2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:09 pm

Any word on Diane Wood interviews?

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:54 pm

gtown ‘21 (top 5% & e-board): got a call from 2d cir d.ct hours after applications were released; was interviewed that evening.

Silence other than that (and I applied broadly). a bit disappointed; seems likely that I did not get an offer given that the judge said that he/she was making quick decisions.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:58 pm

I know there's nothing we can do about it, but IMO Zoom interviews suck. I had one yesterday and two today, and no matter how accommodating people are with lagging Internet connections or choppy audio, it's just so, so awkward. Literally walked out of all 3 interviews feeling like I completely tanked them because the judge either couldn't hear what I said, or I missed part of his/her question due to the audio cutting out.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:11 pm

I've read the iteration of this thread in past years and remember seeing few data points for diverse candidates. I'm hoping this can be helpful for someone like me in the future--don't count yourself out!

Mid-T14, above median, LR + exec board, diverse and accepted a DDC/SDNY/NDCal offer today.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:16 pm

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Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:58 pm
I know there's nothing we can do about it, but IMO Zoom interviews suck. I had one yesterday and two today, and no matter how accommodating people are with lagging Internet connections or choppy audio, it's just so, so awkward. Literally walked out of all 3 interviews feeling like I completely tanked them because the judge either couldn't hear what I said, or I missed part of his/her question due to the audio cutting out.
I just tell myself that everybody interviewing is in the same online boat. To the extent that we're all competing against each other, I think we're all suffering the same penalties from online interviews. But yes, it sucks.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

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The feeders are all basically done on DC/9th/2nd. I can't imagine that many more interview invites will go out w/ how few spots there are and the # of interviews already offered.
Does this include Owens in CA9 and Lohier in CA2?

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:07 pm

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Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:41 pm
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:48 pm
The feeders are all basically done on DC/9th/2nd. I can't imagine that many more interview invites will go out w/ how few spots there are and the # of interviews already offered.
Does this include Owens in CA9 and Lohier in CA2?
Have seen movement for both. Would assume they're done or close to it.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:39 pm

anyone have an interview offered and then withdrawn after sending availability?

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:29 am

Checking in in solidarity! T14, top ~5%, secondary journal (no board).

2019 grad, looking to transition out of a v10 transactional group. Got one interview bite from a non major coastal D.Ct. but otherwise radio silence

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:30 am

Has anyone heard of Costa on the 5th Cir extending any interviews?

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

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Has anyone heard of Costa on the 5th Cir extending any interviews?
yep + fairly quick turnaround

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:47 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:33 am
Anonymous User wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:30 am
Has anyone heard of Costa on the 5th Cir extending any interviews?
yep + fairly quick turnaround
Hi, thanks for the reply. Same anon here. Is he full as far as you know?

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:49 am

The optimist in me says the non feeder COA judges will start moving down their call lists tomorrow now that feeder judges have taken their top choices. The pessimist in me says pretty much all COA movement happened already, and my grades were just too low to make the cut.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:25 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:41 pm
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:48 pm
The feeders are all basically done on DC/9th/2nd. I can't imagine that many more interview invites will go out w/ how few spots there are and the # of interviews already offered.
Does this include Owens in CA9 and Lohier in CA2?
Not an answer but I hear Michael Park moved very early on Monday/Tuesday

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:30 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:41 pm
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:48 pm
The feeders are all basically done on DC/9th/2nd. I can't imagine that many more interview invites will go out w/ how few spots there are and the # of interviews already offered.
Does this include Owens in CA9 and Lohier in CA2?
Both have been moving and are likely full or close to it.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:07 am

Anyone hear about movement in the Pacific Northwest? Looking for ED Wash, Oregon, or Idaho.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:16 am

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Any word on Diane Wood interviews?
Bump. Also no. Heard a secondhand rumor Scudder has moved though. Easterbrook may have done whatever he does with UChicago as well by now. Nothing else on the Seventh.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:22 am

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Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:16 am
Anonymous User wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:09 pm
Any word on Diane Wood interviews?
Bump. Also no. Heard a secondhand rumor Scudder has moved though. Easterbrook may have done whatever he does with UChicago as well by now. Nothing else on the Seventh.
Am aware of 1 Wood interview invite

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

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Anonymous User wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:22 am
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Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:16 am
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:09 pm
Any word on Diane Wood interviews?
Bump. Also no. Heard a secondhand rumor Scudder has moved though. Easterbrook may have done whatever he does with UChicago as well by now. Nothing else on the Seventh.
Am aware of 1 Wood interview invite
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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:10 am

Some hope for the truly long shots among us. Just offered an interview for a district court in Texas.
T6, I don't know my rank but majority B's, no journal. Diverse, public interest, interesting writing sample/softs. Strong Recs from profs all of whom I've written for.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

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Some hope for the truly long shots among us. Just offered an interview for a district court in Texas.
T6, I don't know my rank but majority B's, no journal. Diverse, public interest, interesting writing sample/softs. Strong Recs from profs all of whom I've written for.
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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

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Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:07 am
Anyone hear about movement in the Pacific Northwest? Looking for ED Wash, Oregon, or Idaho.
I have heard of one D. Ore. interview invite.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:20 am

Just offered an interview for a district court in Pennsylvania. Below T20, Top 5% and LR e-board, diverse.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:36 am

Has anyone heard from 11th cir? namely Jordan, Rosenbaum, Marcus, Lagoa? T6, top10%, LR.

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Re: 2021-2022 Clerkship Application Thread

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:38 am

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Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:36 am
Has anyone heard from 11th cir? namely Jordan, Rosenbaum, Marcus, Lagoa? T6, top10%, LR.
Marcus has extended at least a few interview invites and at least one offer

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