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
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