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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:36 am

Does anyone know which courts/judges/justices are still accepting applications? Sadly, my school's CSO didn't quite clue us in on any of this process, and so I have largely missed the boat. Are there any you all would suggest applying to out there? Geography is not too big of an issue, but I'm trying to stay in the midwest or northeast if possible. It doesn't matter where in those regions.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:43 am

What's the deal with California clerkships? None available because of funding cuts? Even appellate judges?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:20 pm

Anybody heard from Indiana?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:03 pm

Any word on PA Supreme?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:53 pm

Any word on whether the Hawai'i Supreme Court is full, or if any of the Justices are still considering applications?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby kalvano » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know when the CT Appellate Court traditionally gets back to applicants about interviews? Thanks.


I'm going to bump this question, since I am very interested.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any word on whether the Hawai'i Supreme Court is full, or if any of the Justices are still considering applications?


It seems that a lot of states are moving very slowly.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby kalvano » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:54 pm

Here is everything I have gotten via letter or email, sorted by state. It should be pretty comprehensive, but I might have missed one or two.

WA:

Supreme Court, Gonzalez - already hired.
Supreme Court, Johnson - will contact in the fall if wanting to interview.
Supreme Court, Fairhurst - already hired.
Supreme Court, Stephens - already hired.
Supreme Court, Wiggins - done hiring.

COA, Robert Leach - already hired.


COA Division II, Hunt - already hired.
COA Divison II, Quinn-Brintnall - already hired.

COA Division III, Sweeney - no clerks for the next couple years. No budget.
COA Division III, Brown - all positions filled.

COA Division I, Cox - is hiring, just not me. May have already filled his staff.
COA Division I, Lau - already hired.
COA Division I, Dwyer - currently reviewing applications.


PA:

Supreme Court, Seamus McCaffery - does not hire term clerks, only permanent ones.
Supreme Court, Debra Todd - all positions filled.
Supreme Court, Michael Eakin - unsure about hiring clerks.

Superior Court, Cheryl Lynn Allen - no positions available.
Superior Court, Stephen McEwen - leaving the court at year's end, not hiring.
Superior Court, William Platt - no openings at present time.
Superior Court, Kate Ford Elliot - no current or expected openings.
Superior Court, John Bender - no current openings.
Superior Court, Sallie Updyke Mundy - no current or anticipated openings.
Superior Court, Christine Donohue - no clerk openings.
Superior Court, Gene Strassburger - no clerk openings.
Superior Court, Judith Olson - no current openings.
Superior Court, Robert Colville - no current openings.
Superior Court, David Wecht - currently under consideration.
Superior Court, James Fitzgerald - no openings.
Superior Court, Susan Peikes Gantman - no openings.
Superior Court, Paula Ott - no vacancies.

Commonwealth Court, Mary Hannah Leavitt - uncertain about hiring needs, but taking applications in case a position arises.
Commonwealth Court, Bernard McGinley - no current openings.
Commonwealth Court, Renee Cohn Jubelirer - no current or anticipated openings. Wrote me a nice handwritten note in her letter.
Commonwealth Court, Wesley Oler - senior judge, doesn't take clerks.

Court of Common Pleas, Keith Quigley - senior judge, does not take clerks.


NC:

Supreme Court, Robert Edmunds - already hired.

COA, John Martin - not currently hiring, may or may not.
COA, Robert Hunter - currently under consideration, interviews in the fall.
COA, Linda McGee - no current openings, check back in February/March.
COA, Wanda Bryant - currently considering applications.
COA, Ann Marie Calabria - all positions filled.


WI:

COA, Gary Sherman - not hiring for 2013-2014.
COA District II, Lisa Neubauer - no clerk positions.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:44 pm

When did yo head from Dwyer?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby kalvano » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:45 pm

Email from his assistant in July, said he would begin looking at applications right about now.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:33 am

Interview scheduled soon with NJ Supreme Court justice - anyone else in that boat?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:41 am

As far as Conn. App. goes, I think there should be some word late this week / early next week. I think the court typically waits until the Supreme Court finishes (which I believe has just recently happened).

