Job Vacancy Law Clerk Johnson County, Kansas

Job title: Law Clerk

Company: Johnson County, Kansas

Job description: The Johnson County District Court is currently recruiting for a Law Clerk. This attorney will work primarily with a group of judges with both civil and criminal dockets, providing independent analysis of briefs and memoranda submitted by litigants, preparing memoranda of law, drafting orders and opinions, and performing other work in support of the judges of this judicial district.

The Law Clerk duties include:

  • Study cases filed with the court; research questions of law presented; research and review statutes, regulations, legislative history, and case law by working primarily with a group of judges with both civil and criminal court dockets providing independent analysis of briefs and memoranda.
  • Prepare prehearing research memoranda based on case facts and law; draft legal memoranda and proposed decisions on motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, motions to suppress or similar documentation; responsible for professional and technical writing and court appropriateness of all documents.
  • Complete special projects assigned by Chief Judge working with court administration.

Applicants must complete the Johnson County Government online application and upload a letter of interest, resume, two writing samples, personal and professional references, including one law school faculty. If you are unable to upload documents, please email the recruiter, Mollie Remington, at . The posting will close on July 1, 2022. This position pay is set at the minimum of the range which is $28.27 per hour or $58,794 annually. We plan to hire up to 2 positions from this posting with a starting date in August 2022.

Job Requirements


Law degree from an accredited university and admission to the bar in any state or a law school graduate who is eligible for the bar examination. Excellent research and writing skills are required.

This position has a maximum term up to 48 months.

Driving Status



Law and Public Safety

Expected salary:

Location: Olathe, KS – Johnson County, KS

Job date: Fri, 03 Jun 2022 07:01:44 GMT

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