Part-Time Law Clerks

AFSCME's Office of the General Counsel provides in-house legal representation to the AFSCME International Union and its affiliates throughout the country. Law clerks assist in initiating and defending litigation to safeguard the interests of the union and in providing counsel on diverse matters such as organizing campaigns, traditional labor and employment law, questions of constitutional law, legislative and policy advocacy, and campaign finance and political law.

AFSCME is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and full participation, both within the union and in society as a whole. Diverse candidates, including women, people of color, people with fluent bilingual skills, people who are LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

Interested students should email a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and a transcript to the Hiring Committee at, and Applicants may also send materials to:

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO
Office of the General Counsel
1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: Hiring Committee