MONTANA JUDICIAL BRANCH
11th JUDICIAL DISTRICT – Kalispell
JOB TITLE: Law Clerk I – position #21111026
POSITION LOCATION: 11th Judicial District – Kalispell MT
POSITION STATUS/SCHEDULE: Part-time, Monday through Friday (40 hours per pay period)
SALARY AND GRADE LEVEL: Grade 17/ $20.34 /hour.
JOB POSTING STATUS: External to the general public
CLOSING DATE: 5/19/15
• Length of appointment is negotiable
• A criminal background check will be required.
• An employee new to the Judicial Branch will serve a one-year probationary
Law clerks serving more than two years will be moved to senior law clerk status.
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The 11th Judicial District is recruiting for a law clerk. The successful candidate will provide legal research and support for the District Court Judge. The successful candidate will draft legal memos on contested motions, draft portions of legal opinions and court orders. The successful candidate will also conference with judge concerning legal questions, legal theories and content of opinions and orders.
A full position description is available from Human Resources at email@example.com.
Applicants must have a JD, legal research experience and excellent writing skills. New graduates as well as experienced attorneys will be considered.
1) 15 vacation days, 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually.
2) An employer contribution of $10,644 yearly towards insurance.
3) Retirement plan and an optional 457(b) deferred compensation.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
Please forward a cover letter, a resume, transcripts, and a writing sample: Human Resources Office, P.O. Box 203005, Helena, MT 59620, or fax to (406)841-2955 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Judicial Branch is an equal opportunity employer.
Under state and federal law qualified applicants with disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations. Modifications or adjustments may be provided to assist applicants in the recruitment and selection process, to perform the essential functions of the jobs or to enjoy equal privileges and benefits of employment available to other employees. An applicant must request an accommodation when needed. If you need any such accommodation contact the Human Resources Office at (406) 841-2965. TDD users may use the Relay Service by calling 1-800-253-4091.
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