Clerkship chances--flyover COA?

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Clerkship chances--flyover COA?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 30, 2014 1:49 am

My credentials (3L):

Top 15% at DCNG
Senior post (non-EIC) on secondary journal
V5 (NY office)
Three solid recommendations from professors

I'd really like to clerk for an appellate judge--don't really care where, just think I would enjoy it more.

I realize I am probably borderline at best, but what can I do to improve my chances?

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Re: Clerkship chances--flyover COA?

Postby Doorkeeper » Thu Jan 30, 2014 1:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:what can I do to improve my chances?

Discuss with any of the professors whether they know about specific judges moving (to sniff out whether they have personal relationships with any CoA judges) and/or would be willing to place calls with the judge.

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Re: Clerkship chances--flyover COA?

Postby Wholigan » Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:16 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:what can I do to improve my chances?

Discuss with any of the professors whether they know about specific judges moving (to sniff out whether they have personal relationships with any CoA judges) and/or would be willing to place calls with the judge.


If you want to improve your chances at a flyover COA, you also could try to get a flyover district clerkship first.




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