Staff Attorneys and Term Law Clerks
Congratulations on your selection and welcome to the Alabama Middle District.
The following forms should be completed and the originals brought with you on your first day. (Please don't use Chrome to view these forms; use Safari or Internet Explorer.)
I-9 Form - Employment Eligibility Verification
Appointments are contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the United States and receive compensation. The I-9 form requires that you provide evidence of your identity and employment authorization. A list of acceptable documents is located on the last page of the form. Acceptable ID must be presented on your first day of employment. Appointment paperwork cannot be processed without this verification.
- Form: Download I-9 Here
Direct Deposit Form
Electronic Direct Deposit of your pay to the bank of your choice is mandatory. Important Note: The "Check Digit" on the Direct Deposit form is the last digit of the routing number.
- Form: Download Form Here
IRS W-4 Tax Withholding
- Form: Download W-4 Here
State (AL) Tax Withholding
- Form: Download A-4 Here
Emergency Contact Information
Please complete this form with your emergency contact information.
- Form: Emergency Contacts
If you are unable to return completed forms on your first day or if you have any questions regarding these forms, please contact the HR Specialist, Misty Green, by electronic mail or by phone at (334) 954-3600.
Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Plans
Enrollment is handled by the Judiciary Benefits Center (JBC).
Online: Click Here
Phone: 1-888-442-FLEX (1-888-442-3539)
Federal Employees Health Benefit (FEHB)
The earliest date that FEHB coverage can be effective is the first day of the pay period following your entry on duty (EOD). See the FEHB Biweekly Effective Date Schedule located under FEHB on the opening page of the JBC's website for a list of Receipt v. Effective dates. Review and compare plans and premiums.
Form: Health Benefits Election Form (SF-2809) - Use this form to: enroll in the FEHB program, or elect not to enroll in the FEHB program.
Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
Enrollment in Basic Life insurance is automatic and begins immediately unless you waive coverage. Basic coverage equals your salary rounded to the nearest thousand, plus two thousand. Optional insurance is also available to you and your family, but you must elect it and be enrolled in Basic.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
The FSA program gives employees the option to pay for certain health care expenses not covered by insurance as well as dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.
Dental and Vision Plans
Enrollment is handled by BENEFEDS.
Online: Click Here
Phone: 1-877-888-FEDS (1-877-888-3337)
Federal Employee Dental and/or Vision Insurance Plans (FEDVIP)
Many FEHB plans offer minimal or discounted dental and vision benefits. Employees interested in a comprehensive plan should visit the BENEFEDS website. Dental and vision plans are paid for entirely by the employee. Additional information on Federal Judiciary benefits