StanleyF wrote:joeshmo39 wrote: Top 10% is a decent spot to think of for appeals court judges. If you want D.C. Circuit, you may need to better than top 10%. If you want to clerk for an appeals court justice who sits in the middle of nowhere maybe you only need a 3.60 or so.
Location of the appeals court doesn't really matter—the competition for all these clerkships is incredibly high, regardless of location.
You can get a GPA list once you're on lawweb.
http://lawnotes2.law.virginia.edu/lawit ... ment&login