Will I be working for one specific attorney?
No. Law clerks receive research assignments from a variety of attorneys. Each law clerk is, however, assigned a mentor attorney who will supervise them, answer questions, offer feedback, and, if the law clerk is certified, supervise them in court.

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1. Do I have to be eligible for work-study to paid for working in your department?
2. Do you allow law students to split their summer between your Department and another firm?
3. Do you hire first year law students?
4. What types of assignments do your law clerks work on?
5. Will I be working for one specific attorney?
6. Is there training for law clerks?
7. Who should I contact about employment as a law clerk?
8. When should I apply?