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Term Law Clerk **

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United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California

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Law Student

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Jul 30,2018


San Diego, CA
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Term Law Clerk The Honorable Judge Christopher B. Latham The clerk will be responsible for legal research and writing of tentative rulings and memoranda. Will assist in drafting orders and opinions. Prepare for and attend trials and hearings. Active management of court calendar and electronic docket. Occasional administrative projects and related duties, as assigned. Screen and supervise judicial externs. Have effective interaction with members of the Bar, clerk's office staff and chambers staff is essential. The position allows the law clerk to observe attorneys in action and to play a significant role in all aspects of the judge's chambers. Must attend, or have a degree from, a law school of recognized standing. Bankruptcy coursework during law school is needed. Ranking within the Top 25% of the law school class is essential. Membership on law review or on a specialty law journal is required. Superior research, writing, proofreading and communication skills are a must. Clerkship Term: September 3, 2019 to August 31, 2020. Application Deadline: August 30, 2018.

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Send resume, cover letter, writing sample, at least 4 semesters of law school grades, and 2 recommendations.

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Christopher B. Latham
The Honorable Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California
Jacob Weinberger United States Courthouse
325 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101-6998

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