Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

United States Court of Appeals For The Third Circuit

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 10,2018

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Court Attorney, Clerk’s Office Duties: Provides legal guidance and direction for the procedural management of the court’s caseload. Drafts Clerk’s procedural orders which facilitate case management. Conducts the initial screening of cases. Conducts legal research and drafts memoranda.• Provides legal memoranda to the court in emergency matters.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Must have a JD degree from an accredited law school. Admission to practice before the highest court of a state or commonwealth of the United States is required for appointment at CL 29. 2+ years of progressively responsible specialized experience in the practice of law, legal research, legal administration, or equivalent experience, gained after graduation from law school, is required. A successful candidate must possess the following particular skills and abilities: knowledge of appellate practice and procedure; ability to analyze complex legal questions and provide proposed solutions; strong written and oral communication skills; the ability to work quickly and accurately, and to prioritize among competing demands.
Closing Date: June 25, 2018

Additional info

Vacancy Announcement: CO 06/18. Send resume, cover letter, copy of law school transcripts, short writing sample (no more than 10 pages and edited by the applicant only), and references in a single PDF.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
United States Court of Appeals For The Third Circuit
22614 United States Courthouse
601 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106