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Judge Timothy J. Kelly's Court Webpage

General Information

The Honorable Timothy J. Kelly
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse
333 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20001

Standing Order

Clerkship Information

  • Judge Kelly employs three one-year clerks and has hired through the 2024-2025 term. Judge Kelly is currently accepting applications for the 2025-2026 term and beyond. He prefers to hire clerks with work experience, either as an appellate clerk or at a law firm.

    Law students and alumni who have access to OSCAR should apply via OSCAR. Applicants without access to OSCAR may also send applications (consisting of a cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and list of references, as a single PDF) to References may send letters of recommendation under separate cover to Please do not send paper applications.

Internship Information

  • Judge Kelly also employs interns. Interns are required to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during academic semesters and 40 hours per week during the summer. Applicants interested in an internship may submit applications to at any time. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and undergraduate transcript.