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: 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.


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.



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

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