Summer Clerk

MSBA Business Law Section Summer Clerk 2021

Applications Due: Wednesday, May 12 5:00 PM to

The Business Law Section (BLS) of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s mission is to draft, propose, and review legislation and monitor legal developments in specific areas of business law.  The Section’s work is done through 9 substantive committees of business law including: Banking Law, Business and Professional Corporations, Cooperatives, Franchising and Product Distribution, Nonprofit Corporations, Partnerships & Limited Liability Companies, Private Business Governance, Securities Law and the Uniform Commercial Code.  Members of the Business Law Section and it substantive committees are business law lawyers from all of over the state.   

Position:  MSBA Business Law Section – Summer Clerk

Description: Current law student who will work with each substantive committee of the BLS on various research and other projects that forward the mission of the BLS.  This work will include:

•    Working with leadership of the substantive committees to create substantial legal related content for the BLS website and other publications and activities;

•    Assisting leadership of the BLS to create a process to develop and deliver regular newsletters, post and blogs to increase member value to the members of the BLS; and 

•    Attending meetings and other events with BLS members to the extent applicable


•    Interested candidates should have a demonstrable interest in business law and potentially becoming a business law lawyer; 

•    Strong written and communication skills;

•    Ability to work semi-independently on multiple projects.

Place of work: Summer Clerk will be hosted in-person and remote, depending on circumstances, at the firm of a member of BLS. For the summer of 2021, the law firm is located in downtown Minneapolis.

Hours and Time Frame:  Approximately 30 hours per week for Summer of 2021, with an estimate of 8 to 10 weeks of service, depending on schedules.  

Compensation: $20 per hour.  

Application deadline: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:00 pm

How to apply:  Interested applicants should send their resume and statement of interest to: Kara Haro, Section Services Director,

Application review process:  Applications will be reviewed by a Clerkship Committee of the BLS and the winning applicant will be selected by the Business Law Section Council, no later than Wednesday, May 19, 2021. 

Any questions should be directed to Kara Haro: