Maryland Courts


Thank you for your interest in a clerkship with the Maryland Judiciary. If you are interested in clerking for one of our judges, please review the information below.

  • For the Appellate and Circuit Courts, apply directly to each judge in the location where you are interested in working as each individual judge chooses their own law clerk.
    • Here is a complete listing of the Judiciary’s judges.
    • Please see this spreadsheet for some of the Circuit Court Judges and what is required to apply with them.  
    • This link will give you general employment information regarding clerkships in the Appellate and Circuit Courts. 

Current Salaries (effective January 1, 2014):

Appellate Law Clerks $46,879
Appellate Law Clerks  

who stay for a second year in the Appellate Court

Circuit Court Law Clerks  
  Non-Bar Members $39,335
  Maryland Bar Members $45,103
  • For District Court Law Clerk positions apply to the Administrative Judge in each district.  District Court law clerks are Contractual employees.  As a Contractor you may participate in the State Employee and Retiree Health Benefits without State subsidy and in the Maryland Supplemental Retirement Plans (Deferred Compensation and Savings and Investment).

Current Salaries (effective January 1, 2014):

District Court Law Clerks  
  Non-Bar Members $36,189

Maryland Bar Members