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Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 10, 2010 2:36 pm

Attended a large high school in a non-NE state. Out of the 1000 or so students who graduated from said school in '03, I believe we have about two dozen attorneys. Many of us kept in touch, I've given a brief bio of everyone in the group below:

#
School Rank
1L Summer Job(s)
2L Summer Job(s)
Grades or Honors (for those I know)
Pass Bar?
Permanent Job

1.
T3
Split: USA Office and 100ish Attorney, Market Paying Firm
Split: V50 and short DOJ internship
No Grade Information, Secondary Journal
Yes
V50 (deferred until February)

2.
T3
V50
Split: V10 and V50
No Grade Information, Secondary Journal, Publication
Yes
V10 (working now)

3.
T6
Split: 50ish Attorney, Below Market Firm and USA Office
V100
"Top Third", Secondary Journal
Yes
No Offered, Currently Looking

4.
T14
Split: Small Firm and Misc. Gov Internship
Split: Air Force JAG Internship and Fed. PD Internship
No Grade Information, Secondary Journal
Yes
Currently Looking

5.
T14
Small, High-Paying Firm
Split: Same Small, High-Paying Firm and V100
Cum, Secondary Journal, Two Publications
Yes
Small, High-Paying Firm (working now, $160k)

6.
T18
Nonprofit Internship (Legal Aid)
Nonprofit Internship (Legal Aid) and Research Assistant
No Grade Information, No Journal
Yes
Currently Looking

7.
T18
USA Office
Split: Market Paying 50ish Attorney Firm and V100
"Top Quarter", Secondary Journal
Yes
V100 (Starts in December)

8.
T18
Mid-level State Judge Internship, Summer School
Small firm (hourly), Eco Nonprofit
"Middle", Secondary Journal, Publication
Yes
Contract Work, Still Looking

9.
T30
Supreme Court Internship
Market Paying 100ish Attorney Firm
"Good", Law Review
Yes
No Offered, Found Small Firm (~$50k)

10.
T50
USA Office
Market Paying 100ish Attorney Firm
Magna, Law Review, 3 Publications
Yes
No Offered, Currently Looking

11.
T50
High-Paying Small Firm
High-Paying Small Firm
"Below median"
Yes
High-Paying Small Firm (~$100k, working now)

12.
T50
Low Level Judicial Internship, Summer School
Small Firm (hourly), Summer School, Research Assistant
"Bad", Secondary Journal
No
Currently Looking

13.
T100
"Summer abroad"
Research Assistant, Summer School
"Top quarter", Law Review
Yes
Currently Looking

14.
T100
State Judicial Internship, Small firm (hourly)
Split: Market-paying 200ish Attorney Firm, Small firm (hourly)
Coif, Law Review
Yes
Small firm (working now)

15.
TTT
Small firm
Split: County PDs Office Internship, (Different) County DAs Office Internship
"Top Third", Secondary Journal
Yes
ADA (starts Jan 1)

16.
TTTT
Summer School
Summer School
"Top 15%", Law Review
Yes
Currently Applying to All JAG Offices

I'm not entirely sure the point of this; I've just always found these posts interesting. I hope my abbreviations are still used around here, it's been a long time since I've posted. I can give more information on any of the above...

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby helfer snooterbagon » Wed Nov 10, 2010 2:45 pm

Great stuff.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby General Tso » Wed Nov 10, 2010 2:51 pm

Are you still competing with people from high school? Let it go my friend

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby jchoggan » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:01 pm

I like it. Thanks.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:13 pm

My stories might be more typical. All these people have returned to our hometown to work, at various levels of employers.

#: 1
School Rank: TTT
1L Summer Job(s): State AG
2L Summer Job(s): Solo firm
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top 10%, LR
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: Firm with <5 people, $40k/year

#: 2
School Rank: T14
1L Summer Job(s): Federal judge
2L Summer Job(s): Regional BigLaw (turned down V20)
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top 25%
Pass Bar?: Still a 3L
Permanent Job: Offer at regional BigLaw, $125k/year

#: 3
School Rank: T50, transferred from TTTT
1L Summer Job(s): State court judge
2L Summer Job(s): State AG
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top ~10% at TTTT
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: Unemployed and looking

# 4
School Rank: TTTT
1L Summer Job(s): ???
2L Summer Job(s): City attorney's office
Grades or Honors (for those I know): ???
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: City attorney's office, <$40k/year

