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Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:53 pm

Figured a new topic with posts about who is going where is appropriate to aggregate. I can start:

Law School: T100
Class %/Rank: Top 1%, Rank #1
2L/3L: 3L
LR/Moot Court: LR
Published: Yes
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): Intern on CoA, Intern on SSC
Legal Work Experience: Summer Associate at NLJ250
Professional Work Experience: C level
# of Clerkships Applied to: Last term 20, This term 2
# of Interviews: Last term, 1 CoA (DC/9/7/2), This term, 1 Fed Dist. Ct.
Accepted Clerkship: Flyover Dist. Ct.
Term Length: 1 year
Time between interview & offer: ~1 week
Parlay: No
Alum of Judge's School: Yes
Additional info: None

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:11 pm

Law School: HYS
Class %/Rank: Top 25-30%
2L/3L: rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: secondary journals
Published: No
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): No
Legal Work Experience: lots of government (now SA, but that was after I accepted)
# of Interviews: 2 (dist. ct.)
Accepted Clerkship: Dist. Ct. in major east coast city (non-SDNY/DDC)
Alum of Judge's School: No

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:44 pm

Law School: 40-60
Class %/Rank: Top 3%
2L/3L: 2013 grad
LR/Moot Court: LR/Exec Board
Published: Yes
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): State Clerkship this year, Fed Dist intern.
Legal Work Experience: USAO
# of Interviews: 2 Circuit, 8 District
Accepted Clerkship: Dist. Ct. in a city within 6/7 Circuit
Alum of Judge's School: No

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:39 pm

Law School: HYS
Class %/Rank: Top 25-33% (just a guess)
2L/3L: 2013 grad
LR/Moot Court: EIC of Secondary
Published: No
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): None
Legal Work Experience: SA, will have one year as an associate by the time the clerkship starts
# of Interviews: 2 Dist. Ct.
Accepted Clerkship: Dist. Ct. in SDNY/EDNY/NDCA/CDCA
Alum of Judge's School: Yes

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:46 pm

Law School: CCN
Class %/Rank: top 1/3
2L/3L: 2013 grad
LR/Moot Court: secondary
Published: Yes
Legal Work Experience: Summer Associate at V10; USAO
# of Clerkships Applied to: 2013 term--appx. 150 (D. Ct. and CoA), 2014 term--appx. 30 (CoA only)
# of Interviews: 2013 term--4 (3 D. Ct., 1 CoA), 2014 term--1 (CoA)
Accepted Clerkship: D. Ct. (2013), CoA (2014) -- both in the South (5/6/11)
Term Length: 1 year each
Parlay: No
Alum of Judge's School: No
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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:01 pm

Law School: T20.
Class %/Rank: top 5%
2L/3L: Rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: LR Exec Board & moot court (didn't win).
Published: Yes, note (forthcoming-though selected after I accepted clerkships).
Legal Work Experience: 1L and 2L SA for V20s in NY/DC and split with USAO.
Professional Work Experience: Strong pre-LS resume (military/TFA/Peace Corps).
# of Clerkships Applied to: Just networked through professors/previous employers.
# of Interviews: 2014 term 1 (D. Ct.) 2015 term 1 (CoA 6/8/10)
Accepted Clerkship: Offered and accepted both.
Term Length: 1 year each.
Time between interview & offer: Both on the spot.
Parlay: No.
Alum of Judge's School: No.
Additional info: None.
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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:29 pm

When you feel comfortable please put some information to narrow down your clerkship (circuit/district/region). Merely stating that you got a COA clerkship, for instance, is not super helpful.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby bk1 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:31 pm

I wonder how useful this info actually is.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:53 am

Law School: 30's
Class %/Rank: ~40%
2L/3L: 2012 grad
LR/Moot Court: EIC of secondary; moot court
Published: No, but I had a number of writing awards (CALIs in LWR and moot court and a seminar, brief awards from moot court competitions)
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): Interned 4 times for a judge
Legal Work Experience: None aside from internships
# of Apps: ~70
# of Interviews: 1
Accepted Clerkship: Art. 1/specialty court
Alum of Judge's School: No
Misc. info I think would be helpful: I had really, really, reallyyyyy strong LORs and they were what got me hired.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Arbiter213 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:51 am

bk1 wrote:I wonder how useful this info actually is.


Well its not socially acceptable for them to brag publicly- you dont want their egos to get all backed up, do you?

