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Law Clerk 3, Iowa Supreme Court (SCA 13049-001)

Date Posted
July 16, 2019
Full Time

Job Details


Tuesday, July 16, 2019


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


Annual salary $58,052.80
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Law Clerk 3 for the Iowa Supreme Court, Justice Christopher McDonald.  This is intended to be a term clerkship opportunity beginning in August 2020.


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, high standard of academic excellence, considerable legal research, and experience writing for a legal journal are required.

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.

Email application materials to:

Or mail application and supporting materials to:

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

Posting Close Date

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on August 16, 2019, or until the position is filled, whichever is later.



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