Clerkships: A Foundation for Successful Private Practice

Judge Stephanie Pendarvis McDonald
Make the most of your time with the court—the knowledge, experiences, relationships, and skills gained will serve you well throughout your career.

Make the most of your time with the court—the knowledge, experiences, relationships, and skills gained will serve you well throughout your career.

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Serving as a judicial clerk can provide unique opportunities for recent law school graduates and attorneys who are interested in service within their state’s judicial branch of government. Whether you serve at the trial or appellate level, a judicial clerkship offers access to the courtroom and the chance to observe skilled advocates as they work through the post-filing stages of litigation.

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