2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:49 am

Any offers for CA9?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:25 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:2d Cir offers going out for 2019-2020.


And have been since like last fall


Anyone know if Carney has made offers yet?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:20 am

Anyone hear about Shwartz(CA3) interviews?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:28 pm

Carney has made at least one offer for `19

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:26 pm

Any updates? When will interviewing pick up?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:23 pm

A bunch of SDNY and DDC offers have been made for 2019.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:48 pm

Several Third Circuit and Second Circuit offers have been made as well.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 02, 2017 1:55 am

Does anyone have an idea of when the COA hiring will pick up?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 02, 2017 7:30 am

I have to assume its in the late summer/fall. I was thinking that many of the 2019 applicants must be current 2Ls with D.Ct. clerkships. And if that's the case, they will be working at firms shortly and I can't imagine leaving for clerkship interviews would be something anyone wants. Relatedly, I just had a CA10 interview and the judge suggested he would begin reviewing applicants for his "second wave" in a few months.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 02, 2017 11:54 am

Won't 2/9/DC be moving over the summer?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby lolwat » Tue May 02, 2017 12:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Won't 2/9/DC be moving over the summer?


Probably. Watford just set up his clerkship openings and I believe he finished hiring really quickly last year. It's apply via e-mail. I suppose I'll try again but I'm not holding my breath for an interview lol.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 02, 2017 2:05 pm

If my experience for the 17-18 term is any guide, hiring for 19-20 should pick up late May through early July. I base that on when I got interviews for 2nd and 3rd circuit clerkships. I applied mid-May and interviews started rolling in late May. I finished interviewing in mid-July. I got some belated interviews in the 4th and 10th circuits, but that was late Fall.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 04, 2017 3:10 am

Updates on CA11?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby lavarman84 » Fri May 05, 2017 1:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Updates on CA11?


Tends to move later than the others. However, W. Pryor is full.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri May 05, 2017 9:05 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Updates on CA11?


Tends to move later than the others. However, W. Pryor is full.


Jordan also has made offers

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 08, 2017 9:00 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Won't 2/9/DC be moving over the summer?


Probably. Watford just set up his clerkship openings and I believe he finished hiring really quickly last year. It's apply via e-mail. I suppose I'll try again but I'm not holding my breath for an interview lol.


I've heard Watford is early June

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 08, 2017 10:15 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Won't 2/9/DC be moving over the summer?


Probably. Watford just set up his clerkship openings and I believe he finished hiring really quickly last year. It's apply via e-mail. I suppose I'll try again but I'm not holding my breath for an interview lol.


I've heard Watford is early June


Judge Watford's clerkship begins on June 1st according to OSCAR. I have a district clerkship lined up for 2018-19 beginning in September. Does anyone know if June is a hard start date for Watford? If so, he is out of the question because I don't want to ask my judge to leave 3 months early. I realize he is probably already out of the question lol but doesn't hurt to try!

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 08, 2017 10:32 am

My friend was contacted by Watfords chambers last year for a possible 2018-2019 interview but his 2017-2018 clerkship went until August. Chambers told him that the June start date was not really negotiable so the interview never happened. Just one sample but possibly indicative?

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 08, 2017 12:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:My friend was contacted by Watfords chambers last year for a possible 2018-2019 interview but his 2017-2018 clerkship went until August. Chambers told him that the June start date was not really negotiable so the interview never happened. Just one sample but possibly indicative?


That's a shame. I was really aiming for Judge Watford specifically (and a few other Ninth Circuit judges). Also, not surprised. I know someone who Watford hired and he couldn't take the bar because his clerkship position started so early.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri May 12, 2017 3:22 pm

I recently accepted a district court clerkship for the 18-19 term. Before I got the position, I applied to a few circuit court judges as well for the 18-19 term and I now want to apply to those same circuit court judges for the 19-20 term. How do I update my application? Do I apply for the 19-20 term and not mention my previous application? Do I just submit a new cover letter?


Moved to Clerks Taking Questions thread.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby lavarman84 » Fri May 12, 2017 5:44 pm

I just saw that Judge Jerry Smith only hires clerks with no experience. That sucks. I would have loved to clerk for him. He seems like a great boss. :|

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby HugsNotDrugs » Sat May 13, 2017 2:15 pm

Howdy. Does anyone have hiring stats/ info for Judges Keith Ellison or Lee Rosenthal in Houston? Hoping to clerk for either of them in 2019-2020. Thanks!

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat May 13, 2017 3:54 pm

HugsNotDrugs wrote:Howdy. Does anyone have hiring stats/ info for Judges Keith Ellison or Lee Rosenthal in Houston? Hoping to clerk for either of them in 2019-2020. Thanks!


Ellison usually works as a gap filler for clerks who already have circuit clerkships.

Rosenthal likes UT and HYS and Chicago. For those, she wants ~top 25% and really likes having a publication. Also expect to work 364 days per year for her.

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Re: 2019-20 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby HugsNotDrugs » Sat May 13, 2017 4:52 pm

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HugsNotDrugs wrote:Howdy. Does anyone have hiring stats/ info for Judges Keith Ellison or Lee Rosenthal in Houston? Hoping to clerk for either of them in 2019-2020. Thanks!


Ellison usually works as a gap filler for clerks who already have circuit clerkships.

Rosenthal likes UT and HYS and Chicago. For those, she wants ~top 25% and really likes having a publication. Also expect to work 364 days per year for her.


Many thanks!



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