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Pentagon, Virginia
Closing date
Oct 3, 2023

  • You will provide legal support in the complete range of substantive legal functions of the DON OGC.
  • You will analyze problems and perform independent legal research on questions assigned, exercising discretion and judgment in determining, locating, and interpreting the applicable statutes, decisions, opinions, directives, or regulations.
  • You will prepare correspondence, briefs, memoranda of law, legal opinions, reports on pending litigation, and other products.
  • You will attend meetings and interact with senior leadership and senior clients.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.


To be eligible for the law clerk program, students must be a second-year law student who will become a third-year law student at the end of the 2024 spring semester. Students will be evaluated on their academic record (top 1/3 of law school class), participation on law review/a law journal, or moot court experience. The Summer Law Clerks will be paid at the GS-9 salary level and may be eligible to receive travel subsidies for the METRO subway train system.

The successful applicant must attend a law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association

Additional information

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority.

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