The Honorable Christopher J. Burke, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, is currently accepting applications for a one-year Term Law Clerk position. The clerkship will begin in September 2020 and end in September 2021.
Judge Burke is seeking applicants with excellent academic credentials, demonstrated writing ability and strong interpersonal communication skills. Due to the high volume of patent law cases in the District of Delaware, prior patent litigation experience and/or an interest in patent law is preferred, though not required. The law clerk’s work will primarily consist of assisting the judge in drafting opinions and orders, conducting legal research and assisting with courtroom proceedings and with minimal administrative support tasks.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, and writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, applicants may send these materials to: The Honorable Christopher J. Burke, United States District Court, 844 North King Street, Unit 28, Wilmington, DE 19801.