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Why Clerk? Insights from Federal Judges, Law Clerks and Practitioners

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm

Why Clerk? Insights from Federal Judges, Law Clerks and Practitioners federal bar association chicago chapter featured


1.5 Hours of CLE (pending approval)
Wednesday, July 26, 2024
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Dirksen Federal Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street
Seventh Circuit Courtroom, 27th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604

Free for FBA Members. $10 for Non-Members.
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Join the Federal Bar Association Chicago Chapter for an insightful discussion on the value of judicial clerkships with a distinguished panel of federal judges, law clerks, and practitioners. “Why Clerk? Insights from Federal Judges, Law Clerks, and Practitioners” will cover how and why to apply for a clerkship, the benefits of clerking, crafting a competitive application, and what to expect from the experience. Diane Smason, Attorney Advisor to the General Counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will moderate the event.

Our esteemed panel includes Hon. Candace Jackson-Akiwumi (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit), Hon. Manish Shah (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois), Hon. A. Benjamin Goldgar (U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois), Janet Siegel Brown (Director of Judicial Clerkships at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law), and Erica Achepohl (Law Clerk to the Hon. Sunil R. Harjani). This event is hosted by the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society Chicago Lawyers Chapter and the Federalist Society Chicago Lawyers Chapter.

Attendees will earn 1.5 hours of CLE credit (pending approval). Registration is open until June 25, 2024, at 5:00 PM, and on-site registration will be available if space permits. Please note that a photo ID is required to enter the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse.

The program is free for members and law students who sign up for a free membership with the FBA. Non-members can attend for a fee of $10. You can join the FBA for free if you’re a Law Student. Please register here: https://rizzoyoung.biz/Join-FBA.

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Illinois CLE Credit
1.5
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Photo ID is required to enter the building

Venue

Seventh Circuit Courtroom of the Dirksen Federal Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street Seventh Circuit Courtroom, 27th Floor, Seventh Circuit Courtroom
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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