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Term Law Clerk for the Honorable Richard A. Jones

United States Courts

The Honorable Richard A. Jones

United States District Court, Western District of Washington

700 Stewart Street, Suite 13128

Seattle, Washington 98101


Contact: Juanita Clemente


Positions will be posted on OSCAR from August 20, 2021 until filled


Judge Richard A. Jones is accepting applications for TWO one-year term law clerk positions starting in 2022. Terms are available to start in April 2022 and July 2022. Exact start date to be determined and can be adjusted based on the Court’s need and agreement of parties. There may be an opportunity to extend the term at the completion of one year. Video call screening and in -person interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.


At the time of application consideration, candidates MUST have one year or more of post-graduate work experience in a high volume, production-oriented work environment and/or prior clerkship experience. Ideal candidate has both; preferably a prior clerkship experience with an Article III District Court judge. CURRENT LAW STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES SHOULD NOT APPLY.


Please combine application materials into one pdf document and email to Juanita Clemente or send materials to Juanita Clemente via regular mail to the address above. Materials required:

• Cover letter (See NOTE below)

• Resume

• Law school transcript

• One writing sample

• List of three references with contact information (At least one work reference)

NOTE: Each applicant shall identify any prior work experience (including name of firm or judge, the number of years worked, the location/district, and bar memberships) in the first paragraph of their cover letter. The court will disregard any application that fails to include/address this information. Your cover letter should also indicate the 2022 starting months or both that you are interested in applying for and your specific interest in clerking for Judge Jones. Thank you.

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