The Second Judicial District is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Law Clerk position in the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse in Mason City, IA (District 2A service area). This is intended to be a 12-month clerkship opportunity beginning in August 2024. 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.
All application materials must be received by Friday, February 29, 2024.
Graduation from an accredited law school is required (applicants may apply before they have officially graduated). High standard of academic excellence and considerable experience in legal research and writing are desirable.
Judicial Branch mission:
The Iowa Judicial Branch dedicates itself to providing independent and accessible forums for fair and prompt resolution of disputes, administering justice under law equally to all persons.