Court Employment

The Federal Circuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions.  All submitted applications must include a completed Federal Judicial Branch Application for Employment (pdf).

To learn about working in the federal judiciary, including available benefits, visit the U.S. Courts website (external).

Current Vacancies

Position Opening Date Closing Date
Applications Developer: CAFC 22-11 (pdf) September 15, 2022 Open Until Filled
Term Law Clerk to a Senior Federal Judge: CAFC 22-13 (pdf) December 15, 2022 January 31, 2023

Law Clerk Hiring Plan

Information about the hiring of law clerks by judges of the court is available at the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan page on the Online System for Clerkship Application and Review (OSCAR) site (external), the central online resource for federal law clerk and appellate court staff attorney hiring.