Current Job Opportunity


January 29, 2014

Closing Date

February 11, 2014

Position Number


Position Title

Trial Court Law Clerk

Job Location

Ninth Judicial Circuit Court, Orlando Florida

Salary Range

$3,616.95 - $7,284.54 (Monthly*)

10% below minimum if not a member of Florida Bar

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist the judiciary with case management, pending litigation and issues, and/or process criminal and civil appeals. The position is responsible for drafting memorandas, opinions, orders and reports; conducting legal research; reviewing briefs and case files; and advising judges on pending litigation and issues. The position works under general supervision of the Chief Judge or designee.

Education and Training Guidelines

Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school.


Data Responsibility

Refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.


Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on findings.


Conducts research to discover new methodologies or to find solutions for unresolved problems.


People Responsibility

Refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position.


Counsels, instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.


Assets Responsibility

Refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.


Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible.


Mathematical Requirements

Deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols.


Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.


Communications Requirements

Involves the ability to read, write, and speak.


Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes complex reports and papers; speaks to high level professional groups.


Complexity of Work

Addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures.

Special Comments

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida application and verification of required education (i.e., copy of college degree or college transcript) to:


Teresa Samora
Ninth Judicial Circuit Court, Court Administration

425 North Orange Avenue, Suite 510

Orlando, Florida 32801

Phone: (407) 836-2261 Fax: (407) 836-2204


An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 5:00 pm on the closing date.


The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.


If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.