romothesavior wrote:That may be true, but my understanding is that clerking for a trial state judge in most states is not impressive, engaging, or fulfilling, and the pay is generally crap. And Professor Campos is absolutely correct that almost all students would take a full time, real job over some mundane, low-paying, dead-end clerking position with a Montana state family court judge or something.
This is actually true. Most of the time, however, this is not considered a "clerkship" and I didn't think that is what OP meant when he posted. It is typically referred to as a "staff attorney position."