Events Calendar

A Day in the Life of a Federal Law Clerk

March 20, 2018 05:15 PM - March 20, 2018 06:15 PM

The Residency Externship Program in Public Policy presents
"A Day in the Life of a Federal Law Clerk"


Avery-Ory-sqA Conversation with Avery L. Ory (Class of 2017), Law Clerk to the Honorable Reed O’Connor, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Texas

March 20, 2018
5:15 p.m.
Room 212

  • Learn about the daily routine of a federal law clerk, particularly at the district court level.
  • Hear what skills are most frequently used during federal judicial internships and clerkships.
  • Learn what judges expect from interns and law clerks, including caliber of work, hour commitments, and level of professionalism.
  • Hear about changes the federal judiciary has implemented for the law clerk application process.
  • Learn what makes an applicant stand out – in both good and bad ways.
  • Have your questions about the process and the position answered.