2023 Summer Law Clerk

The Center is looking to hire one UC Berkeley Law student as its 2023 summer law clerk. The law clerk will assist with the everyday activities of the Center. Some examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting legal and non-legal research for and helping draft amicus briefs at all state and federal court levels, administrative comments with state and federal agencies, and white papers/policy reports;
  • Drafting letters to the California Supreme Court and courts of appeal to request publication of unpublished (i.e., non-citable) California appellate cases that develop the case law on consumer and economic justice issues through the Center’s Published Justice Project;
  • Helping launch and engage with consumer law programs at law schools nationwide through the CLASS Network, a nationwide initiative comprising law students, professors, and advocates dedicated to developing consumer law and economic justice curriculum, experiential opportunities, and coordinated projects at law schools around the country;
  • Attending meetings with leading advocates and scholars in the field; and
  • Contributing to the Center’s communications and media, including the Center’s website.

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated interest in / commitment to public interest law, particularly consumer issues & economic justice

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and list of 2-3 references to David Nahmias ( Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The Center will compensate the law clerk at the same level as an Edley Grant.