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Law Clerk Openings for the Idaho Appellate Courts

Idaho Supreme Court

Justice Gregory Moeller

Next Available:
August 2024
Commitment:
One year required
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume (including class rank and GPA), transcript, and a writing sample (preferably 10-20 pages). The writing sample should be a non-academic writing sample, such as a brief, memorandum in support of a motion, etc., that demonstrates the applicant’s legal analysis and that is not significantly edited by other individuals. Applications will be accepted between January 1, 2023 and May 1, 2023.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Applications may be sent through the mail or emailed to rreider@idcourts.net.

Chief Justice G. Richard Bevan

Next Available:
August 1, 2023
Commitment:
One year required
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume (including class rank and GPA), transcript, any letters of recommendation (up to three), and a writing sample (preferably 10-20 pages). The writing sample should be a non-academic writing sample, such as a brief, memorandum in support of a motion, etc., that demonstrates the applicant’s legal analysis and that is not significantly edited by other individuals. Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Application period for August 2023 term has closed.
Instructions:
Applications may be sent via U.S. Mail or email to: slundberg@idcourts.net.

Justice Colleen Zahn

Next Available:
August 1, 2023
Commitment:
Two-year commitment required
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume (including class rank and GPA following 2L year), transcript, and a second- year writing sample (preferably 10-20 pages). The writing sample should be a legal writing sample, such as a brief, memorandum in support of a motion, etc., that demonstrates the applicant’s legal analysis and that is not significantly edited by other individuals. Applications will be accepted between June 1 – July 31 of the year prior to the clerkship start date.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.

Justice Robyn Brody

Next Available:
August 2024
Commitment:
Two year commitment required.
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample. Accepting applications between February 1 and April 1, 2023.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.

Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Jessica Lorello

Next Available:
No current openings
Commitment:
Two years required
Requirements:
Cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, unedited writing sample, and letters of recommendation. Judge Lorello seeks applicants in the top 20% of the class. Application packets accepted January through May 2022.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.

Judge Amanda K. Brailsford

Next Available:
No current openings
Commitment:
Two-year commitment required
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume, law school transcript, unedited writing sample, and letters of recommendation. Judge Brailsford seeks applicants in the top 20 percent of the class. Application packets accepted January through May 2022.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.

Judge David W. Gratton

Next Available:
No Current Openings
Commitment:
Two years required
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample (with explanation of extent of editing by others, if applicable), and two letters of recommendation. Judge Gratton seeks applicants in the top 20% of class. Application packets accepted January through May 2022.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.

Judge Molly Huskey

Next Available:
No current openings
Commitment:
Two years required
Requirements:
Cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, unedited writing sample, and letters of recommendation. Judge Husky seeks applicants in the top 20% of the class. Application packets accepted January through May 2022.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.
As the Third Branch of Government, we provide access to justice through the timely, fair, and impartial resolution of cases.

 

Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice John R. Stegner
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn



Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge Amanda K. Brailsford

 

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