BBI hiring full-time law clerks for January 2013

November 26, 2012

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University is seeking law graduates with demonstrated advanced analytical and writing skills for one or two law clerk positions in BBI’s Syracuse Office. The work entails analyzing client files and preparing briefs to assist their appeal of denied disability benefits. Law clerks will also be responsible for reviewing and editing briefs prepared by research assistants (RAs), and supervising and training RAs.  

Positions begin January 2, 2013 and qualified applicants must be able to work in the SU BBI office through the end of May 2014, including the summer of 2013. Qualified applicants must be able to attend 120 hours of paid training starting January 2, 2013, and on average work 140 hours per month thereafter. Rate of pay is $16 / hour during a probationary period (first 3 months), then pay increases to $18 / hour.

To apply, please send a statement of interest, resume, and professional references for those who can verify your analytical and legal writing abilities to with the subject line of “January 2013 Law Clerk” by December 10, 2012.