Ref No.: 17-01193
Location: Austin, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 09/01/2017 to 10/15/2017
Law Clerk-Litigation Support
6- 8 week Contract

Demonstrated ability to use law library resources, working knowledge of automated legal research tools such as LEXIS or WESTLAW. Demonstrated excellent legal writing skills; excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency in using WORD and/or WORDPERFECT software.

Works under the direction of the Senior Paralegal. Performs complex legal research for the trial staff. Prepares draft legal documents. Screens documents for privilege. Assists the trial attorney with all phases of the litigation

Law degree or currently attending an ABA accredited law school having satisfactorily completed one year of study.

The litigation to be supported includes complex class actions; multi-million dollar contract claims; and complaints involving important policy matters, multiple issues, or multiple parties. Environmental litigation with administrative records consisting of many thousands of documents is commonplace. In general, the litigation is complex, but smaller, less complex litigation must also be supported.