Judicial Clerkship Application Resources
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The following resources may be useful to judicial clerkship applicants. We urge all applicants to consult these resources for assistance in compiling their application packets.
October 2016 GPA and Clerkships MemoOur
(PDF) that provides a statistical picture of cumulative grades and clerkships obtained over the last thirteen seasons (2002–2015) of available data.
A list of our reported 2017 clerkships.
Class Ranking LetterStudents may print this
letter of explanation (PDF) of the MLaw Ranking/Grading System by Registrar Jane Ozanich to include with their clerkship application materials.
Judicial Nominations and ConfirmationsSee our list of recent
federal judicial nominations and confirmations.
Pathways to Public Service Jobs: Fellowships and Clerkships GuideThe Office of Career Planning's
guide to assist students considering a choice between a post-graduate judicial clerkship or a fellowship.2018 Vermont Law School Guide to State Court ClerkshipsVermont Law School's comprehensive guide to the procedures for applying for state court judicial clerkships at all levels in all 50 states and some U.S. Territories (updated 7/9/2018).
Judicial Clerkships: Federal Staff Attorney PositionsA useful
NALP article (posted with permission) on staff attorney opportunities with the various circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals. A chart is included with each Circuit's contact person, hiring timeline, experience level preference, and application characteristics/docket information.
OSCAR Law Clerk Benefits and Pay Scale
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