Summer Law Clerk Opportunity — Summer 2024

The Civilian Board of Contract Appeals employs as Law Clerks a select few high-quality law students during the Summer. Summer Law Clerks assist Board Judges by conducting legal research, drafting legal memoranda, preparing analyses of facts, assisting in the preparation of orders and decisions, attending hearings and taking part in mediations.

Job Information


Application Materials

An application package must include the following:

  1. Cover letter stating your reason for seeking a Summer 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 2L applications for Summer 2024 positions from August 15, 2023 until October 1, 2023.

The Board will accept 1L applications for Summer 2024 positions from December 15, 2023 until February 1, 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

Please send inquiries to

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