Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

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Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 18, 2013 6:40 pm

Is it even possible to become a judicial extern with one of the Federal Circuit Courts? I know that a lot of people from my school can extern with district courts, but I have yet to hear anything about something with a federal circuit judge.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Fri Oct 18, 2013 7:58 pm

Yes. It depends on the judges - not all want to bother with interns - but it's definitely something people can do.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby bk1 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:03 pm

For reference, I believe only one Chicago 7th Circuit judge takes externs. Not sure about other circuits.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby elipad » Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:35 pm

Several Ninth Circuit judges accept judicial externs. Many of them specifically solicit applications via LR's listserv/membership.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:09 pm

Many Sixth Circuit judges employ interns, although I don't think that's true of the all-star judges.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:33 am

Yep, it can happen and does. Based on my own experience and that of others.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby Dr. Review » Sat Oct 19, 2013 8:56 am

I know at least one person from my school who externed with the 3rd Cir
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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:04 am

I externed with a circuit judge and was offered a clerkship after. I don't think my experience is typical.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby hiima3L » Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:27 pm

Of course. I know dozens of people who interned at the 9th Circuit (in LA and SF).

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby Liam » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:56 pm

Federal Circuit also accepts interns/externs, to my knowledge, though obviously they're a little idiosyncratic and will only look at you for IP law.

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Re: Judicial Externship with Fed. Cir. Courts?

Postby Pete Venkman » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:15 pm

Columbia students can extern in the 2nd Circuit




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