October 27, 2021

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Eastern Time

The Basics of Clerkship Applications

Join ACS on Wednesday, October 27th at 4:00pm ET for an event on the nuts and bolts of clerkship applications. The call will cover all the steps of the application process, including selecting courts and judges; cover letters; resumes; and recommendations. It will be helpful for anyone considering clerkships, including 2Ls, 3Ls, or new lawyers in practice.

Opening Remarks:

  • Judge Abdul Kallon, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama


  • Thea Cohen, ACS Director of Strategic Engagement


  • Christina Beeler, Assistant County Attorney for Harris County and former clerk for the Southern District of Texas
  • Micah Schwartzman, Hardy Cross Dillard Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law
  • Theodore Shaw, incoming Staff Attorney for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and former clerk for the Louisiana Supreme Court
  • Grayce Zelphin, Senior Staff Attorney for the Racial & Economic Justice Program at the ACLU of Northern California, inaugural director of Berkeley Law’s judicial clerkship program, and former clerk for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Central District of California