Federal Clerkships: The Inside Scoop

march 2023

tue21mar12:50 pmtue1:50 pmFederal Clerkships: The Inside Scoop

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

12:50 p.m.–1:50 p.m.


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Join us for a presentation to learn what federal judges look for in student applicants, the value of a federal clerkship as part of your career path, and details about the daily work in this prestigious position.

The Honorable Joel H. Slomsky ’70
, Senior Federal Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 

Judge Joel H. Slomsky ’70 became a federal judge on October 8, 2008 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. in 1967 from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and his J.D. in 1970 from New York Law School. Judge Slomsky was a Special Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Philadelphia Strike Force from 1970–1973. From 1974 to October, 2008, he was in private practice primarily as a criminal defense attorney representing clients in state and federal court, before the grand jury, at trial, and on appeal. He has argued a case before the United States Supreme Court and even has had a case tried before him result in a decision by the Supreme Court.