The Office of U.S. Senator Alex Padilla offers law clerkships in our Washington D.C. office. Law Clerks’ responsibilities will include conducting research, drafting memoranda, tracking legislation, preparing for committee hearings, evaluating court decisions and legal trends, and assisting counsel with Senator Padilla’s portfolio on the Judiciary Committee.  

Additional Information on Clerkships

The approximate dates for the program will be September 13 to December 17.

*Please note due to the current impact of the pandemic, our 2021 fall clerkship program will likely be remote. The clerkship is open to law school students and recent law school graduates. Priority is given to applicants who reside in California or attend school in California. 


The application deadline is July 23, 2021 by 11:59pm ET.

Please click here to submit your application. All applications must be submitted through the OAM system.  

The application deadline is July 23, 2021

Should you have any questions regarding our clerkships, please do not hesitate to contact us at