This position involves working directly with judges on managing prisoner civil rights and habeas corpus cases. Duties include screening prisoner civil rights complaints and habeas corpus petitions. The pro se law clerk independently conducts legal research, reviews case records/filings and drafts proposed opinions, memorandum decisions and orders. This position provides objective advice to judges, chambers and court staff and provides information to litigants and attorneys. In addition, the pro se law clerk works closely with judges assisting with various pretrial conferences and trials.
Open until filled