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Idaho Judiciary Career Opportunities

Lady JusticeFar and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

          ~~Theodore Roosevelt

Working for the Idaho Courts combines the ideals, challenges, and rewards of public service. When you join our team, you will be provided opportunities for a career that is about believing in what you do and making a positive impact on your community—it's a career that makes you proud, a career with distinction.


Current Judiciary Openings


If you are interested in applying to our job openings, please complete job application by clicking on “Current Career Opportunities” or you may choose to copy and paste the following URL into your browser. Additionally, cover letters and résumés may be attached to the online employment application.


Qualified veterans will receive preferential treatment in accordance with Idaho State Law (Title 65 Chapter 5). If you are claiming veterans preference please complete the Veterans Preference Form below and submit this form along with your online application materials.

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Current Judiciary Openings

Law Clerks (Multiple)

The Idaho Supreme Court and Court of Appeals are accepting applications for Law Clerk positions. For more information on the requirements and instructions for each chamber, please visit our Law Clerk Openings page by clicking here.

Other Court Openings

District Court Staff Attorney/Law Clerk (Judge Berecz)

The District Court Staff Attorney/Law Clerk performs highly responsible law clerk work for the District Judge, Magistrate Judges, and other court personnel relating to the administration of the district court, under the supervision and direction of the District Judge. In the role of an attorney, the staff attorney/Law Clerk advises the judge on administrative and ethical issues. To learn more please visit This position is open until filled. 

Fifth Judicial District Law Clerk - Judge Emory

This is a full-time position as Law Clerk for the Honorable Rosemary Emory. Judge Emory is a district judge in Idaho's Fifth Judicial District, chambered in Jerome, Idaho. She also travels to the Gooding County and Twin Falls Courthouse on a regular basis. The Clerkship is for a term of one to two years. Law Clerks will obtain experience writing and editing judicial opinions, conducting research on a variety of legal topics, and observing courtroom proceedings. This is a writing intensive position, and the clerk can expect to draft and edit numerous decisions and judgements. Law Clerks must have a basic understanding of procedural rules, criminal law and civil law. Work is performed in an office and courtroom setting. To apply please click here. 

Law Clerk/Staff Attorney - Judge Barton

District Judge Peter G. Barton is currently accepting applications for a law clerk (also called a staff attorney) in the Ada County Courthouse. The start of the term is negotiable for a date before August 9. The end of the term is also negotiable. Candidates must have strong legal research and writing skills. Applications should be submitted no later than June and should include a cover letter and resume. Please submit your application to Sandra Barrios, Trial Court Administrator, 200 W. Front Street, Boise, Idaho 83702 or via email [email protected] 

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn
Justice Cynthia K.C. Meyer

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge Michael P. Tribe



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