University of Alabama System Office
  • 16-Dec-2021 to 31-Jan-2022 (CST)
  • Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
  • 30.00
  • Hourly
  • Other


The University of Alabama System is accepting applications for a summer law clerk position based in Tuscaloosa on the campus of The University of Alabama. This position can accommodate a full-time or part-time work schedule and is available for flexible start and end dates during the summer of 2022.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent legal research and analysis skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Qualified rising second-year and third-year law students
  • Strong academic record as an undergraduate and law student, with a preferred minimum GPA of 3.0

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform timely and effective legal research and writing
  • Assist University Counsel in projects or matters as needed

Summer law clerks receive compensation of $30.00 per hour. This position is not benefits eligible.

Applications must be submitted online at and shall include a letter of interest, resume, unofficial law school transcript and contact information for three references (name, address, email, telephone, and a brief description of your relationship with the reference).

The Office of Counsel is committed to promoting and supporting workplace diversity and to creating an environment that values and utilizes the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. All qualified candidates, including those candidates from traditionally underrepresented minorities and backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply for this summer law clerk opportunity.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.

The University of Alabama System is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 11:59p CST January 31, 2022

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