney supervision for dozens of residential transactions.
  • Position Profile: Facilitated law documentation related to real estate, bankruptcy & personal injury.
  • Drafted deeds and completed all necessary recording documents in connection with residential real estate transfers.
  • Drafted and redrafted necessary documents for public financing projects and commercial real estate development projects.
  • Prepared loan documentation and coordinated commercial real estate closings on behalf of local lenders.
  • Analyzed and reviewed documents for discovery; conducted legal research on real estate related issues
  • Conducted Research regarding legislation pertaining to real estate transactions and limited liability corporations.
  • Performed due diligence on commercial and residential real estate contracts and associated documents.
  • Created presentations on state-specific lien laws for commercial real estate industry seminars.
  • Reviewed and analyzed various agreements involving corporate real estate and catering transactions.
  • Negotiated and closed approximately 100 real estate transactions in Texas.
  • Drafted memorandum of law regarding residential real estate mortgage foreclosure litigation
  • Prepared estate planning documents and other real estate transaction documents.
  • Negotiated diverse real estate transactions and oversaw complex commercial disputes.
  • Worked primarily in real estate transactions and litigation.
  • Worked with defense litigation and condominium/real estate practice groups
  • Facilitated high-volume residential and commercial real estate closings.

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11. Appellate Briefs

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Here's how Appellate Briefs is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Drafted successful appellate briefs and numerous trial motions, prepared deposition summaries, coordinated discovery and participated in trial preparation.
  • Review and summarize submitted appellate briefs and related documents in preparation for drafting.
  • Researched and drafted appellate briefs regarding child support modification and spousal support.
  • Researched and drafted legal appellate briefs and legal memorandums regarding foreclosure claims.
  • Prepared appellate briefs relating to labor dispute involving collective bargaining agreements.
  • Researched and prepared memorandums and appellate briefs related to immigration docket.
  • Conducted legal research for appellate briefs for insurance litigation matters.
  • Researched and drafted appellate briefs in employment discrimination cases.
  • Worked as independent contractor preparing appellate briefs
  • Drafted wills and trusts; wrote motions, discovery, and appellate briefs related to estate litigation and defenses of trusts.
  • Drafted several chronologies, memorandums, correspondence to physicians, pleadings, special exceptions, trial briefs, and appellate briefs.
  • Reviewed case files and appellate briefs, conducted research as assigned, interpreted law and drafted court bench memos and opinions.
  • Prepared appellate briefs in domestic relations and criminal matters, presented oral argument before the Fifth District Court of Appeal.
  • Reviewed and redrafted appellate briefs * Engaged in discovery for numerous cases, including family law and commercial law cases.
  • Researched and drafted appellate briefs and motions to the Appellate Division; argued motions in Supreme and Appellate Courts.
  • Draft pleadings, law and motion, discovery, appellate briefs, and also conduct client meetings and teleconferences.
  • Draft worker's compensation rebuttals, appeals and summations as well as Social Security Disability hearing and appellate briefs.
  • Drafted and filed various pleadings with the Court system including complaints, answers, motions, and appellate briefs.
  • Drafted Appellate Briefs for the 12th District Court of Appeals as well as the Court of Common Pleas.
  • Researched and drafted various motions including motions to suppress, motions to dismiss as well as appellate briefs.

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12. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Summarized depositions and discovery submissions and conducted research related to pharmaceutical class action case, bankruptcy and personal injury.
  • Conducted bankruptcy consultations with prospective clients, petition preparation; supervision of paralegals, and assisting with trial preparation.
  • Conducted legal research and analyzed problems involving business litigation, bankruptcy, and various corporate transactions.
  • Studied the bankruptcy processing procedure of a corporation and implementing changes more conducive to productivity.
  • Performed legal research and presented findings to attorneys regarding complex chapter 11 bankruptcy litigation cases.
  • Drafted multiple motions for summary and default judgments, specifically for foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Researched eligibility of winding up Oklahoma LLC to be an involuntary debtor under Bankruptcy Code
  • Conducted legal research to determine relevant bankruptcy law with a concentration in asbestos litigation.
  • Supported junior and senior-level attorneys by drafting and submitting bankruptcy petitions for review.
  • Prepared bankruptcy schedules, responded to discovery requests, and modification applications.
  • Initiated and oversaw bankruptcy proceedings to rehabilitate insolvent debtor's financial position.
  • Calculated net preference exposure of defendants involved in bankruptcy action.
  • Researched property and property transfers affecting bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Checked legal requirements of bankruptcy and corporation cases.
  • Prepared documentation for filing with bankruptcy court.
  • Prepared Bankruptcy Petitions with schedules for consumers.
  • Prepared bankruptcy and immigration petitions and appeals.
  • Assisted clients in navigating complex bankruptcy regulations.
  • Learned individual and corporate bankruptcy process.
  • Prepared bankruptcy petitions and probate/estate documents.

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13. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched case law and drafted motions, new and amended com- plaints and other pleadings for California State and Federal courts.
  • Drafted filings including complaints, motions, and pretrial statements for state and federal courts, and agency adjudicatory bodies.
  • Drafted complaints, motions and interrogatories for lawsuits filed in both Federal courts and in Ohio and Kentucky state courts.
  • Drafted complaints, discovery, and motions for summary judgment for Plaintiffs seeking relief in Federal courts across the nation.
  • Prepared briefs, motions, petitions, and affidavits for filing with state and federal courts in civil and bankruptcy actions
  • Provided litigation support to attorneys in boutique civil litigation firm on matters in both DC Superior and federal courts.
  • Drafted, served, and filed motions, along with other documents with New York state & federal courts.
  • Assisted in the preparation of Motions and Pleadings for State and Federal courts, Prepared Discovery requests and answers.
  • Filed and served complaints, motions and pleadings with local, state and federal courts for multiple lawyers.
  • Prepared weekly reports containing case summaries on the most recent insurance cases decided in state and federal courts.
  • Assist attorney in civil cases, primarily plaintiffs' damages complaints, both in state and federal courts.
  • Managed and prepared large volume of exhibits and other documents for trials in both state and federal courts.
  • Draft pleadings and motions for state and federal courts in Indiana and Ohio for eminent domain defense practice
  • Handled court proceedings in state, appellate, and federal courts; conducted depositions and debtor examinations.
  • Observed and assisted Attorney Palmer at trials in state and federal courts, including a murder trial.
  • Composed case summaries of decisions from the Federal Courts of Appeals to monitor applications of sentencing guidelines.
  • Drafted complaints and motions for securities fraud cases in FINRA, State, and Federal Courts.
  • Filed lawsuits in all courts in the State of Georgia, as well as Federal Courts.
  • Bar Admissions and Licenses: Massachusetts, State and Federal Courts Licensed Real Estate Broker Notary Public
  • Prepared legal briefs and opinions, and filed appeals in State and Federal Courts of Appeal.

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14. Medical Malpractice

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Here's how Medical Malpractice is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched numerous medical malpractice issues in order to assess potential liability and provided summaries for named partner in anticipation of litigation.
  • Managed complex commercial/business litigation, personal injury/wrongful death, medical malpractice and family law cases in state and federal courts.
  • Participated in all stages of civil litigation cases personal injury, automobile negligence, product liability and medical malpractice.
  • Conducted legal research and analysis for potential cases concerning product liability, medical malpractice, and personal injury.
  • Conducted informal fact-finding on expert witnesses and other persons of interest for medical malpractice and personal injury cases.
  • Provided legal research and legal drafting support for large civil practice concentrating in medical malpractice and personal injury litigation
  • Developed and maintained solid relationships with clients and opposing attorneys in employment law and medical malpractice cases.
  • Reviewed and maintained accurate documentation of all personal injury, worker's compensation and medical malpractice claims.
  • Managed broad caseload including insurance defense, personal injury, medical malpractice and general civil litigation matters.
  • Provided legal assistance to an attorney practicing criminal defense, personal injury, and medical malpractice.
  • Reported directly to the managing partner of corporate civil defense firm concentrating in medical malpractice defense.
  • Conducted legal research on issues related to personal injury, including medical malpractice and premises liability.
  • Analyzed complex medical malpractice issues for senior partners in preparation for trial, including forensic economics.
  • Coordinated civil litigation for family law, probate, employment discrimination and medical malpractice cases.
  • Researched medical and scientific topics pertinent to facts of medical malpractice and product liability cases.
  • Initiated and managed the discovery process in various medical malpractice and personal injury actions.
  • Conducted research regarding a variety of issues regarding insurance defense and medical malpractice matters.
  • Researched legal issues relating to medical malpractice, products liability and personal injury cases.
  • Retain appropriate medical/economic experts and complete factual investigations for prestigious medical malpractice defense firm.
  • Worked extensively in products liability litigation as well as medical malpractice and personal injury.

