Clerkships

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Apply online for clerkships with participating federal judges.

CLERQS

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The Law School's strong commitment to its clerkship program has results in an exceptional record for placing students in judicial clerkships. Our graduates have served as judicial clerks in every circuit in the country, as well as in foreign courts, courts of international jurisdiction and courts of special jurisdiction.

 

Fast Facts

Supreme Court Clerkships

No. 4

after Yale, Harvard and Stanford in placing clerks on the U.S. Supreme Court, 2005-18

Judicial Clerkships, 2015-17 Terms

287

clerks total

3

U.S. Supreme Court

83

U.S. Courts of Appeal

119

U.S. district courts and other federal courts

82

state courts

Class of 2017 Judicial Clerks

13

U.S. Courts of Appeal

15

U.S. district courts and other federal courts

4

state courts

Federal Judicial Clerkships

No. 5

Classes of 2013-17, according to ABA data

 

Map of the United States

Where Grads Clerk

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Appellate court

Record Number of Alumni Clerking for Federal Appellate Judges

38 Graduates Include Clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Michel Van Eersel and Ruth Payne

Contact

Judicial Clerkships / judicialclerkships@law.virginia.edu
(434) 924-7192 / Fax: (434) 924-7594