Law clerks can expect to research and write motions in pending cases; to research legal issues for indictments and investigations; to assemble exhibits for trial; to observe hearings and trials of cases on which they are working or in which they are interested.
Minimum weeks required: 12 weeks minimum. At least 32 hours per week. Full time strongly preferred.
Contact: If you have any questions about the 2022 Summer Law Clerk Program, please feel free to contact Assistant U.S. Attorney Margaret Sweeney at firstname.lastname@example.org / (216) 622-3990 or email@example.com / (216) 622-3624.
Due to COVID-19, if selected, you may be expected to telework for an undefined period under the Department’s evacuation authority, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Employees in this status may be notified of a requirement to report in person to the component workplace with an advance notice of not less than 30 days. Prior to a requirement to report to the workplace, employees may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the component’s telework policy.
First-year (second semester) and second-year law students. Must be a U.S. citizen. Will be subject to a background investigation due to the sensitive nature of the work performed by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Volunteer (without compensation).