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15. Client Interviews

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Here's how Client Interviews is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Conducted client interviews and managed the ongoing relationships including identifying goals and explaining legal rights.
  • Conducted personal client interviews, and individually determined what information was relevant for the application.
  • Conducted thorough client interviews, researched relevant welfare regulations/statutes, and constructed persuasive legal arguments.
  • Conducted introductory client interviews and discussed necessary documentation needed to reach their citizenship goals.
  • Conducted client interviews to develop effective strategies for document gathering and case presentation.
  • Participated in felony case preparation, including client interviews and plea negotiations.
  • Participated in client interviews and depositions and assisted clients with paperwork.
  • Participated in client interviews, drafted interrogatories and requests for production.
  • Participated in client interviews and routinely attended depositions and court proceedings.
  • Participated in client interviews, numerous depositions, and field investigations.
  • Assisted attorney with new client interviews and facilitated case evaluations.
  • Conducted initial client interviews and actively participated in client meetings.
  • Conducted client interviews and gathered information for personal injury claims.
  • Coordinated client interviews for strategic planning and discovery intake.
  • Conducted client interviews to obtain key information for representation.
  • Conducted detailed client interviews to obtain relevant case information.
  • Assisted attorneys with arraignment proceedings and conducted client interviews.
  • Evaluated potential cases and conducted initial client interviews.
  • Conducted in-custody felony and out-of-custody misdemeanor client interviews.
  • Conducted client interviews and regularly attended court proceedings.

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16. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Coordinated/Conducted settlement negotiation with private sector violators of the CAA and drafted administrative settlement agreements to resolve impact of CAA violations.
  • Negotiated and prepared settlement agreements, stipulations, confidentiality agreements, employment agreements, collective bargaining agreements and restrictive covenants.
  • Drafted business documents including partnership and settlement agreements for a solo-practitioner with a practice focused in business consulting.
  • Drafted Property Settlement Agreements, employment contracts, company operating agreements, release agreements and settlement agreements.
  • Researched viable ways to maximize Claimant compensation, including analyzing the compensation framework of other settlement agreements.
  • Defended clients in eviction proceedings, and negotiated settlement agreements for litigants suffering from inhabitable living conditions.
  • Reviewed and edited settlement agreements, co-branding agreements, licensing agreements, non-compete agreements, purchase agreements.
  • Experience negotiating complex settlement agreements and contracts to provide services and equipment for persons with disabilities.
  • Arranged settlement agreements and drafted opinions for cases involving violations of consumer health and safety regulations.
  • Assisted in negotiating settlements of actions to recover preferences and drafted related settlement agreements.
  • Analyze disclosure and financial statements, reorganization plans and settlement agreements and make recommendations.
  • Drafted settlement agreements, separation agreements, employment contracts, and restrictive covenant agreements.
  • Drafted demands for arbitration and settlement agreements with production companies over labor violations.
  • Traveled throughout the country to conduct investigations and monitor implementation of settlement agreements.
  • Received multiple, favorable settlement agreements, mutually satisfactory between involved parties.
  • Drafted settlement agreements, including Joint Parenting Agreements and Marital Settlement Agreements.
  • Composed mutual release and settlement agreements and prepared correspondence for domestic clients.
  • Prepared research memorandums, marital settlement agreements, and prenuptial agreements.
  • Conducted research regarding Italian separation agreements and Venezuelan marital settlement agreements.
  • Drafted divorce settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements and corporate settlement agreements.

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17. Demand Letters

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Here's how Demand Letters is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Prepared pretrial-discovery documents, demand letters, subpoenas, and power of attorney letters; attended depositions and arbitration hearings.
  • Write demand letters, defending clients, identifying and mitigating potential conflicts regarding fraudulent activity and debt removal.
  • Assisted in executive agreement negotiations including drafting emails, demand letters, litigation hold letters and settlement agreements.
  • Composed abundant legal correspondence for such purposes as demand letters, various negotiations and client communications.
  • Drafted answers to interrogatories and requests for production of documentation demand letters and complaints.
  • Conducted investigations and interviews with potential victims and responded to demand letters.
  • Drafted settlement agreements/demand letters to go along with client negotiations.
  • Drafted settlement demand letters and prepared settlement demand packages.
  • Drafted settlement demand letters for employment discrimination.
  • Research civil issues Prepare office memorandum/demand letters
  • Drafted personal injury demand letters.
  • Performed book and electronic legal research regarding insurance, DPTA, and procedural issues and drafted pleadings and DTPA demand letters.
  • Commenced legal proceedings against tenants in arrears by mailing 5 Day Demand Letters, and serving Petition and Notice of Petition.
  • Drafted interrogatories, complaints, answers and demand letters on behalf of housing tenants in both public and private housing.
  • Quantified damages, conducted discovery, trained new team members, and drafted demand letters, briefs, and motions.
  • Researched using WestlawNext and LexisAdvance to draft interoffice memos, pleadings, response and demand letters, and discovery documents.
  • Drafted several documents including: demand letters, motions, pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and office memos.
  • Drafted motions, pleadings, demand letters, trademark applications, and other legal documents for filing and court appearances.
  • Draft motions, discovery requests, demand letters, various memorandum, and responses to US Patent Trademark Office actions.
  • Research legal issues, draft demand letters, draft foreclosure letters, draft original petitions, and draft contracts.

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18. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched legal issues and drafted motions and mediation briefs related to federal and state anti-discriminatory housing and employment laws and regulations.
  • Conducted and observed approximately 100 investigative intake interviews to determine regulatory compliance with federal employment laws.
  • Prepared employment lawsuit damage models and personal injury demand letters.
  • Performed electronic and paper document review for class-action employment lawsuit.
  • Performed extensive legal research on varied complex issues arising in federal employment lawsuits, personal injury claims, and general litigation.
  • Researched and drafted memo on wage claims for an employment lawsuit, and filed same with the Labor Commission.
  • Assisted in preparing training seminars for human resources professionals with respect to compliance with federal and state employment laws.
  • Developed legal theories, researched federal employment laws, outlined arguments and prepared trial documents for senior attorney.
  • Perform research for the Department of Human Resources regarding federal and state employment laws in multiple states.
  • Drafted memos on US-Japan Tax Treaty, extraterritorial applicability of US employment laws, and arbitration procedure.
  • Research and drafted employment agreements for multiple employment classes that complied with continuously evolving employment laws.
  • Drafted legal papers and correspondence, as well as plain language analyses of various employment laws.
  • Work with three attorneys in assisting them on researching employment laws, statutes and cases.
  • Researched and drafted summaries on labor and employment laws in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Defended labor and employment lawsuits against hospitals, counties, and cities.
  • Drafted various research and client memorandums on federal and state employment laws.
  • Drafted client opinion letters focusing on business contracts and employment laws.
  • Conducted extensive research on state and federal labor and employment laws.
  • Reviewed proceedings in union elections to ensure compliance with employment laws.
  • Performed legal analysis for treatise on U.S. labor and employment laws.

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19. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Analyzed legal claims in the Social Security department by conducting client interviews and assessing client medical records and physician recommendations.
  • Investigate medical records from clients, physicians, and medical institutions reviewing records for completeness and relevant information.
  • Summarized depositions; created chronological database of employment and medical records to assist attorneys in preparation for trials.
  • Reviewed medical records of approximately 40 employees to help identify potential class members in an employment discrimination suit.
  • Conducted document and record review in response to discovery requests; summarized medical records and deposition transcripts.
  • Drafted motions for summary judgment researched and prepared memorandum regarding medical records statute, and drafted interrogatories.
  • Researched applicable federal and state law, answered interrogatories, drafted declarations, and summarized medical records.
  • Conducted factual investigation, managed client files, reviewed, organized and summarized medical records.
  • Summarized deposition transcripts, interrogatory transcripts, and medical records for trial and motion preparation.
  • Initiated and maintained ongoing communication with insurance companies, medical records department and opposing counsel.
  • Identified legally relevant information to create excerpted exhibits from thousands of pages of medical records.
  • Prepared abstracts of medical records, examination before trial reports and responses to interrogatories.
  • Organized and summarized medical records in preparation for Medicare Set Aside plan development.
  • Evaluated and summarized medical records and depositions for defense in medical malpractice actions.
  • Summarized plaintiffs' medical records by consolidating material facts in preparation for arbitration.
  • Conducted document review of and summarized extensive medical records and created Excel spreadsheets.
  • Reviewed medical records, insurance denial forms, and drafted no-fault insurance arbitration submissions
  • Organize and summarize medical records and insurance company files in preparation for litigation.
  • Requested medical records and billing from different facilities for personal injury clients.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and summarized medical records and other litigation-related documents.

