Description:Merlin Law Group, P.A. is currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Law Clerk to join our team in Chicago, IL this summer. Candidates must have a strong desire to work in the field of litigation. Interested candidates should submit a copy of their resume, along with their applicable transcript and a writing sample not to exceed 5 pages.
Who We Are:
Merlin Law Group, P.A. is a national insurance claim litigation firm that handles commercial property insurance claims, residential property insurance claims and bad faith claims. We are dedicated to helping policyholders protect themselves in complex legal battles as well as fighting for the best possible laws to protect the insured nationwide.
- Legal research utilizing Westlaw.
- Drafting various legal documents including, but not limited to, legal memorandums, discovery answers, discovery requests, indexes, and limited pleadings.
- Legal administrative assistance including file organization, gathering documents for discovery production and development of timelines.
- Search for and study legal documents to investigate facts and law of cases, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
- Prepare affidavits of documents and maintain document files and case correspondence.
- Research and analyze law sources to prepare drafts of briefs or arguments for review, approval, and use by attorney.
- Review and file pleadings, petitions, and other documents relevant to court actions.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Proficient in Legal Research using Westlaw
- Strong writing skills Research & Writing
- Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
- Organizational skills
- A Strong desire to pursue a clerkship in litigation.
- Bachelor's Degree required.
- Must be currently enrolled in an ABA accredited law school.
This is an in-person summer position. Candidates will work in our Chicago office Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Merlin Law Group is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to such factors as race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status, consistent with federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws.