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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Law Clerk - Los Angeles, CA


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Company: Law Clerk

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Law Clerks conduct legal research in the preparation of legal briefs, opinions, and similar documents. They also prepare memoranda and other documents summarizing court decisions, administrative board decisions, state and federal statutes, ordinances, and opinions. Areas of legal research may include environmental, energy, water rights, Native American law, regulatory, tort, employment, public finance, real property, construction and contract law.

These openings are for full-time Law Clerks and/or part-time Law Clerks in the Legal Department at MWD’s Headquarters Building in Los Angeles, CA. Part-time Law Clerks will work an average of 18 hours per week. Full-time Law Clerks will work up to 40 hours per week. Please be sure to indicate your preference in the questionnaire provided during the application process.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
For your application to be considered, a 5-10 page legal document that you have written must be provided in addition to your resume. Please combine your writing sample and your resume and upload/submit them together as one document when you apply.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Law Clerk

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Successful completion of first year of law school. Recent graduates (2019) will be considered.

JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
25% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
25% Written Communication Skills
20% Technical Knowledge (knowledge of substantive law and legal procedure, legal research tools, general office and legal technology)
15% Analytical Skills
15% Oral Communication Skills
100% Total

Work Schedule:
Part-time: Average 18 hours per week
Full-Time: Average 40 hours per week
Anticipated estimated date of assignments: Apr 2019 to October 2020 (Dates are flexible.)

CLOSING

Benefits:

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent working environment

• On-site fitness center

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxi

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Represented District Temporary Benefits

ABOUT MWD

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email jobs@mwdh2o.com.

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

Law Clerks conduct legal research in the preparation of legal briefs, opinions, and similar documents. They also prepare memoranda and other documents summarizing court decisions, administrative board decisions, state and federal statutes, ordinances, and opinions. Areas of legal research may include environmental, energy, water rights, Native American law, regulatory, tort, employment, public finance, real property, construction and contract law.

These openings are for full-time Law Clerks and/or part-time Law Clerks in the Legal Department at MWD’s Headquarters Building in Los Angeles, CA. Part-time Law Clerks will work an average of 18 hours per week. Full-time Law Clerks will work up to 40 hours per week. Please be sure to indicate your preference in the questionnaire provided during the application process.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
For your application to be considered, a 5-10 page legal document that you have written must be provided in addition to your resume. Please combine your writing sample and your resume and upload/submit them together as one document when you apply.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Law Clerk

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Successful completion of first year of law school. Recent graduates (2019) will be considered.

JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
25% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
25% Written Communication Skills
20% Technical Knowledge (knowledge of substantive law and legal procedure, legal research tools, general office and legal technology)
15% Analytical Skills
15% Oral Communication Skills
100% Total

Work Schedule:
Part-time: Average 18 hours per week
Full-Time: Average 40 hours per week
Anticipated estimated date of assignments: Apr 2019 to October 2020 (Dates are flexible.)

CLOSING

Benefits:

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent working environment

• On-site fitness center

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxi

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Represented District Temporary Benefits

ABOUT MWD

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email jobs@mwdh2o.com.

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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