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20. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Delivered research and clerical support for law firm specializing in international business, corporate bankruptcy, financial, and litigation services.
  • Negotiated a settlement between a client and another law firm, researched for various lawsuits including a non-compete/confidentiality lawsuit.
  • Reviewed and drafted various litigation documents for mid-sized boutique law firm specializing in handling civil and criminal litigation.
  • Provide paralegal and clerical services for law firm specializing in complex business and civil litigation.
  • Assisted supervising attorneys at a non-profit law firm that provides legal representation to indigent immigrants.
  • Generated comprehensive reports and provided administrative assistance to legal representatives in respectable law firm.
  • Provided paralegal and trial support to Plaintiff litigation law firm
  • Experienced law firm specializing in Debtor-side Bankruptcy and Litigation.
  • Managed discovery for personal injury law firm.
  • Communicated with law firms regarding judicial foreclosures.
  • Coordinate with a variety of corporate clients, including international law firms, financial services firms, and international non-profit organizations.
  • Provided nearly four years of litigation support in a law firm with general practice cases, including bankruptcy and civil litigation.
  • Worked directly with the partners of the law firm on cases including employment, contracts, wills, and workers compensation.
  • Created draft of arguments for law firm attorney in accordance with researched and analyzed statutes, codes, and case law.
  • Summer associate for this labor and employment law firm, which had offices located in Washington D.C. and Charleston, West Virginia
  • Managed corporate securities and business law projects at one of the nation's 250 largest law firms (200+ attorneys).
  • Drafted motions, client demand letters, conducted due diligence and legal research for bankruptcy and civil litigation law firm.
  • Researched and wrote court pleadings, made court appearances, and filed documents for plaintiff's personal injury law firm.
  • Performed legal research and drafted petitions and orders for boutique law firm specializing in family, criminal, and bankruptcy.
  • Conducted legal research & writing, & presented findings in a bankruptcy, foreclosure, & personal injury law firm.

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21. Client Intake

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Here's how Client Intake is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Conducted client intake of noncustodial parents seeking parenting time, while maintaining a friendly professional demeanor during high stress conversations
  • Conducted client intake interviews to determine client's immigration status, eligibility, and possible admissibility issues.
  • Participated in client intake by determining eligibility of prospective clients and identifying their potential legal issues.
  • Developed client intake, counseling, research and advocacy skills working directly with distinguished practicing attorneys.
  • Conducted client intake interviews for felony and misdemeanor arraignments and prepared summaries of legal arguments.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and compiled demographic statistics on the low-income veteran target population.
  • Participated in client intake meetings to determine validity of claims and applicable jurisdiction.
  • Compiled client intake information and drafted pertinent facts into memorandums for partner review.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and determined the potential legal issues for supervising attorneys.
  • Conduct preliminary client intake interviews to determine feasibility of claimed invention.
  • Assisted with personal injury cases including settlement negotiation and client intake.
  • Attended initial client intake interviews and prepared detailed summaries for attorneys.
  • Completed client intake by gathering information and utilizing good judgment.
  • Coordinated and facilitated client intake meetings and ongoing client communications.
  • Conducted client intake interviews in misdemeanor and felony arraignment courts.
  • Participated in client intake and investigation for special education cases.
  • Organize attorney scheduling and gathering information during client intake.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into database.
  • Conducted client intake meetings to identify relevant factual information.
  • Conduct client intake interviews and subsequent informational meetings.

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22. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Assisted with trial preparation by summarizing depositions, cataloging discovery documents and preparing jury instructions.
  • Drafted motions, jury instructions, and discovery documents including interrogatories and requests for production.
  • Prepared witnesses for examination and assisted in the preparation of jury instructions.
  • Prepared jury instructions for a trial involving insider trading and conspiracy.
  • Researched case law surrounding proper cross-examination questions and jury instructions.
  • Compile jury instructions and interact with attorneys to facilitate efficiency.
  • Organized jury instructions in a sensible order to facilitate understanding.
  • Drafted jury instructions and deposition questions for medical expert witnesses.
  • Prepared trial materials and jury instructions for criminal proceedings.
  • Researched and prepared jury instructions.
  • Research issues pertaining to the legislative intent for statutes, jury instructions in preparation for trial, and new case law.
  • Drafted opinions, researched and reviewed motions, conducted settlement conferences, drafted jury instructions and assisted the Judge at trials.
  • Researched for and drafted complaints, motions, jury instructions, and memorandums analyzing legal issues for business and government clients.
  • Drafted various legal documents including office memos, pleadings, motions, discovery requests, settlement requests, and jury instructions.
  • Assisted in all aspects of trial preparations, including organizing evidence, drafting motions, jury instructions, and client correspondence.
  • Created case binders which included: fact summaries, statues, case law, jury instructions and drafting of initial arguments.
  • Performed research and analysis, drafted motions and crafted jury instructions in cases ranging from landlord-tenant disputes to first-degree murder.
  • Analyzed federal and California cases, codes, statutes and Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI).
  • Prepared motions, offers, orders, indictments, charges, warrants, jury instructions, discovery responses, etc.
  • Assisted with trial in federal court by drafting jury instructions and subpoenas, coordinating witnesses, and preparing trial materials.

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23. Estate Planning

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Here's how Estate Planning is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Compiled information for estate planning, tax and retirement articles distributed to the District Representatives
  • Specialized in commercial litigation, professional liability, employment law and estate planning.
  • Practice focused on estate planning, probate administration, and consumer protection litigation.
  • Drafted documents including internal and external corporate agreements and estate planning documents.
  • Researched litigation and drafted legal memos involving online estate planning services.
  • Coordinated estate planning seminars through negotiations with various media for advertisements.
  • Researched and prepared memorandum on estate planning and estate administration problems.
  • Drafted some estate planning documents and attended many document executions.
  • Conducted final signing ceremony for execution of estate planning documents.
  • Researched Illinois requirements for various estate planning documents.
  • Drafted estate planning documents and assisted attorneys in implementation of estate plan, including funding of trusts and transfers of property.
  • Researched and wrote advisory memos on legal topics including property law, estate planning, tort liability, and environmental law.
  • Drafted letters of administration of a trust, as well as preparing other documents associated with probate administration and estate planning.
  • Drafted estate planning documents, including advanced directives and powers of attorney; and execution of estate planning documents with clients.
  • Handled client matters in personal injury, divorce, wills and estate planning; and Drafted Complaints, Motions, Orders.
  • Researched, wrote and published monthly estate planning journal utilized to market firm to estate planning and wealth management clients.
  • Worked on a wide variety of cases in the areas of estate planning, real estate and general civil litigation.
  • Drafted employment contracts and estate planning documents including codicils to wills, power of attorneys, and health care directives.
  • Gained basic exposure to estate planning documentation, family law litigation, personal injury cases, and contracts, cases.
  • Researched principle place of business, incorporation, and foreign incorporation requirements for the creation of online estate planning services.

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24. Oral Arguments

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Here's how Oral Arguments is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Reviewed briefs and moot attorneys in preparation for 9th Circuit Oral arguments regarding harmless error of involuntary confessions and subsequent confessions.
  • Researched legal issues regarding complex criminal, constitutional, and civil matters in preparation for oral arguments and judicial conferences.
  • Participated with lead litigation counsel in trial preparations, oral arguments, advisory conferences and settlement negotiations.
  • Provided legal support and presented attorneys with recommendations to assist in litigation preparation and oral arguments.
  • Prepare and compose written opinions for all oral arguments and opposed motions concerning foreclosure disputes.
  • Conducted various preliminary hearings, direct and cross-examination of witnesses, and oral arguments.
  • Analyzed and conducted extensive legal research in preparation for written motions and oral arguments.
  • Created deposition digests to highlight important testimonial statements to facilitate oral arguments.
  • Scheduled oral arguments on opposed motions and drafted orders on unopposed motions.
  • Interviewed witnesses and assisted in preparation for depositions and oral arguments.
  • Assisted in preparation of discovery and appellate briefs including oral arguments.
  • Observed California Court of Appeals and California Supreme Court oral arguments
  • Attended and observed oral arguments and negotiations with opposing counsel.
  • Attended and critically observed oral arguments and judicial conferences.
  • Examined and cross-examined multiple witnesses, presented oral arguments.
  • Supported litigation counsel preparation for oral arguments.
  • Attended oral arguments and other court proceedings, documenting attorney arguments and procedural issues for use in judge and clerk research/writing.
  • Conducted legal research on relevant law, engaged in client interviewing and client counseling, attended oral arguments and court hearings.
  • Briefed the Justice in preparation for meetings, attended oral arguments and assisted the Justice in reviewing and drafting legal decisions.
  • Participated in moot courts and accompanied attorneys to oral arguments before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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25. Contract Law

