Job Opportunity – Judicial Clerk


Judicial Clerk

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court (Mashantucket, CT)

Position Type:

Judicial Clerkship

Practice Area(s):

Indian/Native American, Litigation (civil), Employment/Employee Relations

Geographic Preference:

Northeast (ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, NY, NJ, PA)


Full-time position, one year. Under the supervision of the Chief Judge, the Law Clerk is required to:~ Conduct legal research on relevant statutes and cases; analyze legal issues presented by administrative records; communicate findings of research to tribal court judges either orally or by succinct memoranda.
~ Review legal pleadings, motions, briefs, transcripts, and recordings.
~ Draft memoranda of decision and orders for pending Tribal Court cases.
~ Attend hearings as requested by the tribal judges.
~ Draft lesson plans for educational programs.
~ Prepare special projects such as editing decisions for publication and developing proposed amendments to Mashantucket Rules of Civil Procedure.

Desired Class Level:

3L, RECENT GRADS, Alum 0-3 yrs exp

Posting Date:

February 17, 2015

Expiration Date:

March 31, 2015


Ms. Patricia BruneAdministrative Assistant III

101 Pequot Trail P.O. Box 3126 Mashantucket, Connecticut 06338-3126 United States

Resume Receipt:

Other (see below)

How To Apply:

Submit a cover letter addressed to “Chief Judge,” resume, law school transcript (official or unofficial), a brief legal writing sample, and a list of 2-3 references. Letters of recommendation are preferred, but not required. Transcripts and letters of r

Requested Document Notes:

Letters of recommendation are welcomed. Please also complete the online application referenced in the attached announcement.