Job Details

Pro Se Law Clerk

Company name

US District Court Eastern District of Texas

Organization Type


Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Valid Through

Dec 19,2019

Posted on

Sep 05,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 31118 to 73166 Annually


Sherman, TX, United States

Employment Type



  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
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Pro Se Law Clerk
The candidate will work directly with judges on managing prisoner civil rights and habeas corpus cases. Duties include writing draft orders and managing pro se cases. Will independently conduct legal research, review case records/filings and draft proposed opinions, memorandum decisions and orders. Provide objective advice to judges, chambers and court staff and provides information to litigants and attorneys. Work closely with judges assisting with various pretrial conferences and trials. Must be a graduate of an ABA accredited law school with strong academic credentials, be a licensed attorney (out-of-state license acceptable) and be proficient in computer assisted research, MS Windows and Word. Should also have superior research and writing skills. Prior civil litigation experience is desirable.

Note: The clerk will work 20 hours per week.

Additional info

Announcement Number: 2019-18. Send cover letter (including a narrative statement of background), Judicial Branch Federal Employment (AO 78) application, and resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US District Court Eastern District of Texas
211 West Ferguson Street
Tyler, TX 75702