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Term Law Clerk

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United States Bankruptcy Court, Third Circuit

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Judicial Clerkship

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Jul 30,2018


Wilmington, DE
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Term Law Clerk The Honorable Judge Christopher S. Sontchi The clerk will be responsible for review of case files and pending matters, preparation for trials and hearings, and attendance at hearings, trials and conferences. Will conduct legal research and draft memoranda, orders and correspondence. Assist judge with drafting, editing, proofreading and cite-checking opinions. Responsible for chambers administration and library maintenance as well as some case management monitoring duties. Must be a law school graduate at beginning of term (or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree). Strong academic credentials (Top 20% preferred) and excellent research, analytical, and writing skills desired. Course work or experience in bankruptcy or commercial law helpful. Law Review/Journal experience is an asset. Clerkship Term: September 9, 2019 to September 4, 2020. Interview Dates: September 4 to 21, 2018. Application Deadline: August 24, 2018.

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Send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and at least 4 semesters of law school grades.

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Christopher S. Sontchi
The Honorable Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court, Third Circuit
824 Market Street
5th Floor , Courtroom 4
Wilmington, DE 19801

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