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Here's how Contract Law is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched and prepared a presentation on the legal ramifications of electronic signatures in contract law.
  • Drafted in-depth research paper on employment contract law, ensuring clients are protected from post-employment litigation
  • Researched applicable contract law with regard to lawsuits in various international locations.
  • Research and write legal memorandum with a focus on contract law for Commercial Division of the 1st Circuit Court of Cook County
  • Conducted legal research and writing regarding issues in contract law, criminal law, landlord tenant disputes, and utility regulation.
  • Performed statutory, case, and legislative research on a variety of topics including contract law foreclosure, and bankruptcy.
  • Performed extensive state and federal legal research in the areas of personal injury, products liability, and contract law.
  • General legal practice law firm emphasizing in cases dealing with contract law, consumer law, and real property litigation.
  • Researched various legal topics related to contract law, personal injury, wills, estates and trusts, tax-exempt organizations.
  • Work in the areas of housing, administrative, and contract law * Review hundreds of pages per day of documents
  • Settled cases in the areas of debt collection, personal injury, medical malpractice, commercial and contract law.
  • Assisted with case matters regarding: employment litigation, immigration law, contract law, and real estate litigation.
  • Conducted extensive legal research primarily in the areas of personal injury, worker's compensation, and contract law.
  • Conducted legal research in the areas of Property, Tax, Environmental, Construction, Corporate and Contract Law.
  • Researched substantive and procedural issues in preparation for trial and professional publications on issues including tort and contract law.
  • Analyzed complex civil cases regarding business and contract law, securities regulations, tax law, and zoning.
  • Researched and drafted legal memorandum in the issues of contract law, civil litigation, and bond hearings.
  • Conducted legal research on agency law, Article 78 proceedings, contract law, and medical/attorney malpractice matters.
  • Trained in mediation and arbitration for Special Civil Matters, with a focus in Landlord-Tenant and Contract Law.
  • Conducted legal research in the areas of federal and state taxation, property law and contract law.

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27. Civil Rights

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Here's how Civil Rights is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched various legal issues including procedure for removal to federal court and admissibility of character evidence in federal civil rights trials.
  • Drafted pleading and discovery documents pertaining to federal civil rights defense litigation with a focus on allegations of police misconduct.
  • Researched various civil litigation issues including employment discrimination, civil rights, and municipal law.
  • Published opinions include contract interpretation, statutory construction, civil rights and employment issues.
  • Assisted attorneys in representing mostly Spanish-speaking farm workers in employment and civil rights litigation.
  • Researched civil rights issues regarding student pay requirements in educational institutions' clinical settings.
  • Performed legal research regarding civil rights litigation and tort claims, including premises liability suits
  • Reviewed cases involving civil rights violations perpetrated by municipalities and state employees.
  • Conducted individual research and case analysis to determine actionable civil rights violations.
  • Conducted legal research pertaining to civil rights violations against City Police Departments.
  • Recommended viable defenses on several civil rights claims against a religious organization.
  • Investigated alleged incidents of civil rights abuses by government agencies.
  • Conducted research on civil rights issues, largely related to police brutality, wrongful termination, and other equal rights matters.
  • Provided support to Assistant State's Attorneys in 7th Circuit civil rights cases with unusual fact patterns and extensive pretrial activity.
  • Researched and wrote extensively on civil rights, employment law, social security and other areas of federal and state law.
  • Assisted the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights legislative counsel with hearings and legislation mark-up.
  • Worked in civil rights division, focusing on employment discrimination in Army and civilian workplaces, and religious discrimination in prisons
  • Conducted detailed legal research on issues such as civil commitment, civil rights, and the constitutionality of criminal statutes.
  • Investigated and responded to well over 100 employment discrimination charges filed with the EEOC and various state civil rights commissions.
  • Provided research for cases involving allegations of employment and housing discrimination, sexual harassment, and other civil rights issues.

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28. Client Meetings

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Here's how Client Meetings is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched and drafted memorandums of law in preparation for hearings Conducted client meetings Assisted in settlement negotiations
  • Participated in defense strategy sessions and client meetings in Professional cases against federal government agencies.
  • Participated in client meetings and depositions, attended and observed court proceedings with supervising attorney.
  • Supported attorneys in introductory and retained client meetings and directly communicated with clients about cases.
  • Managed Green Card, K-Visa and Naturalization application processing through client meetings and written correspondence.
  • Participated in client meetings as well as managed pleading preparation and delivery.
  • Participated in client meetings and attended deposition and case evaluation hearings.
  • Provided document translation as well as in-person interpretation for client meetings.
  • Translated legal and immigration documents and conducted translations during attorney-client meetings.
  • Attended several client meetings and participated in direct client interactions.
  • Conducted and facilitated client meetings and potential client consultations.
  • Conducted client meetings and participated in attorney-client meetings.
  • Participated in client meetings and initial consultations.
  • Attended attorney/client meetings and compiled meeting summaries.
  • Supported attorneys during client meetings and depositions.
  • Attended administrative proceedings and client meetings.
  • Assisted partner with court filings, conducted client meetings, drafted various legal documents, estate plans and family law petitions.
  • Help prepare clients for trial and court appearances and hold client meetings both in the office and at the detention centers.
  • Attended client meetings and gained experience in client interaction and retention by answering phones and greeting those who entered the office.
  • Serve as a key member in client meetings by offering insight into specific issues raised for the benefit of the client.

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29. Document Review

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Here's how Document Review is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Document review/indexing voluminous discovery documents.
  • Participated in environmental litigation; breach of contract litigation; IP litigation; and document review for environmental and employment litigation.
  • Performed legal research and assisted with discovery, including conducting document review, taking depositions, and preparing and interviewing witnesses.
  • Assisted in document review, discovery and e-discovery for a case involving employment law and another involving a sub-contracting agreement.
  • Conducted a large document review to ascertain privilege involving files seized pursuant to a criminal investigation and subsequent bankruptcy.
  • Conducted legal research, drafted letters, compiled research authority notebooks, discovery document review, and general office maintenance
  • Conducted factual investigation through produced document review and depositions to provide underlying bases for the strategic direction of cases.
  • Experienced in managing and organizing voluminous document review projects, preparing affirmative discovery motions, and opposing the same.
  • Document reviewed commercial service contracts and non-disclosure agreements; negotiated terms; coordinated contract renewal and resolved discrepancies.
  • Document review and production; analysis and indexing of privileged documents; coordination of settlement negotiations.
  • Perform document review of commercial loan instruments, commercial real estate agreements and corporate formation documents.
  • Performed litigation document reviews and legal research on federal and state procedural and substantive issues.
  • Performed document review of 3rd party discovery documentation for agent liability and insurance coverage litigation.
  • Participated in discovery and document review process for corporate litigation cases and prepared for depositions.
  • Performed variety of litigation support duties including document review in cases involving corporate fraud.
  • Performed document review of a Department Congressional Corruption investigation pursuant to a FOIA request.
  • Document review for pertinent facts and privileged information for pending arbitration and mediation cases.
  • Participated in on-site audits of investments banks, including document review & compliance facilitation
  • Perform discovery, including interrogatories, document requests, and privileged document review.
  • Provided litigation support to the Department of Justice, including electronic document review.

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30. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Clerked for law firm that focused on international business transactions and intellectual property licensing matters while living in and experiencing Peru.
  • Assisted litigation manager with legal research to prepare documents in response to discovery requests for intellectual property cases involving pharmaceutical patents.
  • Conduct research and assist in trial preparation for various cases including a professional liability case involving intellectual property trade secret issues.
  • Performed research and assisted in intellectual property matters including trademark availability, trademark applications, infringement and cease & desist letters.
  • Worked extensively with the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy rules and procedures governed by the World Intellectual Property Organization.
  • Filed intellectual property claims for many non-profits and prepared principal and supplemental copyright/trademark applications, working directly with clients.
  • Drafted and filed Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy oppositions with World Intellectual Property Organization against trademark and copyright infringing websites.
  • Review intellectual property complaints to identify allegations that may give rise to potential insurance coverage benefits for defendants.
  • Managed U.S. and international intellectual property repository for 100+ trademarks and copyrights, and successfully adhered to deadlines.
  • Executed intellectual property diligence and contracting for client in-licensing and out-licensing of intellectual property rights in novel technologies.
  • Conducted legal research on intellectual property litigation matters, drafted patent applications and responses to PTO office actions
  • Reviewed and categorized documents according to relevance, confidentiality, and privilege in large-scale intellectual property matter.
  • Conducted intellectual property due diligence investigation for an acquisition agreement, including clearance of trademark registrations.
  • Researched corporate intellectual property assets and made recommendations furthering a successful corporate merger and acquisition transaction.
  • Assisted in intellectual property portfolio management by providing research, writing and drafting of legal documents.
  • Conduct legal research and writing pertaining to insurance coverage for companies involved in intellectual property disputes.
  • Negotiated and drafted intellectual property agreements, master service agreements, commercial agreements and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Performed due diligence; interpreted contracts; and reviewed documents related to intellectual property matters.
  • Drafted employment and commercial contracts, managed intellectual property portfolio and implemented corporate compliance programs.
  • Analyzed estate planning intellectual property issues and subsequently drafted relevant documents for client trust packages.

