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Law Clerk 1 (D3 13047-001)

Date Posted
January 11, 2021
Full Time

Job Details


Monday, January 11, 2021

Position Title

Law Clerk 1


Woodbury County Courthouse
620 Douglas St
Sioux City, IA  51101


Annual salary $50,939.20
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits


Employees in this position perform research and administrative functions for multiple judges. Knowledge of substantive and procedural law and statutes applicable to jurisdiction of the district court. Ability to interact with the public, judges, attorneys, and government officials in a variety of situations and circumstances. Ability to formulate and express ideas on complex technical and legal subjects clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
This is intended to be a clerkship opportunity beginning March 1, 2021, or earlier if available, and ending March 1, 2022.  Depending on funding, availability, and performance, this clerkship may be extended up to an additional year.


Graduation from an accredited law school is required.  High standard of academic excellence and considerable experience in legal research and writing are desirable.
Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The Iowa Judicial Branch is an E-Verify employer.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume, Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment, transcripts and short writing sample may be emailed to
Please add "Law Clerk - Woodbury County" in the subject line of your email.

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.


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