February 28, 2023

12:30 pm, Eastern Time

Navigating the Clerkship Process for Law Students of Color and First-Generation Law Students

Virtual Event (Attendees will be sent Zoom link upon registration)

Please join ACS for a panel discussion aimed at demystifying judicial clerkships, specifically for law students of color and First-Generation law students. Participants will learn more about the clerkship process, whether they should apply for a clerkship, the differences between state, federal, trial, and appellate clerkships, the qualities that judges look for in judicial clerks, and the day-to-day experience of being a clerk. Panelists will also provide best practices for navigating the clerkship application process and discuss the importance of increasing diversity in judicial clerkships. 


Judge Natalia Cornelio, Texas 351st District Court  

Judge Darrin Gayles, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida  

Judge Sueanna Johnson, Colorado Court of Appeals  

Judge L. Felipe Restrepo, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit   


Julia Saladino, Assistant Director, Georgetown University Law Center Office of Public Interest and Community Service  

This conversation is open to all. It will be recorded and the recording will be available to ACS members.