Extra-Help Law Student

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • May 17, 2019
Variable Shift Internship Legal Services
  • Salary: $12.00 - $15.00 Hourly

Job Description

This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to 25 hours a week.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Researches, studies, interprets and applies laws, court decisions and other resources for use in the preparation of cases, opinions, pleadings, briefs, etc.
  • Drafts a variety of legal documents.
  • Interviews victims, witnesses and clients, including inmates of penal institutions.
  • Prepares correspondence and reports.
  • Eligible law students may appear in court in any public trial or proceeding under the direct and immediate supervision and in the physical presence of a supervising or designated attorney.
  • Confer with attorneys, judges, investigators and other individuals regarding legal matter.
  • Counsel and give advice to clients.

Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 31000.11 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by answering the supplemental question on this recruitment. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Minimum Qualifications:

Law Student - Currently enrolled in an accredited law school; or currently enrolled in the third or fourth years of college in an undergraduate program with a curriculum focused on the study of law.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous