Law Clerk Internship
MIA ASSOCIATE I
|Department||Maryland Insurance Administration|
|Date Opened||8/14/2019 11:04:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/28/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Kyia Underwood|
LOCATION OF POSITION
The Maryland Insurance Administration is seeking to hire a part-time law clerk to perform the following responsibilities:
Under section 2-210 of the Insurance Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Title 31, Subtitle 02 of the Code of Maryland Regulations the MIA holds administrative hearings to hear appeals filed by individuals and entities that are aggrieved. The law clerk will work under the supervision of two administrative hearing officers.
A law clerk is generally expected to prepare drafts of legal documents for review. The law clerk with prepare simple motions, review proposed findings of facts and conclusions of law from the Office of Administrative Hearings and draft final orders, and prepare drafts for final administrative decisions regarding potential violations of Maryland Insurance law. The law clerk may also be required to perform other administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, scanning orders and preparing case records to be send to the Circuit Court of Maryland for judicial review.
be currently pursuing a law degree or a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, History, or other relevant field. Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Candidates’ not currently enrolled in a law school, should have an interest in enrolling in a law school.
• Ability to conduct simple legal research utilizing LexisNexis.
• Proficiency with Word and Excel applications.
• Familiarity with insurance law will also be helpful, but is not required.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
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