Post-LS clerkship options?

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twenty
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Post-LS clerkship options?

Postby twenty » Tue May 01, 2012 7:19 pm

I'm noticing everyone seems to do school -> clerkship -> biglaw. Is this because you HAVE to do a clerkship within a set time period after graduating/taking the bar?

I guess to be more specific, could I (assuming I managed to get all this), do JAG for four years and then do a clerkship?

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Re: Post-LS clerkship options?

Postby kalvano » Wed May 02, 2012 12:23 am

Yes. In fact, some judges require post-grad legal work before clerking.




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