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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Clerk of Court. The Clerk of Court is appointed by the District Judges and serves under the direction of the Chief Judge of the Court. The Eastern District of Missouri consists of eight Active Article III judges, three Senior Article III judges and seven Magistrate Judges. In addition to St. Louis, the district has courthouses in Cape Girardeau and Hannibal, Missouri. (more)
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Oregon. This position will be available on January 11, 2015. The selection process may take up to 10 months to complete. The official duty station for this position will be in Portland, OR. (announcement) (application instructions) (application)
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of California. This position will be available on January 2, 2015. The selection process may take up to 10 months to complete. The official duty station for this position will be in Sacramento, CA. (announcement) (application instructions) (application)
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California. This position will be available on January 2, 2015. The selection process may take up to 10 months to complete. The official duty station for this position will be in Woodland Hills, CA. (announcement) (application instructions) (application)
The Office of the Circuit Executive provides policy development, administrative and staff support to: (1) the Ninth Circuit Judicial Council, a governing board of federal judges with jurisdiction over the federal courts in nine western states, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands; (2) the Chief Circuit Judge; (3) the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and (4) the federal courts within the Ninth Circuit. The Ninth Circuit, headquartered in San Francisco, is the largest federal circuit in the United States. (more)
The Self Help Desk Team Leader works in a team-based environment and is responsible for managing the Court’s programs established to assist self-represented parties including, implementing, enhancing, and publicizing the Court’s electronic petition filing program for self-represented parties. The Self Help Desk Team Leader oversees the assignment of work and provides technical and functional direction to other Self Help Desk staff. The position directs the Court’s coordination with pro bono attorney groups and drafts, enhances, and customizes materials for use by the public. The specific duties of the Self Help Desk Team Leader include, but are not limited to: developing and providing training for Self Help Desk staff district-wide; answering questions; acting as liaison between self-represented parties and other court personnel; providing procedural and rules information to the public; assisting the self help clinics by providing assistance to parties; assisting parties with the electronic petition submission and screen navigation; developing uniform and accurate responses for staff to frequently asked questions; assisting in the compilation of statistics and material for the Court’s Pro Se Annual Report and other publications; serving as a member of the Court’s Pro Se Resources Committee; staffing the Debtor’s Assistance Project (DAP) Committee; and conducting procedural training as needed on the use of the electronic submission software for self-represented filers. The successful candidate will retain their current status as either a temporary or permanent employee.
The Legal Analyst provides highly specialized advisory and administrative assistance to management and staff. The specific duties of the Legal Analyst include, but are not limited to: assisting with compliance consistent with applicable regulatory and statutory procedures, case law, court decisions, and judiciary policies and procedures; researching specific legal questions of relevance to the Court and Clerk’s Office; synthesizing and conveying the results of that research, orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner; proofreading for the appropriate grammar, style, and citations to ensure the accuracy and completeness of executive and legal correspondence and other documents requiring substantial legal research and analysis; communicating with attorneys from other organizations; interpreting, evaluating, and following up on directives from the Administrative Office; reviewing documents and procedures to ensure the good stewardship of resources and use of public funds; and suggesting strategies for compliance with internal controls and government requirements. The Legal Analyst assists in the preparation of materials for judicial committees, presentations to the Judges, local bar members, and other agencies and will be assigned to manage or assist with special projects as needed. This position is based in Los Angeles with travel to divisional offices as needed. The Legal Analyst reports to the Executive Officer/Clerk of Court. The successful candidate will retain their current employment status as either a temporary or permanent employee.