Law Clerk Applicants
The Thirty-First Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia, located in the City of Manassas, Prince William County, is accepting applications for the position of judicial law clerk for the term commencing August 2017. Typically, these positions are for a one year period.
The responsibilities for law clerk positions are diverse and include legal research, review of interlocutory motions prior to their being heard, and the drafting and review of legal opinions. Law clerks review civil files and proposed orders prior to their presentation for entry; provide daily and weekly briefings on criminal and civil dockets, and may be required to manage scheduling for cases assigned to a specific judge. They also assist with serious criminal matters including capital prosecutions. Applicants for these positions must plan to graduate from law school by June of 2017 and are expected to take the Virginia Bar exam.
Applications must be postmarked by September 2, 2016. Interviews will be conducted by the Circuit Court judges in September 2016. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, any letters of recommendation and optional writing sample to:
The Honorable Judges of the
Thirty-First Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia
Attn: Susan Freche
9311 Lee Avenue, Third Floor
Manassas, VA 20110