2012 Clerkship Application Thread

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:School: H
GPA/Rank: 3.63 (1 DS, 9 H, 7 P)
Journal: Board of secondary
Applying To: 9th Cir., every District Court in a major metro area in the 9th Cir, some other District Courts. Total of 150ish judges.


And 0 calls, FML


Then I'm screwed...


Ditto.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Rising 3L
School: H
Rank: 12H/5P (top 20%ish maybe?)
Journal: Secondary and other non-LR application org
Applied: Districts up and down eastern seaboard, some CoA scattered.

Absolutely nothing here, either.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:47 pm

D. Mass just one minute ago.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:D. Mass just one minute ago.


"so your saying there's a chance..."

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:49 pm

Anyone heard from magistrate judges? I have about 30 apps to them and was hoping to at least snag an interview there...
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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:50 pm

SDNY just now

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:55 pm

If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:56 pm

Call from a flyover district just now. So ... it ain't all over yet.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:59 pm

Is this true?: When Oscar shows a slot as "Expired," it means that the time for submitting applications has passed, but the judge has not necessarily filled the position.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:00 pm

What if someone has 5 interviews with different judges - picks one - does that mean the other 4 judges will have open slots at that time?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?


No, I received three interviews last year and none were on the first day.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:04 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?


No, I received three interviews last year and none were on the first day.


How many days after did you receive them?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:04 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?


No, I received three interviews last year and none were on the first day.



But did any of them turn into offers?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:05 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?


No, I received three interviews last year and none were on the first day.


How many days after did you receive them?


And what districts/circuits?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So is it safe to assume that most COA calls are done? Anyone hear from 3rd Cir?


Just received an email from a 3rd Cir. judge asking to know my 2013 plans so he can consider me for 2014.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:06 pm

3L at CCN
3.67 = 75-90 percentile
Several years of varied and interesting pre-LS experiences
About 80 district court judges in cities I like (NY/SF/Boston/Seattle/DC/Mpls/Philly/Denver/etc.)

Crickets…

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:08 pm

DNJ call yesterday. Clerk only asked for availability - didn't schedule interview yet. Normal? O.o

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:09 pm

3L at T14
3.6
LR Editor
Applied to ~80 clerkships in NY/NJ/PA/DC area (strong ties to NJ in employment and politics)

Crickets too, oh well.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:09 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?


No, I received three interviews last year and none were on the first day.


How many days after did you receive them?


One was probably the following day, one was probably three days later, and one was probably a week or a week and a half later.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:10 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?


No, I received three interviews last year and none were on the first day.



But did any of them turn into offers?


Haha sadly no, but I had to withdraw from consideration from one for a few reasons.
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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Citizen Genet » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:10 pm

Anyone willing to divulge which judges are hiring, but don't want to do it (even anonymously) feel free to PM me and I can post any specific names. (I'll do a time lag so it can't be connected to anyone by virtue of proximity to a call.)

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:11 pm

top 10% ccn, 2ndary journal...nadda.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:11 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:If judges do not call today, does that mean its [generally] over?


No, I received three interviews last year and none were on the first day.


How many days after did you receive them?


And what districts/circuits?


All district courts. NDIL, SDNY (magistrate), and EDNC.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:DNJ call yesterday. Clerk only asked for availability - didn't schedule interview yet. Normal? O.o


I don't know the answer to your question, but was it Newark, Camden, or Trenton?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby sbrown12 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:So is it safe to assume that most COA calls are done? Anyone hear from 3rd Cir?


Just received an email from a 3rd Cir. judge asking to know my 2013 plans so he can consider me for 2014.



Any chance you could reveal the name?




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