Judicial Law Clerks
Also called: Career Law Clerk, Judicial Clerk, Judicial Law Clerk, Law Clerk
What they do:Assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents.
On the job, you would:
- Research laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases before the court.
- Prepare briefs, legal memoranda, or statements of issues involved in cases, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations.
- Confer with judges concerning legal questions, construction of documents, or granting of orders.
Safety and Government
- law and government
Arts and Humanities
- English language
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- administrative services
- reading work related information
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- read and understand what is written
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- use rules to solve problems
People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Analytical Thinking
You might use software like this on the job:
Project management software
- Canyon Solutions Jcats
- Legal Files software
Calendar and scheduling software
- Aderant CompuLaw
- American Legalnet Smart Dockets
Information retrieval or search software
- LexisNexis Smartlinx