Judicial Clerkship Speed Networking & Reception

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Event Location:

Event Audience:

Students interested in learning more about federal and state judicial clerkships are invited to attend this event, which is being planned with Abby Steidl (L’14), the Duquesne Law Liaison to the Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. Current and former judicial law clerks who work in the trial and appellate courts of the federal and state judicial systems will talk with students about their experiences. 

The following attorneys have confirmed their attendance:

Amanda Betts (L’15) – Judge Meagan Bilik-DeFazio, Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas (former)
Brandon Betts (L’15) – Justice David Wecht, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (former) 
Laura Bunting- Judge Arthur Schwab, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (former)
George Fitting- Judge Gregory Taddonio, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge (former)
David Frantz (L'15) - Judge Kate Ford Elliott, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Mary Hancock (L’15) – Judge Scott Bittner and Judge David Klementik, Somerset County Court of Common Pleas (former) 
Kate McCarthy (L'18) - Justice David Wecht, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Slaby- Judge Carlota M. Bohm, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge (former) 
Maribeth Thomas - Judge Gregory Taddonio, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge (former)

Using a speed-networking format, students will meet in small groups with each attorney and learn more about these special post-graduate opportunities. A brief reception will take place after the speed-networking portion of the program concludes.

Professional attire required.

Refreshments provided.


RSVP required on DuqLawConnect (under the “Events tab”).  Space is limited. If you need to arrive late or leave early due to a class or work conflict, please send an email to Maria Comas at comas@duq.edu.