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31. Premises Liability

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Here's how Premises Liability is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Managed complex litigation defense caseload with focus on product liability, premises liability, contract disputes and general personal injury.
  • Assisted in the litigation of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from negligent security and premises liability.
  • Worked extensively on medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, product liability, and automobile accident cases.
  • Handled construction litigation, premises liability, recreational liability, and labor law liability cases.
  • Analyzed substantive and procedural issues regarding antitrust law, premises liability and other business law.
  • Participated in mock trial exercise involving premises liability issue.
  • Experience in the areas of automobile no-fault, premises liability, workers compensation, nursing home negligence, and insurance disputes.
  • Drafted discovery requests for several premises liability actions against the State: interrogatories, requests for production, requests for admissions.
  • Conducted legal research in various areas of civil law, including medical malpractice, personal injury, and premises liability.
  • Research of various legal topics such as trusts, premises liability, property liens, and state trade secret statutes.
  • Researched experts, built damage models, and assisted with Employment, Medical Device, and Premises Liability cases.
  • Research relevant case law, including extensive reports on premises liability and recent developments in Workers' Compensation Law.
  • Researched personal injury issues including workers compensation, premises liability, child sexual abuse, and medical malpractice.
  • Researched and wrote briefs on issues of negligent supervision, premises liability, and duty of common carriers.
  • Collaborated in the drafting of a motion for summary judgment concerning a negligence and premises liability case.
  • Litigated cases involving medical malpractice, contract disputes, premises liability, and health insurance compliance issues.
  • Researched and applied laws and regulations pertaining to personal injury, premises liability, and product liability.
  • Acquired comprehensive skills in the area of contract and commercial disputes, premises liability and asbestos defense.
  • Summer 2006 Drafted, edited and updated chapters in partner's legal textbook on premises liability.
  • Assisted firm attorneys in all aspects of motor vehicle accident and premises liability defense litigation.

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32. Social Security

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Here's how Social Security is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Conduct legal research, drafted various legal documents, including complaints, social security/disability appeals, settlement demand letters and subpoenas.
  • Researched legislation, cases and related materials, focused primarily on: social security disability, and veteran's assistance litigation.
  • Reviewed and analyzed medical records to prepare appeal filings for administrative disability and social security claims in lieu of hearings.
  • Reviewed social security appeals transcripts for pertinent medical information, then organized facts into summary of applicants' medical histories.
  • Conducted research, drafted memorandums and advocacy letters regarding issues related to social security disability, housing and family law.
  • Researched Social Security Disability Law and controversial issues regarding Section 8, including criminal activity among recipients and family members.
  • Conducted Social Security Disability medical record request, drafted appeal documents, filed appeals, and requested appeal hearings.
  • Interviewed and counseled indigent clients seeking assistance in securing denied disability benefits through the Social Security Appeals process.
  • Drafted pleadings and conducted document reviews and summaries in tort liability, Social Security Disability and Workers Compensation
  • Presented a case before the Social Security Administration requesting reinstatement of benefits for a severely disabled child.
  • Interpreted the Social Security disease listing index and prepared Social Security Disability memos for client motion hearings.
  • Prepared a social security appellate brief and conducted research and reviewed records for social security cases.
  • Worked on prosecution of social security disability claims, personal injury claims and criminal appeals.
  • Researched Social Security rules and regulations and analyzed medical evidence before submission to ensure accuracy.
  • Researched legal issues pertaining to social security disability, long-term disability, and workers compensation.
  • Conducted legal research focusing on medical conditions, procedures and social security rulings and listings.
  • Manage the social security department and caseload, and prepare for social security disability hearings.
  • Filed medical information with Social Security Administration regarding client's Social Security Disability claims.
  • Conducted research on relevant social security disability index and social security laws and regulations.
  • Drafted medical records requests for attorneys who were working on Social Security Disability cases.

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33. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Worked collaboratively with attorneys analyzing depositions and client files in preparation for settlement negotiations and trial.
  • Supported solo-practitioner to maintain client files, prepare client correspondence, and satisfy discovery/trial deadlines.
  • Facilitate department-wide initiative to convert client files to electronic database for trusts and estates department.
  • Maintained client files in database and recommended alternative filing systems for efficiency.
  • Reviewed client files and discovery materials to identify issues and develop strategy.
  • Review and organize client files and discovery documents in preparation for litigation.
  • Managed individual client files in an administrative and conducted extensive legal research.
  • Prepared legal documents and managed client files under attorney supervision.
  • Maintained and organized client files regarding personal injury matters.
  • Prepared detailed chronological summaries of client files.
  • Maintained management systems for individual client files.
  • Researched client files for quality assurance
  • Organized and maintained client files, petitions, forms, and evidence with the use of the Abacus Law software system.
  • Updated and maintained client files to include letters of testamentary, death certificates and copies of all tax and account information.
  • Chronicled case information in client files, ensured accurate completion of client intake forms, representation contracts, and retainer agreements.
  • Interview prospective clients; Set-up and maintain confidential client files; Research up-to-date legal theory, case law, and government regulations
  • Managed client files along with forensic accountant to determine client's net worth for purposes of dividing estate in divorce proceedings.
  • Reviewed client files to write discovery requests including interrogatories, requests for production of documents, & requests for admissions.
  • Managed multiple phone lines, transcribed audio tapes to Word documents, handled client files and court documents appropriately and confidentially
  • Maintain and organize client files and casework, engage and consult with clients, medical offices and insurance adjusters daily.

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34. Administrative Law

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Here's how Administrative Law is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Evaluated federal employment discrimination complaint files * Provided Administrative Law Judges with legal and administrative support * Drafted decisions for ALJ review
  • Assisted Administrative Judge attending administrative law related disputes, researching issues before the administrative court, reduction in legal complaints pipeline.
  • Conducted extensive research on Louisiana administrative law for the drafting of temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against state agency.
  • Conducted administrative law research, prepared legal memorandum and drafted motions on various environmental law issues for citizen suit litigation.
  • Assisted in preparation for and participated in contested case administrative law hearings and public hearings on proposed DNR regulations.
  • Drafted administrative motion to compel in person judicial attendance in administrative law and participated with in-house continuing ethics education.
  • Performed research and drafted documents for nonprofit law firm on issues largely focused on environmental and administrative law.
  • Worked as an authorized representative of the organization and represented several clients seeking Medicare at administrative law hearings.
  • Communicated with Administrative Law Judges regarding implementation of existing case law in social security disability benefit cases.
  • Conducted research, attended hearings and drafted opinions for administrative law judges on matters under administrative appeal.
  • Researched administrative law cases regarding federal statutory and regulatory authority, in support of ongoing litigation.
  • Synthesized medical records and relevant case law to develop effective positional briefs for administrative law hearings
  • Prepared legal arguments and written information for supervising attorney to appear before administrative law judges.
  • Assisted staff attorneys in representing clients in school disciplinary hearings before administrative law judges.
  • Researched and analyzed matters of antitrust law, administrative law, and federally-regulated industries.
  • Prepared thousands of ordinance violation cases for either Administrative Law Hearings or Administrative Review.
  • Gained familiarity with administrative law organization and statutes, especially pertaining to medical licensing.
  • Represented major client in Medicare reimbursement appeal hearings before an Administrative Law Judge.
  • Argued denial of disability insurance case before a Social Security Administrative Law Judge.
  • Represented the City of Chicago in contested case hearings before administrative law judges

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35. Employment Discrimination

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Here's how Employment Discrimination is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched legislative history of New York Executive Law and Corrections Law Article 23-A regarding employment discrimination against people with criminal convictions.
  • Performed legal research and prepared legal memos regarding employment discrimination and negligence claims resulting from automobile and personal injury accidents.
  • Performed initial client intake interview in areas of employment discrimination, workplace harassment, wrongful termination and wage/hour disputes.
  • General civil practice concentrated in domestic relations; employment discrimination; personal injury; real estate and contracts.
  • Researched employment discrimination under Americans with Disabilities Act, and conducted witness interviews in preparation for EEOC Mediation.
  • Performed legal research and assisted with employment discrimination and wrongful termination investigations, hearings, and settlement negotiations.
  • Prepared pleadings, including motions for summary judgment, interrogatories and discovery, involving employment discrimination issues.
  • Researched and drafted legal memorandums on issues concerning employment discrimination, personal injury, and immigration law.
  • Participated directly in various areas of civil litigation, including workers' compensation and employment discrimination defense.
  • Conducted research in areas including employment discrimination, disability discrimination, contract disputes, and sovereign immunity.
  • Prepared successful Second Circuit brief relating to employment discrimination and retaliation litigation and observed oral argument.
  • Researched and drafted memorandums, judicial opinions, summary judgments - Attended and summarized employment discrimination hearings
  • Drafted EEOC response statements* Compiled relevant evidence in response to discrimination claims* Researched various employment discrimination topics
  • Provided support and assistance to supervising attorney in the areas of employment law and employment discrimination.
  • Conducted legal research to aid in preparation of collective bargaining agreements and employment discrimination cases.
  • Summer law clerk to a solo practitioner specializing in federal criminal defense and employment discrimination.
  • Reviewed employment discrimination claims and determined whether probable cause existed to further investigate the claim.
  • Propounded discovery for cases regarding employment discrimination, personal injury, and motor vehicle accidents.
  • Research projects included attorney lien statutes, employment discrimination, and consumer protection statutes.
  • Researched issues relating to employment discrimination, workers' compensation, and reasonable accommodation.

