Law Clerk CG-0904-11/12

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 28, 2022
Closes
Jul 05, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Provides legal research and analysis.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of corporate, commercial, constitutional, and administrative law as well as knowledge of statutory construction.
  • Prepares legal opinions on a wide variety of subjects.
  • Prepares legal documents such as complaints, motions, briefs, and regulations, and legal memoranda/forms.
  • Complete assigned tasks and/or projects of limited scope and complexity designed to develop skills and proficiency.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The candidate selected will be offered a time limited appointment not-to-exceed 14 months which may be extended to a maximum of two years upon acquiring bar membership. Additionally, if you are not admitted to the bar within 14 months of appointment, the appointment terminates.

Successful completion of the Honors Attorney Program may lead to a permanent appointment in the FDIC's Legal Division.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for the Honors Attorney Program, you must meet the following qualification criteria: Please read below to determine the grade at which you would qualify based on your education and experience:

CG-11:

1.) A current law school student in the final year of law school graduating from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school between December 2022 and June 2023, or a full-time graduate student in the final year of study which began immediately following law school; and 2.) Be in at least the upper thirty-three percent (33%) of your law school class and/or have an overall grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.00 unrounded based on a scale of 4.00. NOTE: If your law school does not calculate class rank, and also does not provide traditional grades or a GPA, you should include a link to the school's grading policy and should provide a narrative explanation of how your law school performance correlates with our requirements.

CG-12:

1.) A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school; and 2.) A current judicial law clerk, who's judicial clerk experience began no longer than nine months after law school graduation and has been no longer than three years in length; and 3.) Be in at least the upper thirty-three percent (33%) of your law school class and/or have an overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 unrounded based on a scale of 4.00. Note: If your law school does not calculate class rank, and also does not provide traditional grades or a GPA, you should include a link to the school's grading policy and should provide a narrative explanation of how your law school performance correlates with our requirements.

Admission to the Bar is not a prerequisite to applying and being considered for the Honors Attorney Program, but is expected during the first fourteen months of FDIC employment. Recent law school graduates who join the FDIC before Bar examination results are available must provide evidence of Bar admission as soon as possible after admission. Those not admitted to the Bar within fourteen months will be be separated from the FDIC.

Education

See requirements stated under QUALIFICATIONS.

Additional information

Selected candidates will be assigned to our headquarters offices in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Virginia.

This position is advertised with a final closing date of 09/11/2022. Applicants that apply before each cut-off date listed below or when a request for an additional vacancy is submitted will be considered. Interviews will not be scheduled until all applications have been considered. Due to the high volume of qualified applicants expected to apply, a first cut-off date of 06/30/2022 will be used. A second cut-off date of 07/29/2022 will be used. A third cut-off date of 08/15/2022 will be used. A fourth cut-off date of 08/31/2022 will be used. A final cut-off date of 09/11/2022 will be used.