Current Job Opportunity
Open Until Filled
Law Clerk - District Court
$45,817.20 Annually *The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
The successful applicant will report to the Director of Central Staff and will be part of a team of eleven attorneys who comprise the Central Staff Department. 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. Legal research skills.
Comprehensive knowledge of legal publicationability to grasp, comprehend, and analyze exacting work,
attentive to details. Ability to cut through and discern
legal issues in matters before the court. Exceptional
reading and writing skills. Ability to digest and
communicate ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
Thorough knowledge of the English language. Must
exercise discretion, confidentiality, impartiality, and
honesty in handling matters before the court. Ability to
work effectively with others.