Part-Time Fall/Spring Law Clerk

The Youth Law Center seeks law students to work part-time, from 8 to 15 hours per week, during the fall and spring academic terms. As an unpaid position, the Part-Time Law Clerk role is ideal for students seeking academic credit, externships, clinicals, field placements, or non-academic volunteer opportunities. Students will work closely with attorneys on pending federal civil rights litigation and juvenile justice and child welfare projects. Part-time law clerk responsibilities may include:

  • Legal research and writing
  • Research and writing on public policy aspects of child welfare and juvenile justice
  • Drafting correspondence and supporting Public Records Act requests
  • Working on various YLC projects and publications

If you are interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, list of three personal references and a writing sample. Youth Law Center is an equal opportunity employer. Your application package may be submitted via the following link:


Or, you may send it via postal mail to:

Youth Law Center
attn: Careers
832 Folsom Street, #700
San Francisco, CA 94107

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