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Current Job Opportunity


May 6, 2019

Closing Date


Position Number


Position Title

Law Clerk - District Court

Job Location

Third District Court of Appeal, Miami, Florida

Salary Range

$45,817.20 Monthly

Job Description

This is professional and highly responsible work conducting legal research activities for a Judge of a District Court of Appeal. Work involves considerable interpretation and judgment in the analysis of a variety of legal issues brought before the court. Working relationships are established primarily with judges, other law clerks, the Clerk and secretarial staff within the court. Work is performed under the direction and general supervision of a Judge and is reviewed in progress as required and upon completion.

Education and Training Guidelines

Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar.

Special Comments

Law clerk position available for bright lawyer with exceptional legal research and writing skills and the ability to understand and apply legal principles, statutory and case law, court rules, and rules of procedure.  The position also requires the ability to identify legal issues, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and work well with others. It is further required that the lawyer filling this position, understands the need to exercise discretion, confidentiality, impartiality, and honesty in handling all matters before the Court. Graduation from an accredited law school and Florida Bar membership (or intent to take the Florida Bar) are also required, as well as superior academic credentials.                         
The position is for a two-year term.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcript, at least one writing sample, and a completed State of Florida application to:

Gabriel Roqueta, Judicial Assistant to
Judge Monica Gordo
Third District Court of Appeal
2001 SW 117th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33175-1716


All positions will be awarded upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

The Third District Court of Appeal is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

A separate application must be submitted for each position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying.  Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, 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 at 711.