Law Clerks

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 18, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

This position is located in the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel (ASLBP)
The supervisor is Molly Bupp, ASLBP Chief Counsel
This position is a Bargaining Unit position.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel for trainings, hearings in the vicinity of licensed facilities, and association meetings.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Applicants must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 based on a scale of 4.0. Graduate law students and judicial clerks should not have any significant post-J.D. legal employment.

To be considered for the Judicial Law Clerk Program, applicants must be either (1) third-year law students who will earn their J.D. by June of the academic year of application; (2) graduate law (LL.M) students in their last year of study; or (3) current judicial law clerks whose clerkship ends no later than September of the year following application. Applicants must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 based on a scale of 4.0. Graduate law students and judicial clerks should not have any significant post-J.D. legal employment. Only United States citizens can be admitted to the Judicial Law Clerk Program, and each person selected for the program must undergo a complete security/background investigation and be granted a security clearance.

Judicial Law Clerk Program, applicants must be either (1) third-year law students who will earn their J.D. by June of the academic year of application; (2) graduate law (LL.M) students in their last year of study; or (3) current judicial law clerks whose clerkship ends no later than September of the year following application.

Using federal grade and salary levels, ASLBP judicial law clerks will typically start at grade GG-11, step 10. After one year of satisfactory job performance, and assuming admission to the Bar of any state or the District of Columbia, an ASLBP law clerk is eligible for a promotion to grade GG-12, step 6. The full performance level for judicial law clerks is GG-12.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Due to the nature of law clerk duties, the ASLBP places a premium on: (1) legal analysis and writing skills; (2) law review, comparable journal experience or moot court experience; (3) an interest in administrative/regulatory law and/or environmental law as evidenced by coursework, law school clinical experience or internships/externships; and (4) academic achievements. While a technical or scientific background may be useful it is not required.
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