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Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number

01669

Position Title

Law Clerk - District Court

Job Location

Salary Range

$45,817.20 Annually *The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

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.

Competencies

Special Comments

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.

How to Apply