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Eligibility and Application

I. Eligibility

Law students meeting the following criteria shall be eligible to apply for the program:

  1. The applicant must be a second-year law student at an accredited law school.
  2. The applicant must be in academic good standing with their law school.
  3. The applicant must possess and demonstrate capable legal research and writing skills.
  4. The applicant must be available for the 10 week program beginning June 1, 2021 and ending July 31, 2021.
  5. The applicant must be willing to comply with the rules of judicial conduct that applies to the judicial chambers where they work.

II.  Application

Applicants for the Judicial Clerkship Program are required to submit the following materials for consideration:

  1. Cover letter/personal statement
  2. Professional resume or curriculum vitae. The resume/cv is limited to two pages.
  3. One letter of reference (preferably from a law professor).
  4. One writing sample
  5. Proof of good academic standing: Proof of good academic standing from the applicant’s law school issued by the law school. Students are NOT permitted to submit academic transcript or make reference to GPA or class rank.
  6. Applicants must submit their application material in a single PDF document.

For more information, contact Member Services at memberservices@sbnm.org