Also, does anyone know whether MA appellate courts wait until the application window expires before granting interviews?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:04 am

Anonymous User wrote:Interview scheduled soon with NJ Supreme Court justice - anyone else in that boat?


I wish. Do you mind sharing your general stats?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:36 am

Anonymous User wrote:Interview scheduled soon with NJ Supreme Court justice - anyone else in that boat?



Have you had interviews with other NJ appellate / trialcourts?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:32 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Interview scheduled soon with NJ Supreme Court justice - anyone else in that boat?



Had an SC interview about a week and a half ago. Justice wanted to interview everyone before deciding.
Had a couple of App. Div and Superior Court interviews post that. My gut feeling is that it is still early and most of the App. Div. have not made calls.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:53 pm

Any word on DE (SC or Chancery)?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:14 am

Anonymous User wrote:Any word on DE (SC or Chancery)?


I read on the other TLS Clerkship thread that 4 or so Chancery have interviewed, and at least 1 SC has interviewed.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:35 am

Anyone apply to/heard from the DC state appellate court (DC COA)? I had an interview but haven't heard yet.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:39 am

Anyone hear from Conn Ct. App?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:41 am

NCBC offers appear to be going out today, according to a classmate at one of UNC/Wake who got one in Charlotte.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:28 pm

Anyone offered an interview with the Mass COA yet?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear from Conn Ct. App?


Not yet.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby kalvano » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:NCBC offers appear to be going out today, according to a classmate at one of UNC/Wake who got one in Charlotte.



NCBC?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby son_of_ben » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:29 pm

kalvano wrote:Here is everything I have gotten via letter or email, sorted by state. It should be pretty comprehensive, but I might have missed one or two.

WA:

Supreme Court, Gonzalez - already hired.
Supreme Court, Johnson - will contact in the fall if wanting to interview.
Supreme Court, Fairhurst - already hired.
Supreme Court, Stephens - already hired.
Supreme Court, Wiggins - done hiring.

COA, Robert Leach - already hired.


COA Division II, Hunt - already hired.
COA Divison II, Quinn-Brintnall - already hired.

COA Division III, Sweeney - no clerks for the next couple years. No budget.
COA Division III, Brown - all positions filled.

COA Division I, Cox - is hiring, just not me. May have already filled his staff.
COA Division I, Lau - already hired.
COA Division I, Dwyer - currently reviewing applications.


PA:

Supreme Court, Seamus McCaffery - does not hire term clerks, only permanent ones.
Supreme Court, Debra Todd - all positions filled.
Supreme Court, Michael Eakin - unsure about hiring clerks.

Superior Court, Cheryl Lynn Allen - no positions available.
Superior Court, Stephen McEwen - leaving the court at year's end, not hiring.
Superior Court, William Platt - no openings at present time.
Superior Court, Kate Ford Elliot - no current or expected openings.
Superior Court, John Bender - no current openings.
Superior Court, Sallie Updyke Mundy - no current or anticipated openings.
Superior Court, Christine Donohue - no clerk openings.
Superior Court, Gene Strassburger - no clerk openings.
Superior Court, Judith Olson - no current openings.
Superior Court, Robert Colville - no current openings.
Superior Court, David Wecht - currently under consideration.
Superior Court, James Fitzgerald - no openings.
Superior Court, Susan Peikes Gantman - no openings.
Superior Court, Paula Ott - no vacancies.

Commonwealth Court, Mary Hannah Leavitt - uncertain about hiring needs, but taking applications in case a position arises.
Commonwealth Court, Bernard McGinley - no current openings.
Commonwealth Court, Renee Cohn Jubelirer - no current or anticipated openings. Wrote me a nice handwritten note in her letter.
Commonwealth Court, Wesley Oler - senior judge, doesn't take clerks.

