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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Nevada Supreme Court. Below are links to a variety of job opportunities. Choose the type of position that you are seeking, search for jobs, view job announcements, and apply.

The Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, administers Nevada's judicial branch. More than 150 employees perform the tasks required to support Nevada's judiciary.

The Nevada Supreme Court offers a diverse range of job opportunities in various fields to support the functioning of the judicial branch. Some examples of the unique jobs available may include:

  • Fiscal: Handling financial and accounting matters related to the court's operations.
  • Attorneys: Providing legal advice, conducting research, and representing the court in legal matters.
  • Business Analysts: Analyzing and improving court processes and systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • IT: Developing and maintaining software and hardware applications used within the court system.
  • Educators: Providing training and educational programs for judges, court staff, and other personnel
  • Administrative Assistants: Assisting court staff with administrative tasks, managing calendars, and organizing court proceedings.

These are just a few examples, and there may be other job roles available within the Nevada Supreme Court. By exploring our job listings, you can discover specific positions that match your skills and interests.

As vacancies within the Nevada Supreme Court become available, they are posted on our website. It's advisable to regularly check the website to stay updated on new opportunities. This way, you can be aware of any job openings and apply for positions that align with your interests and qualifications.

To view a list of current openings and to complete the application process, click here.

Appellate Clerkships

Appellate clerkships provide law school graduates with a valuable and unique opportunity to work closely with Justices or Judges at the highest level of the judicial system. Clerkships in the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals offer an exceptional learning experience and exposure to the intricacies of appellate law.

Here are a few reasons why appellate clerkships are considered highly sought-after and beneficial for law school graduates:

  • In-depth legal research and writing: Clerks assist Justices or Judges in researching legal issues, drafting opinions, and analyzing complex legal arguments. This experience enhances their skills in legal research, writing, and analysis.
  • Exposure to appellate proceedings: Clerks have the opportunity to observe appellate proceedings, including oral arguments and case deliberations. This exposure provides a unique insight into the appellate process and the workings of the court.
  • Mentorship and networking: Clerks work closely with Justices or Judges, receiving guidance and mentorship from experienced legal professionals. This relationship can be invaluable for future career opportunities and professional networking.
  • Prestige and reputation: Appellate clerkships are highly regarded within the legal community. The experience gained and the association with esteemed Justices or Judges can enhance a law school graduate's credentials and open doors to future career prospects.
  • Professional growth: The rigorous nature of appellate work challenges clerks to develop critical thinking, legal analysis, and writing skills. This experience helps in honing their abilities and preparing them for future legal endeavors.

Our clerkships are paid and generally last a year to two years depending on individual Justice or Judge preference. Bar licensure is not required. We have immediate and upcoming opportunities available in both Carson City and Las Vegas.

If you are interested in applying for a Clerkship with the Supreme Court of Nevada or the Court of Appeals, click here

The Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Supreme Court complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the judicial branch has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Supreme Court expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. This includes maintaining a work environment free from discrimination, including sexual harassment, for all employees. The Supreme Court is committed to maintaining a positive work environment, ensuring all employees are treated with dignity, respect, and courtesy.