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36. Insurance Defense

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Here's how Insurance Defense is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Provide extensive assistance in personal injury insurance defense litigation for a large, self-insured supermarket chain in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Assisted attorneys for medium-sized insurance defense firm specializing in general liability, premises liability, and medical malpractice actions.
  • Reviewed legal documents including briefs, pleadings, and discovery materials for civil insurance defense litigation.
  • Performed legal research and analyzed legal documents for a commercial litigation and insurance defense law firm.
  • Provided legal research and litigation support for all associates focusing on construction defect and insurance defense.
  • Drafted multiple civil and criminal documents including three criminal appellate briefs and insurance defense discovery/pleadings.
  • Drafted legal memos and motions and conduct legal research arising in insurance defense litigation cases
  • Clerked for an insurance defense law firm that exclusively represented Auto-Owners Insurance Company policyholders.
  • Drafted motions, assisted with discovery, depositions and other aspects of insurance defense litigation
  • Researched case and statutory authority on variety of legal issues for insurance defense attorney.
  • Researched civil cases and statutory law regarding indemnity and insurance defense for construction claims.
  • Managed the collection of discovery materials in insurance defense and personal injury cases.
  • Drafted discovery documents on pending cases regarding premises liability and insurance defense.
  • Managed insurance defense litigation files regarding motor vehicle tort and general liability.
  • Drafted motions, observed depositions and analyzed discovery in insurance defense cases.
  • Drafted motions and conducted legal research regarding a variety of insurance defense matters
  • Assisted attorneys practicing insurance defense, personal injury, and premises liability.
  • Prepared summary judgment motions for auto insurance defense and premises liability litigation.
  • Provided assistance with insurance defense work for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Assisted attorneys in insurance defense practice with discovery and trial preparation.

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37. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Created, organized and filed legal records* Interviewed new clients to acquire information and help in the development of their case.
  • Interviewed new clients with wage claims, discrimination claims, wrongful terminations, and potential sexual harassment and unemployment disputes.
  • Acted as first point of contact for new clients and interacted with existing clients to collect information for applicable forms.
  • Prepared initial intake for new clients, document preparations, calendaring, case management and customer relations and client contact.
  • Researched and prepared motions for the firm, interviewed new clients and reorganized the personal injury department for efficiency.
  • Updated and reviewed legal documents as well as researched, filed, and handled potential and new clients.
  • Developed and fostered meaningful client relationships which led to direct referrals of several new clients via existing clients.
  • Meet with potential new clients and review their case files to determine causes of action and possible damages.
  • Interview potential new clients to see if they have valid claims under either consumer or personal injury law.
  • Conducted initial interviews and intake of new clients, and managed all aspects of client relations.
  • Aided in preparing clients for depositions and developed an open line of communication with new clients.
  • Screen new clients, analyze merits of claims, and negotiate and litigate on behalf of clients
  • Consulted with attorneys to judge the merits of prospective cases and scheduled interviews for new clients.
  • Meet with potential new clients and assist in deciding whether the firm should take the case.
  • Assisted partners in marketing meetings, and attended legal conferences and conventions to attract new clients.
  • Promote the firm's philosophy and legal services to new clients both individual and corporate.
  • Introduced new clients to information that saved them time and help them avoid court cost.
  • Helped firm build client base by interviewing new clients and extracting information for effective representation.
  • Conducted interviews with new clients and performed legal research on Sex Offender registration laws.
  • Managed current client relationships and helped to acquire new clients with various marketing activities.

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38. Child Support

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Here's how Child Support is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Processed emergent motion applications and mediated non-dissolution cases related to child support, custody, relocation requests and parenting schedules.
  • Drafted motion papers and affidavits for child support enforcement proceedings and prepared mortgage foreclosure modification packages for submission to lenders.
  • Drafted a research paper involving deviation from statutory child support guidelines for a case involving a high-earning professional athlete.
  • Assisted with other family-related applications for child support, custody and parenting time, including emergent applications.
  • Conducted supervised negotiations with opposing counsel to modify child support agreements on behalf of custodial parents.
  • Conducted several child support court and administrative hearings under the supervision of child support prosecutors.
  • Mediated child support conferences between parents and made recommendations concerning appropriate child support.
  • Calculate child support obligations using guidelines provided by Minnesota Statute.
  • Reviewed financial documents for accurate calculation of child support guidelines.
  • Authored judgments regarding child support modifications and distribution of estates.
  • Applied Child Support Guidelines to calculations of parental obligations.
  • Interviewed unemployed, non-custodial parents following child support appearance.
  • Completed child support worksheets and equitable distribution worksheets.
  • Determined support requirements and calculated child support.
  • Prepared New Jersey Child Support Guideline calculations.
  • Performed child support hearings to establish paternity.
  • Drafted motions for counsel fees, child support modifications, enforcement of prenuptial agreements, and discovery issues in matrimonial law.
  • Compiled research and drafted documents for a federal grant for a pilot project regarding alternative remedies for non-payment of child support.
  • Assisted clients in criminal, collections, divorce, personal injury, child custody, child support, and contract proceedings.
  • Drafted divorce, child support and custody motions, discovery requests and responses, final decrees, and property settlement agreements.

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39. Preliminary Hearings

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Here's how Preliminary Hearings is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Prepared and conducted felony preliminary hearings with a supervising Deputy District Attorney including direct and cross-examination of material witnesses.
  • Prepared preliminary hearings by reviewing police reports, evidence, attorney notes and interviewing police officers and other witnesses.
  • Conducted client interviews for misdemeanor and felony investigations and aided defense attorneys in preliminary hearings and arraignments.
  • Conducted approximately fifty felony preliminary hearings; misdemeanor trials; arraignments; extradition matters; juvenile court.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings and legal research focusing on areas including: narcotic traffickers and illegal drug Manufacturers.
  • Prepared and conducted preliminary hearings, interviewed civilian and police witnesses, coordinated fulfillment of discovery requests.
  • Questioned witnesses at depositions, represented clients at preliminary hearings, assisted with trials preparation.
  • Determined applicable criminal charges for citizen complaints Researched legal issues for preliminary hearings and pretrial motions
  • Performed felony preliminary hearings and misdemeanor jury trials under the guidance of Deputy District Attorneys.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings for felony weapon possessions, felony drug possessions, and commercial burglaries.
  • Conducted case research in preparation for preliminary hearings; contacted witnesses, prepared witness lists
  • Prepared felony bind overs following preliminary hearings detailing the disposition and possible trial issues.
  • Interviewed police officers for applicable testimony to support legal arguments used during preliminary hearings.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings, suppression hearings, and participated in various other hearings.
  • Conducted direct examinations of police officers and witnesses during approximately 8 preliminary hearings.
  • Represented defendants in preliminary hearings, performed jail interviews, assisted in proffers.
  • Prepared and controlled numerous preliminary hearings, including multiple defendants and civilian witnesses.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings, introduced evidence, presented and examined witnesses in court.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings, cross-examined witnesses, made objections and presented oral argument.
  • Conducted and prepared routine felony preliminary hearings for auto theft and burglary prosecutions.

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40. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Provided one-on-one legal assistance to domestic violence victims; transcribed detailed declarations and composed supporting documents to file for temporary restraining orders
  • Coordinate hearing schedules with assignment commissioners, defense attorneys and prosecutors* Create Domestic Violence and Criminal Temporary Protection Orders* Maintain L.E.A.D.S.
  • Organized domestic violence policy working group with community stakeholders to begin dialogue with NOPD on revising domestic violence response procedures.
  • Helped victims of domestic violence by providing legal information prior to temporary and final restraining order hearings.
  • Prepared a legal memorandum for the matrimonial department examining the implications of newly enacted domestic violence legislation.
  • Interviewed victims of domestic violence and prepared the necessary paperwork to obtain temporary restraining orders.
  • Assisted Deputy City Attorney in developing systematic organization for all pending domestic violence cases.
  • Collected photographic evidence of inmates when physically beaten by law enforcement/ domestic violence victims.
  • Researched and conducted casework for low-income domestic violence victims on immigration law matters.
  • Conducted felony domestic violence and felony drug possession preliminary hearings in their entirety.
  • Conducted interviews and intake; drafted legal declarations for domestic violence victims
  • Conducted a jurisdictional analysis of domestic violence victim service funding levels.
  • Managed daily calendar of domestic violence and juvenile delinquency cases.
  • Interviewed and prepared emergency orders of protection for domestic violence survivors
  • Performed all administrative duties for Centralized Criminal Domestic Violence Court.
  • Draft declarations for domestic violence victims & prepare restraining orders
  • Prepared domestic violence declarations and responses for restraining orders.
  • Researched and drafted memos regarding California domestic violence law.
  • Participated in domestic violence and unemployment insurance benefit hearings.
  • Prepared domestic violence restraining orders and other motions.

