Law Clerk Recruitment

The New Jersey Judiciary has posted its notice for 2018-2019 law clerkship positions (Court Term from August 25, 2018 through August 31, 2019). There are approximately 480 positions available statewide.

As a New Jersey Judiciary Law Clerk, acquire hands-on experience in a court environment recognized and respected nationally for its progressive and innovative work. Gain valuable insight into the daily activities of judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, trial litigators and the support personnel of the court system while serving the public. Acquire in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legal process that can only be learned by working with a judge.

New Jersey Judiciary Clerkship Application Process

As of June 19, 2017, applicants may apply directly to justices or judges through the Judiciary’s web-based portal. A link to that portal will be posted here as of June 19, 2017. Applications will not be accepted before that date. Applicants will be contacted directly by the justices or judges for interviews on or after June 26, 2017.

To view the New Jersey Judiciary Law Clerk Application and Hiring Process Fact Sheet, please click here.