Judicial Employee Law and Legal Definition

Judicial employee means “any employee of the judicial branch of the Government, of the United States Sentencing Commission, of the Tax Court, of the Claims Court [Court of Federal Claims], of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, or of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, who is not a judicial officer and who is authorized to perform adjudicatory functions with respect to proceedings in the judicial branch, or who occupies a position for which the rate of basic pay is equal to or greater than 120 percent of the minimum rate of basic pay payable for GS-15 of the General Schedule.” (5 USCS Appx § 109)