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Law Clerk (Legal Assistant 1 (D5 13047-009)

Date Posted
March 2, 2018
Full Time

Job Details


Friday, March 2, 2018


Fifth Judicial District
Dallas County Courthouse
Des Moines, Iowa


Annual salary $48,401.60
State of Iowa Benefit package


Performs legal research, drafting memoranda, decisions, findings and orders, and other duties as assigned. 

This is intended to be a one-year clerkship opportunity beginning in August 1, 2018 and ending July 31, 2019.  Depending on funding, availability and performance, this clerkship may be extended up to an additional year.


Graduation from an accredited law school is required (applicants may apply before they have officially graduated).  High standard of academic excellence and considerable experience in legal research and writing are desirable.

Contact Information

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, a short writing sample, and a completed “Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment”

Mail application and supporting materials no later than closing date to:

Sherrie Schuck, Assistant District Court Administrator
Polk County Courthouse, Room 402
500 Mulberry Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

Or fax to 515-286-2141

All application materials must be received by Friday, March 23, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.



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