The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington seeks a qualified Full Time Pro Se law clerk. This position is located in the federal courthouse in Tacoma, Washington, with the opportunity to work remotely.
Pro Se Law Clerks have a wide range of responsibilities, including managing the pro se caseloads of two Magistrate Judges; working on habeas corpus petitions brought under 28 U.S.C § 2254 and civil rights actions brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983; screening new complaints and habeas petitions; preparing drafts of non-dispositive pretrial orders; preparing drafts of dispositive Reports and Recommendations for the Court’s approval; and performing other duties as directed by the Court.
The ideal candidate will have work experience in state or federal litigation (or other legal employment involving research and writing) and in legal matters that require analysis of federal constitutional law.
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