September 01, 2015

Clerkships: Application Tips from a Former Law Clerk

Andrew Kim

A clerkship can be among the most formative experiences in a lawyer’s career. But how does one go about applying for and securing such a position, and what should a new clerk expect, both in terms of daily responsibilities and lasting lessons? To help answer these questions, GPSolo presents here the insights and advice from a law school career counselor and three former clerks, one who clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals, one who clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court, and one who clerked for the California Court of Appeal. The other sections of this multi-part article can be accessed via the links below: 

Clerkships: Application Tips from a Law School Career Counselor By Mishkah Ismail

Clerkships: The Clerking Experience in the Federal System By David E. Hackett

Clerkships: The Clerking Experience in the State System By Michelle L. Tran

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