A Job for a Year, an Example for a Lifetime: Clerking for Judge Jane Richards Roth

Of Courtiers and Princes: Stories of Lower Court Clerks and Their Judges (Todd C. Peppers, ed., 2021)

Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 20-07

14 Pages Posted: 19 Jan 2021

Date Written: December 2, 2020

Abstract

This essay, prepared for a volume on the role of law clerks to lower-court judges, includes reflections on clerking for Judge Jane Roth from the author and several of her other past clerks. It also includes observations on clerking more generally, as well as a brief recounting of the author's own clerkship search in the spring of 1992.

Keywords: judge, clerk, law clerk, court of appeals

JEL Classification: K00, K4, K40, K41

Suggested Citation

Oldfather, Chad M., A Job for a Year, an Example for a Lifetime: Clerking for Judge Jane Richards Roth (December 2, 2020). Of Courtiers and Princes: Stories of Lower Court Clerks and Their Judges (Todd C. Peppers, ed., 2021), Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 20-07, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3741657

Chad M. Oldfather (Contact Author)

Marquette University - Law School ( email )

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