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Clerkship Opportunities

Chief Judge J. Miles Hanisee

Chief Judge Hanisee is presently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 clerkship term. Interested applicants should provide a cover letter, current resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and at least two letters of recommendation by mail to the following address:
         
Chambers of Chief Judge J. Miles Hanisee
New Mexico Court of Appeals
2211 Tucker NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
 
Hiring priority will be given to applicants with strong academic credentials and a demonstrated interest in legal writing, such as membership on or publication by a Law Review or Journal.

Judge Jennifer L. Attrep

​Judge Attrep hires law clerks to work for a two-year term. Generally, the term begins on the first Tuesday following Labor Day each year. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, and at least two letters of recommendation.

Judge Kristina Bogardus

Judge Bogardus is presently accepting applications for a law clerk beginning September of 2022. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a writing sample.

Judge Bogardus also accepts law student externs on an ongoing basis. The externship is an unpaid position, however, normally a law student will receive school credit. If interested, please submit a letter of interest to her office.

Judge Jacqueline R. Medina

Judge Medina is not accepting law clerk applications at this time.

Judge Megan P. Duffy

Judge Duffy is accepting applications for a law clerk position beginning in September 2022. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, a writing sample, and a list of references to the Court of Appeals Albuquerque office at 2211 Tucker Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. 

 

Judge Briana H. Zamora

Judge Zamora has filled her clerkship positions for the 2020-2021 term. She is presently accepting applications for a senior law clerk beginning Fall of 2022. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a writing sample.

Judge Zamora also accepts law student externs on an ongoing basis. The externship is an unpaid position, however, normally a law student will receive school credit. If interested, please submit a letter of interest to her office.  

Judge Zachary A. Ives

Judge Ives is accepting applications for September 2022. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, a writing sample, and a list of references to the Court of Appeals Albuquerque office at 2211 Tucker Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.

Judge Shammara H. Henderson

At this time, Judge Henderson is not accepting applications for law clerk positions. When a position becomes available, Judge Henderson requires a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, at least two letters of recommendation, and writing sample. 

Judge Jane B. Yohalem

Judge Yohalem is presently accepting applications for law clerks beginning September of 2022. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a writing sample.

Judge Gerald E. Baca

Judge Baca is currently accepting applications for law clerk positions. If you are interested in being a clerk for Judge Baca, submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Judge Baca at the address listed above.