The Delaware State Courts will be closed Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Only Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County), and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Clerkship Applications for the Court of Chancery


The Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware is accepting clerkship applications for the 2019-2020 term. The deadline for submitting applications is February 15, 2018.

Applications must include:

  1. Clerkship Application
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Resume
  4. Transcript
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Letters of recommendation (2 minimum)

Please send copies of the set of materials listed above for each of the judges with whom you are applying for a clerkship to the following address:

Attn: Michelle Simione
Court of Chancery
Leonard L. Williams Justice Center
500 North King Street, Suite 11400
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Applicants are encouraged to apply early and should supplement their applications with additional grades and other material information that becomes available after their initial submissions. Interviews generally will be conducted on a rolling basis beginning in March 2018. If you have any questions, please call Michelle Simione at (302) 255-0508.