Judicial Clerkship Opportunity at the Superior Court of the U.S. Virgin Islands

2023-2024 Term Judicial Clerkship Opportunity with the Honorable Kathleen Y. Mackay of the Superior Court of the United States Virgin Islands

Clerk for a trial court judge in America’s Paradise! The Honorable Kathleen Y. Mackay of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands is accepting applications for a judicial clerkship to begin mid-August 2023.

Duties include research and drafting memorandum opinions on a variety of issues in criminal and civil cases. The clerkship is for one year. The Superior Court reimburses law clerks for relocation expenses up to $2,000. Applicant must be a graduate from an accredited law school, by the start date for this position.

If you are interest in the position please reach out to Mia Kontnik to be connected with a alum who is currently in the position.


Application Instructions:

To apply, send a resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and cover letter to: kathleen.mackay@vicourts.org. If by mail, direct your cover letter to the attention of the Honorable Kathleen Y. Mackay, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, P.O. Box 70, St. Thomas, VI 00804. Additional application documents may be requested. Information about the Superior Court can be found at vicourts.org. Applicants are encouraged to apply by email. The deadline for applications is June 1, 2023.



  • Long-term & full-time


  • Entry Level 0-3 years

Bar membership required

  • Never

Legal Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Liability
  • Landlord/ Tenant
  • Real Estate/ Land Use
  • Regulatory Affairs


  • Adjudication


  • $56k – $70k/year


  • Charlotte AmalieUnited States
By Mia Kontnik
Mia Kontnik