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Assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 23-1012.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 59,840.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 28.00
- Currently, there are 13,410 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Judicial Law Clerks”.
Also Known As…
- Judicial Law Clerks
- Judicial Law Clerk
- Judicial Clerk
- Judicial Assistant
- Federal Law Clerk
- Deputy Clerk
- Clerk to Justice
- Child Support Officer
- Career Law Clerk
- Appellate Law Clerk
- State Appellate Clerk
- Principal Law Clerk
- Legal Clerk
- Law Clerk
- Federal Judicial Law Clerk
- Federal District Law Clerk
- Federal District Clerk
- Federal Court of Appeals Law Clerk
- Federal Appellate Law Clerk
- Federal Appellate Clerk
- Chancery Clerk
Tasks for “Law Clerk”
- Participate in conferences or discussions between trial attorneys and judges.
- Respond to questions from judicial officers or court staff on general legal issues.
- Supervise law students, volunteers, or other personnel assigned to the court.
- Coordinate judges' meeting and appointment schedules.
- Draft or proofread judicial opinions, decisions, or citations.
- Communicate with counsel regarding case management or procedural requirements.
- Maintain judges' law libraries by assembling or updating appropriate documents.
- Review complaints, petitions, motions, or pleadings that have been filed to determine issues involved or basis for relief.
- Verify that all files, complaints, or other papers are available and in the proper order.
- Perform courtroom duties, including calling calendars, administering oaths, and swearing in jury panels and witnesses.
- Attend court sessions to hear oral arguments or record necessary case information.
- Keep abreast of changes in the law and inform judges when cases are affected by such changes.
- Prepare briefs, legal memoranda, or statements of issues involved in cases, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations.
- Review dockets of pending litigation to ensure adequate progress.
- Prepare periodic reports on court proceedings, as required.
- Compile court-related statistics.
- Research laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases before the court.
- Enter information into computerized court calendar, filing, or case management systems.
- Confer with judges concerning legal questions, construction of documents, or granting of orders.
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- Tablet computers
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- Computer laser printers
- Computer inkjet printers
- Personal computers
- Laser facsimile machines
- Microsoft Word
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- Advanced Technologies Class Act
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- Microsoft Excel
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- Oracle JavaServer Pages JSP
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- Microsoft Office
- Thomson Reuters WestlawNext
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- Web browser software
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- PTS Solutions WinJuris Court Solutions
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- American Legalnet eDockets
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- Microsoft Access
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Levare Center Court
- Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)
- LexisNexis CourtLink Strategic Profiles
- New Dawn Technologies JustWare Court