This vacancy will fill two, part-time (10 hours/week) Law Clerk positions.

This is a non-partisan position, and the expectation is that the successful candidate will remain free from political party affiliation, bias, or designation the duration of the appointment.

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Salary: $27.11 an hour

Days of Work/Hours: Days of work may vary/10 hours per week

Appointment Type: Part-time/Temporary

Appointment Duration: This position has an anticipated start date of late January 2024 until mid-May 2024.

Department: Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis

Reports to: Director of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis/Lead Counsel

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Resume reviews will begin on November 10, 2023.

Position Details

A Law Clerk will conduct nonpartisan legal and non-legal research for Counsel and Analysts in the Office of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis. A Law Clerk must independently conduct research and communicate the results of that research orally or in writing to the person requesting the research. A Law Clerk must maintain confidentiality regarding all work conducted for the office.

View the position description here.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of at least one year of law school at an ABA-accredited institution, including coursework on legal research and writing.

In addition to the qualifications listed above, applicants must demonstrate in their application:

  • A non-partisan background.
  • Knowledge of WestLaw and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to quickly learn new subject areas.
  • Demonstrable interest in the legislative process, public policy, or public sector work.

Application Details

How to Apply

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Application Documents

To ensure consideration, please use this portal to submit your cover letter, resume, transcript, and a writing sample (five pages or fewer). A writing sample and transcript should/may be uploaded with your resume.