Court of Common Pleas, Keith Quigley - senior judge, does not take clerks.


NC:

Supreme Court, Robert Edmunds - already hired.

COA, John Martin - not currently hiring, may or may not.
COA, Robert Hunter - currently under consideration, interviews in the fall.
COA, Linda McGee - no current openings, check back in February/March.
COA, Wanda Bryant - currently considering applications.
COA, Ann Marie Calabria - all positions filled.


WI:

COA, Gary Sherman - not hiring for 2013-2014.
COA District II, Lisa Neubauer - no clerk positions.


To update, I got a letter from Eakin (Pa. Supreme) today saying he is not hiring this term.

Jubelirer also wrote me a nice handwritten not that I somewhat appreciated.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:42 am

son_of_ben wrote:
kalvano wrote:Here is everything I have gotten via letter or email, sorted by state. It should be pretty comprehensive, but I might have missed one or two.

WA:

Supreme Court, Gonzalez - already hired.
Supreme Court, Johnson - will contact in the fall if wanting to interview.
Supreme Court, Fairhurst - already hired.
Supreme Court, Stephens - already hired.
Supreme Court, Wiggins - done hiring.

COA, Robert Leach - already hired.


COA Division II, Hunt - already hired.
COA Divison II, Quinn-Brintnall - already hired.

COA Division III, Sweeney - no clerks for the next couple years. No budget.
COA Division III, Brown - all positions filled.

COA Division I, Cox - is hiring, just not me. May have already filled his staff.
COA Division I, Lau - already hired.
COA Division I, Dwyer - currently reviewing applications.


PA:

Supreme Court, Seamus McCaffery - does not hire term clerks, only permanent ones.
Supreme Court, Debra Todd - all positions filled.
Supreme Court, Michael Eakin - unsure about hiring clerks.

Superior Court, Cheryl Lynn Allen - no positions available.
Superior Court, Stephen McEwen - leaving the court at year's end, not hiring.
Superior Court, William Platt - no openings at present time.
Superior Court, Kate Ford Elliot - no current or expected openings.
Superior Court, John Bender - no current openings.
Superior Court, Sallie Updyke Mundy - no current or anticipated openings.
Superior Court, Christine Donohue - no clerk openings.
Superior Court, Gene Strassburger - no clerk openings.
Superior Court, Judith Olson - no current openings.
Superior Court, Robert Colville - no current openings.
Superior Court, David Wecht - currently under consideration.
Superior Court, James Fitzgerald - no openings.
Superior Court, Susan Peikes Gantman - no openings.
Superior Court, Paula Ott - no vacancies.

Commonwealth Court, Mary Hannah Leavitt - uncertain about hiring needs, but taking applications in case a position arises.
Commonwealth Court, Bernard McGinley - no current openings.
Commonwealth Court, Renee Cohn Jubelirer - no current or anticipated openings. Wrote me a nice handwritten note in her letter.
Commonwealth Court, Wesley Oler - senior judge, doesn't take clerks.

Court of Common Pleas, Keith Quigley - senior judge, does not take clerks.


NC:

Supreme Court, Robert Edmunds - already hired.

COA, John Martin - not currently hiring, may or may not.
COA, Robert Hunter - currently under consideration, interviews in the fall.
COA, Linda McGee - no current openings, check back in February/March.
COA, Wanda Bryant - currently considering applications.
COA, Ann Marie Calabria - all positions filled.


WI:

COA, Gary Sherman - not hiring for 2013-2014.
COA District II, Lisa Neubauer - no clerk positions.


To update, I got a letter from Eakin (Pa. Supreme) today saying he is not hiring this term.

Jubelirer also wrote me a nice handwritten not that I somewhat appreciated.


Did Eakin say he's definitely not hiring or that he's not sure when he will have an opening?




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