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graduating law school without a job lined up

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 10:50 pm

at what point do you become unemployable?

Aqualibrium
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Re: graduating law school without a job lined up

Postby Aqualibrium » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:27 pm

When you decided to matriculate...

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Re: graduating law school without a job lined up

Postby policestate1234 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:31 am

Brah send out resumes and network :)

Otherwise, you'll probably have to wait until you get your bar results back before anyone will take a chance on you...think about maybe doing some contract work or work as a law clerk for a firm while you wait.

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Re: graduating law school without a job lined up

Postby Aqualibrium » Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:38 am

policestate1234 wrote:Brah send out resumes and network :)

Otherwise, you'll probably have to wait until you get your bar results back before anyone will take a chance on you...think about maybe doing some contract work or work as a law clerk for a firm while you wait.


Everything I've heard and seen says that you become unemployable the minute you start doing contract work. Again, no personal experience, but from everything I hear, if you do contract work, you should just kiss your chances of working in a firm of any sort of repute goodbye.

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Re: graduating law school without a job lined up

Postby policestate1234 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:42 am

Aqualibrium wrote:
policestate1234 wrote:Brah send out resumes and network :)

Otherwise, you'll probably have to wait until you get your bar results back before anyone will take a chance on you...think about maybe doing some contract work or work as a law clerk for a firm while you wait.


Everything I've heard and seen says that you become unemployable the minute you start doing contract work. Again, no personal experience, but from everything I hear, if you do contract work, you should just kiss your chances of working in a firm of any sort of repute goodbye.


brah he ain't getting a job at a biglaw firm. That ship has sailed. Now is a time for him to get some experience cause he is in competition with a shitload of other people for the same type of jobs.




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