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Vacancy Announcement 24-1 - Term Law Clerk

Judge David L. Bissett, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, is
seeking qualified applicants for the position of Term Law Clerk. The term law clerk researches issues of
law, attends court proceedings, acts as a legal advisor, and makes recommendations based on the law to
Judge David L. Bissett. The term law clerk is responsible for drafting memoranda opinions and complex
orders, providing guidance for the procedural management of the court’s caseload, drafting local rules
of practice, local forms, form orders, and notices. The term law clerk is expected to answer questions
from the Clerk, Chief Deputy, and case administrators, and respond to counsel and the public regarding
court procedures and local or national rules.

Please See Vacancy Announcement For Additional Information


Your Employee Rights and How to Report Wrongful Conduct

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia is an equal opportunity employer. 

Employment Dispute Resolution Plan

Judicial Conduct and Disability Act

Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings

Judicial Conduct and Disability Complaint Form


EDR Coordinators:
Kelly Fry, WVND Human Resources Administrator 


Director of Workplace Relations:
Geetha Ravindra, Director of Workplace Relations


National Office of Judicial Integrity


To view the Judiciary's employment database,  go to

For information on law clerk openings, use the Online System for Clerkship Application & Review (OSCAR)