Job Vacancy Law Clerk I, Office of Pardon Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Justice, June 2022 C&C International

Job title: Law Clerk I, Office of Pardon Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Justice, June 2022

Company: C&C International

Job description: C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:

Law Clerk I to assist in the work of the

Office of Pardon Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20305

— Please review the Resume Requirements, Qualifications, and Responsibilities/ Duties for the position prior to providing resume with references. —
(Email to request a resume template.
Please indicate position, and division, you are interested in.)

This request for resumes is to fill up to eight (8) available positions.

(Candidates reviewed in order of preference meeting Preferred Qualifications and Responsibilities/ Duties listed as experience in prior positions on resume.)

This is a temporary to permanent hire Service Contract Act position with an hourly pay rate of $36.60 that includes a Health and Welfare Benefit of $4.22 an hour.

Service Contract Act, or SCA, position pay rates are determined by the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division.
More information is available at

Upon completion of six (6) months of employment, the selected candidate can expect an annual salary as a permanent full-time employee with the federal contractor.

Period of Performance:

Tentative start date September 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023, with potential for 3-month extension, followed by 1-year option
(Preference for selected candidates to become federal contract employees after six (6) months of employment.)

Work Operations: In office/ on-site, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 40 hours a week, excluding federal holidays, or as directed by federal agency personnel

Resume Requirements:

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures.
Resumes without complete requested information may not be considered or reviewed.

  • A one-paragraph overview highlighting qualifications for the position, software experience, and education

– Please clearly include software applications experience and certifications –
– Clearly state experience in e-Discovery software applications such as Relativity, iPro, Case Map, Trial director, Concordance, et cetera

  • Resume for each person in MS Word format, over all 1” margins, 10-pitch font, maximum two (2) pages, to include professional references
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the following format:

Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Relationship to candidate during tenure:

  • Please include the following contact information: full name, home address, home phone number, mobile phone number, and personal email address
  • For each position and school attended, please list the following:

City and State
Dates of Employment (month and year, MM/YYYY)
Date of Graduation (month and year, MM/YYYY)

  • Email resumes in the above format to

Special Requirements:

– Must be a U.S. citizen

– Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)

Law Clerk I, Office of Pardon Attorney

  • Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one (1) year of study
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw
  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging

Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

– Cite-checking proficiency (i.e. Blue Book)
– Prior federal government legal experience is a plus

Law Clerk I, Office of Pardon Attorney

Law Clerk I position is under the direction of a Project Manager or a Project Supervisor

– Provide legal administrative support to the Pardon Office
Selected candidates shall have familiarity with legal and court documents; demonstrate competency in common software programs, such as the Microsoft Suite, search engines, and legal research databases; be willing to perform electronic data entry tasks; conduct routine correspondence; and possess common computer literacy skills.

  • Screen, review, analyze, and sort incoming mail and correspondence (electronic and hardcopy)
  • Electronically request reports from the Bureau of Prisons and then collect information from those reports to populate fields in the Pardon’s electronic case management system (IQ)
  • Scan, prep, unitize, and file petitions of commutation and pardon requests
  • Scan and process petitions to be uploaded to IQ and to the shared network drive
  • Issue code data into IQ
  • Manage routine electronic file maintenance, including organizing backup copies of original petitions mailed to the office
  • Compile and organize relevant documents for use by attorneys in preparation for their evaluation of petitions

Expected salary:

Location: Washington DC

Job date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 04:33:02 GMT

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