Law Clerk – Summer

Law Clerk – Summer

Law Clerk – Summer

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Job Description

Other - Intern

The Opportunity
The Law Clerk will support our dynamic Legal Services team by performing research, assisting with transactions, and supporting the legal needs of business and philanthropic efforts. This internship offers a unique chance for a current law student to gain valuable firsthand experience in the world of family office legal affairs and related businesses.

Location and Hours
This position will be located downtown Grand Rapids, MI. We are looking for a candidate who can work full-time, 40 hours per week, for the summer months (May – August).

Our Unique Benefits
At RDV, we are intentional about enriching our culture and employee experiences through a unique blend of benefit offerings that include:

  • Grab and Go Deli/Market with employer-provided account credit.
  • Fun culinary experiences and connecting with co-workers at monthly catered lunches, free of charge to employees.
  • Employer paid parking in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.

What You’ll Do

  • Conduct legal research and analysis on a broad variety of assigned topics.
  • Prepare legal documents, memoranda, and presentations.
  • Assist with due diligence processes and transaction closings.
  • Prepare document templates.
  • Proofreading.
  • Shadow attorneys in meetings with clients and participate in internal legal discussions.
  • Stay informed about current legal developments relevant to the family office industry.
  • Assist with legal needs for family-related businesses and philanthropic efforts.
  • Organize and maintain legal files and documents, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.

What You’ll Bring

  • A willingness to learn.
  • A desire to apply skills to assigned tasks.
  • An ability to follow firm guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality.
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor and has the desire and ability to operate in a collaborative team environment.
  • An ability to problem-solve and communicate answers in a clear, concise manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • General familiarity with computer databases.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Experience with legal research systems and tools.
  • Previous office environment experience preferred.
  • Discretion in handling sensitive, highly confidential information.
  • Pursuing a Juris Doctor; first or second-year law student preferred.