Second-year law students interested in applying for a one-year appointment as a law clerk to the North Dakota Supreme Court should submit the following, in quintuplicate:
1.A letter of application addressed to:
Justice Mary Muehlen Maring
Chair, Law Clerkship Program
North Dakota Supreme Court
Judicial Wing, 1st Floor, Dept. 180
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0530
2.An autobiographical sketch summarizing your life and career from childhood until the present.
3.A curriculum vitae containing the following information:
(1)Applicant's name, home address, college address, email address, and telephone number.
(2)Secondary schools attended.
(3)Pre-law and law schools attended.
(5)Law review and other legal writings.
(7)Awards and honors.
(10)Three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a member of the law school faculty.
(11)Any other information the applicant believes would bear upon the applicant's qualifications as a law clerk.
4.A copy of undergraduate transcript.
5.A copy of L.S.A.T. score report.
6.A copy of law school application for admission.
7.Law school transcript to date of application. [One official final transcript and four copies]
8.A writing sample that has been edited only by the applicant.
The current salary is $57,428 per year. Depending upon availability of funds and the possibility of legislative action for a pay increase between now and August 2014, that amount may change.
The Court requires an individual selected to serve as a law clerk to be legally authorized to work in the United States and expects the individual to successfully complete law school education, take a bar examination of their choice before beginning the clerkship, and commit to completing a full one-year term from August 1, 2014, to July 31, 2015.
Candidates may be subject to a criminal background check.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN JULY 12, 2013.
March 19, 2013