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41. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Conducted research to obtain documentation for legal support of personal injury cases and coordinated case settlements with insurance companies and clients
  • Drafted numerous Arbitration Decisions, negotiated medical bills with insurance companies, attended court regularly, translated Spanish-English meetings.
  • Drafted demand letters to defendant insurance companies; secured medical records; followed-up with insurance adjusters regarding settlement offers.
  • Assisted attorneys in various trust administration tasks including contacting banks and insurance companies to obtain disbursements for beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with health insurance companies to help transition clients from short-term disability insurance into social security disability insurance.
  • Prepared correspondence vital in successful personal injury settlement demands with insurance companies or opposing parties.
  • Negotiated client financial benefits and medical coverage with several insurance companies and health care providers.
  • Arrange for insurance companies to provide certificate of Currency establishing insurance requirements are met satisfactorily.
  • Conducted case management procedures, including pretrial litigation discovery and depositions for various insurance companies.
  • Researched implications of potential tax reform to insurance companies under newly elected President.
  • Participated in settlement negotiations, including communicating with adjusters and insurance companies.
  • Examined extensive documentation and drafted letters to insurance companies contesting denial decisions.
  • Collaborated with attorneys to develop litigation strategy against insurance companies.
  • Corresponded and negotiated settlements with adverse insurance companies and attorneys.
  • Achieved client satisfaction by successfully negotiating settlements with insurance companies.
  • Prepared policy and monetary demands for collection from insurance companies.
  • Corresponded with insurance companies to determine limitations of client policies.
  • Conducted settlement negotiations with clients and insurance companies.
  • Compiled and executed demand packages for insurance companies.
  • Negotiated with insurance companies and handled settlement conferences.

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42. Client Letters

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Here's how Client Letters is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched and drafted legal memorandums, consents and client letters regarding entity maintenance, entity formations and corporate transactions.
  • Prepare retainers and client letters explaining benefits and provisions of representation.
  • Drafted client letters and interrogatories related to personal injury cases.
  • Prepared interrogatories and drafted client letters.
  • Drafted client letters, advance directives, wills, petitions, and motions for a variety of civil matters.
  • Prepared petitions, pleadings, motions, orders, client letters, marital agreements, and all associated forms.
  • Drafted memorandums, client letters, motions, briefs, and hearing requests for the attorney's signature.
  • Drafted client letters, legal memos, prepared and e-filed motions for foreclosure claims, and title processing.
  • Drafted litigation documents, research memorandums, and client letters re: FCC regulatory compliance and spectrum licensing.
  • Assisted attorney in drafting client letters, discovery, and pleadings related to family and criminal law cases.
  • Drafted complaints, answers, law and motion, extensive discovery, client letters, and research memos.
  • Prepared legal complaints, answers, motions for summary disposition, and client letters based on legal research.
  • Prepare client letters, research and draft complaints, motions, case evaluations and discovery requests and responses.
  • Drafted legal briefs, memos, court orders, motions, client letters, and demand letters.
  • Drafted client letters and other documents such as briefs, motions, and notices for attorney approval.
  • Drafted affidavits, client letters, motions for default; performed extensive document review and pretrial discovery.
  • Researched and drafted case briefs, wrote client letters, and recorded case information at hearings and depositions
  • Drafted client letters, summarized cases, administrative duties, legal research, and warrant checks.
  • Filed, drafted and edited documents, sent client letters, prepared bankruptcy packets and petitions.
  • Drafted client letters, letters requesting discovery from the arresting agency, and processed that discovery.

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43. Child Custody

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Here's how Child Custody is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Handled cases involving domestic law including: divorces, alimony modifications, child custody and paternity proceedings.
  • Negotiated settlements in child custody arrangements and developed legal strategy for cases proceeding to trial.
  • Prepared client declarations, U-Visa applications, dissolution of marriage petitions and child custody petitions.
  • Reviewed depositions and statements to help draft child custody and marital property settlement documents.
  • Researched and prepared memorandum on legal implications of changes in Arizona child custody statutes.
  • Gained significant legal experience in drafting separation agreements, and child custody arrangements.
  • Researched whether non-licensed clinicians may be used as expert witnesses in child custody proceedings
  • Conducted legal research and writing involving child custody, matrimonial and visitation matters.
  • Mediated child custody disputes in Philadelphia Domestic Relations Court.
  • Conduct research concerning child custody statutes and equitable distribution.
  • Drafted petitions for temporary child custody.
  • Performed legal research in connection with divorces, premarital agreements, child custody, support matters, and property distribution.
  • Conducted extensive legal research on issues relating to commercial law, matrimonial law, child custody, and adoption issues.
  • Researched and analyzed precedent to formulate trial strategy; drafted documents, letters, and pleadings for child custody litigation.
  • Assisted with preparation for hearings on issues pertaining to equitable distribution of property, capital gains taxes and child custody.
  • Researched case law on topics such as prenuptial agreements, assault, child custody, civil forfeiture, and paternity.
  • Researched issues regarding child custody and wrote appellate briefs, motions, memorandums, interrogatories, and requests for discovery.
  • Assisted in courtroom preparation and attended divorce, child custody, grandparent visitation, adoption and bond hearings and trials.
  • Drafted memos, pleadings and conducted research projects regarding divorce proceedings, child custody issues, and bankruptcy cases.
  • Performed legal research, drafted memos on child custody, restraining orders, conspiracy, & DWI cases.

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44. Staff Attorneys

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Here's how Staff Attorneys is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Conducted independent research on school disciplinary policies that disproportionately impact minority students and made policy recommendations to senior staff attorneys.
  • Generated written, objective and/or persuasive memorandums used by staff attorneys to develop and execute legal strategies.
  • Assisted staff attorneys in preparing for court appearances and provided support during disciplinary hearings.
  • Provided litigation assistance to staff attorneys, including drafting consumer declarations and legal research.
  • Drafted documents for managing and staff attorneys in preparation for litigation.
  • Assisted Staff Attorneys in identifying and adopting guideline recommendations and amendments.
  • Assisted staff attorneys in various litigation matters including drafting litigation documents.
  • Drafted motions and answered discovery under supervision of staff attorneys.
  • Assisted staff attorneys in reviewing Self-Regulating Organizations' rule filings.
  • Provided litigation support services to staff attorneys.
  • Provided general assistance to staff attorneys.
  • Provided staff attorneys with deposition questions.
  • Assisted staff attorneys with investigations.
  • Reviewed tax information for accuracy against debtor's schedules, and assisted staff attorneys in preparation of Motion hearings and 341 hearings
  • Engaged in legal research and writing for a director of litigation and staff attorneys concerning family law and consumer law issues.
  • Assisted staff attorneys by researching, drafting pretrial documents, attending mediation, administering settlement agreements, and arguing in court.
  • Researched and drafted responsive pleadings, motions, and other housing litigation documents, and assisted staff attorneys with trial preparation.
  • Participated in conferences with staff attorneys to counsel Store General Managers on procedures and how to deal with potential torts claims.
  • Supported staff attorneys by performed case intake duties, interviewing clients, performing legal research and following up with government agencies.
  • Completed legal research, writing, and editing assignments on pertinent environmental and constitutional issues for partner and staff attorneys.

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45. Lexisnexis

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Here's how Lexisnexis is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Performed extensive legal research using LexisNexis on everything from alter ego theory liability to California Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Researched various legal issues primarily concerning employment law and workers' compensation issues using LexisNexis.
  • Conducted legal research regarding Florida and Georgia law using LexisNexis database and wrote legal memos.
  • Researched, analyzed, and synthesized Probate/Estate administration issues utilizing LexisNexis and WestlawNext databases.
  • Utilized LexisNexis and WestlawNext search databases to conduct legal research and data analysis.
  • Coordinated and conducted various legal research projects using LexisNexis and WestlawNext databases.
  • Performed extensive legal research on insurance law using LexisNexis.
  • Conducted general legal research using WestLaw and LexisNexis.
  • Consummated legal research through LexisNexis Advance.
  • Researched various legal topics using LexisNexis.
  • Completed legal research on case law for ethical rule violations under the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct through LexisNexis database system.
  • Researched applicable law, particularly in workers' compensation cases, using in-print sources, WestLaw, and LexisNexis online.
  • Researched complex areas of immigration law through the use of LexisNexis and governmental programs and prepared legal memorandum.
  • Performed legal (LexisNexis) research, prepared memorandums of law, legal briefs and case summaries.
  • Organize large volumes of discovery documents for construction litigation using LexisNexis Case Map and Time Map.
  • Researched relevant case law, statutes, and sanctions on WestLaw Next and LexisNexis.
  • Researched using LexisNexis and analyzed tax issues, business formations, and estate planning.
  • Performed legal research using LexisNexis and WestLaw to compile summaries to present to attorneys.
  • Researched applicable Nebraska state LLC and S corporation laws using WestLaw and LexisNexis.
  • Perform legal research on LexisNexis and draft Memorandums explaining case law and analyses.

