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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:06 pm

Lee's done for 21

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:39 am

Anything from Pallmeyer or Rowland?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:42 am

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Anything from Pallmeyer or Rowland?
Rowland has extended interview invites (don't know how many), haven't heard anything about Pallmeyer.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:10 pm

So out of the district judges with 2021-22 postings on OSCAR, it sounds like Lee, Kennelly, Pacold, and Rowland have already interviewed/hired. Ellis, Pallmeyer, Seeger, and Shah still unknown?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:46 pm

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Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:10 pm
So out of the district judges with 2021-22 postings on OSCAR, it sounds like Lee, Kennelly, Pacold, and Rowland have already interviewed/hired. Ellis, Pallmeyer, Seeger, and Shah still unknown?
Any updates to this so far?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:12 pm

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Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:46 pm
Anonymous User wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:10 pm
So out of the district judges with 2021-22 postings on OSCAR, it sounds like Lee, Kennelly, Pacold, and Rowland have already interviewed/hired. Ellis, Pallmeyer, Seeger, and Shah still unknown?
Any updates to this so far?
Just want to point out that Ellis's opening is for January 2021, so it might be a little tough for c/o '21.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:20 pm

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Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:12 pm
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Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:46 pm
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:10 pm
So out of the district judges with 2021-22 postings on OSCAR, it sounds like Lee, Kennelly, Pacold, and Rowland have already interviewed/hired. Ellis, Pallmeyer, Seeger, and Shah still unknown?
Any updates to this so far?
Just want to point out that Ellis's opening is for January 2021, so it might be a little tough for c/o '21.
Ellis requires post-law school work experience so she's not an option for the class of 2021 anyway.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:20 am

Kennelly is full per mass rejection email from chambers.

Anyone know what’s up with the judges who still haven’t posted (Dow, Tharp, etc.)? Did they already hire for 2021 or are they just really slow?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:53 am

I know that Dow is filled for 2021.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:27 pm

Rowland is done hiring for 2021.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:06 pm

Any word yet on Seeger or Pallmeyer?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:15 pm

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Any word yet on Seeger or Pallmeyer?
Seeger still has a Sept. 2020 posting listed as "Available." Some of these judges might not be in a hurry to update OSCAR after they hire.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:12 pm

Pallmeyer full per OSCAR.
What's interesting is that many judges who still haven't posted e.g. Tharp, Blakey, had open applications during the plan last year for 2020 but haven't posted anything yet for 2021. Anyone have any insight on that or when we can expect to see them open up?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:26 pm

Pallmeyer's done hiring for 2021.

Any news on Seeger or Wood?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:53 am

Wood has hired one. Tharp hired one for 2021 last cycle, he might be full.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:24 pm

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Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:12 pm
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Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:46 pm
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:10 pm
So out of the district judges with 2021-22 postings on OSCAR, it sounds like Lee, Kennelly, Pacold, and Rowland have already interviewed/hired. Ellis, Pallmeyer, Seeger, and Shah still unknown?
Any updates to this so far?
Just want to point out that Ellis's opening is for January 2021, so it might be a little tough for c/o '21.
Any update on Ellis's Jan 21 position?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:13 pm

Lee's done. That leaves...

Ellis (alums only)
Seeger
Shah
Wood

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:13 pm

Does anyone have information on Judge Feinerman?

Someone mentioned earlier that he wasn't hiring this year but I still see the position posted on OSCAR. Is there more information on that? What is the source?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:42 pm

Anyone know if Wood is full? I've heard she's done at least some interviews already.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:59 pm

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Does anyone have information on Judge Feinerman?

Someone mentioned earlier that he wasn't hiring this year but I still see the position posted on OSCAR. Is there more information on that? What is the source?
He has interviewed and hired in the last few weeks for 2022 from my HYS; don't know if full.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:02 pm

With only a few judges still hiring here for 21 people may want to keep an eye on the Senate confirmations of Iain Johnston and Franklin Valderrama, who both had committee hearings last week and seem likely to be confirmed before the election. There would seem to be a decent chance that they'd start hiring as soon as they're confirmed if not earlier, and that they'll get fewer apps than the rest of the court did on Plan day. From what I've been told they're part of a compromise between the White House and Senate Dems, Johnston is the GOP pick and Valderrama is the Dem pick.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:24 pm

Any information on Seeger?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:36 pm

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With only a few judges still hiring here for 21 people may want to keep an eye on the Senate confirmations of Iain Johnston and Franklin Valderrama, who both had committee hearings last week and seem likely to be confirmed before the election. There would seem to be a decent chance that they'd start hiring as soon as they're confirmed if not earlier, and that they'll get fewer apps than the rest of the court did on Plan day. From what I've been told they're part of a compromise between the White House and Senate Dems, Johnston is the GOP pick and Valderrama is the Dem pick.
I'm guessing Johnston will be stationed in Rockford given that he's replacing Kapala.

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:53 pm

Any tea on the remaining four NDIL judges on OSCAR?

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Re: Northern District of Illinois Clerkships

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:06 pm

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Any tea on the remaining four NDIL judges on OSCAR?
Word on the street is Andrea Wood is well into interviewing at this point if she hasn't already finished. Shah had started interviewing by this time last year, but not sure where he stands this year. Also noting that Tharp hasn't posted yet, but from what I've heard he might only have 1 opening for 2021 when he does post.

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