Clerk Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Clerk, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Clerk?

A clerk who works in an office and a store is responsible for filing and keeping record of documents and accounts,drafting and sending letters, attends customers, arranges shelves,acts as a cashier and performs other legal tasks. A legal clerk is one who assists a judge or an attorney in managing the proceedings of the case by maintaing details of each case and sending letters to parties and performs other legal tasks.Legal clerks are young lawyers or law students taking training from senior lawyers or judges.