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Employment Opportunities

Magistrate Judge (Rochester) – The U.S. District Court is soliciting applications from qualified attorneys to fill a vacancy available January 4, 2025, at the Rochester, NY courthouse. Click here for the full position description, application, and useful resources.

Systems Analyst - The Western District of New York seeks a mission-driven professional to serve as a full-time Systems Analyst on-site at the Buffalo divisional office of the United States District Court Office of the Clerk.

For Judiciary employment opportunities, please visit:

  • U.S. Courts Career Opportunities
  • Law clerk and staff attorney positions are sometimes, but not always, posted on OSCAR. Interested applicants are encouraged to review each individual judge's page on this website for chambers-specific information regarding future law clerk opportunities.
  • Those law students interested in internships should check for intern information located on each judge’s page. Not all judges accept interns, and the specific requirements for those that do can be found there.

AO78 Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment

Know Your Employee Rights and How to Report Wrongful Conduct

For a copy of the Judiciary's Code of Conduct, please click the below link:

Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees

For additional ethics and judicial conduct guidance governing employees, interns, externs, and other volunteer court employees refer to Advisory Opinions 111 and 112.  Additional Advisory Opinions are available upon request.

Total Compensation 

The Judiciary is committed to attract the highest caliber of talent.  While salary is a primary consideration for most prospective candidates, other employer benefits and their value may be far less visible, yet just as important.  Please be advised that the below information is simply an illustration of how the Judiciary may support an eligible employee through contributions to benefits.  These illustrations are not designed for a specific position and they do not reflect actual salary or potential benefit variances.  Finally, the data is based on national averages.