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Regent Law School Alumni Win Record Number of Judicial Clerkships

Regent Law is proud to announce that 15 alumni from the class of 2008 have won coveted judicial clerkships.

One of the most important measures of the success of any J.D. program is the extent to which its grads are in demand in the eyes of the judiciary.
This is great news for Regent Law.

According to Director of Alumni and Career Services, Darius Davenport, “The class of 2008 accomplished an all-time high clerkship rate of 9.4%, all without compromising placement in top-notch firms around the country. A concerted effort towards making more judicial contacts, increasing programming that that introduces students to clerkship opportunities, and reaffirming the importance of proper preparation through mock interviews and resume critiques all contributed to this record rate.”

Alums will be serving judges in the 10th Circuit, US Court of Federal Claims, and various state supreme and local courts.

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