2021 Summer Law Clerks

summer clerks

Meet Clark Partington’s Summer Clerks, Sara Martin and Joseph Nguyen

PENSACOLA, FL (May 24, 2021)

Name: Sara Martin

Where are you from? Panama City, FL

Undergraduate education and degree: University of West Florida, B.A. in Psychology, with minors in Leadership Communications & Pre-Law/Legal Studies

Law School: Cumberland School of Law

Current Year in Law School: Rising 3L

Focus area: Wills, Trusts and Estates

Why did you decide to pursue clerkship with Clark Partington? I decided to pursue Clark Partington because they could offer me an opportunity to learn about multiple areas of the law while working Pensacola, FL, which is where I plan on moving to after I graduate law school.

What is the most rewarding aspect of legal studies? To me, the most rewarding aspect of legal studies is knowing that I get an opportunity to help people and make a difference in their life.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? I enjoy reading, watching movies, spending time with friends, and traveling (especially to Walt Disney World).

Any notable awards/accomplishments achieved during your emerging legal career so far? Honestly, I would say my biggest accomplishment is this clerkship. I feel lucky to have been chosen to clerk for such a well-established firm.


Name: Joseph Nguyen

Where are you from? Pensacola, FL

Undergraduate education and degree: University of South Florida, B.S. in Geology

Law School: University of South Carolina

Current Year in Law School: Rising 2L

Why did you decide to pursue clerkship with Clark Partington? The attorneys at Clark Partington have very diverse areas of practice.  I wanted to gain as much real world experience as I could in varying fields of law this summer so Clark Partington seemed like an excellent firm to work with.

What is the most rewarding aspect of legal studies? The constantly evolving nature of legal field keeps it very challenging and mentally engaging which is rewarding to me. 

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? I enjoy fishing and being on the water in my free time.

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About Clark Partington:

Clark Partington is the largest business focused firm in the Florida panhandle with offices in Pensacola, Destin, Grayton Beach & Tallahassee.  The firm also maintains a presence in South Alabama with an Orange Beach office.  Since 1976 Clark Partington has grown to over forty lawyers and has served the people and businesses of Florida through an innovative and collaborative approach to practicing law.  Our lawyers are consistently recognized for their service to the profession and excellence in the courtroom.  More information about the firm’s practice, its attorneys, and recognitions may be found at www.clarkpartington.com.