Law Clerk Application Information

The current beginning salary for a Law Clerk is $45,556.08 annually. Appointments are 10% below the minimum ($41,008.88 annually) if the individual is not a member of the Florida Bar.

The Fifth District Court of Appeal accepts applications for the position of Law Clerk on a continuous basis. Application packages are kept on file for a year. If an opening occurs, the application package is forwarded to the appropriate judge for review.

An application package should contain a State of Florida application, cover letter, resume, writing sample, and verification of required education (law school and undergraduate transcripts). Copies are accepted.  

Please forward your application package to:

Justine Sierzega 
Deputy Marshal Fifth District Court of Appeal
300 South Beach Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

If you need additional information, you may contact Ms. Sierzega at 386‐947‐1546 or by e‐mail: 

State of Florida applications are accessible by accessing the web site:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call (386)947‐ 1546 in advance. Florida relay service: (Voice) 1‐800‐955‐8770 (TDD) 1‐800‐955‐8771