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Subject :U. S. DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO Term Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge VACANCY #23-13

LOCATION: Cleveland, Ohio STATUS: Full-time temporary
CLASSIFICATION: JSP-12 to JSP-13 SALARY RANGE: $86,520 - $133,747
POSTED: April 5, 2023 CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All qualified applicants
Position Overview
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio is accepting applications for the position of Term Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Pamela A. Barker, located in Cleveland, Ohio. The ideal start date for this law clerk appointment is September 11, 2023. This position is anticipated to be a one-year term with potential for extension at the discretion of the successful applicant and Judge Barker.

Duties and Responsibilities
Primary duties of the position include traditional law clerk responsibilities such as researching substantive issues of federal and state law, drafting legal memoranda, opinions, and orders, and attending court proceedings. Additional duties include interacting with chambers’ staff, court personnel, litigants and/or the public, and generally providing trusted legal support to the Judge. Selected candidate may perform other duties as assigned. Successful candidate must exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity, and display, always and to all persons, a courteous, professional, and cooperative attitude.

Qualifications (Must be met at the time of application)
For consideration, candidates must be law school graduates from an ABA accredited law school with excellent academic credentials. Candidates also must possess:
1) Superior analytical ability and strong research and writing skills. The ability to prepare bench memoranda and draft opinions on complex civil cases is critical to this position. Applicants must have significant research and writing experience, as well as a demonstrated ability to work proficiently and independently on complex matters.
2) Proficiency in computer and word processing skills.
3) Ability to work independently in a production oriented high-volume work environment.
4) Membership in a Bar of a state, territorial, or Federal Court of general jurisdiction; and
5) At least two years of legal work or experience in a comparable position emphasizing legal writing and research

Preferred Qualifications include:
1) Prior federal clerkship
Compensation will be set based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate subject to the policies and guidelines set forth in the Judiciary Salary Plan.
Interviews will take place via Zoom or in-person.
The Court reserves the right to fill more than the advertised number of positions with this announcement, may modify the conditions of this job announcement, or may withdraw the announcement, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice.

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