Allen Circuit Court


Position Available:  Judicial Clerkship with the Allen Circuit Court

Employer:                 Allen Circuit Court

                                  Judge Thomas J. Felts

Address:                   Allen County Courthouse

                                  715 S. Calhoun St.

                                  Fort Wayne, IN  46802

Contact Person:     Eric Zimmerman

                                  Director of Court Services     


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                                 (please submit application materials to this email address) 

Resumes accepted from 3L students who are candidates for the Summer, 2018 Indiana Bar Exam.

Candidates must include

Transcript, Writing Sample, and References

 Materials can be submitted electronically, but no later than December 15, 2017.


 Fact Sheet

The following contains general information concerning the judicial clerkship position with the Allen Circuit Court.

  • Term of Appointment:  August 6, 2018 – August 9, 2019
  • Salary: (2018) Not less than $1,782 bi-weekly
  • Candidate must pass the Summer, 2018 Indiana bar exam in order to retain clerkship appointment

Work Day:

The Allen Circuit Court, a court of general jurisdiction, is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. until 4:30p.m., Monday-Friday.  This position will clerk for Judge Felts, the two (2) Circuit Court Magistrates, and is an integral part of the management team. The ideal candidate will have outstanding legal research and writing skills, have the ability to arbitrate cases, as well as perform various legal duties normally associated with the Court once passing the bar in Indiana.  All employees are expected to promptly observe starting times. Trials may occasionally go beyond the normal closing time requiring the law clerk to remain while the Court is in session.

Other Benefits:

Medical Insurance - Allen County offers a variety of plans for group medical insurance.

Paid Holidays - according to the schedule approved by the Allen Circuit Court Judge.

Additional days off (for vacation, illness, interviews, etc.) during term of appointment.