Administrative Law Clerk – Court of Criminal Appeals, Eastern Section

Court of Criminal Appeals, Eastern Section, is seeking a qualified person for the position of Administrative Law Clerk. The duties include performing a variety of confidential, technical, and general clerical tasks and administrative work, conducting legal research, preparing memos, drafting orders and opinions, proofreading the judge’s orders and opinions, verifying citations, preparing correspondence, and assisting the judge in any other needed tasks. 

The successful applicant must also be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; research complex legal problems or questions and apply legal principles; represent the court in a respectful manner; analyze, appraise and organize facts, evidence, legal documentation, and precedents in assigned cases; and define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Experience: Graduation from law school with a juris doctorate degree or its equivalent. 

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Location: Knoxville
Department: Appellate Courts
Position Available: Immediately
Position Closing: This position will remain open until filled

To Apply

Submit an Application for Employment in PDF, a resume, law school transcript, writing sample (unedited by others) and three professional references by email to  The Court System accepts only electronic applicant information saved in PDF format.

Thank you for taking time to submit your information for consideration. Please note that applicants will only receive communication regarding submissions if selected for an interview.

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