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Trial Court Law Clerk

Company name

Third Judicial Circuit Court of Florida

Organization Type


Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Date Last Verified

Sep 11,2019

Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Aug 17,2019


USD 41235 Annually


Lake City, FL, United States

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Trial Court Law Clerk
The candidate will review briefs and case files; conduct legal research; draft memoranda, opinions, orders, and reports; and advise judges on pending litigation and issues. Assignment focuses on pro se postconviction motions. Position involves very little courtroom exposure and requires an individual who
enjoys research and writing. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Law review or journal experience and/or advanced research and writing coursework preferred. Requires membership in good standing with the Florida Bar or a membership with the Florida Bar within one year of hire. Must have an interest and strong proficiency in researching, analyzing, and communicating technical legal issues and writing concise and well-reasoned orders. Knowledge of and proficiency in Westlaw or LexisNexis and MS Office Suite is essential.

Additional info

Position Number: 8924. Submit cover letter, resume, self-edited writing sample (up to 10 pages), and law school transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Third Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
P.O. Box 1569
Lake City, FL 32056-1569