JOB DESCRIPTION: Arthur Law Firm is looking to hire a law clerk. You must be enrolled in a law school to apply for the law clerk position.
Your work will include experience with research and writing, motions, discovery, depositions, attendance at hearings, and attendance at trial.
The ideal candidate must be an excellent writer, extremely organized, and comfortable working with clients.
We are also a tech-savvy law firm that is always looking to improve our performance and efficiency. We strive to be paperless, and we use a variety of software programs to help us reach that goal. These include Centerbase for case management, Worldox for document management, iPads for case files, and Kenect and Levitate for client communication, and MS Office for word processing, e-mail, and analytics.
OFFICE DESCRIPTION: Arthur Law Firm was founded in 1969 By Rodney M. Arthur. Arthur Law Firm has been a mainstay in Northwest Ohio, employing several lawyers, law clerks, paralegals, legal assistants, and other support staff over the years.
Our practice areas include personal injury, social security disability, criminal defense, probate litigation, and adoption cases. We are selective with the cases we accept so we can focus on client satisfaction. We work hard, encourage professional development, and celebrate as a team.
CORE VALUES: Arthur Law Firm’s Core Values include the following:
- Conscientiousness and Compassion
- Do the Right Thing
- Adapt, Learn & Develop
The mnemonic for these values is EVERY CLIENT DESERVES PERSONAL ATTENTION, because of the emphasis at Arthur Law Firm to perform our job in a client-centered manner.
As such, all hiring, evaluations, and promotions are determined with these values in mind.
SKILLS: The ideal candidate must be proficient in Microsoft applications, have excellent time-management skills, be able to efficiently multi-task and be personable.
EXPERIENCE: Current law school student with bachelor’s degree.
COMPENSATION: $25.00 per hour
FLEXIBILITY, AUTONOMY, AND SUPPORT: You will work initially at the Defiance office to learn procedures. You may also receive access to our offices at our Maumee and Toledo locations. You will be able to conduct work remotely while in classes.
THINGS TO CONSIDER: Northwest Ohio is a collegial bar. While we aggressively assert the rights of our clients, we do so in a dignified and professional manner. We take the time to call out our Core Values on a weekly basis at the start of our Leadership and operational and staff team meetings. Our Core Values are not just aspirational, they define who we are, and we make all personnel decisions around them. They are our constitution which helps set expectations for every single person that works at the firm, from the top to the bottom.
The lessons our founder Rod Arthur imparted to us over his decades in the firm still resonate to this day. Rod believed it is a privilege and an honor to stand up and fight for those who cannot fight for themselves. If this resonates with you, then we want to hear from you.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, reference list, and a resume.