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Court Law Clerk

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Position Title: Court Law Clerk

Announcement Number: 20-01
Court Name: U.S. District Court- District of Delaware
City- Wilmington State: DE Court Website:
Permanent Position: No
Job Grade: JSP 11/1- JSP 13/10
Salary Min: $69,579
Salary Max: $128,924
Opening Date: 2/24/20
Closing Date: 3/6/20

Position Description

The court is seeking applicants for two openings for the Court Law Clerk position. The incumbents will assist our District Judges by conducting extensive review, research and writing. The first Court Law Clerk position is available to start on April 1, 2020 with a one-year term. The second Court Law Clerk position is available to start May 28, 2020 with a one-year term.


For consideration, applicants must be law school graduates with excellent writing and research skills. Prior litigation experience or a clerkship is strongly preferred. To qualify for a JSP 11/1, applicant must be a law school graduate. For a JSP 12/1, applicant must have one year of legal experience and bar membership. For a JSP 13/1, applicant must have two years of legal experience and bar membership. Salary is determined based on experience.


The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, or to withdraw the announcement, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit materials electronically through the OSCAR system located at Only applications received through OSCAR will be accepted. The posting is listed under the account of District Judge Leonard P. Stark (this is for administrative purposes only; the Court Law Clerk may be assigned to work with any or all of the Court’s District and Magistrate Judges). Materials must include:
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume
3) Writing Sample
4) Law School Transcript
*Letters of recommendation and/or list of references also preferred.