Law Clerk - District Court

West Palm Beach, FL
Full Time
Job #: 22008065
Position Title: Central Staff Attorney (open until filled)
Job Location: Fourth District Court of Appeal
110 South Tamarind Ave.
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

& Training: Graduate from an accredited law school preferably in the upper 10% of law school class with law review or comparable experience.

& Skills: Exceptional legal research and writing skills, the ability to discern and analyze complex legal issues, and an ability to write clearly, succinctly and effectively are absolutely required. Familiarity with appellate jurisdiction, practice, and procedure is desirable. Experience with extraordinary writ petitions, non-final appeals, and post-conviction law is preferred.

Job Description: Central Staff Attorneys serve as law clerks to all the judges and work on a variety of matters for the Court. Attorneys are supervised by the Chief Judge and the Director of Central Staff. Three-year commitment required.

Sample Duties: Review case records and filings. Prepare legal memoranda with summaries of facts and arguments. legal issues. Conduct legal research. Draft orders and opinions. Complete assignments within deadlines. Discuss legal analysis with judges and staff. Review proposed opinions of the Court before release.

Closing Date: 12th June, 2019
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