To be eligible for this position and grade, the applicant must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and will have the first professional law degree (JD or LLB).
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must not be barred/licensed at the time of employment.
Applicants are requested to submit a LEGAL WRITING SAMPLE (of their choice) no more than ten pages AND a PERSONAL STATEMENT (no more than one page) describing why they would like to work for the NLRB.
Using Education to Qualify:
Education must be accredited by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
You must meet all qualification requirements. (Required - if applicable) All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in accredited U.S. education programs; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.