Judges who have participated in the program include Rolando Acosta, Deborah Batts, Harold Baer, John W. Carter, Cheryl Chambers, Margaret Chan, Denny Chin, Ronald L. Ellis, Nicholas Figueroa, Helen Freedman, Marilyn Go, Priscilla Hall, Debra James, Yvonne Lewis, Richard B. Lowe, III, Jeffrey K. Oing, Eduardo Padro, Robert P. Patterson, Charles Ramos, Anil C. Singh, Sonia Sotomayor, Margarita Lopez Torres, Jack B. Weinstein, William Wetzel, Lottie E. Wilkins, Bonnie Wittner, and James A. Yates. The Committee matches each intern to a judge; students who wish to intern only in a particular court or for a particular judge should not apply to this program.
The selection process is conducted by volunteers from the Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity. Please pay close attention to the Program’s requirements and deadlines – we will not process any application that has not complied with the requirements and deadlines. All applicants must submit a resume, a one or two page statement of interest, and a legal writing sample by 11:59pm, December 29, 2023. Please submit a singular PDF document following the requested naming format: Last Name_First Name_Date of Application Submission in MMDDYR format. For example: Cutts_Azelia_120923.