Law Clerk (Superior Court)

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Washington D.C.
Sep 20, 2017
Sep 28, 2017
Full Time

Law clerks serve at the pleasure of the Judge. The appointment is for one year. This clerkship is particularly suited for individuals interested in court operations, or those desiring legal experience across a broad range of areas. This position provides exposure to appellate practice and techniques including motions, emergency matters, and extraordinary writs. The responsibilities of the court law clerks varies as those of staff counsel for other state and federal appellate courts. They include: (1)Motions; (2) Petitions, Stays, and Emergency Matters; (3) Opinions and Special Projects.

The incumbent should be an energetic, enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Court’s values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.

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Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • A background and/or security investigation is required.
  • This position is Excepted Service appointment.
  • To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
    1. Resume
    2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
    3. Documentation/Proof of Education (e.g. college transcript or law degree)

    Applicants must have received their law degree prior to beginning work.

    To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.

    Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education to meet the above requirements.

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

    All required information must be received by the closing date.

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

    Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the basic qualification requirements.

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