Benefits of a New Jersey Judicial Clerkship – Jumpstart your Legal Career!

New Jersey Courts will host a webinar featuring Bergen Vicinage Family Division Judge Jaclyn Medina, Hudson Vicinage Family Division Judge Martha Mainor, Passaic Vicinage Criminal Presiding Judge Sohail Mohammed and Joy Chen, a former New Jersey Supreme Court law clerk.

Each year, the New Jersey Courts hires approximately 480 law school graduates for a 53-week judicial clerkship.

Topics will include:

  • Law clerk responsibilities in the different court divisions and levels
  • Skills that judges look for when choosing a law clerk
  • Application and interview processes
  • The role of the law clerk in a virtual court system

Serving as a law clerk for the New Jersey Courts will give you an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legal process that can only be learned through that service.

This webinar is free. Advance registration is required by Nov. 11. For more information, email here.

When:           Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Where:         Virtual Zoom Webinar Google Chrome browser is recommended. Webinar Registration – Zoom (

Visit the website here to apply for judicial clerkships.

This webinar is sponsored by the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Division.