Court Law Clerk

United States District Court - Wilmington, DE4.3

Temporary
Announcement Number: 19-02
Court: District Court of Delaware
City, State: Wilmington, DE, DE
Permanent Position: Temporary
Job Grade: JSP 11/1 - JSP 13/1
Minimum Salary: $66,110
Maximum Salary: $94,225
Link to Original Job Post: https://www.ded.uscourts.gov/employment
Position Description
The court is seeking applicants for a Court Law Clerk position. The incumbent will assist our District and Magistrate Judges by conducting extensive review, research and writing. The position is available to start immediately with an initial term of one year, subject to extension depending upon satisfactory performance and extension of the program, which is currently under review.

Qualification
For consideration, applicants must be law school graduates with excellent writing and research skills. Prior litigation experience or a clerkship is strongly preferred. To qualify for a JSP 11/1, applicant must be a law school graduate. For a JSP 12/1, applicant must have one year of legal experience and bar membership. For a JSP 13/1, applicant must have two years of legal experience and bar membership. Salary is determined based on experience.

Miscellaneous
Disclosure
The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, or to withdraw the announcement, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice.

How To Apply
Applicants must submit materials electronically through the OSCAR system located at https://oscar.uscourts.gov/. Only applications received through OSCAR will be accepted. The posting is listed under the account of District Judge Leonard P. Stark (this is for administrative purposes only; the Court Law Clerk may be assigned to work with any or all of the Court’s District and Magistrate Judges). Materials must include:
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume
3) Writing Sample
4) Law School Transcript
  • Letters of recommendation and/or list of references also preferred.