The Dominican
Bar Association

Assistant Law Clerk, Appellate Division- First Department

August 10, 2016 10:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Assistant Law Clerks are appointed in the Civil Term by Justices of the Supreme Court, are assigned to Judges designated as Acting Supreme Court Justices for one or more full terms, or are appointed by Justices in the Appellate Divisions, Court of Appeals, and NYC Surrogate’s Courts.1 They research and analyze legal issues raised in complex civil term motions and are responsible for preparing memorandums, drafting orders, opinions and verifying citations. Assistant Law Clerks are appointed to a one year clerkship, renewable twice, and are personally appointed by the Justice for whom they work and serve at their pleasure. 

This position is assigned to Justice Ellen Gesmer. Duties include but are not limited to: researching and analyzing legal issues; drafting opinions and memoranda; and various administrative/clerical duties. 

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