News and Updates |March 2023
Judge Covington Hosts Local High School Students for Day at the Courthouse

On February 23, 2023, Judge Covington hosted high school students from Shorecrest, Plant High School, and Berkeley Preparatory School for a day of learning at the Federal Courthouse. The program included a live sentencing hearing, with participation from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Federal Defender’s Office, Probation Office, and law enforcement personnel. Following the hearing, the students enjoyed a luncheon with Judge Covington and the attorneys who participated in the sentencing hearing. The students and their teachers were highly engaged and expressed gratitude for the opportunity.
TBCFBA Members Present at Cooley Law Judicial Clerkship Panel

On March 8, 2023, TBCFBA members Beatriz Miranda, Diego Pestana, Jon Phillipson, and Brandon Breslow presented at Cooley Law’s Judicial Clerkship Panel. The program was well attended and included a wide-ranging discussion regarding the federal clerkship experience. The students were highly appreciative and expressed interest in pursuing clerkship opportunities following their graduation. Thank you to the TBCFBA members who participated and to Cooley Law for organizing the event.
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