Summer Clerkships

Best Practices for Your Internship | Summer 2021

Goals Whether you are working remotely or in-person your intentions should be the same: to produce excellent work for the organization, gain additional legal experience for yourself, and build your professional reputation in the legal community. Establish early on what the organization’s expectations are and what your goals for the internship are. What are you […]

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Checklist for Summer Associates

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. If you are about to start your first job in the legal profession, your performance over the next several weeks will be absolutely critical to your success. Thus far, your GPA has helped demonstrate that you have the ability to acquire and use legal skills. […]

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Dallas Association of Young Lawyers: 2021 Judicial Internship Program

The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) Judicial Internship Committee is organizing its 2021 Judicial Internship Program. The Program provides law students with a rare and invaluable behind-the-scenes experience working with the judiciary.  A second, but equal, purpose of the Program is to provide local judges with research support.  By sending a single submission to […]

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Best Practices for Interning Remotely | Summer 2020

Disclaimer: By now, your organization has probably already established a routine for remote work and how they expect summer interns to be integrated, so make sure to follow their lead.  Goals Establish early on what the organization’s expectations are and what your goals for the internship are. What are you hoping to gain from it […]

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Making the Most of a Shortened Summer Program

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. With only four or five weeks to make positive impressions, this year’s summer associates and interns must come across as professionals in everything that they say and do. I’ve outlined below best practices for managing assignments. When you receive an assignment: Take notes. To ensure […]

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