Term Law Clerk
The Honorable Chief Judge Brian D. Lynch
The clerk will be responsible for extensive legal research, writing on a full range of issues arising in bankruptcy and federal court litigation, and miscellaneous clerical duties. Should have an excellent academic record, demonstrate exceptional research and writing skills, and have a strong work ethic. Prior bankruptcy legal experience or education is strongly preferred. Must be a law school graduate (or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree) from a law school of recognized standing, and have one or more of the following attributes: GPA of 3.25 or higher, or standing within the upper third of the law school class from a law school on the approved list of either the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law schools; experience on the editorial board of a law review of such a school; graduation from such a school with an LLM degree; or demonstrated proficiency in legal studies that, in the opinion of the judge, is the equivalent of one of the above. Should have a demonstrated interest in bankruptcy practice – such as registration in, or completion of, a bankruptcy restructuring or debtor/creditor class in law school; experience as a law clerk or extern for a bankruptcy judge or practitioner; or practice in the bankruptcy field.