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ProfileStaff Attorney, CL 27 - 30 The candidate will conduct legal research, prepare legal memoranda, draft proposed orders, respond to judges' inquiries, and make oral presentations. Staff attorneys meet with three-judge panels in formal conferences about twice a month to present their recommendations. Staff attorneys also present their recommendations orally to the judges in chambers when handling time-sensitive emergency motions. Traveling is required.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must possess a J.D. degree. A judicial clerkship or internship, law review membership, or comparable legal research and writing experience are desirable. Litigation experience is advantageous. Prior experience with habeas corpus petitions and other types of post-conviction relief is also advantageous. Graduation in the top 25% of your law school class is preferred.
Application deadline: 04/30/2018.
Announcement number: USCA-18-02. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more details.
US Courts Judicial Branch
333 Constitution Ave
Washington, DC 20001