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Law Clerk 3, Iowa Supreme Court (SCA 13049-008)

Date Posted
October 16, 2020
Full Time

Job Details


Friday, October 16, 2020

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, Justice Brent Appel.  This position is a clerkship opportunity beginning in Fall 2021.


The law clerk will conduct legal research, draft memoranda, prepare case summaries, and review opinions to assist the justice with the disposition of cases.


Graduation from an ABA-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 for Employment.  Applicants must also submit a resume, cover letter, transcripts, references, and a writing sample.

Mail application and supporting materials to:

Iowa Supreme Court
Attn. Hon. Brent Appel
Judicial Branch Building
1111 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319

Or email application materials to:


Posting Close Date

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on November 16, 2020, or until the position is filled, whichever is later.



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