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Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
Massachusetts Superior Court seeks to fill two research attorney positions


The Massachusetts Superior Court is seeking to fill two research attorney positions for one or more of the following locations: Brockton, Fall River, Springfield and Worcester. These are professional, permanent positions 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. The starting salary is $70,747.42 per year.

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.

For more information, including application instructions, see the position posting here.