Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas would like to take this opportunity to welcome David Miller and Andrew Behrens to the firm as summer law clerks.
David is a rising 3L at Saint Louis University School of Law. He is a Dean’s Scholar, VP of the International Law Student Association, and a Law Journal Editor. He completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Minnesota where he was on the Parliamentary Debate Team and studied abroad in Morocco. He will be joining the Jessup Moot Court team in the upcoming year at SLU.
Andrew is a rising 3L at the University of Missouri School of Law. He is a member of several organizations including the Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review, the Board of Advocates, Tax & Transactional Law Society, and the Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity. Andrew received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at Saint Louis University with a minor in Engineering Mathematics.
We are excited to welcome these aspiring legal professionals as they embark on a unique journey taking on the role of law clerks, gaining invaluable experience while preparing for their final year of law school.
Law clerks serve as integral members of our legal team, assisting attorneys in conducting research, drafting documents, and gaining practical experience. This immersive opportunity offers law students the ability to apply their knowledge to real-world cases, develop crucial legal skills, and gain insight into the intricacies of legal practice.
We hope their experience with GOT is immensely rewarding. Their time with us allows them to bridge the gap between theory and practice, fostering a deeper understanding of legal principles and courtroom dynamics. The exposure to diverse legal matters and the guidance of experienced attorneys contribute to the development of practical skills, professional networks, and a sense of confidence that will shape their future careers.
This summer clerkship experience serves as a transformative steppingstone toward their legal careers, enriching their understanding of the law, honing their skills, and empowering them to become well-rounded legal professionals. Returning to law school for the final year with a summer clerkship under their belt, these students will bring with them a wealth of practical knowledge.
As they embark on this next chapter, these individuals are well-equipped to seize the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, ready to make a lasting impact in the legal field.
Welcome, Andrew and David!