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Pro Se Law Clerk

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U.S. District Court - Middle District of Georgia

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Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Valid Through

Nov 22,2019

Posted on

Aug 09,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 74596 to 136271 Annually


Columbus, GA, United States

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Pro Se Law Clerk
The candidate must exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity, and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude. Duties of the position include performing substantive review/screening of all prisoner petitions and motions, drafting legal memoranda, recommendations, decisions and orders, analyzing statutes and legal issues in federal habeas corpus and civil rights matters, and other duties as assigned. Should have Strong academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school, excellent research and writing skills, the ability to work independently, and superior analytical ability are required. The candidate must be highly motivated, demonstrate a high degree of initiative, possess excellent interpersonal, communicative and organizational skills, and be able to function independently as well as in a team environment. Applicants must be computer literate, proficient in Microsoft Word, and proficient in computer assisted research. Prior federal law clerk and/or prisoner litigation experience is preferred. Legal work experience is progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, in legal research, legal administration, or equivalent experience received after graduation from law school. The target grade for a Pro Se Law Clerk is JSP-14.
Closing Date:08/30/19

Additional info

Apply online, send a cover letter; a resume, a brief writing sample not to exceed ten pages; law school transcript, a list of at least three professional references, with current contact information; and an Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S. District Court - Middle District of Georgia
U.S. Post Office Court House
PO Box 124
Columbus, GA 31902