Current Job Opportunity


April 10, 2014

Closing Date

May 15, 2014

Position Number


Position Title

Law Clerk (District Court)

Job Location

Fifth District Court of Appeal, Daytona Beach, Florida

Salary Range

$3,796.34 (Monthly*)

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

Job Description

This is professional and highly responsible work conducting legal research activities for a Judge of a District Court of Appeal. Work involves considerable interpretation and judgment in the analysis of a variety of 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 direction and general supervision of a Judge and is reviewed in progress as required and upon completion. 

Education and Training Guidelines

Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar.


Knowledge of legal principles, statutory and case law, court rules and procedures. Exceptional writing and research skills. Ability to analyze complex legal issues and complicated factual details, digest and communicate ideas and concepts orally and in writing. Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality, impartiality, and honesty in handling matters before the court. Ability to work effectively with others. 

Special Comments

How to Apply

State of Florida Employment Application , cover letter, and resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts (copies accepted), a writing sample and references.  Applications and required documentation must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday April 24, 2014.

Please submit required documents to:           

Justine Sierzega, Deputy Marshal

300 South Beach Street

 Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

For special accommodations to participate in the selection process, please call 386-947-1546 (Office & TDD). The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check. EOE.

The State Courts are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. 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.

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