# 5
School Rank: TTT
1L Summer Job(s): ???
2L Summer Job(s): ???
Grades or Honors (for those I know): ???
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: Went unemployed as a JD/MBA from Shitstain U, now working in HR making <$40k/year

# 6
School Rank: T50
1L Summer Job(s): Federal judge
2L Summer Job(s): V100
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top 15%, LR (attractive female, too)
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: V100, $125k/year

# 7
School Rank: T20
1L Summer Job(s): ???
2L Summer Job(s): V100
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Graduated with honors, so at least top 40%
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: V100, $135k/year

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby Big Shrimpin » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:# 6
School Rank: T50
1L Summer Job(s): Federal judge
2L Summer Job(s): V100
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top 15%, LR (attractive female, too)
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: V100, $125k/year


ah, yes, that must've been it :roll:

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby RVP11 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:27 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:# 6
School Rank: T50
1L Summer Job(s): Federal judge
2L Summer Job(s): V100
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top 15%, LR (attractive female, too)
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: V100, $125k/year


ah, yes, that must've been it :roll:


Do you not think that attractiveness plays a role in getting a job?

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby rayiner » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:29 pm

RVP11 wrote:
Big Shrimpin wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:# 6
School Rank: T50
1L Summer Job(s): Federal judge
2L Summer Job(s): V100
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top 15%, LR (attractive female, too)
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: V100, $125k/year


ah, yes, that must've been it :roll:


Do you not think that attractiveness plays a role in getting a job?


It definitely does.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby crazycanuck » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:30 pm

How do you remember this for 16 people? Did you write it down?

Creepy.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:47 pm

Anon from the OP here.

General Tso wrote:Are you still competing with people from high school? Let it go my friend


I'm fortunate to be one of those listed with a job, but I would be happier if all my friends/colleagues were gainfully employed.

crazycanuck wrote:How do you remember this for 16 people? Did you write it down?

Creepy.


I filled in the blanks with Facebook.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby Big Shrimpin » Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:40 pm

RVP11 wrote:
Big Shrimpin wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:# 6
School Rank: T50
1L Summer Job(s): Federal judge
2L Summer Job(s): V100
Grades or Honors (for those I know): Top 15%, LR (attractive female, too)
Pass Bar?: Yes
Permanent Job: V100, $125k/year


ah, yes, that must've been it :roll:


Do you not think that attractiveness plays a role in getting a job?


Well, she was also top 15% with LR at a T50. I know plenty of doods with those stats in similar schools in regional markets with similar gigs after this OCI. But then again, this thread is all just anecdotal. I won't, however, argue whether attractiveness plays a role in getting a jerb.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby crazycanuck » Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
crazycanuck wrote:How do you remember this for 16 people? Did you write it down?

Creepy.


I filled in the blanks with Facebook.


Yeah, now we're definitely in creepy territory.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:35 pm

crazycanuck wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
crazycanuck wrote:How do you remember this for 16 people? Did you write it down?

Creepy.


I filled in the blanks with Facebook.


Yeah, now we're definitely in creepy territory.

Stop being so suspicious Bill Thompson.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby thexfactor » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:46 pm

WTF...
this is just a weird thread..........

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby UnTouChablE » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:18 pm

Can't make head or tails of OP's post. Is the job market bad? Networking is what counts? T6 is not a golden ticket?

What was the point of this sir?

Plus remembering all those points for close to 20 ppl. I'd hire you!

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby gbpackerbacker » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:31 pm

so does that T3 mean YHS or TTT?

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby gbpackerbacker » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm not entirely sure the point of this; I've just always found these posts interesting. I hope my abbreviations are still used around here, it's been a long time since I've posted. I can give more information on any of the above...



so does that T3 mean YHS or TTT?

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby RVP11 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:46 pm

gbpackerbacker wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I'm not entirely sure the point of this; I've just always found these posts interesting. I hope my abbreviations are still used around here, it's been a long time since I've posted. I can give more information on any of the above...



so does that T3 mean YHS or TTT?


Looks like YHS, because then his "friends" would be in rank order. And no one from a TTT is going to be at a V10 (or even a V50) without Law Review.

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Re: Employment stories from my high school graduating class...

Postby reasonable_man » Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:02 pm

I don't even know what to say op... You either have way too much time on your hands or kids from your town are way to open about what they share on facebook...




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