Pro Se Law Clerk (Part-Time)

Posted on Aug 02, 2021 via USAJobs

U.S. Courts, Judicial Branch

Pittsburgh, PA  |  #administrative #government


The U.S.

District Court's jurisdiction encompasses the 25 western counties of Pennsylvania, with courthouses located in Erie, Johnstown and Pittsburgh.

The District is comprised of United States District Judges, United States Senior District Judges, United States Magistrate Judges and approximately 165 employees.

Must be a law school graduate (or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree) from a law school of recognized standing.

Standing within the upper one-third of the class at a law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association, law review experience, moot court experience, publication of a noteworthy article in a law school publication, or prior legal employment is preferred.

A background in prisoner habeas corpus and civil rights actions is preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Ability to prioritize work are required.

JSP Grade Legal Experience Bar Membership Required 11 0 no 12 1 yes 13 2 yes 14 3 yes Legal work experience that will be considered in determining salary is defined as progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, in legal research, legal administration, or equivalent experience received after graduation from law school.

Major or substantial legal activities while in military service may be credited, on a month-for-month basis whether before or after graduation, but not to exceed one year if before graduation.

Appointment to JSP-12 or above requires the candidate be a member of the bar of a state, territory, or federal court of general jurisdiction.

Deadline: 2021-09-16 (44 days left)
Salary: 33K-72K Per Year

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