Extern for Judge Lori K. Smith

Judge Lori K. Smith (Washington State Court of Appeals, Division One) is accepting applications for an unpaid summer externship beginning in mid/late June (with end date flexible).  The extern will primarily assist with research, writing, and drafting and finalizing memoranda and opinions.


To learn more about Judge Smith, please see: https://www.courts.wa.gov/appellate_trial_courts/bios/?fa=atc_bios.display&folderid=div1&fileID=smith


To apply, please email the following to elaine.asaidali@courts.wa.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12:


  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Law school transcript (unofficial is fine)
  • Self-edited writing sample
  • List of two professional references, with contact information
  • One letter of recommendation