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    Question What does "clerking"mean here?

    A man is calling his friend who is maybe a director of lawyer's office ,chambers as is called.This call is made because he wants his friend to find a lawyer for him.And this friend fianlly thinks of a female lawer and in the chambers where people are all busy with calling someone on the phone ,obviously as a part of their job,he tells him on the line "Well you know what they say Brian.First rule of clerking. Always put the girls in with the psychopaths."

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    Re: What does "clerking"mean here?

    A clerk is a person who assists a lawyer or a judge in doing legal research. This can be a regular job or a stepping stone to one becoming a lawyer.

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    Re: What does "clerking"mean here?

    Also, a clerk can by any person responsible for clerical or document work.

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