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Judicial Clerkship - Government in Brownsville, TX

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US District Court Southern District of Texas

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Job Type

Judicial Clerkship


Brownsville, TX

Posted on

May 15,2018

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Term Law Clerk The Honorable Judge Ignacio Torteya III The candidate will be responsible for administrative work and traditional law clerk responsibilities such as researching substantive issues of federal and state law, drafting legal memoranda, opinions and orders, and attending court proceedings. Additional duties include: assisting in the oversight of the daily operations of Judge's chambers, interacting with chambers staff, court personnel, litigants and the public, and generally providing trusted legal support to the Judge. Should be a graduate from an ABA‐accredited law school with excellent academic credentials. Law Review or other noteworthy journal experience preferred. Must be a member of the Bar of any state (those who intend to sit for the Bar exam will be considered). Superior analytical ability, research and writing skills required. Class standing in Top 15% is required. Moot Court participation is preferred. Prior judicial clerkship experience is an asset. Clerkship Term: August 15, 2019 to August 14, 2020. Application Deadline: June 15, 2018.

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Send resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples, at least 3 semesters of law school grades, 3 references, and 3 recommendations.

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Ignacio Torteya
The Honorable Judge
US District Court Southern District of Texas
United States Courthouse
600 E. Harrison St.
Brownsville, TX 78520