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Aug. 2023 Post, Law Clerk I, Office of Pardon Attorney, Civil Div. U.S. Dept. of Justice

Washington, D.C. · Legal
11/7/2023 Update:  Resumes continue to be accepted and reviewed.

C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For

Law Clerk I to assist in the work of the

Office of Pardon Attorney, Civil Division
Washington, D.C. 20350

---  Please review the Resume Requirements, Qualifications, and Responsibilities/ Duties for the position prior to providing resume with references.  ---
(Please email recruiting@ccintercomputers.com to request a resume template.
Include position, division, and location in subject line.)

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

Pay Rate Information

This is a temporary to permanent hire Service Contract Act position with an hourly pay rate of $ 41.80 that includes a Health and Welfare Benefit of $4.57 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: 


Current contract period: Date of Hire through May 31, 2024
-  with the potential for annual extensions through May 31, 2027
preference for placement/transfer as federal contract employee after six (6) months employment with C&C International

Work Hours of Operation:  , Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., 40 hours per week, two (2) 15-minute breaks and 30-minute lunch, except for federal holidays, unless otherwise stated

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. 
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  -
-  Clearly state experience in e-Discovery software applications such as Relativity, iPro, Case Map, Trial Director, Concordance, et cetera
  • 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, MM/YYYY)
Date of Graduation (month and year, MM/YYYY)
Special Requirements:
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
-  Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)

Law Clerk I
  • *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 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
  • *Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Hands-on familiarity with 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

*Trial experience

*Current or active security clearance

Law Clerk I

The Law Clerk I candidates shall have familiarity with legal and court documents; demonstrate competency in common software programs, such as the Microsoft Suite, search engines, and legal research databases; be willing to perform electronic data entry tasks; conduct routine correspondence; and possess common computer literacy skills. This is in conjunction with the following requirements of the position.

Typical assignments include the following but not limited to:

•Screen, review, analyze, and sort incoming mail and correspondence (electronic
and hardcopy)
• Electronically request reports from the Bureau of Prisons and then collect
information from those reports to populate fields in the Office of Pardon Attorney’s electronic case management system, Intranet Quorum (IQ)
• Scan, prep, unitize, and file petitions of commutation and pardon requests
• Scan and process petitions to be uploaded to IQ and to the shared network drive
• Issue code data into IQ
• Manage routine electronic file maintenance, including organizing backup copies
of original petitions mailed to the office
• Compile and organize relevant documents for use by attorneys in preparation for their evaluation of petitions
The above-mentioned duties may be performed as single functions or in combination with one another.

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