Judicial Clerkships Blog

Immediate Clerkship Opportunity with Judge Song Quiroga (Laredo)

U.S. Magistrate Judge Diana Song Quiroga (Laredo) is accepting applications for a clerk to begin immediately. The position runs through September 2017. Apply on OSCAR as soon as possible if interested.  Here is the position description from the OSCAR posting: Position is for a dynamic federal trial court on the U.S.-Mexico border. The law clerk’s […]

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Important Summer Info: 2017 Term Judicial Clerkships

Congratulations! Your 2L year is complete! If you don’t have a clerkship, don’t despair – remember, we told you this was a marathon, not a sprint. There are lots of judges who will hire this summer and even later (next spring and summer…). So here we go into the (almost) final push for clerkship applications: […]

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Important Summer Info: 2018 Term Judicial Clerkships

Congratulations! You have completed your 1L year! The Judicial Clerkship Advisers, Prof. Alex Albright (aalbright@law.utexas.edu), Ms. Shavonne Henderson (shenderson@law.utexas.edu), and the Clerkship Program Coordinator Ms. Katie Deetjen (clerk-admin@law.utexas.edu) look forward to working with all of you. Katie will be on maternity leave this summer, but our temp, Roxanne Rohmann has worked with the TexasLaw Clerkship […]

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2016 Staff Attorney Position at the TX 1st Court of Appeals (Houston)

The Texas First Court of Appeals in Houston is looking to hire a staff attorney to begin ASAP. The position runs through August 31, 2017 with the possibility for an extension. The Staff Attorney works under general supervision of three justices and provides support to other justices. They perform highly advanced legal analysis and prepare legal […]

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Texas Lawyer Article on Judicial Clerkships in Texas

We’re proud to send 5x more students to judicial clerkships than any other school in the state! http://www.texaslawyer.com/id=1202753136793/Is-Clerking-the-Key-to-Landing-the-Right-Job?mcode=1202615604418&slreturn=20160306171448

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Helpful Information for 1Ls

Information on what you can do now to improve your clerkship application, including classes that you might want to consider for the fall semester. Early registration for fall is this week. Many judges will look at applications in the spring of your 2L year, so your fall classes and grades are important. Some recommendations: Former Chief […]

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TX 14th Court of Appeals (Houston) Hiring a Central Staff Attorney

The 14th Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas, is accepting applications for the position of Central Staff Attorney. Along with the Chief Staff Attorney and other members of the central staff, the central staff attorney assists with the docketing of cases, screening for jurisdictional defects, preparing recommendations and obtaining rulings on motions, drafting orders, and opinions […]

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OSCAR Down for Maintenance May 31-June 3

The Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) will take the OSCAR system down for maintenance on May 31, 2016 at 8:00 am. The system will be unavailable from May 31, 2016 through June 3, 2016 for the AO to perform system upgrades with Version 7.8. On June 3, 2016, the AO will send […]

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Five New Federal Judicial Nominations for Texas

As of March 16, 2016, President Obama nominated the following to serve on United States District Courts in Texas: Judge Walter David Counts, III:  Nominee for the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas Judge Walter David Counts, III has served as a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District […]

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