Category: Judicial Internships
The Federal Judges Association is seeking a summer/academic year intern. Note: this internship is open to rising 2L or 3L students only. Please click above for more information.
In light of the June 28 application deadline for federal judges, Judge Francis Allegra will speak about what students should consider when applying for and interviewing for clerkships. Judge Allegra is a jurist on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC, an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and a member of the OSCAR Working Group, comprised of judges and law school personnel who set the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan dates. He will be speaking at noon on Monday, April 22, in OCS (McDonough 328). Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP in the Events section of Symplicity.
The Honorable Judge Timothy C. Stanceu at the U.S. Court of International Trade is currently accepting applicants for a summer internship. For more information and to apply for the position, see the Symplicity job posting (ID #28076).
Judge Francisco A. Besosa (GULC '79), U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico,
is currently accepting applications for full-time, unpaid internships
in his chambers for this coming summer. Judge Besosa requires interns
to work for a minimum of ten weeks. Interns will analyze motions, write
memoranda, draft opinions, brief staff on substantive and procedural
issues, and assist the Judge with trial preparations. Interns may also
observe courtroom proceedings...please click on the headline above for additional information.
Congratulations on taking your last final of your first semester today! After you unwind a little, winter break is the perfect time to get started on your job search, if you haven’t already done so. If you are considering spending your summer as a judicial intern, be sure to check out the new resources on the judicial internship portion of the Careers website, including a sample cover letter and lists of DC-area and NYC judges who take judicial interns. The resources can be found here: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/careers/career-planning/fellowships-clerkships-honors/clerkships/judicial-internships/additional-info.cfm.
The Senate recently confirmed Paul Grimm to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
Judge Grimm has been a federal magistrate judge in Maryland for the
past fifteen years, and has taught as an adjunct law professor at the
University of Maryland and the University of Baltimore. He has been
called an “outstanding legal mind” who will bring “a wealth of
experience to this position.”
Other recent judicial confirmations by the Senate include:
• Terrence Berg, confirmed to the Eastern District of Michigan
• Jesus Bernal, confirmed to the Central District of Florida
• John Dowdell, confirmed to the Northern District of Oklahoma
• Michael Shea, confirmed to the District of Connecticut
• Mark Walker, confirmed to the Northern District of Florida.