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Law Clerk 1 (D5 13047-007)

Date Posted
August 1, 2019
Full Time

Job Details


August 1, 2019

Position Location

Dallas County Courthouse
801 Court Street
Adel, IA 50003

Position Title

Law Clerk 1


$49,899.20 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

The Fifth Judicial District is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Law Clerk position.  This is intended to be a clerkship opportunity beginning in August 2019 and ending July 2020.  Depending on funding, availability, and performance, this clerkship may be extended up to an additional year. 

Employees in this position perform research and administrative functions for multiple judges.  Knowledge of substantive and procedural law and statutes applicable to jurisdiction of the district court.  Ability to interact with the public, judges, attorneys, and government officials in a variety of situations and circumstances.  Ability to formulate and express ideas on complex technical and legal subjects clearly and concisely, orally, and in writing.


Graduation from an accredited law school is required.  High standard of academic excellence and considerable experience in legal research and writing are desirable. 

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume,  writing sample, transcripts, and references and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment can be emailed to:

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by August 21, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.



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