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Law Clerk 1 (D6 13047)

Date Posted
October 6, 2021
Full Time

Job Details


Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Position Title

Law Clerk 1
(two positions available)


Linn County Courthouse
51 Third Ave Bridge
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


Annual salary $51,500.80
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits


Perform research and administration functions for the judges of the District Court. This clerkship opportunity is available beginning in January, 2022. 


Drafts rulings and orders on judge’s direction.         

Researches substantive legal issues for judges.

Assists the administrative judge with the motion calendar.

Attends court proceedings at the request of the judge.

Performs other related work as required.


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

All applicants must complete an Iowa Judicial Branch Application.  Resume and cover letter may be attached.  Forward application and supporting materials to:

Posting Close Date

Application materials must be received by Friday, October 29, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.



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