Summer Program Overview


The Jackson Walker summer associate program is a nine-week program. Summer associates are assigned Responsible Attorneys, who keep in touch throughout the program and maximize the opportunities available to do meaningful legal work while witnessing attorneys in action. Over the course of the program, students work on projects within their preferred practice areas and attend client meetings, closings, negotiations, depositions, trials, and courtroom hearings. In addition to substantive work assignments, summer associates have the opportunity to participate in a mock trial before a jury...

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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

26 total (15 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

15

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Summer Program Length

6-9 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

26 total (15 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

15

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Summer Program Length

6-9 weeks


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1L Summers

Yes


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Yes. (for 2Ls)


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Yes


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Split Summer with Another Office

No


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

2L candidates can apply starting July 1; 1L candidates can apply starting November 1.


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Summer Associate Salary

$3,942/week



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Summer Program Contact

Meghan Pier


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Offices with Program

Austin, TX


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Schools Visited for OCI

Baylor Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Lavender Law Career Fair

Summer Program Overview


The Jackson Walker summer associate program is a nine-week program. Summer associates are assigned Responsible Attorneys, who keep in touch throughout the program and maximize the opportunities available to do meaningful legal work while witnessing attorneys in action. Over the course of the program, students work on projects within their preferred practice areas and attend client meetings, closings, negotiations, depositions, trials, and courtroom hearings. In addition to substantive work assignments, summer associates have the opportunity to participate in a mock trial before a jury...

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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

26 total (15 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

15

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Summer Program Length

6-9 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

26 total (15 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

15

More

Summer Program Length

6-9 weeks


More

1L Summers

Yes


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Yes. (for 2Ls)


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

Yes


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Split Summer with Another Office

No


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

2L candidates can apply starting July 1; 1L candidates can apply starting November 1.


More

Summer Associate Salary

$3,942/week



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Summer Program Contact

Meghan Pier


More

Offices with Program

Austin, TX


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Schools Visited for OCI

Baylor Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Lavender Law Career Fair

Survey Says


Training & Assignments

  • “The training sessions were a good balance between teaching us the basics and teaching us how/where to find any other info that might not have been covered during training. The work assignments I had as a summer associate were the same assignments I had when I started full-time. Everything I did was client-oriented.”
  • “At Jackson Walker, I was given substantive projects including the opportunity to draft a motion for summary judgment and a section of a jury charge. The partners ...