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Law Clerk 3, Iowa Supreme Court (SCA 13049-003)

Date Posted
July 21, 2020
Full Time

Job Details


Tuesday, July 21, 2020


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


Annual salary $59,280.00
State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Law Clerk 3 for the Iowa Supreme Court, Justice Dana Oxley.  Position is intended to be a term clerkship opportunity beginning in August 2021.


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.

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.

Email application materials in .pdf format to: with a copy to:

Or mail application and supporting materials to:

Iowa Supreme Court
Attn. Hon. Dana Oxley
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 21, 2020.



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