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Washington Monument and the Capitol Panoramic Nighttime

The Wake Forest in Washington Summer Judicial Externship Program is an exciting new opportunity that places rising second-year and third-year law students into unpaid externships at some of the most vibrant and influential courts in Washington, D.C.  As part of the Program, students spend approximately 35 hours per week for eight weeks during the summer externing at a participating court. Students must also attend weekly three-hour class sessions that are tailored to judicial clerking and that explore, inter alia, professionalism, courtroom decorum, confidentiality, judicial ethics, docket management, bench memo writing, oral argument preparation, and judicial opinion drafting.