Judicial Law Clerk Interview Questions

1 Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.
2 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
3 Describe methods you have found effective to research laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases before the court.
4 Name a time when you prepared briefs, legal memoranda, or statements of issues involved in cases, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations.
5 What is the most challenging part of conferring with judges concerning legal questions, construction of documents, or granting of orders?
6 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
7 Would you consider analyzing data or information a strength? How so?
8 In your experience, what is the key to ensuring your company was compliant with all laws, regulations and standards that were applicable to your area of responsibility?
9 Share an example of a time you had to gather information from multiple sources. How did you determine which information was relevant?
10 Name a time when you identified strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems. What was the impact?
11 How would you rate your writing skills? (Ask for an example that demonstrates great writing skills.)
12 Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
13 Please share an experience in which you presented to a group. What was the situation and how did it go?
14 Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
15 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.