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Law Clerk Hiring

Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich

Positions for the 2021 to 2022 term of court have been filled.

Applications for the 2022 to 2023 term of court will be accepted now, and should include:

Your cover letter, resume, at least two letters of recommendation, and two writing samples, one unedited by others.

Please send your most recent law school grades as they become available. Class standing is preferred to be in the top 15%. Demonstrated leadership and law review experience are highly recommended.

Hard copies by mail are acceptable with a copy also sent to the preferred delivery at: Clerks_TMT@ca10.uscourts.gov

Please include your name and law school name on the subject line.

Senior Judge Bobby R. Baldock

Senior Judge David M. Ebel

Applications will be received and reviewed anytime after receipt of three semesters' law school grades.

Applications may be submitted through the OSCAR system.

For a description of the law clerk positions available and application requirements, please click here.

Senior Judge Paul J. Kelly, Jr

  • Applications will be received and reviewed anytime after the completion of two full years of law school.
  • Applications should be submitted via mail to P.O. Box 10113, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-6113. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by June 2009.

Judge Harris L Hartz

Please see entry on OSCAR

Judge Jerome A. Holmes

Applications will be received and reviewed anytime after receipt of second year law school grades.

Applications should be submitted via mail to:

215 Dean A. McGee Avenue, Room 315
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

When possible, we prefer that applicants enclose letters of recommendation with their applications. We will accept applications without letters of recommendation for those law schools adhering to the law clerk hiring date, but please include a list of your references in your cover letter. Likewise, we will accept unofficial transcripts until final transcripts are available. The application materials should include at least two writing samples.

For a description of the law clerk positions available and application requirements, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Judge Scott M. Matheson, Jr.

Judge Matheson welcomes clerkship applications for the following:

  • Two one-year positions that will begin August 2024, and another that will begin in late December 2024.  

Applicants must have completed at least two full years of law school coursework.   Applications from students who entered law school in 2020 (graduating class of 2023) will not be reviewed before June 13, 2022.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and two recommendation letters to OSCAR.
    
For further information, please see Judge Matheson’s postings on OSCAR.

Judge Robert E. Bacharach

Judge Bacharach is accepting applications for 2024-25 clerkship positions. 

Law clerk applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and two writing samples. You are encouraged to submit applications via OSCAR but applications may also be emailed to susan_stands@ca10.uscourts.gov. In addition, letters of recommendation
may be submitted under separate cover.

Volunteer (unpaid) clerkship for the 2023-24 court term

Judge Bacharach is accepting applications for a volunteer (unpaid) clerkship for the 2023-24 court term. This position is ideal for foreign citizens who are attending (or have attended ) a U.S. law school. Volunteer law clerk applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and two writing samples. You are encouraged to submit applications via OSCAR but applications may also be emailed to susan_stands@ca10.uscourts.gov. In addition, letters of recommendation may be submitted under separate cover. Posting will be opened until position is filled.

Volunteer (unpaid) clerkship for the 2024-25 court term

Judge Bacharach is accepting applications for a volunteer (unpaid) clerkship for the 2024-25 court term. This position is ideal for foreign citizens who are attending (or have attended ) a U.S. law school. Volunteer law clerk applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and two writing samples. You are encouraged to submit applications via OSCAR but applications may also be emailed to susan_stands@ca10.uscourts.gov. In addition, letters of recommendation may be submitted under separate cover. Posting will be opened until position is filled.

For further information on Judge Bacharach’s clerkship application procedure and position availability, please see the posting on OSCAR.