Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Toth

Washington, D.C
Aug 08, 2022
Aug 15, 2022
Full Time

To work at the leisure of the Judge.


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.


Qualification Requirements: To qualify for the position of law clerk, a person must (1) be a law school graduate no later than date of appointment, (2) have taken or sat for the bar examination in any jurisdiction prior to start date, (3) stand with the upper third of the law school class from an accredited law school, and (4) have proficient legal writing skills.

Legal Work Experience: Responsibilities and salary will be commensurate with experience. Proficiency in legal writing and research is required. Substantive knowledge of veterans law is preferred.

Position Grade Levels: Current salary range including Washington-Baltimore Locality Pay, as of issuing date, is:
  • CS-11 ($74,950-$97,430).
  • CS-12 ($89,834-$116,788).
  • CS-13 ($106,823-$138,868).
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.


Law School Graduate no later than appointment date.

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.