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Law Clerk Openings for the Idaho Appellate Courts

Idaho Supreme Court

Justice Gregory Moeller

Next Available:
August 2026
Commitment:
One-year or two-year positions available.
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume (including class rank and GPA), transcript, and a 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 skills in legal writing, research, and analysis. The sample should be the applicant’s own work, with no more than minimal editing by others. Applications for August 2026 law clerk positions will be accepted from January 1, 2025 through May 1, 2025.
Instructions:
Applications may be sent through the mail, emailed to [email protected], or hand-delivered to the clerk’s office. Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Externships: Applications for extern positions (unpaid) will be accepted at any time.

Chief Justice G. Richard Bevan

Next Available:
August 1, 2026
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 2025 term has closed. Applications for externship and internship positions (unpaid) will be accepted at any time.
Instructions:
Applications may be sent via U.S. Mail or email to: [email protected].

Justice Colleen Zahn

Next Available:
August 1, 2025
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 until June 15 of the year prior to the clerkship start date.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Applications may be sent through the mail, hand delivered to the clerk’s office or emailed to: [email protected].

Justice Cynthia K.C. Meyer

Next Available:
August 1, 2025
Commitment:
Two-year commitment 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, 2024 and May 31, 2024.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Applications may be sent through the mail or emailed to [email protected]

Justice Robyn Brody

Next Available:
August 1, 2026
Commitment:
Two year commitment required.
Requirements:
Cover letter, resume (including class rank and GPA), law school transcript, and writing sample (preferably between 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. Accepting applications from February 1 through May 1, 2025.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Applications may be sent through the mail, hand delivered to the clerk’s office or emailed to: [email protected].

Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton

Next Available:
No current openings
Commitment:
Two years
Requirements:
Cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, unedited writing sample, and letters of recommendation. Judge Gratton seeks applicants in the top 30% of the class. Application packets accepted January through June or until the position is filled.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Applications may be sent through the mail, hand delivered to the Clerk’s Office, or emailed to [email protected].

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 30% of the class. Application packets accepted January through May.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Applications may be sent through the mail, hand delivered to the Clerk’s Office, or emailed to [email protected].

Judge Michael P. Tribe

Next Available:
No current openings
Commitment:
Two-year commitment required
Requirements:
Cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, unedited writing sample, and letters of recommendation. Judge Tribe seeks applicants in the top 30% of the class. Application packets accepted January through May.
Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be sent separately. Applications may be sent through the mail, hand delivered to the Clerk’s Office, or emailed to [email protected].

Judge Molly Huskey

Next Available:
No current openings
Commitment:
Two-year commitment required
Requirements:
Cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, and unedited writing sample, and letters of recommendation.  Judge Huskey seeks applicants in the top 30% of the class. Application packets accepted through June 2024 or until positions filled.
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 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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