What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

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What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby i like redheads » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:41 am

25?

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby arklaw13 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:42 am

probably 27

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby chuckbass » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:48 am

Probably 3 years older than the median age of 1Ls...

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby hdunlop » Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:23 am

56

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby TLSModBot » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:42 am

hdunlop wrote:56

Boomer & Boomer LLP checking in, apparently :P

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Postby cron1834 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:29 am

scottidsntknow wrote:Probably 3 years older than the median age of 1Ls...

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby starry eyed » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:42 pm

are younger associates treated any differently than older ones?

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starry eyed wrote:are younger associates treated any differently than older ones?

Older associates are technically allowed to use the younger associates as footstools, but it rarely comes up as a matter of practice outside the v50 or so.

ETA: there is no difference from what I've seen. There may be some in terms of who gets hired in the first place (debatable), but once they bring you on board I don't think they either hand-hold the little ones or favor any particular person based on age.
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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby Cobretti » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:46 pm

zacharus85 wrote:
starry eyed wrote:are younger associates treated any differently than older ones?

Older associates are technically allowed to use the younger associates as footstools, but it rarely comes up as a matter of practice outside the v50 or so.

on the plus side young associates just get timeouts instead of formal reprimands.

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby chuckbass » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:48 pm

What about short associates? Will partners use my head as an armrest?

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby starry eyed » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:50 pm

zacharus85 wrote:
starry eyed wrote:are younger associates treated any differently than older ones?

Older associates are technically allowed to use the younger associates as footstools, but it rarely comes up as a matter of practice outside the v50 or so.

ETA: there is no difference from what I've seen. There may be some in terms of who gets hired in the first place (debatable), but once they bring you on board I don't think they either hand-hold the little ones or favor any particular person based on age.


this was your funniest post i think lol

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby Br3v » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:54 pm

cron1834 wrote:
scottidsntknow wrote:Probably 3 years older than the median age of 1Ls...


Not that I think this is too much of a terribly important question (sorry OP), but interesting that you suggest age plays no effect on biglaw hiring. As in, biglaw hiring does not noticeably alter on account of younger K-Jd or older candidates.

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby starry eyed » Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:05 pm

Br3v wrote:
cron1834 wrote:
scottidsntknow wrote:Probably 3 years older than the median age of 1Ls...


Not that I think this is too much of a terribly important question (sorry OP), but interesting that you suggest age plays no effect on biglaw hiring. As in, biglaw hiring does not noticeably alter on account of younger K-Jd or older candidates.


that's kind of this schtick though, saying wrong stuff condescendingly

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby chuckbass » Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:36 pm

starry eyed wrote:
Br3v wrote:
cron1834 wrote:
scottidsntknow wrote:Probably 3 years older than the median age of 1Ls...


Not that I think this is too much of a terribly important question (sorry OP), but interesting that you suggest age plays no effect on biglaw hiring. As in, biglaw hiring does not noticeably alter on account of younger K-Jd or older candidates.


that's kind of this schtick though, saying wrong stuff condescendingly

Please propose a better way to gauge the median age of first year biglaw associates.

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Re: What is the median age of 1st year biglaw associates?

Postby TLSModBot » Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:47 pm

scottidsntknow wrote:Please propose a better way to gauge the median age of first year biglaw associates.

Cute 'em in half and count the rings.




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