Judicial Clerkships: Why They Are Valuable – Video and Handouts Now Available Online

If you missed this week’s program “Judicial Clerkships: Why They Are Valuable” (September 10, 2013), you may now view it online. (EID required)

This program is highly recommended for 2Ls who are considering applying for judicial clerkships as rising 3Ls. Get tips on selecting courts and judges, asking for letters of recommendation, and putting together a strong application. Panelists included Judge Andrew Hanen, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; Elizabeth Bellows, ’10, former law clerk for Judge Hanen; and Anthony Arguijo, ’11, former law clerk to Judge Edward Prado with the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit as well as Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson, Supreme Court of Texas. Moderated by Judicial Clerkship Faculty Advisor Elana Einhorn.

Judge Hanen drafted a “Dos and Don’ts Regarding Clerkships” that provides great practical advice for students considering judicial clerkships.