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46. Corporate Law

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Here's how Corporate Law is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Researched corporate law issues in numerous jurisdictions, primarily California and Delaware.
  • Researched and analyzed issues in public utility law, energy law, environmental law, labor law, and corporate law.
  • Performed extensive research projects in various areas of law, including corporate law, business law, and commercial real estate.
  • Worked mainly within the areas of Contract Law, Corporate Law, Finance and Banking, Torts, and Disability Law.
  • Draft motions and memorandums of law on issues relating to land use law, real property law, and corporate law.
  • Gained experience with the practice of Corporate Law, Municipal Law, Election Law, Commercial Litigation and Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Focused primarily on protecting client rights in entertainment law, administrative law, contracts, and other fields of corporate law.
  • Drafted contracts, legal motions, and other legal documents for a firm specializing in business litigation and corporate law.
  • Gained knowledge of civil procedure, corporate law, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Dodd-Frank Act.
  • Research and analyze corporate law, tort law, real estate law, labor law, and criminal defense law.
  • Conducted research and drafted briefs and motions on legal issues and concepts in Banking, Business, and Corporate law.
  • Researched issues including state and federal procedure, evidence, corporate law, products liability, personal injury and insurance.
  • Supported the legal department in the areas of corporate law, banking, contracts, corporate governance, and compliance.
  • Assisted attorneys in researching issues of land use and zoning, environmental and corporate law, and breach of contract.
  • Analyzed legal issues arising under corporate law and immigration law from countries including United States, India, Ireland and China
  • Worked with multiple attorneys in different practice areas, including consumer fraud, creditor's rights, and corporate law.
  • Assisted attorneys in all aspects of real estate, corporate law and business organizations, estate planning and probate.
  • Drafted and reviewed legal documents for small corporate law firm servicing new media, technology start-ups and entertainment clients.
  • Conduct research in the areas of personal injury law, probate law, corporate law, and medical/pharmacy malpractice.
  • Co-authored and edited articles and client bulletins on cutting edge issues of Delaware corporate law and federal securities regulation.

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48. Judicial Opinions

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Here's how Judicial Opinions is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Conduct both computerized and referenced legal research in the area of criminal law for case preparation and incorporation in judicial opinions.
  • Performed legal research, drafted recommendations for all motions and judicial opinions, assisted with calendar management settlement conferences and mediation.
  • Drafted judicial opinions, produced judicial resolutions and orders, conducted legal research, and performed legal analysis.
  • Drafted proposed judicial opinions based upon oral arguments, appellate briefs and independent legal research.
  • Conducted research regarding various litigation issues and motion practice, drafted judicial opinions regarding same.
  • Drafted advisory judicial opinions on appeal related to denial of social security disability benefits.
  • Proofed, edited, and cite-checked judicial opinions in preparation for publication.
  • Drafted judicial opinions regarding administrative agency appeals and requests for post-conviction relief.
  • Researched and prepared judicial opinions under the supervision of staff attorneys.
  • Performed editing and technical work on specific portions of judicial opinions.
  • Issued preliminary judicial opinions for criminal and civil cases.
  • Produced memorandums that were incorporated into judicial opinions verbatim.
  • Drafted judicial opinions regarding Social Security disability benefits.
  • Reviewed and edited judicial opinions and orders.
  • Drafted judicial opinions for suppression hearings.
  • Prepared official judicial opinions on behalf of
  • Drafted legal analysis of judicial opinions.
  • Prepared initial drafts of judicial opinions.
  • Assist in drafting/editing judicial opinions.
  • Drafted judicial opinions for publication.

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49. Client Correspondence

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Here's how Client Correspondence is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Performed client correspondence and discovery in moving vehicle accident cases, premises liability, and personal injury cases
  • Handled daily client correspondence, inquiry, and collection of information/documents required for immigration petitions/applications.
  • Reviewed medical/police records and contracts; drafted settlement demand letters and client correspondence.
  • Prepared and responded to discovery and drafted legal documents and client correspondence.
  • Drafted client correspondence and related explanatory materials for delicate labor matter.
  • Prepared a Minority Business Enterprise Certification application; drafted client correspondence.
  • Performed administrative duties, drafted client correspondence and estate planning documents
  • Drafted client correspondence letters recommending legal strategies and IP enforcement.
  • Drafted client correspondence letters for in-house attorney approval.
  • Engaged in discovery litigation while drafting client correspondence.
  • Translated and proofread complaints and attorney-client correspondences.
  • Conducted telephone and drafted written client correspondence.
  • Drafted client correspondence regarding groundbreaking court decisions.
  • Produced client correspondence and office memorandums.
  • Managed written and verbal client correspondence
  • Assisted personal injury attorney with client intake, clerical work, client correspondence, legal research, scheduling, and memo writing
  • Drafted complaints, answers, motions to avoid judicial lien, motion for summary judgment, fee agreements and client correspondences.
  • Drafted court documents, drafted client correspondence, worked with zoning and ordinance issues and conducted legal research and analysis.
  • Drafted Administrative Hearing Briefs; Administrative Hearing appearances; reviewed foster care benefits; general case management and client correspondence.
  • Drafted numerous pleadings, motions, discovery, disclosure, client correspondence and electronic communications for general practice firm.

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50. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in Law Clerk jobs:
  • Advocated on behalf of student-athletes and institutions in administrative hearings and appeals before the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
  • Represented the City of Chicago as a prosecutor in administrative hearings concerning violations of the Chicago Municipal Code.
  • Performed legal research, propounded written discovery, and prepared for administrative hearings in special education matters.
  • Conducted several investigations and witness preparation for both administrative hearings and federal special education class action lawsuit.
  • Represented individuals at administrative hearings appealing denials of federal and state medical and educational benefit claims.
  • Drafted administrative complaints against insurance agents and insurance companies, represented Department at administrative hearings.
  • Represented the Division in formal administrative hearings at the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings.
  • Prepare materials, including respondent violation histories, for administrative hearings concerning licensing violations.
  • Represented clients under the supervision of an attorney at settlement conferences and administrative hearings.
  • Prepared, created and organized client social security documents for social security administrative hearings.
  • Represented the agency at appellate administrative hearings for indicated reports of abuse and neglect.
  • Conducted thorough case law and statutory research to assist attorneys in preparation for administrative hearings
  • Represented youth in administrative hearings and advocated to obtain facility resources and reentry services.
  • Review documents including contracts in order to adequately represent clients at administrative hearings.
  • Attended administrative hearings to assist attorneys with cases against municipal codes violators.
  • Represented clients in municipal and administrative hearings as a Certified Law Student.
  • Drafted and responded to discovery requests in Guardianship cases and administrative hearings.
  • Attended administrative hearings to advocate for the reinstatement of social security benefits.
  • Prepared University officials in their representation of the University during administrative hearings.
  • Represented clients at administrative hearings for unemployment compensation, medicaid and housing.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Law Clerk

Legal Documents26.6%
Pre-Trial Motions11.9%
Family Law7.7%
Complex Legal Issues5.9%
Personal Injury Cases5.5%
Court Hearings4.9%
Counsel4.8%
Deposition Summaries4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Law Clerk

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
21.2%
21.2%
2
2
Pre-Trial Motions
Pre-Trial Motions
9.4%
9.4%
3
3
Family Law
Family Law
6.2%
6.2%
4
4
Complex Legal Issues
Complex Legal Issues
4.7%
4.7%
5
5
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
Counsel
Counsel
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Deposition Summaries
Deposition Summaries
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
3%
3%
10
10
Real Estate
Real Estate
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Appellate Briefs
Appellate Briefs
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Client Interviews
Client Interviews
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Demand Letters
Demand Letters
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Law Firm
Law Firm
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Client Intake
Client Intake
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Estate Planning
Estate Planning
1%
1%
24
24
Oral Arguments
Oral Arguments
1%
1%
25
25
Contract Law
Contract Law
1%
1%
26
26
Legal Memorandum
Legal Memorandum
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Client Meetings
Client Meetings
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Document Review
Document Review
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Premises Liability
Premises Liability
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Social Security
Social Security
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Client Files
Client Files
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Administrative Law
Administrative Law
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Employment Discrimination
Employment Discrimination
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Insurance Defense
Insurance Defense
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
New Clients
New Clients
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Child Support
Child Support
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Preliminary Hearings
Preliminary Hearings
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Client Letters
Client Letters
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Child Custody
Child Custody
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Staff Attorneys
Staff Attorneys
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Lexisnexis
Lexisnexis
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Corporate Law
Corporate Law
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Judicial Opinions
Judicial Opinions
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Client Correspondence
Client Correspondence
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
0.4%
0.4%

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