Job Opportunity – Temporary Law Clerk

Navajo Nation Judicial Branch
Crownpoint, New Mexico

Closing Date:  July 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m

Under immediate supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty with responsibility to assist in various aspects of program operations; works under the guidance and direction of professional staff or assigned supervisor; conducts legal or case research for law clerk, justices or court staff; to assist law clerk in preparing cases for adjudication; to assist court clerk during oral arguments or hearings; and performs related duties as assigned. Prepares and assists law clerk with facts of the case and legal issues on appeal; Reviews files and pleadings on appeal; Drafts various court orders; Conducts legal research and verifies legal authority for law clerk and Justices; Analyzes case files to prepare bench memoranda; Recommends disposition of appeals; Performs miscellaneous office and clerical duties; 

Education, Training and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and enrollment in an accredited college of law. Completion of federal Indian Law class, preferred.

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