Clerkship Applications

If you are a 2L student, now is the time to start work on your clerkship applications and to strengthen your writing portfolio (beyond the first-year legal writing class work). Law Journal experience is highly valued.

For your information, below is the currently posted status of law clerk positions for the Justices of the Supreme Court. You can find the status of Court of Appeals clerkship openings for each Judge by following this link HERE.

Clerkships at the Colorado Supreme Court are full-time positions for one year beginning in August or September of each year. Each Justice hires their own law clerks. Please see the information provided below for the details on applying for a clerkship in each Justice’s chambers. The current salary for clerkships is $50,064 per year. Applicants must have completed at least 4 semesters of law school prior to submitting application materials.

Chief Justice Michael L. Bender – 720-625-5400
All clerkship positions have been filled.  We are no longer accepting clerkship applications.

Justice Gregory Hobbs – 720-625-5440
Clerkships beginning September 1, 2013 have been filled.
Application requirements: hard copy of resume, cover letter, law school transcripts for at least four semesters (fourth semester grades can be submitted when available), 2 letters of reference. Applicants should be members of a law journal staff.

Justice Nancy Rice – 720-625-5460
Clerkships beginning in the fall of 2013 have been filled.
Application requirements: resume, law school transcripts (1st and 2nd year), writing sample, 3 to 5 letters of reference. Reference letters may be sent separately.

Justice Nathan Coats – 720-625-5420
Clerkships for fall of 2013 have been filled.
Application requirements: resume, law school transcripts (1st and 2nd year), writing sample, 3 to 5 letters of reference. Reference letters may be sent separately.

Justice Allison Eid – 720-625-5430
Clerkships beginning in the fall of 2013 have been filled.  Applications for clerkships beginning in the fall of 2014 are now being accepted.  Application requirements: resume, law school transcripts (1st and 2nd year), writing sample , at least 3 letters of reference. Reference letters may be sent separately.

Justice Monica Márquez – 720-625-5450
Applications for clerkships beginning in the fall of 2014 are now being accepted.  Application requirements: resume, law school transcripts (1st and 2nd year), writing sample, 3 to 5 letters of reference. Transcripts sent without second semester grades should be supplemented as grades become available and reference letters may be sent separately.

Justice Brian D. Boatright – 720-625-5410
Clerkships beginning in the fall of 2013 have been filled.
Application requirements: cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcripts (1st and 2nd year), and 2 to 4 letters of reference.  Reference letters may be sent separately.

Unpaid Internships  

Applications for unpaid internships for Justice Boatright beginning in the summer and fall of 2013 are now being accepted.  Application requirements: cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, writing sample, 2 to 4 letters of reference.  Reference letters may be sent separately.

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