U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Office of Chief Counsel, Seeks Attorney (Richmond, VA)

Announcement Number: 13.01

Position Title: Staff  Attorney

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is soliciting applications for staff attorney positions from third-year law students, law clerks and attorneys. Successful candidates will be appointed to one-year term  positions.  Contingent on budget availability and  performance, appointed candidates may be given the opportunity to have their  terms  extended for a second year.

Up to eight positions are available. The number of staff attorneys to be hired will be determined by office needs, funding availability and the strength of the applicant pool.

$58,569 for recent law school graduates; successful candidates with relevant legal experience may qualify for a higher starting salary. Successful candidates will be expected to commence their service during the Summer or early Fall  of 2013. One or more positions may be available as early as Spring 2013.

To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by Monday, February 11, 2013. Application packages received or completed after this date may be accorded more cursory evaluation.

For application procedure and additional information, please see Symplicity posting #10662.