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:24 am

Curious about timing/method for applications for which people received an interview.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:53 pm

Law School: T20
Class %/Rank: ~Top 10-15%
2L/3L: rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: LR & moot court.
Published: Note will be published 3L year.
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): Intern for USDC judge in a different district.
Legal Work Experience: SA at V100 firm in NYC/DC.
Professional Work Experience: None
# of Clerkships Applied to: ~150
# of Interviews: 3.
Accepted Clerkship: USDC in 11th Circuit (FL/GA).
Time between interview & offer: Offer during the interview.
Alum of Judge's School: No.
Additional info: None

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:20 pm

Law School: T100
Class %/Rank: ~Top 5%
2L/3L: rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: LR & moot court.
Published: No.
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): Intern for USDC judge and USAO.
Legal Work Experience: SA at V100 firm.
Professional Work Experience: Some.
# of Clerkships Applied to: ~50
# of Interviews: 2 (both before plan, withdrew from others after offer)
Accepted Clerkship: CoA (2/7/9/DC)
Time between interview & offer: 1 day.
Alum of Judge's School: No.
Additional info: Feeling lucky after reading everyone else's stats.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:32 pm

Law School: MVP
Class %/Rank: Top 10%
2L/3L: rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: LR MB
Published: No
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): None
Legal Work Experience: SA at V50.
Professional Work Experience: None
# of Clerkships Applied to: ~75
# of Interviews: 2 COA
Accepted Clerkship: COA (6/7/8)
Time between interview & offer: During interview
Alum of Judge's School: No
Additional info: Knew prior clerks/professor connection

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:39 pm

Law School: CCN
Class %/Rank: Top 10%
2L/3L: rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: LR, Board
Published: Yes
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): None
Legal Work Experience: SA at V5.
Professional Work Experience: 2 years, moderately interesting work.
# of Clerkships Applied to: ~25
# of Interviews: 2
Accepted Clerkships: D.Ct and COA (think 1/3/4)
Time between interview & offer: During interview
Alum of Judge's School: No
Additional info: Professor connection for COA, normal application for D.Ct.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:05 am

Law School: CCNP
Class %/Rank: ~Top 20% at time of applying
2L/3L: Rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: Secondary, board
Published: Yes, forthcoming
Judicial Experience: None
Legal Work Experience: SA at V10
Professional Work Experience: One year pre-LS
# of Clerkships Applied to: About 50, all before April
# of Interviews: 1
Accepted Clerkships: D.Ct. (5/6/8/10/11)
Time between interview & offer: One week
Alum of Judge's School: No
Additional Info: One prof call between interview invite and actual interview

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:54 pm

Law School: MVPB
Class %/Rank: Top 10%
2L/3L: 3L
LR/Moot Court: Moot Court
Published: No
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): district court intern
Legal Work Experience: Summer Associate at V15
Professional Work Experience: None
# of Clerkships Applied to: ~60
# of Interviews: 1 CoA (6/7/8), 2 district court
Accepted Clerkship: district court
Term Length: 1 year
Time between interview & offer: same day
Parlay: No
Alum of Judge's School: Yes
Additional info: None

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:06 pm

Law School: BC/BU
Class %/Rank: Top 10%
2L/3L: Recent Grad
LR/Moot Court: Secondary, E-Board/Moot Court
Published: Yes, twice
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): No
Legal Work Experience: SA
Professional Work Experience: None
# of Clerkships Applied to: ~110
# of Interviews: 3 dist. ct.
Accepted Clerkship: district court
Term Length: 2 year
Time between interview & offer: 8 days
Parlay: No
Alum of Judge's School: No
Recommendations: 3 fantastic letters and 2 phone calls to the judge after obtaining the interview.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:31 pm

Law School: Just outside T100
Class %/Rank: Top 5%
2L/3L: Rising 3L
LR/Moot Court: LR, Exec board
Published: Yes, forthcoming
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): Bankruptcy ct and COA extern
Legal Work Experience: SA at 2 larger regional firms and 1 top 50 firm
Professional Work Experience: 4 years with law firm prior to school
# of Clerkships Applied to: ~300
# of Interviews: 2 CoA (5/6/8/11), 3 D. Ct.
Accepted Clerkship: COA
Term Length: 1 year
Time between interview & offer: One week
Parlay: No
Alum of Judge's School: Yes
Additional info: None

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:17 pm

bk1 wrote:I wonder how useful this info actually is.

Not useful at all. People just want to talk about themselves and the fact that they have clerkships.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby MarkRenton » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:37 pm

I don't mean this sarcastically at all, but I find this helpful. I think for people outside the T20, it is a bit helpful to know whether someone's been successful with similar stats.

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Re: Accepted Clerkships - Stats & Gen Info

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:38 pm

Law School: MVB
Class %/Rank: Top 15%
2L/3L: 2014
LR/Moot Court: LR, EIC of Secondary
Published: No
Judicial Experience (Intern, Clerk, Etc.): None
Legal Work Experience: 2 boutique SAs, 1 academic year firm clerkship
# of Interviews: 7 (2 district, 4 magistrate judge, 1 bankruptcy)
Accepted Clerkship: Magistrate Judge in the 9th Circuit
Alum of Judge's School: No




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