The Massachusetts Superior Court seeks to fill a Research Attorney position to be based in Springfield, Massachusetts, primarily serving judges in the western counties of Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire. This is a professional, permanent position within the Superior Court. Research Attorneys assist the Justices of the Superior Court with legal research, writing, and analysis. Research Attorneys prepare draft decisions, research memoranda, and other documents; analyze and research specific legal issues and questions for the judges; and may assist in training and oversight of other legal research staff and interns.
Requirements include membership in the Massachusetts Bar (or actively applying), and excellent writing, communication, and legal research skills. Preferred qualifications include two years of post-law school experience in the litigation context as of September 2019, and prior judicial clerkship experience, particularly as a Massachusetts Superior Court Law Clerk. A reliable car and the willingness and ability to travel to courthouses throughout the Commonwealth are requirements of the position. Research attorneys must reside in Massachusetts during the duration of their employment.
Start date will be as soon as possible, subject to the availability of the successful candidate. Starting salary is $73,612.84/year. Employee benefits include subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance, ten days of paid vacation time, and three days of paid personal time.
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