Course Judicial Clerking Program - Law 695E §1 & §2
Instructor Karen M. Kowalski
Units 1-2 (Pass/Fail) - See Notes
Recommended Courses:

Advanced Legal Writing


Students are assigned to work directly with judges in various local, state, and federal courts.


No books required.


Course Format

This course has both field and class components.  Students will spend at least 100 hours working directly with the court to which they are assigned. Assigned readings, two papers and an individual conference with the instructors are also required.

Written Assignments

Students will produce a variety of written work for the judicial chambers.  They will also be required to submit 2 short written assignments, time records, and complete an exit interview with their judge.

Type of Exam


Basis for grading

Students will be evaluated based on the quality of class-component work and in consultation with the student’s supervising judge.

Additional Comments

This course satisfies the Professional Skills curricular requirement.

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