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Vernon D. Oliver

United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut

Staff Information

Jessalyn Samson Courtroom Deputy (860) 240-3208
Corinne Thomas Court Reporter (203) 809-0848
John Dao Law Clerk (860) 240-3218
Tina Lapsia Law Clerk (860) 240-3218
Shaun Rogers Law Clerk (860) 240-3218


United States Courthouse
450 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103

Chamber's Telephone 860-240-3218
Clerk's Office Telephone 860-240-3200

Law Clerk Hiring

Judge Oliver accepts law clerk applications through OSCAR.

Law Student Intern Hiring

Judge Oliver is accepting applications for law student interns for Summer 2024. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no longer than ten pages), 2-3 references, and law school transcript with at least one semester of grades to Interns are expected to work full-time (40 hours per week) for a period of at least seven weeks. The internship start and end dates are to be determined by Judge Oliver. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2024.

Judge Oliver will also participate in the 2024 Just the Beginning Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project.

Due to the volume of applications, Chambers staff cannot reply to or provide a status update for each application. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews in early 2024.

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