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Let me reiterate – I loved my clerkship experiences and am loving them still what with all of the benefits that I continue to see. Simply put, I’m a great lawyer thanks in large part to my clerkships and my judges. In no other job do attorneys have a chance to see, from a judge’s perspective, how the judiciary operates – what goes into deciding a summary judgment motion, how to factor in a criminal defendant‘s background and history in sentencing decisions, and how to ensure that the entire process is fair to all involved, no matter what your personal feelings might be. The irony is that judges must remove their personal judgment in order to render legal judgments. Technically speaking.
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I’m a lawyer, and my job as a law clerk from 2002 to 2004 is probably the best job I have ever had. I served as a law clerk twice, once for a state appellate court justice and then for a federal district court judge. Very different experiences, both of which I loved. Both of my clerkships, and my judges, were instrumental in my professional and personal development. But, more on that later.
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