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Law Clerk

Company: Mitchell & Associates, APLC
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a law school graduate waiting to pass the Bar or a new, inexperienced, attorney looking to learn and put your skills to the test? We need a driven individual with a desire to learn to join our team. The reality is it takes years of practical, first-hand, experience to become a successful attorney. Our approach is to bring you in as a law clerk so you can become familiar with how the practice of law actually works and then, over time, give you more responsibilities to develop into an efficient and effective lawyer. We are one of the leading workers' compensation Firms in the State and also handle social security disability and personal injury cases. We work with compassion and empathy for our clients. This is an entry-level position, an investment in your professional growth, and an opportunity to learn and train under very respected practitioners.


--- Organize and maintain files to ensure information is up to date and deadlines are properly docketed
--- Write legal memoranda specifying results of research in order to assist in determining the best course of action for court proceedings
--- Prepare the initial drafts of various documents, such as pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery requests/responses
--- Update clients on the status of their case
--- Prepare clients for and conduct depositions
--- Prepare for and argue motions in court
--- Prepare for, attend, and report on medical conferences involving our expert doctors and nurse case managers
--- Assist with client intake and initial case assessment


--- Plan to take or have already passed state bar exam
--- Display attention to detail and strong work ethic
--- Candidates must have great writing skills and communication skills to be able to argue effectively

About Company:
We're hard-working lawyers for hurt workers. We represent injured workers who have been hurt on the job on land, dockside, or offshore. We also handle social security claims for good people who are too hurt to work. We started off representing employers and insurance companies but soon realized there was (and still is) a need for highly competent attorneys to represent people who might otherwise be overwhelmed and bulldozed by the legal system. Owned by two attorneys who have been married for nearly twenty years, we present a culture that appreciates work-life balance.

Keywords: Mitchell & Associates, APLC, New Orleans , Law Clerk, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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