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Date

September 22, 2016

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number

09078

Position Title

Law Clerk - District Court

Job Location

Third District Court of Appeal, Miami Florida

Salary Range

$3,818.10 Monthly*;
$3,436.29 Monthly*, if awaiting results of Florida Bar or prior to taking Florida Bar exam.

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

This is professional work of considerable responsibility conducting legal research activities for a Judge of a District Court of Appeal. Work involves considerable interpretation and judgment in the analysis of broadly diverse legal issues brought before the court. Working relationships are established primarily with judges, other law clerks, the Clerk and secretarial staff within the court. Work is performed under the limited supervision of a Judge.

*Law clerk to conduct legal research and analysis in chambers of Judge Thomas Logue, Third District Court of Appeal. This job presents an opportunity to engage in a high level of legal practice while still enjoying a family and personal life.

Education and Training Guidelines

Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar and five years of experience in the practice of law immediately preceding appointment to the position and two years of which may have been in conducting legal research at the District Court level.

Graduation from an accredited law school, top 10% of class with law review or comparable experience.

SALARY

  • Entry level Law Clerk $3,818.10 (Monthly); $3,436.29 (Monthly - Applicants who have not yet passed the Florida Bar)
  • Senior Law Clerk (at least 2 years’ experience in the practice of law, subsequent to passing the Florida Bar exam) $4,465.48 (Monthly)
  • Career Attorney (at least 5 years’ experience in the practice of law, subsequent to passing the Florida Bar Exam) $4,967.25 (Monthly)

Competencies

Special Comments

*Two-year commitment required.

Applicants must also show character, including the ability to maintain confidentiality; review matters objectively and without prejudice or bias; form and defend independent conclusions in discussions within chambers; demonstrate loyalty; work with others; and manage a caseload while producing outstanding work product.

 

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter, State of Florida application, resume, two writing samples, and law school transcript to:

Judge Thomas Logue, Third District Court of Appeal
2001 SW 117 Avenue
Miami, Florida  33175-1716

For additional information, please contact Alicia Yusty at (305)229-3200 or yustya@flcourts.org.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.