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Judicial Law Clerk - Armstrong County Court of Common Pleas - Full-time

Kittanning, PA
This is a full-time position at 37.5 hours per week, M – F.

Essential Requirements, Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Draft opinions, memoranda and orders
  • Research and analyze legal issues
  • Review Pennsylvania appellate opinions
  • Track motion and briefing schedule deadlines
  • Assist judges in administrative duties as required
  • Assist judges in preparing for civil and criminal trials
  • Assist judges during hearings and trials
  • Conduct custody conciliation conferences
  • Coordinate work assignments with the Senior Law Clerk
  • One-year commitment required
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Graduation from an ABA accredited law school; admission to the Pennsylvania bar required to conduct conciliation conferences
  • Proficiency in conducting legal research using both publications and on-line research tools
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Ability to interact with attorneys, court staff, county employees, and the general public in a professional, congenial and efficient manner
  • Familiarity with Pennsylvania court rules
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Additional compensation available for conducting custody conciliation conferences.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.

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