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Clerkship Information

  • Judge Sullivan employs two term law clerks and one career law clerk.
  • Judge Sullivan is currently accepting applications for openings in April 2025 and October 2025.
  • All prospective applicants should be aware that Judge Sullivan prefers clerkship applicants with at least one year of post-law school legal work experience. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and three letters of reference. Applicants are strongly encouraged to combine the documents into a single PDF for submission. Applicants should submit their applications via email to: Judge_Sullivan_clerkships@dcd.uscourts.gov. Information, communications, and documents other than clerkship applications submitted to Judge_Sullivan_clerkships@dcd.uscourts.gov will be discarded.

Internship Information

  • Judge Sullivan selects interns for the fall, spring and summer terms, and applications may be submitted at any time.
  • Interns are required to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during academic semesters and 40 hours per week during the summer.
  • To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and list of references. Applicants are strongly encouraged to combine the documents into a single PDF for submission. Applicants should submit their applications via email to: Judge_Sullivan_internships@dcd.uscourts.gov. Information, communications, and documents other than internship applications submitted to Judge_Sullivan_internships@dcd.uscourts.gov will be discarded.

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