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Term Law Clerk

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US District Court Eastern District of California

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Job Type

Judicial Clerkship

Date Last Verified

Jul 04,2019

Valid Through

Oct 17,2019

Posted on

Jun 21,2019


Redding, CA, United States

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Term Law Clerk
The Honorable Magistrate Judge Dennis M. Cota
The clerk will complete research and writing on Petitions for Writs of Habeas Corpus and civil rights cases filed by prisoners. Work will include substantively reviewing pleadings and drafting orders on matters pending before the judge. Must be a law school graduate with strong academic records. Strong demonstrated writing, research and case management skills are required. Exceptional academic performance is preferred. Law review membership, moot court participation, and/or federal court externship desired. Federal clerkship experience is a plus. Work experience with habeas matters or prisoner civil litigation is an asset. Bar membership in a state, territory or federal court of general jurisdiction is ideal.

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Opportunity Announcement #: 2019-23. Submit cover letter, chronological resume, writing sample written within the past year and not more than 10 pages in length; copy of law school transcript; and list of 3+ professional references (1 must be a person the candidate has worked for in the past 2 years).

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Hiring Coordinator
US District Court Eastern District of California
2986 Bechelli Lane
Redding, CA 96002