Park County Combined Courts closed on 7/11/2024

Law Clerk Applicants

Clerkships at the Colorado Supreme Court are full-time positions for one to two years, typically beginning in August or September each year.  The salary as of July 1, 2024 for clerkships is $5603 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.

Chief Justice Boatright has completed hiring for the 2024-25 term, and he is not accepting clerkship or internship applications at this time.

Questions may be submitted to:  Apply.Boatright@judicial.state.co.us.

Justice Márquez is no longer accepting clerkship applications for the 2025-2026 term.  She is not accepting internship applications at this time.  

Please submit all application materials or questions a to Apply.Marquez@judicial.state.co.us

Justice Hood has completed hiring for the 2025-26 term and is not accepting clerkship applications at this time.  Justice Hood typically reviews applications for the following year’s term starting in March (e.g., he will review applications for the 2026-2027 term in March 2025).  Justice Hood is currently accepting intern applications. 

Please submit all application materials or questions to: Apply.Hood@judicial.state.co.us

 


 

Justice Gabriel has completed his clerkship hiring for the 2024-25 term.

Please submit questions or inquiries about law clerk hiring to Apply.Gabriel@judicial.state.co.us

Justice Gabriel is not accepting internship applications at this time.

Justice Hart is no longer accepting clerkship applications for the 2025-26 term or for Summer 2024 externships.  

Any questions should be submitted to  Apply.Hart@judicial.state.co.us.

Clerkship Applications 

Justice Samour is accepting clerkship applications.  Applicants should indicate in their cover letter which term they are applying for.  Justice Samour reviews applications for the following year’s term starting in July (e.g., he will review applications for the 2024-2025 term in July 2023) and typically extends offers in August.   

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.  Writing samples should reflect the applicant’s own work.  Specifically, the writing sample may not include work that was edited by a supervisor, professor, or other person. Please submit clerkship application materials to Apply.Samour@judicial.state.co.us.

Internship Applications 

Justice Samour is also accepting applications for judicial internships.  Applications should include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.  Letters of recommendation are welcome but not required.  Applicants should indicate in their cover letter whether they are seeking a spring, summer, or fall internship.  Please submit internship application materials to Apply.Samour@judicial.state.co.us

 

Justice Berkenkotter is accepting clerkship applications for the 2024-25 term.  Please submit questions about law clerk hiring to Apply.Berkenkotter@judicial.state.co.us.

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 and any questions to apply.Berkenkotter@judicial.state.co.us

 

Unpaid Internships 

Applications for unpaid intern and externships 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: