Law Clerk Recruitment

The New Jersey Judiciary will post its notice for 2019-2020 law clerkship positions (Court Term from August 26, 2019 through August 31, 2020) shortly. 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 18, 2018, applicants may apply directly to justices or judges through the Judiciary’s web-based portal. To set up an account in the portal, please click here. Applications will not be accepted before that date. Applicants will be contacted directly by the justices or judges for interviews on or after June 25, 2018.

Once you have an account, you can login to the portal with your User ID and Password to apply directly to New Jersey Judiciary Law Clerk opportunities by clicking here. Please visit the portal often as additional opportunities may be added.

Applicants will be contacted directly by the justices or judges for interviews on or after June 25, 2018.

Questions? Contact us at LawClerkFAQmailbox@njcourts.gov