Preparing for a Federal District Clerkship

Class Unique: 28270
This class is only open to students who have already accepted a clerkship with either (1) a federal district judge, or (2) a federal magistrate judge. It will cover the common legal issues that judicial clerks encounter, as well as the writing and research that clerks are expected to do. Students will draft a bench memo and an order and complete other smaller assignments. Enrollment is limited. Interested students must complete and submit a short application.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Thursday 4:15 - 6:05 pm CCJ 3.306
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory
Satisfies ABA Professional Skills Requirement


  • Federal Jurisdiction - Erwin Chemerinsky
      Aspen , edition: 6th
      ISBN: 978-1454804024   (required)


Rein, Margaret Kirkendall Rein, Margaret Kirkendall