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ProfileTrial Court Law Clerk The candidate essential function within the organization is to assist the judiciary with case management, pending litigation and issues, and/or process criminal and civil appeals. The position is responsible for drafting memoranda, opinions, orders and reports; conducting legal research; reviewing briefs and case files; and advising judges on pending litigation and issues. The position works under general supervision of the Chief Judge or designee. Assist state court judges with reviewing criminal and civil case files; researching legal issues; drafting proposed orders, memoranda and reports; attending hearings; advising on pending litigation, including pretrial and postconviction motions, county court appeals and capital cases. Conducts research to discover new methodologies or to find solutions for unresolved problems. Counsels, instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines. Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible. Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking, scientific, medical, or legal practice to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure. Makes decisions with moderate impact, may affect those in organization and general public. Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Membership in the Florida Bar is required within one year of hire is needed. Must possess excellent research, writing, proofreading, citation and communication skills. Should have strong organization and time management skills and effectively prioritize pending assignments.
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Florida State Courts System
501 West Adams Street, Room 6200
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Jacksonville, FL 32202