The employment of Research Assistants (Law Clerks) for the members of the appellate judiciary is governed by Tenn. Code Ann. §and § . The employment of research assistants also is governed by Tenn. Code Ann. § .
Additional qualifications and/or conditions of employment are as follows:
I, _______________________, Research Assistant to Judge ____________________, certify:
a.that I have read and fully understand Rule 5 of the Tennessee Supreme Court;
b.that I will devote my full time, during regular working hours, to the performance of my official duties as Research Assistant;
c.that I will not engage in the practice of law as defined in Rule, during the term of my employment, except as permitted under Rule 5.
This the _____ day of _________________, 20 ____.
Tenn. R. Sup. Ct. 5