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Current Job Opportunity


August 2, 2019

Closing Date


Position Number


Position Title

Trial Court Law Clerk

Job Location

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Panama City, Florida

Salary Range

$3,818.10 - $8,094.37 Monthly

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 memoranda, 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.
Membership in the Florida Bar is required within one year of hire.
Salary is 10% below the minimum if applicant has not been admitted to the Florida Bar.


Data Responsibility:
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:
Counsels, instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.
Assets Responsibility:
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 percents.
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:
Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking, scientific, medical, or legal practice to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.
Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderate impact, may affect those in organization and general public.
Equipment Usage:
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing.

Special Comments

Position available 8/12/19

How to Apply

Please follow application guidelines at
Submit a 14th Judicial Circuit Application, cover letter, resume, two writing samples and verification of education (i.e. copies of transcripts, degrees, etc.) to:
For additional information, please contact Robyn Gable at (850)747-5370 or by mail at:
P.O. Box 1089
Panama City, Florida  32402
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 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.