2012 Clerkship Application Thread

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:35 pm

So I assume that since nobody's mentioning brett kavanaugh that he has already hired off plan?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:58 pm

Kavanaugh, despite his OSCAR profile stating otherwise, definitely does not hire on-plan. As I understand it, he often sets up informal meetings with HYS 2L superstars through professor connections and essentially makes his hiring decisions well before the summer.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:38 pm

Down to 37 on the CoA hope list:

DC: Henderson, Randolph
First:
Second: Winter, Newman
Third: Vanaskie
Fourth: Shedd, Wynn
Fifth: Benavides, Graves
Sixth: Cook, Guy, Clay, Keith, Siler, Martin, Griffin, Stranch,
Seventh: Bauer, Coffey
Eighth: Melloy, Bye, Riley, Shepherd, Loken
Ninth: Kleinfeld, Schroeder, Gould, Tashima, Rawlinson
Tenth: Porfilio
Eleventh: Hull, Kravitch, Barkett, Carnes, Fay

(These are CoA judges we have not heard made calls, bold indicates Judge has history of late calls)

This is not comprehensive, that it did not start from a list of all CoA judges, so if there are others you think have not been mentioned, please let me know.
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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Hovering at 42 on the CoA hope list:

DC: Henderson, Randolph
First:
Second: Winter, Newman
Third: Vanaskie
Fourth: Shedd, Wynn
Fifth: Benavides, Graves
Sixth: Cook, Guy, Cole, Clay, Keith, Siler, Martin, Griffin, Stranch,
Seventh: Bauer, Coffey
Eighth: Melloy, Bye, Benton, Riley, Shepherd, Loken
Ninth: Kleinfeld, Schroeder, Gould, Murguia, Tashima, M. Smith, Hurwitz, Nguyen
Tenth: Porfilio
Eleventh: Hull, Kravitch, Barkett, Carnes, Fay

(These are CoA judges we have not heard made calls)

This is not comprehensive, that it did not start from a list of all CoA judges, so if there are others you think have not been mentioned, please let me know.


Last I checked, Daughtrey (6th) was on this list. Has someone reported hearing from her?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:44 pm

Hurwitz on the 9th Circuit has made calls. Murguia is off plan/not accepting 3Ls, her applications expired before the 4th.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:50 pm

Benton is done for sure.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:02 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know if Judge Blake (DMD) has made any calls?


I would assume she has. In years past, she has tag-teamed interviewed with Judge F. Motz.


Yeah, my school has gotten a Motz interview but no Blake...we've had a lot of alum clerk for her though, so that's why I am surprised nobody has mentioned her.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Down to 39 on the CoA hope list:

DC: Henderson, Randolph
First:
Second: Winter, Newman
Third: Vanaskie
Fourth: Shedd, Wynn
Fifth: Benavides, Graves
Sixth: Cook, Guy, Cole, Clay, Keith, Siler, Martin, Griffin, Stranch,
Seventh: Bauer, Coffey
Eighth: Melloy, Bye, Riley, Shepherd, Loken
Ninth: Kleinfeld, Schroeder, Gould, Tashima, M. Smith, Nguyen
Tenth: Porfilio
Eleventh: Hull, Kravitch, Barkett, Carnes, Fay

(These are CoA judges we have not heard made calls)

This is not comprehensive, that it did not start from a list of all CoA judges, so if there are others you think have not been mentioned, please let me know.


Re: Judge Henderson - she typically only hires from a small handful of schools and has a certain type that she hires. Plus, she only has 2 term clerks. Thus, I would strongly assume that she has already made calls (like she has in years past).

Re: Judge Kleinfeld - he has a very long interview process and the people I know who were interviewing with him started their interviews with him back in April.

Re: Judge Benavides - I heard that he was taking a fairly reduced load. Also, in years past, he has hired off-plan in May.

Re: Judge Wynn - I thought he was looking at alumni back in the spring.

Re: Judge Martin - I thought he already hired over the early summer.

Re: Judge Stranch - I thought she hired during the middle of the summer.

Re: Judge Carnes - he might have an open slot as chief, but he usually hires in April-May.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I assume since Judge Nguyen on the 9th is not on the outstanding list there is confirmation she has made calls? If so, for both 13 and 14?


