Law Clerk / Staff Attorney
Judge Gotch Garrett is seeking a law clerk to serve a one or two-year term (with two years being preferable) beginning immediately. JudgeGarrett’s main areas of focus are criminal and civil matters and the Adult Drug Court. The duties of the clerk include, but are not limited to, organizing the docket for rule days; preparing bench memorandums; drafting jury instructions; drafting judgments; acting as a go between for parties and the court; legal research and writing; analyzing pleadings; and whatever else the court may need.
In additionally to preparing the court prior to rule days, it is the responsibility of the clerk to conduct Zoom conferences. The clerk will need to learn the filing system for Lafayette, Acadia and Vermilion Parishes. Within the system, the clerk will review filings and determine if they aresuitable for Judge Garrett to sign.
Looking for recent graduates and/or licensed attoneys.