Staff Attorney


Staff Attorney

Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County Courthouse/State of Alabama

The Honorable Elisabeth French is now accepting resumes from 3Ls and recent graduates interested in a staff attorney position. Staff attorneys assist in all aspects of the Court.

Duties consist of:

  • assisting with jury and nonjury trials;
  • legal research and writing;
  • drafting orders and opinions;
  • verifying citations;
  • maintaining detailed notes regarding Court hearings and proceedings;
  • reviewing briefs and trial records;
  • conducting careful surveys of the law and precedent; and
  • serving as a liason between the Court and the Jury.

Requested Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample by email to smriti.krishnan@alacourt.gov.

Qualifications: Admission to the Alabama State Bar, excellent legal research and writing skills, proficient computer skills, internet research, word processing skills, and the ability to independently manage a large number of cases.

This is a full-time position. Call 205-325-5020 for details on salary and benefits.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2019.

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