Website United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
Judge David L. Bissett, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Career Law Clerk.
The career law clerk researches issues of law, attends court proceedings, acts as a legal advisor, and makes recommendations based on the law to Judge David L. Bissett, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of West Virginia. The career law clerk is also responsible for drafting memoranda opinions, complex orders, providing guidance for the procedural management of the court’s caseload, drafting local rules of practice, local forms, form orders, and notices. The career law clerk is expected to answer questions from the Clerk, Chief Deputy, and case administrators, and respond to counsel and the public regarding court procedures and local or national rules. The career law clerk oversees the chamber’s intern program and prepares materials for continuing legal education seminars on bankruptcy law and practice. The position is located in Wheeling, West Virginia, and some overnight travel is expected to points of court in Clarksburg, Elkins, and Martinsburg.
Please visit the Court’s website at https://www.wvnb.uscourts.gov/employment/ for the complete vacancy announcement listing the qualification requirements for the position, as well as a full description of the application process, conditions of employment, and other pertinent employment information.
Please note applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible to work in the United States.
The deadline for submitting applications is May 5, 2023.
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