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Clerkship Opportunities

Chief Judge J. Miles Hanisee

Chief Judge Hanisee is presently accepting clerkship applications for a clerkship beginning September 2023. 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 currently accepting applications for a clerkship beginning September, 2023. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, at least two letters of recommendation, and 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 clerkship applications at this time.

Judge Megan P. Duffy

Judge Duffy has filled her clerkship positions through the end of the 2023 term but will have an opening beginning in September 2024. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and at least two references or letters of recommendation by mail (or hand delivery) to the address above. Judge Duffy is happy to receive applications for law student externs on an ongoing basis. The externship is an unpaid position but may qualify for law school credit. If interested, please submit a resume, letter of interest, unofficial transcript, and writing sample to her attention at the Albuquerque Court of Appeals office at 2211 Tucker Ave. NE.

 

Judge Zachary A. Ives

Judge Ives is not accepting applications at this time.

Judge Shammara H. Henderson

Judge Henderson is currently accepting clerkship applications for the term beginning in September 2023. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and at least two letters of recommendation to the Court of Appeals Albuquerque office at 2211 Tucker Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. 

Judge Jane B. Yohalem

Judge Yohalem has an unexpected opening for a clerkship beginning September of 2022. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a writing sample to judgejaneyohalem@gmail.com.

Judge Yohalem is also accepting applications for a clerkship beginning in September 2023.

Judge Gerald E. Baca

Judge Baca is currently accepting applications for a clerkship beginning in September, 2023. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, at least two letters of recommendation, and writing sample.
Judge Baca also accepts law student externs on an ongoing basis. The externship is an unpaid position, however, law students can normally receive school credit. If interested, please submit a letter of interest to his chambers mailing address in Santa Fe.

Judge Katherine A. Wray

Judge Wray has hired law clerks for September 2023 and is accepting applications for September 2024. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, a writing sample, and two letters of recommendation to Judge Wray’s attention at 2211 Tucker Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.