The Fifteenth Circuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the application and selection process, you are entitled, at no cost to you, certain assistance. Please notify the ADA Coordinator at (561) 355-4380 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call "711."
To apply for position openings, please review the instructions included in the posting description. You must submit a complete application package to be considered for the vacancy. The complete application package must be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed in the position posting. All applicants must include the appropriate number of copies, of their application package, to the Chief of Personnel Services.
Application packages must be received by the 5:00 p.m. on the indicated closing date. Any application received after the closing date, as well as any incomplete application, will not be considered. Please be advised that applying for a vacancy does not guarantee an interview or employment with the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. Additionally, prior to an offer of employment an applicant will be subject to a criminal background as well as verification of the information contain within the application including a minimum of two reference checks.
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Summer Judicial Internship/Externship
May - August 2022
The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications from first and second year law students (1L’s and 2L’s) for summer judicial internships (unpaid) at the Main Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida. The internship is not remote and applicants must be able to work in the physical courthouse location. The internship program will allow the law student to observe first hand the workings of the judiciary and legal community while reinforcing the legal research and writing skills learned in law school. The interns work on criminal and civil appellate matters as well as other research and writing assignments in the areas of civil, criminal, and family law. The interns are given the opportunity to attend trials and hearings, tour local governmental facilities, attend lunch and learns with local attorneys, and learn more about the programs offered in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit.
Undergraduate Summer Intern
The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit is seeking Undergraduate summer interns with an interest in attending law school to support the judiciary and assist with research, case management, trial support, and case file review. Interns will observe court hearings and trials, review cases, draft memoranda, and provide other types of administrative and legal support to the judge whom they are assigned. Students will also attend planned panels, seminars, and lunch & learns to gain knowledge of the court system. This position is based at Palm Beach County Main Courthouse and involves interacting with judges, judicial assistants, clerks, attorneys, law enforcement, courtroom security, witnesses and the general public.
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