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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

The Administrative Office of the United States Courts

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Mar 31,2018

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Attorney Advisor, AD 00 Duties: The candidate will be assisting in the support of the Judicial Conference Secretariat Officer to provide legal and other professional staff support for the Judicial Conference of the United States and its Executive Committee. Will be reviewing draft agenda items and committee reports, including analyzing statutes, regulations, Judicial Conference policy, and case law. Preparing legal memoranda and recommendations on legal matters for the Judicial Conference Secretariat Officer, including research into applicable legal, regulatory, and judiciary policy precedents. Conducting legal and other substantive research related to Judicial Conference policy making and the work of the Administrative Office. Providing staff support to the Executive Committee, including researching and writing draft agendas, agenda items, and committee reports. Managing the process for finalizing Judicial Conference committee reports and reviewing draft reports to ensure both format and substantive changes are incorporated prior to distribution to the Conference. Serving as the primary point of contact for committee staffers seeking assistance with the preparation of Conference committee materials and Judicial Conference protocols and procedures. Assisting in the preparation, review, and distribution of materials distributed to Conference members including consent and discussion calendars and the preliminary and final reports of Conference proceedings. Maintaining the office's subject-matter database of Judicial Conference positions. Reviewing assigned portions of the Guide to Judiciary Policy for compliance with Judicial Conference policy and serving as the office's Guide coordinator.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have demonstrated experience as listed below. Must have Law Degree and Current Bar membership. Must have Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions Must have specialized experience is not required for AO attorney advisor positions at the PB-2B level (GS-11 equivalent). Must have specialized experience for this position is demonstrated experience providing general litigation support to include preparing legal opinions, analyzing legislation and conducting research into applicable , statutory, regulatory, and judicial policy and precedents. Judicial clerkship and/or law review membership is preferred.

Deadline: 25 April, 2018

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Administrative Office of the United States Courts
One Columbus Circle, NE
3301 Tamiami Trail E.
Washington, DC 20544
Phone: 202-502-1274