U.S. District Court

The U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington serves as the federal trial court for the portion of the State of Washington west of the Cascade Mountain range and from the Oregon border to the Canadian border. The eastern part of the state is served by the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. Cases from the Western District of Washington are appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mar 09, 2023
Full time
$76,860 - $168,283 yearly
U.S. District Court
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington seeks a Career Law Clerk and two Term Law Clerks from all backgrounds for incoming United States District Judge Jamal N. Whitehead in Seattle, Washington.  The start date for the positions is pending Judge Whitehead’s appointment but is anticipated to be late April 2023.  These positions are full-time (80 hours per two-week period). Law Clerks work closely with the Judge on civil and criminal litigation filed in District Court.  Law clerks conduct research and prepare drafts of opinions and orders and have the opportunity to work on various long-term projects, be involved in courtroom proceedings, and assist in the development of a judicial extern program.  The Career Law Clerk will also be responsible for administrative duties in chambers, will assist in running chambers, and will assist in oversight for externs. Qualifications Candidates must be graduates of an accredited law school. Candidates for the...