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Law Clerk Hiring

Information may be found at:
Online System for Clerkship Application and Review (OSCAR)

Also see additional information regarding law clerk hiring for the following judges:

Chief Judge Robinson
  • Please see position availability posted on OSCAR.

    Application materials should include: a resume, cover letter, writing sample, letters of recommendation, and a transcript. Applications should be submitted through OSCAR.

    We will consider students ranked in the top 25% of the class. Preference given to applicants with law review or other writing experience, and with ties to the State of Kansas.

Judge Murguia
  • Judge Murguia does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Judge Melgren
  • Please see position availability posted on OSCAR (https://oscar.uscourts.gov/).

    Application materials should include: a resume, cover letter, writing sample, letters of recommendation, and a transcript, with an indication of approximate class rank. Applications should be submitted through OSCAR.

    We will consider students ranked in the top 25% of the class. Preference given to applicants with law review or other writing experience, and with ties to the State of Kansas.

Judge Crabtree
  • Judge Crabtree does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Senior Judge Crow
  • Judge Crow does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Senior Judge Lungstrum
  • Judge Lungstrum does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Senior Judge Vratil
  • Chief Judge Vratil does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Senior Judge Marten
  • Please see position availability posted on OSCAR.

    Preference will be given to candidates in the top 50% of the class and with a tie to the State of Kansas.

    Application materials should include: a resume, a short legal writing sample not to exceed 5-7 pages, and a cover letter stating the following:

    • Why the applicant is seeking a clerkship, why she or he would fit well with the District of Kansas, and what sets the applicant apart from other applicants.
    • Approximate class rank

    Application materials may be submitted via OSCAR, hard copy or email.

Chief Magistrate Judge O'Hara
  • Chief Judge O’Hara does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Magistrate Judge Sebelius
  • For information on position availability and application procedures, please refer to OSCAR.

Magistrate Judge Gale
  • Judge Gale does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Magistrate Judge James
  • Magistrate Judge James does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Magistrate Judge Birzer
  • Judge Birzer does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.

Magistrate Judge Rushfelt
  • Judge Rushfelt does not anticipate any vacancies at this time.