Court Law Clerk

United States Courts Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 months ago

Announcement Number: 20-15 Court: U.S.

District Court, Middle District of Florida City, State: Tampa, FL Court Website: http://www.flmd.uscourts.gov Permanent Position: Temporary Minimum Salary: $64,009 Maximum Salary: $91,231

Position Description

The court law clerk researches legal issues and drafts proposed orders in civil actions filed by prisoners. A magistrate judge in the Tampa Division supervises the court law clerk, but the law clerk periodically works for all district and magistrate judges in the division.

Qualification

An applicant must possess a law degree, excellent research and writing skill, and proficiency in Word, Excel, Westlaw, and Lexis. The ideal candidate clerked for a federal judge, participated in law review or moot court at a prominent law school, and graduated in the top one-third of the law school class.

Miscellaneous

THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

United States citizenship or eligibility to work in the United States is required. Pay is deposited by electronic fund transfer only. A background check is a condition of employment.

  • Salary is determined by work experience, federal service, and pay history.

How To Apply

The appointment is available June 22, 2020 and continues through September 30, 2021 with a probability of extension.

An applicant must e-mail a cover letter, a rsum, a law school transcript, a writing sample, and a list of three professional references to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/flmd.



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