Assistant Clerk (Case Analyst)

Washington, D.C
Jun 28, 2022
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time

The Assistant Clerk (Case Analyst) screens new case submissions for jurisdictional and procedural compliance with the statutes and Rules of the Court, enters new cases into the automated docket and the Court's electronic filing system, and corresponds with counsel and pro se litigants on jurisdictional and procedural issues.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
  • Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See:


Three years of experience in progressively responsible positions in an appellate court or other legal environment preferred. Three years of additional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement. A working knowledge of the Rules of the Court and applicable sections of the U.S. Code preferred. Ability to analyze complex situations, to communicate clearly, effectively, promptly and courteously, and proficiency with Microsoft Office products required.


A college degree is required.

Additional information

Working for the Supreme Court of the United States offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and the SmartBenefits transit subsidy.