Federal judge in Jacksonville seeking law clerk

It's for a two-year term beginning in October.

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The U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida is accepting applications for a judicial law clerk position in the Jacksonville Division with U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard.

It is a two-year term beginning in October.

Judicial law clerks research issues of law, draft opinions and bench briefs, attend trials and other court proceedings and act as an adviser, making recommendations based on the law.

At the time of appointment, the applicant must be a law school graduate and must possess excellent research and writing skills. Experience on the editorial board of law review, participation on moot court or publication of a noteworthy article and high academic standing is preferred. Bar membership and postgraduate legal experience is preferred but not required.

Interested candidates must commit to the two-year clerkship, although the second year will be at Howard’s option after an evaluation of the employment relationship at the end of the first year.

Salary is determined by work experience, federal service and pay history.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, self-edited writing sample and three reference letters to [email protected]