MABA Judicial Externship Program

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Class Level
1L

Founded by MABA in 2012, the MABA Judicial Externship Program secures federal judicial externships for a selected group of Latino/a law students, providing them invaluable exposure and experience in federal courts. The students are chosen in a rigorous selection process and interviewed by the participating judges who decide which student will be placed in their chambers for the summer. The participants spend ten weeks conducting research, writing, and attending federal judicial proceedings. They are also awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

The program was started to address the critical need of increasing the number of Latino/as exposed to federal practice, but importantly to provide Latino/a students an opportunity that many would not otherwise have in the competitive environment of federal judicial externships. The Program strives to provide Latino/a students with exposure to federal civil and criminal litigation, with an aim of encouraging these students to eventually consider applying for federal externships and pursuing federal practice.

Award
10 week judicial externship and $2,000
Application Period
November 8 - December 18, 2020
Deadline
December 18, 2020 [summer 2022 info pending release]

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