Join Our Team as a Student Law Clerk

Are you a law student eager to gain hands-on experience in the legal field? We are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Student Law Clerk to join our dynamic team. This is an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in the practical aspects of law, supporting our attorneys with research, document preparation, and case management. Your contributions will directly impact our ability to serve our clients effectively, offering you a unique insight into the workings of a successful legal practice.

Are you ready to be the driving force behind our law firm’s first impression? We’re on the lookout for a dynamic Operations Specialist to become the welcoming face of our organization. As the first point of contact, you’ll play a pivotal role in creating a positive and professional atmosphere for our clients, visitors, callers, and team members. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, excel in client service, and have a knack for multitasking, this might be the perfect opportunity for you! 

Who We Are 

At Wanta Thome, our mission is to empower employees to overcome workplace injustices through compassionate legal advocacy, education, and community support. We further our mission by representing employees in cases related to wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage disputes, and other employment issues. Our dedicated team of legal professionals goes above and beyond, fostering strong relationships with our clients and guiding them through every aspect of their cases with precision and care. Join us on a journey where commitment to our clients isn’t just a value – it’s our driving force.   

Why Join Us? 

Impactful Role: You will be part of a team that changes people’s lives by helping them recover from workplace injustices that have oftentimes devastated their careers and financial stability. 

Positive Environment: Be part of a team where positivity thrives, and your contributions are valued. We believe in fostering a collaborative and vibrant work atmosphere. 

Professional Growth: Unlock opportunities for personal and professional development as you take on diverse responsibilities and challenges in a fast-paced environment. 

Cutting-Edge Firm: Join a forward-thinking firm that values innovation, client satisfaction, and a commitment to excellence. 

Key Responsibilities  

  • Conduct legal research and analysis on various legal issues.
  • Assist in the preparation of legal documents, briefs, and memoranda.
  • Support case preparation by organizing documents and coordinating with the legal team.
  • Attend court proceedings and other legal functions for observational purposes.
  • Perform administrative duties as needed to support the legal team.

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Join us and take the first step towards shaping your career in law.


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited law school
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Be attentive to details – you don’t miss anything. 
  • Be the person others rely on to solve the unsolvable. 
  • Show a natural curiosity for how things work and a passion for improving them. 
  • Excel in adapting and thriving in ever-changing situations. 
  • Demonstrate top-notch collaboration skills – a true team player. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office-based computer programs.   

How our hiring process works

  1. Apply using the form at the bottom of this page, then send an email to telling us why you’d be a great fit for this role.
  1. Phone interview 
  1. Review writing sample 
  1. Hiring manager video interview 
  1. Strengths assessments (Kolbe and PRINT) 
  1. Final interview 
  1. Offer 
  1. Reference and background check 

Why you should work here 

You will become part of an incredibly crafted and unified company culture with an attentive management team and teammates who are truly dedicated to success. 

You will work with people from all departments who are happy to help and teach as you work towards growth. 

You will experience working for an organization that is truly leading the industry and constantly innovating. Complacency is not part of our vocabulary. 

You will be in an environment that is always ready to tackle a new initiative and put creative ideas into action. 

You will grow personally and professionally. Every measure is taken to ensure our team members thrive. Our education program encourages and rewards classes, certifications, book clubs, and trainings. 


100 S 5th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 


$20.00–$22.00 per hour 


We ask that summer law clerks work at least 32 hours per week during regular business hours.

Additional Perks 

Wellness and relaxation room on-site 

Free fully equipped fitness center on-site, including free fitness classes 

Regular custom swag 

Reporting Structure

You’ll be reporting to a Lead Attorney, working collaboratively to ensure the firm’s success.  

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