Diversity Law Clerks, Buckley Sandler
BuckleySandler LLP is currently seeking Diversity Law Clerks to work in our Washington, DC office during the spring semester. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity; be enrolled full-time at an ABA accredited law school with an anticipated graduation date between May 2014 and May 2015; not have accepted an offer for post-graduation employment elsewhere if a 3L;have demonstrated academic achievement, including at least a grade point average of 3.5 out of a 4.0 or higher (or equivalent) and strong writing skills; and be willing to work between 10 and 20 hours per week.
Law clerks will be compensated on an hourly basis, and, if offered a post-graduation associate position with the firm, they will receive a bonus upon joining the firm in that position. Each law clerk will be assigned an attorney mentor who will serve as a liaison between the student and the firm and facilitate the clerk’s professional growth and learning.
Candidates must submit a resume, unofficial law school transcript, a legal writing sample, contact information for two references, and a personal statement of up to 500 words describing the candidate’s commitment to promoting diversity, the contribution the candidate would make to the legal profession and to BuckleySandler in particular, professional goals, and specific interests in practice areas offered at the firm. If readily available, candidates should also provide an unofficial undergraduate transcript; if an undergraduate transcript is not readily available, candidates should provide their undergraduate grade point average as applicable. Submissions must be made through our online application available here.