Law Clerks

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 04, 2018
Closes
Sep 04, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
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; (3) current judicial law clerks whose clerkship ends no later than September of the year following application or (4) individuals who received a J.D. in May or June of 2018. Applicants must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 based on a scale of 4.0. Graduate law students, May/July 2018 J.D. graduates, 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; (3) current judicial law clerks whose clerkship ends no later than September of the year following application or (4) indiviuals who received a J.D. in May or June of 2018.

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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Drug test required No


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