32 Vanderbilt Law students serve summer internships for course credit

Aug 2, 2019

Thirty-two Vanderbilt Law students worked in the legal offices of federal government agencies, in the chambers of federal and state judges; in the offices of federal attorneys general and state district attorneys; with public interest and advocacy organizations; and in corporate legal offices for course credit during summer 2019. These students earned course credit for their work as legal interns in 11 states and Washington, D.C.

“Every summer, Vanderbilt Law students gain practical legal experience working in judicial chambers and law offices throughout the country and abroad and receive course credit,” said Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Susan Kay. “Many students tell me their summer work experiences helped them decide which area of law they wanted to pursue as a career.”

Vanderbilt Law students received course credit for their legal work with the following legal employers during summer 2019:

International (1)

  • World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Federal Agencies (7)

  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, San Francisco
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit, Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, Virginia
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Atlanta Regional Office
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Boston Regional Office
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C. (2)

Judicial Chambers (13)

Federal (12)
Federal Appellate Courts (1)
  • Judge Julia Smith Gibbons, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Memphis, Tennessee
Federal District Courts (9)
  • Judge Dolly M. Gee, Central District of California, Los Angeles
  • Judge Victor A. Bolden, District of Connecticut, Bridgeport
  • Judge Mac R. McCoy, Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers
  • Judge James C. Mahan ’73, District of Nevada, Las Vegas (2)
  • Judge Algenon L. Marbley, Southern District of Ohio, Columbus
  • Judge Lynne A. Sitarski, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Judge Eli Richardson ’92, Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville
  • Judge Sheryl H. Lipman, Western District of Tennessee, Memphis
Federal Bankruptcy Courts (2)
  • Judge Deborah J. Saltzman, Central District of California, Los Angeles
  • Judge Mary Jo Heston, Western District of Washington, Tacoma
State Courts (1)
  • Chief Judge Stephen L. Dillard, Georgia Court of Appeals, Atlanta

Military (1)

  • Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

Municipal Law Offices (1)

  • Nashville Metro Government Department of Law

U.S. Attorney’s Offices (2)

  • Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta
  • Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn

State Attorneys General (3)

  • Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office, Balston Spa, New York
  • Tennessee Attorney General’s Office, Nashville (2)

Advocacy and Nonprofit (2)

  • Disability Rights Tennessee, Nashville
  • Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, Boston

Corporate Law Offices (2)

  • Caterpillar Financial Services Corp., Nashville
  • Fidelity National Law Group, Los Angeles

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