Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Amanda L. Meredith

Washington, D.C
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 13, 2022
Full Time

Legal Work Experience: Legal work experience for this position means progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, legal research, or legal administration, or equivalent experience received after graduation from law school.


Conditions of Employment

Background security investigation is required for all new hires. Appointment is subject to successful completion of fingerprinting and background security investigation with favorable adjudication. Failure to meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

NOTE: The selectee will be subject to a one-year probationary period.


Position Grade Levels: Bar membership is required for appointment at the CS 12 or 13 level. One year of legal work experience is required for appointment at the CS 12 level. Two years of legal work experience is required for appointment at the CS 13 level. Current 2022 salary range including Washington-Baltimore Locality Pay, as of issuing date, is: CS 11 ($74,950-$97,430); CS 12 ($89,834-$116,788); and CS 13 ($106,823-$138,868).


To qualify for the position of law clerk, a person must be a law school graduate no later than the date of appointment and have demonstrated two of the following accomplishments or proficiencies.
  • Standing within the top 25% of the law school class from a law school on the approved list of either the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools;
  • Experience on the editorial board of a law review of such a school;
  • Participation in a veterans law clinic or veterans law classes; and
  • Proficiency in legal studies that, in the opinion of the appointing judge, is the equivalent of one of the above.

Additional information

The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, or political affiliation.