Job Opportunity – Law Clerk

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court
Ledyard – CT (United States)

Application Deadline:
3/30/2017, 11:30 PM

Anticipated Job Start Date:

Primary Job Contact:
Patricia Brune
Administrative Assistant III

P.O. Box 3126
101 Pequot Trail
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3126

Who Can Apply:
Student Group
3L, Recent Grads – Class of 2016

Job Description

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.
  • Prepare special projects such as editing decisions for publication and developing
    proposed amendments to Mashantucket Rules of Civil Procedure.

For full job announcement, please download:
Judicial Clerkship Announcement 2017-2018.pdf

Application Documents:
Resume (Required)
Cover Letter (Required)
Transcript (Required)
Writing Sample (Required)
Other (Required)
Recommendation Letter welcomed (Optional)
Career Center Administrator

Application Method(s)
Applicants must submit an online application via
Application Email:
Apply via Mail to: Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, P.O. Box 3126, 101 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT 06338-3126