2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:57 am

Bump.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:48 pm

Carney updated OSCAR today:

"I have completed my hiring for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Terms. As of this writing, I have four openings for 2015-16. Alumni applicants may apply at any time. Rising 3L's should submit their materials by June 28, 2013, the date applications are released under the Hiring Plan. I intend to turn to hiring for 2015-16 soon thereafter."

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Carney updated OSCAR today:

"I have completed my hiring for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Terms. As of this writing, I have four openings for 2015-16. Alumni applicants may apply at any time. Rising 3L's should submit their materials by June 28, 2013, the date applications are released under the Hiring Plan. I intend to turn to hiring for 2015-16 soon thereafter."


I am pretty sure that that exact message has been up since June. She just keeps "updating" without really changing anything, presumably to keep the clerkship at the top of the pile so that people still send applications, but it's possible that there aren't actually four openings anymore.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:50 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Carney updated OSCAR today:

"I have completed my hiring for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Terms. As of this writing, I have four openings for 2015-16. Alumni applicants may apply at any time. Rising 3L's should submit their materials by June 28, 2013, the date applications are released under the Hiring Plan. I intend to turn to hiring for 2015-16 soon thereafter."


I am pretty sure that that exact message has been up since June. She just keeps "updating" without really changing anything, presumably to keep the clerkship at the top of the pile so that people still send applications, but it's possible that there aren't actually four openings anymore.


Good to know.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:55 pm

To give you some idea of how the more desirable district courts are moving (read: fast), here's the SDNY, as far as I know:

SDNY

(S) = senior status
(WP) = White Plains judge

done for 2015
Baer (S)
Batts (S)
Cote (S)
Furman
McMahon
Ramos
Torres

accepting apps for 2015
Abrams
Briccetti (WP)
Buchwald (S)
Castel
Engelmayer
Failla
Griesa
Kaplan (S)
Nathan
Oetken
Rakoff (S)
Román (WP)
Seibel (WP)

not currently hiring for 2015
Carter
Keenan (S)
Koeltl (starts accepting apps Jan. 6, 2014)
Schofield

unknown
Berman (S)
Cedarbaum (S)
Crotty
Daniels (still hiring for 2014)
Duffy (S) (very inactive)
Forrest (probably not yet)
Gardephe
Hellerstein (S)
Karas (WP) (still hiring for 2014)
Marrero (S)
Owen (S) (probably not - has one clerk and is very inactive)
Patterson (S) (still hiring for 2014)
Pauley
Sand (S) (very inactive)
Scheindlin (S)
Stanton (S)
Stein (S)
Sullivan
Swain
Sweet (S) (still hiring for 2014)
Wood (S)

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby EijiMiyake » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:21 pm

Yikes.

I had assumed that I would be OK if I applied in NY (as an alum) in December or January. Maybe that's too late.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby TLSNYC » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:43 pm

That is crazy how quickly SDNY Is filing up. I'm new to this whole process and wondering how you compile a list like that to figure out how many DJs there are in an district and then how many of them have already hired from 2015. Does OSCAR neatly give this to you? I don't see where there I could find this.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:46 am

Anonymous User wrote:unknown
Berman (S)
Cedarbaum (S)
Crotty
Daniels (still hiring for 2014)
Duffy (S) (very inactive)
Forrest (probably not yet)

Forrest is full for 2015.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby jrsheppa » Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:unknown
Berman (S)
Cedarbaum (S)
Crotty
Daniels (still hiring for 2014)
Duffy (S) (very inactive)
Forrest (probably not yet)

Forrest is full for 2015.


List on front page has been updated to here. Good luck to those getting any interviews.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:27 am

Greenaway on the third is done.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 17, 2013 4:46 pm

Updates?

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:33 pm

No updates, but tag.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 21, 2013 4:51 pm

I have not signed up for OSCAR yet.

Just quickly skimming the page, it requires that I put down my class rank.

I am at a T20, top 40%. I am going to push myself this fall semester, and see if I can make it into the top 20%.

If I put down my class rank now, and do well this fall semester, can I update my profile on OSCAR?

Thank you.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I have not signed up for OSCAR yet.

Just quickly skimming the page, it requires that I put down my class rank.

I am at a T20, top 40%. I am going to push myself this fall semester, and see if I can make it into the top 20%.

If I put down my class rank now, and do well this fall semester, can I update my profile on OSCAR?

Thank you.


Yes you can update OSCAR with new documents and profile information at any time. Just make sure you do so before you have finalized applications to judges.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:43 am

Silberman on the DC Circuit is done for 2015 per Oscar.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Silberman on the DC Circuit is done for 2015 per Oscar.


Has Oscar opened for 2Ls yet?

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:56 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Silberman on the DC Circuit is done for 2015 per Oscar.


Has Oscar opened for 2Ls yet?

No. I don't think he even had a posting on Oscar prior to this. Basically it says now not to send unsolicited applications.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby jrsheppa » Fri Sep 27, 2013 1:07 am

Initial post is updated

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:05 am

Castel has hired at least one for 15-16. Don't know if he's done.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:14 pm

COA 9th
2015-2016

Kozinski (finished)
Gould (interviewing)

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 20, 2013 10:48 am

Anonymous User wrote:COA 9th
2015-2016

Kozinski (finished)
Gould (interviewing)


Just curious how reliable this is--first-hand? Kozinski had two spots for 2015 as recently as a week ago.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:21 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:COA 9th
2015-2016

Kozinski (finished)
Gould (interviewing)


Just curious how reliable this is--first-hand? Kozinski had two spots for 2015 as recently as a week ago.


First-hand.
95% sure about Kozinski. He just hired one more this past Thursday, and the person that he most recently hired said he was done. He was just waiting to fill the last spot. (But, they could have been mistaken. Things happen.)
Gould is hiring/interviewing now. Also first-hand knowledge

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Mad Hatter » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:55 pm

Maybe I'm showing my ignorance here, but are the judges that are full for 15-16 only hiring alums, or are 2Ls sending in apps with no grades?

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby bruinfan10 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:25 pm

Mad Hatter wrote:Maybe I'm showing my ignorance here, but are the judges that are full for 15-16 only hiring alums, or are 2Ls sending in apps with no grades?

For Kozinski and some other feeders, the absolute top of T14 1L classes often get funneled into the pipeline by connected faculty. A few others, like Gould, similarly ask professors to recommend some of the best and brightest rising 2Ls - I think Gould relies heavily on a top Michigan prof to fill his spots.

Beyond that, there are 3Ls like me who are looking for a second clerkship (or maybe who missed the boat first time around), alums, etc. But your run of the mill top-10% 2L at a T14 likely isn't going to be in the running for these ultra-early judges.

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Re: 2015-2016 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Mad Hatter » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:28 pm

bruinfan10 wrote:
Mad Hatter wrote:Maybe I'm showing my ignorance here, but are the judges that are full for 15-16 only hiring alums, or are 2Ls sending in apps with no grades?

For Kozinski and some other feeders, the absolute top of T14 1L classes often get funneled into the pipeline by connected faculty. A few others, like Gould, similarly ask professors to recommend some of the best and brightest rising 2Ls - I think Gould relies heavily on a top Michigan prof to fill his spots.

Beyond that, there are 3Ls like me who are looking for a second clerkship (or maybe who missed the boat first time around), alums, etc. But your run of the mill top-10% 2L at a T14 likely isn't going to be in the running for these ultra-early judges.

I see. Thanks!




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