Is there training for law clerks?
Yes. There is an initial training session, familiarizing the law clerks with the types of research they will be doing and the most helpful research tools. Law clerks are also assigned a mentor attorney, who they can go to with questions as they arise.

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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?