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Term Law Clerk at United States Courts

United States Courts

Full-Time

Eugene, OR, USA

Not defined

11 Nov → 11 Dec

Expired

Job Description

Court Name/Organization: Oregon Bankruptcy Court Overview of the Position: Chief Judge Thomas M. Renn of the United States Bankruptcy Court is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Term Law Clerk with administrative duties. This position will be available in December 2022. Location: Eugene, OR Opening and Closing Dates: 10/07/2022 - Open Until Filled Appointment Type: Permanent Classification Level/Grade: JSP 11-13 Link to Court Careers Information: [Link available when viewing the job] Announcement Number: 2022-02 Link to Job Announcement

Position Description

Assist the judge during court hearings and with drafting related opinions and orders, including proofreading and cite-checking. Perform substantive review and processing of proposed orders, chapter 13 cases scheduled for confirmation, attorney fee applications, and other bankruptcy case documents to determine issues involved and compliance with legal requirements. Prepare pre-hearing memoranda for the judge's review. Chambers administrative duties include answering the telephone; advising appropriate court personnel and parties on the status of particular cases; filing updates to treatises and other reference materials; and assisting the judge with administrative tasks including scheduling meetings and appointments and assisting with travel arrangements.

Qualification

At the time of the appointment, the applicant must be a law school graduate (or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree) from a law school of recognized standing. Applicants preferred who were in the top third of their law school class or otherwise demonstrate excellence in academics or writing.

How To Apply

Detailed information including application instructions can be found in vacancy announcement posted on the court's employment page at [Link available when viewing the job] />
The federal Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the judge during court hearings and with drafting related opinions and orders, including proofreading and cite-checking
  • Perform substantive review and processing of proposed orders, chapter 13 cases scheduled for confirmation, attorney fee applications, and other bankruptcy case documents to determine issues involved and compliance with legal requirements
  • Prepare pre-hearing memoranda for the judge's review
  • Chambers administrative duties include answering the telephone; advising appropriate court personnel and parties on the status of particular cases; filing updates to treatises and other reference materials; and assisting the judge with administrative tasks including scheduling meetings and appointments and assisting with travel arrangements

Requirements / Qualifications

  • At the time of the appointment, the applicant must be a law school graduate (or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree) from a law school of recognized standing

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