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Supreme Court - Judicial Clerkships

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS:  Beginning 2017

LAW CLERK TO:  One of five Supreme Court justices

NUMBER OF CLERKS:  Ten (10), approximately half of whom will be hired to begin employment August 2017.

STARTING DATE:   August 30, 2017

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT:  The court offers both one and two-year clerkships.  A one-year clerkship ends on August 15, 2018; a two-year clerkship ends on August 14, 2019.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $57,024.00 annually for year 1 of a clerkship; $59,809.00 annually for year 2 of a clerkship.  Ten days paid vacation; fifteen days paid sick leave; medical and dental benefits; paid holidays. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  J.D. degree or candidate for J.D. degree in 2017 from an American law school.  Excellent writing and research background.

TO APPLY FOR CLERKSHIP:

The New Hampshire Supreme Court will accept applications from February 1, 2016, through June 1, 2016.  An application should include a cover letter, a resume, a law school transcript, the names of three references with contact information, and a writing sample of no more than ten pages in
length
. In your cover letter, please indicate whether you are available for a one-year clerkship, a two-year clerkship, or both.  Please e-mail applications to:  idalbec@courts.state.nh.us

Irene A. Dalbec
Executive Assistant
N.H. Supreme Court
One Charles Doe Drive
Concord, NH 03301 

INTERVIEWS HELD:  Early July 2016

For further information on the clerkship positions, please contact Irene A. Dalbec by e-mail at idalbec@courts.state.nh.us or by phone (603-271-2646).

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