Thursday, December 3, 2009

Clerkship opportunities in the New York Uniform Court System for 3Ls and recent alums

The New York State Unified Court System is now accepting applications for the Clerkship Program - Commercial Division and the Legal Fellows Program. The deadline for submitting applications to either of these programs is January 15, 2010 for clerkships starting in September 2010. The Clerkship Program - Commercial Division: The New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, New York County, is offering one- and two-year clerkships to law school graduates. These clerkships will provide valuable professional legal experience to new attorneys with an interest in commercial law and afford them a unique perspective on judicial decision making and court operations. Commercial Division Clerks will work directly with one of the Justices of the New York County Commercial Division. For information about how to apply the Clerkship Program - Commercial Division, click here. The Legal Fellows Program: The New York State Unified Court System is offering one-year legal fellowships to recent law school graduates interested in pursuing a legal career in public service. Legal Fellows are assigned to work in judicial offices, assisting with legal research and writing. Assignments offer valuable professional legal experience to new attorneys and expose them to judicial decision making and court operations. For information about how to apply to the Legal Fellows Program, click here.