The Pro Se Law Clerk provides legal advice and assistance to the court in connection with prisoner petitions and complaints. Funding for the position is reviewed annually and is based on the number of case filings. This position does not involve representing clients or providing advice to pro se litigants. Ethical considerations prohibit the lawyer employed in this position from practicing law in any capacity for compensation outside or in addition to work for the court.
This position will be located in the Houston division, but will be responsible for the Galveston division prisoner docket. Occasional, reimbursable travel to Galveston may be required.
To apply, click here and apply through our recruitment program.
Internal Number: 18-16
About U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas is one of the largest district courts among the country's 94 federal judicial districts. The district courts, combined with the appellate courts and the Supreme Court, make up the judicial branch of the federal government. The Southern District of Texas consists of the following seven divisional offices: Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Houston, Laredo, McAllen and Victoria.