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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:52 am

kalvano wrote:
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 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:40 pm

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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?


Eakin said "at this time we do not have any openings for clerks and can't anticipate the date of our next vacancy."

I take that to mean "no openings because no one is leaving." Possibly he has all career clerks like most Superior and Common Pleas Court judges in PA.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:42 pm

Anybody accepted any NJ offers yet? Had trial court interview last week, another next week.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby london24 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anybody accepted any NJ offers yet? Had trial court interview last week, another next week.


Had a few trial court and App Div interviews this week and a few more next week. I got the sense that judges are finishing all of the interviews scheduled before making a decision. A few stated that they would be making decisions in mid-October.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:55 pm

Sorry to interrupt, I'm a 2L right now but I might be looking at clerking in Jersey after graduation.

I know RU/Seton kids are funneled into trial court clerkships there, does that mean it is easier to get one in Jersey or is it tough as shit like everywhere else? (assuming you're from there)

Also, do you HAVE TO write a note to apply?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:54 am

Does anyone know why the Conn App. Ct. has yet to make calls? I believe the Supremes there are done. I was expecting that they would call shortly thereafter.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:05 pm

I believe they wait until the last week of the month.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:26 am

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know why the Conn App. Ct. has yet to make calls? I believe the Supremes there are done. I was expecting that they would call shortly thereafter.


Received e-mail for interview with Connecticut Appeals Court judge today

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:21 pm

Does anyone have any idea when the Texas Supreme Court will start making moves?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby kalvano » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:45 am

So does CT COA usually send all invites in the one day, or is it spread out?


Sad panda if one day.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby frank galvin » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:46 am

kalvano wrote:So does CT COA usually send all invites in the one day, or is it spread out?


Sad panda if one day.


I do not know for certain, but I think it may be just one day of notifications. The interview email was fairly comprehensive (e.g., if you received interviews for multiple judges they were all scheduled together).

The SJC window finally closed, does anyone know how shortly thereafter they make calls? It seems to be that they are way behind.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:44 pm

Any updates on the Massachusetts Appeals Court applications?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby ndirish2010 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:58 pm

Heard of a couple of people with Indiana COA interviews next week.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:11 pm

ndirish2010 wrote:Heard of a couple of people with Indiana COA interviews next week.


How about the Supreme Court of Indiana?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:20 pm

frank galvin wrote:
kalvano wrote:So does CT COA usually send all invites in the one day, or is it spread out?


Sad panda if one day.


I do not know for certain, but I think it may be just one day of notifications. The interview email was fairly comprehensive (e.g., if you received interviews for multiple judges they were all scheduled together).

The SJC window finally closed, does anyone know how shortly thereafter they make calls? It seems to be that they are way behind.


Got word of an interview with CT Appellate this evening, don't lose hope yet.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby hume85 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:32 pm

I have questions for those with knowledge of state clerkships. For how long do these clerkships last? What kind of jobs do people usually enter after their clerkships are over? Answers to these questions would be helpful in evaluating which law school to attend. Thank you.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:27 am

Anonymous User wrote:Any updates on the Massachusetts Appeals Court applications?


Another student from my school received an interview yesterday from MA Appeals Court

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:00 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any updates on the Massachusetts Appeals Court applications?


Another student from my school received an interview yesterday from MA Appeals Court


I just got an email acknowledgement from them telling me not to expect to hear for a while, so I get the impression that at least some of the judges are taking their time and waiting for the window to close.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby frank galvin » Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:19 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any updates on the Massachusetts Appeals Court applications?


Another student from my school received an interview yesterday from MA Appeals Court


I just got an email acknowledgement from them telling me not to expect to hear for a while, so I get the impression that at least some of the judges are taking their time and waiting for the window to close.


I think that was just a default reply to your application. The way it works is that everyone has a screener with the App. Ct. managing attorney and then applicants are passed on to the individual judges.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:23 am

frank galvin wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any updates on the Massachusetts Appeals Court applications?


Another student from my school received an interview yesterday from MA Appeals Court


I just got an email acknowledgement from them telling me not to expect to hear for a while, so I get the impression that at least some of the judges are taking their time and waiting for the window to close.


I think that was just a default reply to your application. The way it works is that everyone has a screener with the App. Ct. managing attorney and then applicants are passed on to the individual judges.


Yes, I am quite sure it is an automated reply. That is an interesting way to do the interviews, I have never heard of a clerkship application process quite like that.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:56 pm

Bump

Anyone hear from NM COA, NM SC, WI SC, DC COA, IN SC yet?

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby ndirish2010 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:43 am

I know that Justice David on IN SC hasn't looked at applications, and a couple others aren't hiring. My guess is that 3 of the Justices are still hiring.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby blueprint87 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:35 am

bump

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:27 pm

Interviews with the NY Appellate Division 4th Dept and 3rd Dept.

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Re: State Court Clerkships

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Interviews with the NY Appellate Division 4th Dept and 3rd Dept.


What about the NY Court of Appeals Central Research Staff positions?




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