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overbroad99
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Judicial Salary Plan

Postby overbroad99 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:27 am

I both want to confirm that I understand how this works and ask a question. My impression is that clerks are paid at Grade 11, Step 1 of the Judicial Salary Plan; is that correct? I also believe that a year of post-law school "work experience" qualifies a clerk for Grade 12. Is that also correct? If so, what qualifies as "work experience" for JSP purposes?

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legalese_retard
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Re: Judicial Salary Plan

Postby legalese_retard » Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:05 am

Correct, if you are coming straight from law school, you will start at a JSP11. Once you pass a bar exam, you get a bump, but I don't remember if it is a step increase or if you move up to JSP12. As far as legal experience, it will be up to the judge. He/She will look at your experience and then tell HR whether you qualify as a JSP12.




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