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. Most clerkship terms will begin in August and September of 2020. Students graduating in 2020, or before, may apply for these positions after September 1, 2019. Hiring decisions should be finalized in March of 2020.
The salary for the 2020-2021 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, consortium,
or video interview programs with this office must contact their Career
Services Offices for further instructions and interview dates.
They should submit the following items through Career Services: