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  • Strategy for Scheduling Clerkship Interview

    October 20, 2022

    The first step is to respond promptly to an interview invitation. Usually invitations will come by phone or email so be sure to monitor both. Although you…

  • Restrictions Based on Ethics Rules

    October 20, 2022

    Judges’ law clerks are subject to official and unofficial rules restricting their conduct. While some of the rules are obvious (e.g., don’t accept bribes), others…

  • Preparing for Clerkship Interview

    October 20, 2022

    Before going to your interview, prepare! As with any job, the more research and thinking you do beforehand, the better you will be able to…

  • Post-Clerkship Employment

    October 20, 2022

    Judge’s Policy If you do not know already, ask your judge what, if any, policy he or she has regarding your contacts with potential future…

  • Offer from Law Firm While Seeking Clerkship

    October 20, 2022

    Of course firms can vary but we have found most firms – especially large ones – to be fairly accommodating about clerkships. Above all, be…

  • Clerkship Reporting, Evaluations, and Notifications

    October 20, 2022

    Clerkship Interview Reports Many applicants are helped by having as much information as possible when deciding at what point to apply, prioritizing interview opportunities, potentially…

  • Clerkship Offers

    October 20, 2022

    The expectations for offers and acceptances of judicial clerkships differ from those for other types of legal jobs. Some judges are not as patient as…

  • Clerkship Interview Issues

    October 20, 2022

    Withdrawing after an Interview Despite your due diligence in researching judges, you may decide after an interview that clerking for a judge would be unwise…