Law clerks provide legal research and writing
assistance to Connecticut trial level judges on pending matters and are
assigned to work for the Legal Research Office in courthouses throughout the
The appointment as a law clerk to the Superior Court is for a period of 52 weeks. Positions open in August, September, and October of 2016. Students graduating in 2016, or before, may apply for these positions after September 1, 2015. Hiring decisions will be finalized in March of 2016.
The salary for the 2016-2017 term is the biweekly equivalent of an annual salary of $55,285.11.
Applicants should expect to graduate with high academic standing from a law school approved by the Connecticut Bar Examining Committee and should have a demonstrated interest and proficiency in legal research and writing. Law clerks are not required to be members of the Bar of Connecticut or of any other state.
I. Applicants who attend law schools that participate in campus
and consortium interview programs with this office must contact their Career
Services Offices for further instructions and interview dates.
They should submit, through Career Services:
John Weikart, Attorney at Law
Deputy Director, Legal Research
121 Elm Street – Room 34
New Haven, Connecticut 06510