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Law Clerk I, HHS Medical Records Review, Civil Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice, May 2022

Washington, D.C. · Legal
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:

Law Clerk I to assist in the work of the

Health and Human Services, Medical Records Review
Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20002

---  Please review the Resume Requirements, Qualifications, and Responsibilities/ Duties for the position prior to providing resume with references.  ---
Please provide resume and a writing sample

(Candidates reviewed in order of preference meeting Preferred Qualifications and Responsibilities/ Duties listed as experience in prior positions on resume.)

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

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: 

Date of Hire through May 31st, 2022 current contract period, with annual extensions such as June 1st, 2022 to May 31, 2023

40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with the exception of
federal holidays, unless otherwise stated

This position is on-site/ in office work operations. 

Resume Requirements:

A writing sample is required with resume by the project manager. 

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures. 
Resumes without complete requested information may not be considered or reviewed.
  •  A one-paragraph overview highlighting qualifications for the position, software experience, and education  
-  Please clearly include software applications experience and certifications  -

  • 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:
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
HHS Medical Records Review
Civil Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice
  • Requires law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study or, an equivalent level of legal training or experience or an equivalent level of education may be substituted
  • 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 Electronically Stored Information tools and knowledge of e-Discovery procedures and resources

Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • *Experience conducting legal medical records review and ability to summarize medical records
  • *Familiarity with medical terms
  • *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
HHS Medical Records Review
Civil Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice

This position will work under the direction of a Project Supervisor or Project Manager.

The full-time, on-site Law Clerk will be expected to perform the following duties:

• Proof and cite-check appellate briefs utilizing “The Blue Book: A Uniform System of Citation”
• Generate tables of contents and authorities for appellate briefs
• Update internal settlement memo database on an ongoing basis

• Compile documentation necessary for approval of payment of court judgments by an assistant director; transmit approved documents to client agency (HHS) on a weekly basis
• Utilize Judiciary Electronic Filing and Service System, JEFS, to transmit case documents (exhibits, medical records) to client agency on a daily basis
• Update internal electronic case folders with exhibits and medical records as needed

• Notify client agency of case assignments on a weekly basis
• Assist attorneys with drafting pleadings and internal memorandum as needed
Attend monthly staff meetings with the staff of the Office of Vaccine Litigation
• Meet weekly with the Deputy Director to go over assignments
• Assist with case processing by reviewing medical documents and drafting summary of contents
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