Judiciary Day: The Road to the Bench

Thursday, March 17, 2011
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC


4:00 – 5:00 PM    Secrets to Successful Judicial Clerkship Interviews (for Students and Recent Alumni)

Sponsor: The Office of Development and Alumni Relations and The Office of Career and Professional Development

Hear from current and former law clerks as we look behind the scenes and discuss strategies for a successful judicial clerkship interview.

Jennifer Farer, WCL ’07, current law clerk to The Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee (U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia) and former law clerk to The Honorable Mary Ellen Barbera (Court of Appeals of Maryland)

Molly Geissenhainer, former law clerk to The Honorable M. Hannah Lauck (U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia)

Tina Saunders, former law clerk to The Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia (Court of Appeals of Maryland)

 

The Judges Perspective on Litigators (for Students and Recent Alumni)

Sponsor: The Office of Development and Alumni Relations and the Future Litigators Society

Want to be a fly on the wall? Judges will discuss their views on Litigation, and litigators, in their courts.

5:00 – 5:15 PM    Break

5:15  – 6:15 PM   Road to the Judiciary:  How to Become a Judge (Students and Recent Alumni)

Sponsor: The Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Learn how to become a Judge. Get advice from members of the bench who have gone through the nominations. And hear their personal insight on their personal path to the bench.

6:15  – 7:00 PM  Reception

PROGRAM AGENDA

WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No charge
(registration is required)


For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or secle@wcl.american.edu

 

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