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04/27

Making the Most of your Judicial Internship/Externship



Judicial Extern

Format: Webinar

Online Worldwide Webinar

Dates: 04/27/2017

Time: 1 p.m. EDT - 2 p.m. EDT

Sponsor: ABA Law Student Division and ABA Judicial Division

List Price: FREE

ABA Member Price: FREE

Sponsor Member Price: FREE

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Learn how to succeed as a judicial intern/extern from an insider panel that includes a federal judge, law clerk, and intern.  This panel will give you an insider’s perspective on what actually happens in chambers and how law students can best contribute to the work of a federal court.  Learn what judges and law clerks expect from law students and how you can make the most of your time with the court.

Topics will include:

  • Tips for getting hired as a judicial intern/extern
  • What does a judicial intern/extern actually do?  What is expected of you?
  • Best (and worst) practices for successful interns/externs
  • Navigating your relationship with the judge and law clerks
  • Ethical issues for interns/externs
  • Understanding what an internship might lead to

Moderator:
Kareem Aref, Chair of the American Bar Association Law Student Division, UC Davis Law School, Davis, CA

Panelists:
Judge Frank J. Bailey, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Benjamin J. Higgins, Law Clerk to the Hon. Frank J. Bailey, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Colton Doyle, Judicial Intern to the Hon. J. Michelle Childs, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, Columbia, SC