Open until filled; interviews will begin immediately.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington seeks one Term Law Clerk for United States District Judge Kymberly K. Evanson in Seattle, Washington. The start date for the position will be in August 2024. This position is full-time (80 hours per two-week period). The term length is 12 months but may be extended by mutual agreement.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES Law Clerks work closely with the Judge on civil and criminal litigation filed in District Court. Law clerks conduct research and prepare drafts of opinions and orders and have the opportunity to work on various long-term projects, be involved in courtroom proceedings, and assist in the judicial extern program. Law Clerks are also responsible for some
administrative duties in chambers.
QUALIFICATIONS Candidates must be graduates of an accredited law school and have at least one year of federal clerkship experience or two years of prior work experience (including pre-law
school work experience). Candidates must demonstrate superior research and writing skills, quick analytical ability, strong interpersonal and time management skills, and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team. Candidates should also be experienced with Word, Westlaw, Lexis, and related software. Candidates must have a high regard for confidentiality and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and an inclusive work environment. Candidates must also possess the ability to function in a highly demanding environment and in the highest ethical manner.
SALARY RANGE Judiciary Salary Plan (JSP) Grade 11 – 13, depending on experience, qualifications, and bar
Salary range: $76,860 to $142,408 annually, full-time
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