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Attire for Federal Court Externship

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Attire for Federal Court Externship
« on: January 01, 2008, 08:52:33 PM »
I have an externship this semester working about 25 hours a week (about 3 full days.) I cant for the life of me remember what they were wearing. Is it suits everyday? I am a female and only have about 4 suits. Any thoughts?

Re: Attire for Federal Court Externship
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2008, 10:35:30 PM »
biz attire

Re: Attire for Federal Court Externship
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2008, 11:48:16 PM »
I had to wear a suit to my federal court externship every day that the judge had anything on calendar, which was most every day.

Re: Attire for Federal Court Externship
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2008, 08:46:52 AM »
I always wore business casual dress, which was overdressed compared to my particular judge.

Budlaw

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Re: Attire for Federal Court Externship
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2008, 09:47:53 AM »
Wear business attire unless they say that business casual is acceptable. Or you could call and ask. Might work better than asking on an internet chat board.

Just a thought.

vaplaugh

Re: Attire for Federal Court Externship
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2008, 06:14:53 AM »
Yes, it never comes off as dumb to ask this question of your employer prior to starting.

But when in doubt dress in business attire.

none

Re: Attire for Federal Court Externship
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2008, 10:42:07 AM »
You could always go with this look from a former extern for a federal judge:

http://www.azstarnet.com/metro/218913

Frightening.

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Re: Attire for Federal Court Externship
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2008, 04:54:59 PM »
The real question is whether she will get a good reference from her Judge for OCI.


Check out the pre-kidnapping/assault charge picture. I guess felonies are tough on the skin.

http://www.nylawyer.com/display.php/file=/news/08/01/010308e