Judicial Branch Law Clerk I in Helena, Montana

SPECIAL INFORMATION: • 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 period. • Law clerks serving more than two years may be moved to senior law clerk status. POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The 1st Judicial District is recruiting for a law clerk. The successful candidate will provide legal research and support for the District Court Judge James Reynolds. 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 shgrandy@mt.gov.