The Massachusetts Superior Court seeks to fill Research Attorney positions for multiple courthouse locations in eastern and western Massachusetts. 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 the Administrative Office; and may assist in the training and oversight of other legal research staff and interns. Starting salary for the position is $70,747.42/year.
Requirements include membership in the Massachusetts Bar 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 2018, and prior judicial clerkship experience, particularly as a Massachusetts Superior Court Law Clerk.
For more information, including application instructions, see the Position Posting here.