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To receive upcoming Judicial Vacancy Notices and deadline reminders, sign up here.

Do you have questions about the judicial application process?

JNC’s Executive Director is holding open conference calls explaining and answering questions about the judicial application process on the dates/times below. Simply dial in to (641) 715-3580, enter the access code 234-613#, listen to the overview, and ask any questions you may have. No need to register or RSVP.

Open Judicial Vacancy Process Conference Call Schedule:

  • Wednesday, March 8 at 12 pm
  • Tuesday, April 4 at 9 am
  • Tuesday, May 2 at 4 pm
  • Wednesday, June 7 at 12 pm
  • Additional dates may be scheduled if additional vacancies arise.

Current Judicial Vacancies

Current judicial vacancies are listed below.

NEW:   DC Superior Court, Hon. Gregory E. Jackson

 Applications due:  April 27, 2017 (noon)
 Public Comments due:  May 30, 2017
  Letters of support due:  May 30, 2017

District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Hon. Chief Judge Eric T. Washington

Application period CLOSED
Public Comments due: March 27, 2017

Applying for more than one judicial vacancy? Simply submit a single application (JNC Form 21), and state in your cover letter the vacancies for which you are applying. If you previously applied, you may be eligible to use the short-form application (JNC Form 21A), or to apply with a letter of interest. Read the instructions on that form, or contact JNC, to see if you qualify.