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Law Clerk 3, Iowa Supreme Court (SCA 13049-010)

Date Posted
June 4, 2021
Full Time

Job Details


Friday, June 4, 2021

Position Title

Law Clerk 3


Judicial Branch Building
1111 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319


Annual salary $59,280.00
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Law Clerk 3 for the Iowa Supreme Court, Chief Justice Susan Christensen. This position is a clerkship opportunity beginning in August 2022 for the Iowa Supreme Court's 2022-2023 term.


Conduct legal research, draft memoranda, prepare case summaries, and review opinions to assist Chief Justice Christensen with the disposition of cases.


Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school prior to August 2022 is required.  Applicants should have excellent academic credentials and outstanding writing and research skills.

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 for Employment.  Applicants must also submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and three references.  The application materials should be in .pdf format.

Application and supporting materials may be emailed to:

Or mailed to:

Iowa Supreme Court
Attn. Hon. Chief Justice Susan Christensen
Judicial Branch Building
1111 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319

Posting Close Date

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on July 30, 2021, or until the position is filled.

Select applicants will be contacted after the closing date to schedule an interview. 



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