Employment Opportunities

There are currently no job openings with the Court of Appeals.

Applications are only accepted for open positions.

Note: Applications for open positions are considered public records under Ohio's Public Records Act. As a public record, applications maintained by the Court are made available to any person requesting to view them.

Special Note to Staff Attorney Applicants.

Each of our six judges has two staff attorneys, who are interviewed and hired by the judge. There are currently no job openings for Staff Attorneys.
The Court does not offer summer internships. Applications for summer externships must be made directly to the judge.

Employment Policy

It is the policy of the First District Court of Appeals of Ohio to recruit and employ individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability or political affiliation. The Court does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities as described in the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the needs of employees and applicants with disabilities. Individuals who file ADA complaints or testify regarding violations are protected from discrimination, threats, coercion, intimidation or interference. The Court affirms its commitment to provide equal employment opportunities as prescribed by all applicable civil rights laws.

The Court's policy is to recruit and employ the best available individuals on the basis of merit, to place them in positions commensurate with their qualifications, and to attempt to make full use of their abilities, while at the same time trying to provide for maximum job satisfaction.