I thought she was off-plan and looking over the summer.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Down to 39 on the CoA hope list:

DC: Henderson, Randolph
First:
Second: Winter, Newman
Third: Vanaskie
Fourth: Shedd, Wynn
Fifth: Benavides, Graves
Sixth: Cook, Guy, Cole, Clay, Keith, Siler, Martin, Griffin, Stranch,
Seventh: Bauer, Coffey
Eighth: Melloy, Bye, Riley, Shepherd, Loken
Ninth: Kleinfeld, Schroeder, Gould, Tashima, M. Smith, Nguyen
Tenth: Porfilio
Eleventh: Hull, Kravitch, Barkett, Carnes, Fay

(These are CoA judges we have not heard made calls)

This is not comprehensive, that it did not start from a list of all CoA judges, so if there are others you think have not been mentioned, please let me know.


Re: Judge Henderson - she typically only hires from a small handful of schools and has a certain type that she hires. Plus, she only has 2 term clerks. Thus, I would strongly assume that she has already made calls (like she has in years past).

Re: Judge Kleinfeld - he has a very long interview process and the people I know who were interviewing with him started their interviews with him back in April.

Re: Judge Benavides - I heard that he was taking a fairly reduced load. Also, in years past, he has hired off-plan in May.

Re: Judge Wynn - I thought he was looking at alumni back in the spring.

Re: Judge Martin - I thought he already hired over the early summer.

Re: Judge Stranch - I thought she hired during the middle of the summer.

Re: Judge Carnes - he might have an open slot as chief, but he usually hires in April-May.


Not sure if these comments deserve taking the names off the list. To remove a name, we must learn a judge either called 3Ls or is full. Many judges hire alums before calling 3Ls on plan. What are others thoughts on this? I think the point is whether you can hope the judge has just not yet finished going through 3L applications.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:22 pm

Judge Nguyen hired a 3L for 2013 over the summer at my school, and this 3L mentioned that she generally tends to hire alums rather than 3Ls. Not sure if she still has spots.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Benton is done for sure.


I.e., he is full for 2013? Source?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:48 pm

Any update on Houston judges? I only recall seeing something about Gilmore having made calls. I'm particularly curious about Judge Lynn Hughes (he only accepted paper applications).

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Down to 38 on the CoA hope list:

DC: Henderson, Randolph
First:
Second: Winter, Newman
Third: Vanaskie
Fourth: Shedd, Wynn
Fifth: Benavides, Graves
Sixth: Cook, Guy, Cole, Clay, Keith, Siler, Martin, Griffin, Stranch,
Seventh: Bauer, Coffey
Eighth: Melloy, Bye, Riley, Shepherd, Loken
Ninth: Kleinfeld, Schroeder, Gould, Tashima, M. Smith
Tenth: Porfilio
Eleventh: Hull, Kravitch, Barkett, Carnes, Fay

(These are CoA judges we have not heard made calls)

This is not comprehensive, that it did not start from a list of all CoA judges, so if there are others you think have not been mentioned, please let me know.


Judge Hull on the 11th typically does not move until after the on-plan rush is over. I'm surprised Judge Rawlinson on the 9th isn't on this list -- she also typically moves post-plan, but also may have hired alums.

Judge Cole on the 6th has made calls.

Judge Vanaskie on the 3rd will probably call sometime on Monday or Tuesday -- typically a later caller but still sticks to the plan for the most part.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:22 pm

Has anyone heard from Judge Donald on the 6th?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Benton is done for sure.


I.e., he is full for 2013? Source?


Yep. From someone who has an offer to clerk for him.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 9:07 pm

M. Smith in the 9th is definitely full.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 9:09 pm

Keeping in mind that some of the names probably are full and were not hiring, is anyone surprised there are 37 CoA Judges on the hope list?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:M. Smith in the 9th is definitely full.


For 2013 or 2014, or both?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:M. Smith in the 9th is definitely full.


For 2013 or 2014, or both?


2013.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:22 pm

any patent judges call? Fed Cir, ND Cal, etc?

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:45 pm

Curious for color on D.Colo. and D.N.M. In particular:
Arguello, Blackburn, Daniel, Jackson, Martinez; Armijo, Black, Browning, Herrera, Vazquez

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Sun Sep 09, 2012 11:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:any patent judges call? Fed Cir, ND Cal, etc?


For 3Ls, I believe the only N.D. Cal. judges hiring are Seeborg (already has been interviewing), Davila (not sure), and Alsup (only for an IP clerk position, and he conducted interviews last week).

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:59 am

Ambro just posted an Oscar listing ... for 2014.

Anyone heard anything from Bankr. SDNY yet? There was an error with the mail merge on one of my recommendations, so I haven't sent out my apps yet. Trying to decide if it's worth applying at this point, particularly since they tend to really prefer people who practiced for a bit.

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Re: 2012 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Judge Donald on the 6th?


Judge Donald made calls on Friday and scheduled interviews this week.




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