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Dec. 2022 Re-Post, Law Clerk I (Multiple Positions), Litigation Support Services, Civil Div., U.S. Dept. of Justice

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

Law Clerk I (Multiple Positions) to assist in the work of the

U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20002

This position post is for multiple positions.  Candidates will be reviewed/ considered based on preferred, then basic qualifications listed in the description.

Resumes without complete information, i.e. address, phone number, email,  and professional references, may not be reviewed.

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, six (6) months employment with placement/ transfer to full time federal contract employee, potential for annual extensions through May 2027 

Normal operations: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
-  Exceptions of federal holidays, non-work days as directed

Tele-work/ remote work operations with approval from federal personnel for position. 
Candidates requested to have ability to report on-site/ in office with prior notification and return to normal operations. 

-  Overtime and travel may be required as needed, with proper authorization.  -

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  
-  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 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)

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the following format:
-  Professional references to be former supervisor/ managers of positions listed on resume.  -

Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Relationship to candidate during tenure:
Special Requirements:
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
-  Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)

Law Clerk I Position
  • *Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • *Requires Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one (1) 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
  • *Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as Lexis/ Nexis and Westlaw
  • *Extensive experience with cite checking and Blue Book
  • *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 tools and knowledge of eDiscovery 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 e-Discovery software/ platform 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 Position

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, etc.
• Reviewing documents for relevance and privilege
• Assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation
• Cite checking via online legal research tools such as Westlaw, Lexis/ Nexis, and Blue Book

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