Pro Bono Law Clerk

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 600 attorneys and over 1,000 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

We are looking for a Pro Bono Law Clerk for the 2020-21 academic year to join our team in Taft’s Minneapolis office.

We are seeking a Pro Bono Law Clerk for the 2020-21 academic year in the Minneapolis office. Pro Bono Law Clerks work directly with attorneys on a variety of pro bono matters.  Prior Pro Bono Law Clerks have worked on appellate cases, immigration cases, intellectual property matters, nonprofit matters, and in legal clinics.  If interested, the Pro Bono Law Clerk may be eligible to participate in the student practice of law.

The Pro Bono Law Clerk is a volunteer part-time position (approximately 10 hours per week) with flexibility to accommodate class schedules each semester.  The Pro Bono Law Clerk position will be for the duration of the academic year. Candidates must be law students during the 2020-21 academic year. Please submit a cover letter and resume, and if possible, a law school transcript.

Eligibility for academic credit depends on the candidate’s law school and will be handled by the candidate.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Interested candidates should apply by sending the required materials to Alycen Cummings at

Taft is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.