Work For the Federal Judiciary

Learn more about becoming a federal law clerk or staff attorney.

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Federal Judiciary

Want to know more about the United States Courts? Learn about the federal judiciary, duties of federal law clerks and staff attorneys, qualifications, salary, and benefits of working with us.

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Explore Your Legal Career

As you begin your legal career, consider gaining valuable experience through a judicial clerkship or staff attorney position with the United States Courts.

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Perspectives on the Law Clerk Application Process

A common myth regarding federal clerkships is that judges only hire graduates of the top 14 law schools. This video challenges that myth and provides insight into the law clerk application process from multiple perspectives including a current Ninth Circuit judge, a law professor and three practicing lawyers -- all of whom are former law clerks from non T-14 schools.

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