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Clerkships at the Colorado Supreme Court are full-time positions for one to two years, typically beginning in August or September of each year.  The current salary for clerkships is $4934 per month.  Each Justice hires his/her own law clerks, typically about 12-18 months in advance.  To apply, unless indicated otherwise below, please submit a cover letter, your resume, your law school transcript reflecting at least three semesters of grades, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.  Writing samples should reflect only the applicant’s own work and should not have been edited by anyone else.  Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.  Application materials should be submitted to each Justice separately at the email address indicated below.
 
Colorado Supreme Court
2 East 14th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203

Chief Justice Brian Boatright - 720-625-5410

Chief Justice Boatright has hired law clerks for the 2023–24 term.

With questions or concerns, please contact Tim Maffett, Law Clerk & Judicial Assistant, at Apply.Boatright@judicial.state.co.us.

 

Justice Monica Márquez - 720-625-5450

Justice Márquez has hired for the 2023–24 term.

Please submit any questions to Apply.Marquez@judicial.state.co.us.

 

Justice William W. Hood, III - 720-625-5400

Justice Hood has hired law clerks for the 2023–24 term.

Justice Hood will accept applications for Spring 2023 internships beginning in October 2022.  Please submit application materials toApply.Hood@judicial.state.co.us

 

Justice Richard Gabriel - 720-625-5440

Justice Gabriel has hired law clerks for the 2023 -24 term.

 

Justice Melissa Hart - 720-625-5430

Justice Hart is accepting applications for the 2023-24 term. 

Justice Hart will accept applications for fall externships beginning in May 2022.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.  Writing samples should reflect the applicant’s own work and should not have been edited by anyone else.  Applications should be submitted to Apply.Hart@judicial.state.co.us.

 

Justice Carlos Samour- 720-625-5460

Justice Samour is accepting applications for the 2023–24 term. To apply, please email your application materials to Apply.Samour@judicial.state.co.us

 

Justice Maria Berkenkotter - 720-625-5420

Justice Berkenkotter is accepting clerkship applications for the 2023-24 term.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample of ten pages or less, and three letters of recommendation.  Writing samples should reflect the applicant’s own work.  Please submit application materials to Apply.Berkenkotter@judicial.state.co.us .

 

Unpaid Internships 
Applications for unpaid internships are being accepted.  Applications need to be sent to each individual Justice. Application requirements: cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample. References may be included.

 

The Colorado Judicial Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Concerns or questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunities in the Colorado Judicial Department should be sent to:

Steven Vasconcellos
State Court Administrator
1300 Broadway
 Denver, Colorado 80203

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