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Summer Law Clerk

Omaha, Nebraska

Closing date: job will be posted through March 24, 2019

Do you want a career with a company that makes a difference every day?  Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs.  As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year.  

OVERVIEW OF JOB

Assists in the completion of legal projects and documents, as assigned. ◦Researches legal issues and drafts memorandums and transactional documents.
◦Reviews contracts.
◦Assists in the preparation of deposition witnesses for depositions, observes depositions, and prepares answers to requests for depositions, interrogatories, and requests for information with regard to administrative claims and lawsuits, and attend administrative meetings and hearings.
◦Drafts corporate resolutions and reviews other corporate documents.
◦Performs a variety of entry level legal activities including typing memoranda, and assisting in the preparation of files for administrative hearings and other litigation

Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission. ◦Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission

Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS

Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills.
Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Ability to both take direction and work independently, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
Excellent academic and personal background.
Strong attention to detail.
Student currently enrolled in law school.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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