Law Clerk Opportunity — Fall 2025

The Civilian Board of Contract Appeals is seeking outstanding applicants who would like to become full-time law clerks beginning in the Fall 2025. Law clerks assist Board Judges by conducting legal research, drafting orders, decisions, and legal memoranda, preparing analyses of facts, attending hearings and assisting in mediations. The law clerk position is for one year.

Job Information


Application Materials

An application package must include the following:

  1. Cover letter stating your reason for seeking a Law Clerk position with the CBCA, and your relevant academic and other qualifications;
  2. Resume;
  3. Law school transcript (need not be official but should include GPA); and
  4. A legal writing sample no longer than 10 double-spaced pages.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit their application materials by e-mail to Please put your name in the subject line of your e-mail message. Application materials MUST be in .pdf format only. Applications received in formats other than .pdf (e.g., .doc or .docx) will not be opened and will be deleted without consideration.


The Board will accept applications for the Fall 2025 Law Clerk Program from August 1, to September 15, 2024.

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the final day of the application period.

If an application is received outside of the time period noted above, it will not be opened and will be deleted without further consideration.


For More Information

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