**New Job Posting**
The United States District Court, Central District of California, is accepting applications for the position of Law Clerk to a U. S. Magistrate Judge. Position is located in Los Angeles, CA.
The United States District Court, Central District of California, invites applications for the position of Term Law Clerk to the Honorable Rozella A. Oliver, United States Magistrate Judge. The Law Clerk appointment shall begin in mid-March 2022 and go through August 2023. Although this position is a 17 month-year term, upon mutual agreement between the law clerk and judge, the position may be extended.
Principal duties of the position include:
Research substantive issues of federal and state law;
Draft legal memoranda, opinions and orders;
Prepare the Judge for hearings, trials, or mediations;
Perform basic administrative desk duties for the Judge;
Assist the Judge and Courtroom Deputy Clerk with docket and case management;
Generally provide legal counsel and support to the Judge; and
Exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity.
At the time of appointment, the candidate must possess the following minimum requirements:
Graduate of an ABA accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
Bar membership, clerkship experience and/or post-JD legal work experience;
Exceptional research and writing skills;
Keen analytical ability and balanced judgment;
Proficiency in computer and word processing skills; and
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Prior litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience
Strong interest in Habeas, Constitutional, Civil Rights, Prisoner Litigation, and General Civil Litigation.
Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation will be set based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate, subject to the policies and guidelines set forth in the Guide to Judiciary Policy. Benefits include federal employees’ group health insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, dental and life insurance. Commuter subsidies are available to employees who utilize public transportation to and from work.