Monday, July 2, 2018
Derek Muller (Pepperdine), Federal Judicial Clerkship Report of Recent Law School Graduates, 2018 Edition:
This Report offers an analysis of the overall hiring of recent law school graduates into federal judicial clerkships between 2015-2017 for each law school. It includes an overall hiring report, regional reports, overall hiring trends, an elite hiring report, and trends concerning judicial vacancies.
Here are the ten law schools with federal judicial clerkship rates of over 10%:
Pepperdine is 5th among the 21 ABA-accredited California law schools:
The last few years have yielded a noticeable downturn in the total graduates securing placements in federal judicial clerkships upon graduation. The Class of 2017 had 1,151 clerks, a recent low—that’s 9% lower raw placement than the Class of 2013 at 1,259 clerks.