Other Resources

Other Resources

Information on which Courts have Available Clerkships

These sites can be used as a beginning point to research available clerkships, but keep in mind that the information you find here may not be completely accurate or up to date.

Federal Law Clerk Information System – Information about many Federal judges accepting applications both through OSCAR and on paper.

Northwest Consortium Judicial Clerkship Database – Consortium of Northwest law schools. Database includes information on federal and state clerkships organized by location. Contact CPD for the username and password.

Preparing Your Materials

CPD Pages on Preparing a Clerkship Application and general pages on preparing Resumes and Cover Letters.

Insider Advice on Landing Judicial Clerkships – Law review article on how to land a clerkship written by a Third Circuit Judge and two clerks.

Federal Court Clerkships

OSCAR System – The online application system used by the majority of Federal judges. You will need to register as a user before you can begin researching judges. Click on the “applicant registration” tab and fill in the information requested.

Judicial Biographies – This is a great site for researching judges to find ones that would be a good fit, whether ideologically, by temperament, interests, or otherwise.

State Court Clerkships

o    Washington Supreme Court (Olympia): Clerkship Information and Justice Bios
o    Washington Court of Appeals – Division I (Seattle): Clerkship Information and Judge Bios
o    Washington Court of Appeals – Division II (Tacoma): Clerkship Information and Judge Bios
o    Washington Court of Appeals – Division III (Spokane): Clerkship Information and Judge Bios

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