Law Clerk Applicants
The Circuit Court of the Thirty-First Judicial Circuit of Virginia, for the cities of Manassas, Manassas, Park and Prince William County, is accepting applications for multiple Judicial Law Clerk positions for the term commencing August 2021-2022. Typically, these are for a one-year period.
The responsibilities of a law clerk are diverse and include legal research, review of interlocutory motions, and the drafting and review of legal opinions. Law clerks review civil files and proposed orders, 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 cases. Applicants for these positions must plan to graduate from law school by June of 2021 and are expected to take the Virginia Bar examination in July, 2021.
The court will begin reviewing applications and interviewing prospective candidates as applications are received and ranked. Should the need arise, interviews can be held via WebEx, Zoom, or Skype. The court encourages applicants to apply early. The final deadline for applications will be August 30, 2020 with interviews to follow in early September 2020 for any remaining unfilled positions.
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: Charlie Glenn
9311 Lee Avenue, Third Floor
Manassas, VA 20110