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Law Clerk I, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice

Washington, D.C. · Legal
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:
 
Law Clerk I to assist in the work of the
 
Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20002
 
This is a temporary to permanent hire Service Contract Act position with an hourly pay rate of $36.60 that includes a Health and Welfare Benefit of $4.22 an hour.
 
Service  Contract Act, or SCA, position pay rates are determined by the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division. 
More information is available at https://beta.sam.gov/help/wage-determinations
 
Upon completion of six (6) months of employment, the selected candidate can expect an annual salary as a permanent full-time employee with the federal contractor.

Period of Performance: 
 
To be determined, to include on-site or remote, days and hours operations
-  Generally, positions are on annual basis from date of hire
-  Contract cycle for 2021 for other positions started June 1, 2021
 
Resume Requirements:

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures. 
  •   A one-paragraph overview highlighting qualifications for the position, software experience, and education  
  • Resume for each person in MS Word format, over all 1” margins, 10-pitch font, maximum two (2) pages, to include professional references
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the following format:
 Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Organization:
Phone:
Email:
Relationship to candidate during tenure:
  •  Please include the following contact information:  full name, home address, home phone number, mobile phone number, and personal email address
  • For each position and school attended, please list the following:
 City and State
Dates of Employment (month and year)
Date of Graduation (month and year) Special Requirements:
 
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
 
-  Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)
 
Law Clerk I, Civil Rights Division
Qualifications: 
  • Requires law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one (1) year of study or,
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw
  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust
 Preferred Qualifications:
  •  *Extensive Cite Checking / Blue Booking Experience
  • *Ability to consistently deliver highest quality of work under extreme pressure will be very important
  • *Highly detail-oriented individual
  • *Active security clearance, preferred
  • *Experience working in litigation databases such as Relativity is a plus
 Law Clerk I, Civil Rights Division
Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Works under the direction of a Project Manager
  • Performs complex legal research for the trial staff
  • Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memorandum of law etc.
  • Synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use
  • Reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation
  • Contact with other contractor staff and trial staff
  • Travel may be required
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