Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Jun 26,2019

Posted on

Mar 13,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 63839 to 94890 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Denver, CO, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate principal responsibility is to recommend to the court the disposition of substantive motions, appeals decided without oral argument, original proceedings, and emergency matters. Staff attorneys confer with the judges, conduct legal research, prepare legal memoranda, and draft proposed opinions. The office also drafts and maintains substantive legal reference works for the benefit of the judges and their clerks. The court is looking for individuals who are proficient at legal research; can analyze complex legal issues thoroughly and efficiently; express themselves clearly, both orally and in writing; have strong editing skills; and can produce work in an efficient and timely manner. Should have Graduation from an accredited law school. Must have 1 year relevant post-law-school experience or current clerkship. Preferences:Court legal staff experience, judicial law clerk experience, Law Review, strong academic
performance, legal writing experience.

Additional info

Submit: Cover letter and current résumé; Self edited writing sample. Law school transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
The Byron White United States Courthouse
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257

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