The Deschutes County DA’s Office currently has the following openings:


Law Clerk - Summer of 2018

 

OPENING DATE: 1/3/2017
 
CLOSING DATE: 12/31/2017
 

Summary

Deschutes County is now accepting applications for our 2018 Law Clerk, this is a summer intern position working in the Deschutes County District Attorney's Office. Under the direction of the Chief Deputy District Attorney, the Summer Law Clerk will assist with all aspects of prosecution, with a focus on misdemeanor prosecution. The Law Clerk will be mentored by the Deputy District Attorney on a case-by-case basis and is expected to appear in court, learn the prosecution philosophy of the office, and have hands-on experience with motions, trials, and investigations.

*This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.

Notification to all candidates will be sent via email only. Please check your email for recruitment information, and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status.

Compensation

$15.00 per hour for a 40-hour work week. Temporary position, shall not exceed 3 1/2 months. There are no County benefits available with this position. Position available mid-May, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have completed two years of law school and been admitted to practice law by the Oregon Supreme Court pursuant to the Student Appearance Rule. This certification must be obtained prior to being assigned criminal cases for court appearance purposes. 

Must have knowledge of the following: 

  • Oregon criminal law and procedure, having successfully passed evidence and criminal law classes at law school.
  • Oregon State Bar ethical rules.

Must have ability to:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Accept directions and follow policies and procedures.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

A writing sample may be submitted and should be related to criminal law or procedure. Please attach your sample to the Attachments section of your application profile. Failure to submit a writing sample will not disqualify the applicant. 

Necessary Special Requirements

Possession of a valid driver's license. The employment offer will be contingent upon an acceptable and verifiable driver's license and driving history, a drug screening, and a thorough employment and criminal history.

 For more information on the position and to apply please visit the following link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/deschutes/jobs/1619612/law-clerk-2018-summer-intern?keywords=Law%20Clerk&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


 

Externship Opportunity

Summary

Deschutes County is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Law Student Extern. The Law Student Extern will work in the Deschutes County District Attorney's Office under the direction of the Chief Deputy District Attorney. The Extern will assist with all aspects of prosecution, focusing on misdemeanor cases and will be mentored by the Deputy District Attorneys on a case-by-case basis. The Law Student Extern will appear in court and must be admitted through the Student Appearance Rule, they will learn the prosecution philosophy of the office and have hands-on experience with motions, trials, and investigation. The Law Student Extern will be assigned special projects and performs other duties as required.


To be eligible you must be a current law student and eligible through your law school to receive academic credit for this externship.

This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.

Notification to all candidates will be sent via email only. Please check your email for recruitment information, and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status.

Compensation

 This is a temporary extern/volunteer position and there are no county benefits available with this position.

Minimum Qualifications

Student must be admitted to practice law by the Oregon Supreme Court pursuant to the Student Appearance Rule. This certification must be obtained prior to being assigned criminal cases for court appearance purposes. Student must be eligible through their law school to receive academic credit for this externship.


Preference will be given to third year students; however first and second year law students may apply.

Must have knowledge of the following:

  • Oregon criminal law and procedure, having successfully passed evidence and criminal law classes.
  • Oregon State Bar ethical rules.

Must have a demonstrated ability to:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Accept directions and follow policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, departments, and agencies at all time For more information on the position and to apply please visit the following link:s

 For more information on the position and to apply please visit the following link:

https://www.deschutes.org/hr/page/volunteer-openings



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