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Law Clerk I, Fraud Section, 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  

Fraud Section, 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.  ---

(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: 

June 1, 2022 through May 31,2023 with annual extensions

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

Overtime and travel may be required as needed with proper authorization

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

Resume Requirements:

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
Fraud Section, Civil Division
  • *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
  • *Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • *Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
  • *Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw
  • *Experience performing complex legal research
  • *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, ESI, tools and knowledge of e-Discovery procedures and resources
  • *Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important
  • *Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • *Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:
  • *Experience working in a government and/or litigation support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, preferred
  • *Experience with Relativity strongly preferred and should be referenced within resume
  • *Trial experience very helpful
  • *Experience in supporting fraud cases, preferred
  • *Current or active clearance

Law Clerk I
Fraud Section, Civil Division

Typical assignments include the following but not limited to:
  • Works under the direction of a Project Supervisor or Project Manager
  • Performs complex legal research for the trial staff
  • Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memorandum of law, et ceterra
  • Reviewing documents for relevance and privilege
  • Assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation

The above-mentioned duties may be performed as single functions or in combination with one another.

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