Court Job Postings
Trial Court and Appeals Court
To apply for a position within the Trial Court or Appeals Court, a candidate must apply online through our online applicant tracking software during the posting period and submit the online application no later than the end of the day on the closing date of the posting. To see more information about current job openings in the Trial Court and Appeals Court, visit the Trial Court and Appeals Court Employment Page.
Supreme Judicial Court
There is currently one job opportunity for a Legal Publishing Specialist at the Office of the Reporter of Decisions (Posted July 20, 2017)
Click here to view other job opportunities in the Massachusetts Court System.
Judgeships & Clerk-Magistrate Positions
Law clerks are law school graduates who assist one or more justices with research and writing responsibilities. The Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court hire law clerks for a specified period of time and each court has its own application process.
Supreme Judicial Court
The Supreme Judicial Court will begin accepting applications for law clerk positions on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, for the court term that begins on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, and ends on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, September 29, 2017. To view application requirements and to find out more information about what the position entails, click here.
Beginning August 1, 2017, the Appeals Court will accept applications for the 2018-2019 court year. Learn more.
Law Clerk positions in the various Trial Court departments are posted at different times throughout the year. Please be sure to check the Trial Court Employment page for open positions.
The Judicial Nominating Committee posts vacancy lists on the Judicial Vacancies web page including:
For information and updates about judicial vacancies, applications, and instructions, visit the Judicial Nominating Commission section of the Governor website.
At times, each court posts openings for internship positions. Check here if you are interested in being considered for an internship or want information about internship opportunities. Learn more
Court Interpreter Positions
For information about Contract & Per Diem positions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail for the Office of Court Interpreters at 617-878-0343.
The Human Resources Department provides assistance to Trial Court employees in addressing the employment issues that affect today's work environment. Learn More