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United States District Court Human Resources Dept.
Pro Se Staff Attorney
Los Angeles, CA 00000 United States
Salary range: $63,945 - $140,008
Compensation and grade will be set based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidates, subject to the policies and guidelines set forth in the Judiciary Salary Plan.
This position qualifies for federal employees' group health and life insurance benefits as well as retirement benefits. Federal employees observe ten paid holidays per year.
In-house Staff Attorney
Classification Level: JSP 11/1 - 14/10
Opening Date: April 3, 2012
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Number of Positions: One or More
Vacancy Numberz; 12-1m
The United States District Court for the Central District of California invites applications for one full-time Pro Se Staff Attorney. A Pro Se Staff Attorney works under the supervision of United States Magistrate Judges. Duties of the position include drafting legal memoranda, Reports and Recommendations, Decisions and. Orders, as well as analyzing statutes and legal issues in federal habeas corpus, civil rights and social security disability matters. A Pro Se Attorney may work on cases assigned to all Divisions of the Court. The successful candidate will be assigned a duty station in our Los Angeles Courthouse. Additional pro se staff attorneys may be hired from this recruitment notice.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested persons should submit one original and two (2) copies of the following: a resume, two recent writing samples, law school transcripts, the names of at least three references, and an application for Federal Branch Employment (see court's website under "job announcements" link) to:
Pro Se Staff Attorney
U.S. District Court (CDC)
312 N. Spring Street, Room 535 Los Angeles, California 90012 Refer to Vacancy No. 12-10
Due to the volume of applications received, the Court will communicate only with those individuals who will be interviewed for open positions. One or more positions may be filled through this recruitment. The finalist candidate will be subject to a background investigation by law enforcement agencies. Further information may also be obtained on the Court's website at
The United States District Court is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Education, training, experience:
Strong academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school, polished writing skills, and superior analytical ability is required. Legal experience in one or more of the following areas will be favorably considered: civil rights; habeas corpus; social security disability; and criminal appellate law. Bar membership is also required. Litigation experience preferred. Applicants must be computer literate. The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States currently seeking citizenship or intending to become a citizen after meeting the eligibility requirements.
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