USAO NC or Federal District Court Externship?!?

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USAO NC or Federal District Court Externship?!?

Postby marcusmodo » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:25 pm

2L and I've been a law clerk at the USAO since sept 2011. should i stay through the summer or do a federal district court externship instead?


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Re: USAO NC or Federal District Court Externship?!?

Postby lawschoolftw » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:39 pm

If you think there's a chance at full time employment then I would stay with the USAO. If not, I would take a shot at a District Court externship if you need the experience writing. If you've done a ton of writing with the USAO than I think just do whatever would make you happier. But, IMO you can't beat the substantive experience you get working for a judge and spending all day writing and sharpening your skills.

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