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Washington, DC - Law Clerk III

employment type: contract

Washington, DC - Law Clerk III

As one of the nations largest legal staffing providers, Hire Counsel is seeking experienced Law Clerks who are interested in a career supporting the Federal Government in DC.Security clearance is required and successful applicants must be willing to apply for clearance through the sub-contractor. This process can take several months.

Project Details:

  • Anticipated start date: As soon as a clearance application is complete
  • Estimated duration: Long Term
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Location: DC
  • Pay rate: $41.46 + $4.54 H&W

The position will work on the following tasks with others as needed:

  • Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or Project Manager performing complex legal research; preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.; reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation.
  • Acts independently and/or as a team leader on larger projects.
  • Responsibilities may include acting as primary interface with trial attorneys, experts, and other client staff.

Qualifications:

  • Must have law degree.
  • Must have three to five years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.

Why work with Hire Counsel?
Hire Counsel works exclusively with the legal sector and is recognized as a national leader in legal staffing. With over 32 years of experience, we are proud to have been recognized with these 2018 industry awards:

  • Best Legal Staffing Provider USA (CV Magazine)
  • Best Staffing Providers for Legal/Litigation Staffing (The Recorder)
  • Best of Legal Recruiters (Corporate Counsel)
  • Best Professional Recruiting Firms (Forbes)
  • Best Executive Recruiting Firms (Forbes)
  • 100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists (Lawdragon)

For more information about our benefits and opportunities, visit www.hirecounsel.com

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format to Please reference job code 33790 when responding to this ad.


  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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