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Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:36 am

Goals - BIGLAW litigation, GVMT as a backup plan.

1) City attorney's office, midsized city, civil litigation division.

2) Elite private criminal defense

3) Constitutional Litigation (federal and state) for a private policy orginization

4) No one fucking cares what you do your 1L summer.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby patrickd139 » Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:39 am

Anonymous User wrote:Goals - BIGLAW litigation, GVMT as a backup plan.

1) City attorney's office, midsized city, civil litigation division.

2) Elite private criminal defense

3) Constitutional Litigation (federal and state) for a private policy orginization

4) No one fucking cares what you do your 1L summer.

Going to need your approx. school rank and class rank.

AKA: go study for finals.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby vamedic03 » Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:45 am

Anonymous User wrote:Goals - BIGLAW litigation, GVMT as a backup plan.

1) City attorney's office, midsized city, civil litigation division.

2) Elite private criminal defense

3) Constitutional Litigation (federal and state) for a private policy orginization

4) No one fucking cares what you do your 1L summer.


#4 if you have good grades

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby patrickd139 » Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:47 am

vamedic03 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Goals - BIGLAW litigation, GVMT as a backup plan.

1) City attorney's office, midsized city, civil litigation division.

2) Elite private criminal defense

3) Constitutional Litigation (federal and state) for a private policy orginization

4) No one fucking cares what you do your 1L summer.


#4 if you have good grades

+1, for the most part.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Sup Kid » Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:59 am

patrickd139 wrote:
vamedic03 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Goals - BIGLAW litigation, GVMT as a backup plan.

1) City attorney's office, midsized city, civil litigation division.

2) Elite private criminal defense

3) Constitutional Litigation (federal and state) for a private policy orginization

4) No one fucking cares what you do your 1L summer.


#4 if you have good grades

+1, for the most part.


Same. As long as you can talk intelligently during OCI about what you did, and it relates somewhat to the legal profession, your grades will be 100x more important than what you did. Your grades alone can get you interviews/callbacks/offers, while your 1L summer can't.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Blindmelon » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:20 am

Anonymous User wrote:
2) Elite private criminal defense



If not paid, likely not "elite"

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:29 am

Blindmelon wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
2) Elite private criminal defense



If not paid, likely not "elite"


Not sure if its paid, but I do know that that you have no idea that you are talking about. Only biglaw and DA's offices that do 1L OCI pay any meaningful amount for 1L summer. I measure eliteness by the client list and the types of cases handled.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Blindmelon » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:32 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Blindmelon wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
2) Elite private criminal defense



If not paid, likely not "elite"


Not sure if its paid, but I do know that that you have no idea that you are talking about. Only biglaw and DA's offices that do 1L OCI pay any meaningful amount for 1L summer. I measure eliteness by the client list and the types of cases handled.


Hah, ok 1L. More than just biglaw pays 1Ls. A decent amount of small/mid-sized firms do, as do some government agencies.

What kind of clients does it have thats its elite? And if its elite, then why not take that?

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby wiseowl » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:35 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Blindmelon wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
2) Elite private criminal defense



If not paid, likely not "elite"


Not sure if its paid, but I do know that that you have no idea that you are talking about. Only biglaw and DA's offices that do 1L OCI pay any meaningful amount for 1L summer. I measure eliteness by the client list and the types of cases handled.


And by how long your dad has worked there?

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:40 am

"White collar" criminal defense != "elite" criminal defense

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Kohinoor » Tue Nov 16, 2010 1:27 pm

Blindmelon wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Blindmelon wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
2) Elite private criminal defense



If not paid, likely not "elite"


Not sure if its paid, but I do know that that you have no idea that you are talking about. Only biglaw and DA's offices that do 1L OCI pay any meaningful amount for 1L summer. I measure eliteness by the client list and the types of cases handled.


Hah, ok 1L. More than just biglaw pays 1Ls. A decent amount of small/mid-sized firms do, as do some government agencies.

What kind of clients does it have thats its elite? And if its elite, then why not take that?
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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:40 pm

I lump mid law that takes SAs in with BIGLAW.

I'd rather go into detail on the clients.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby patrickd139 » Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I lump mid law that takes SAs in with BIGLAW.

I'd rather go into detail on the clients.

Please do...

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby 20160810 » Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:31 pm

No Research Asst. option? You get paid, get skills, and firms like it. IMO hands down the best post-1L gig unless you can get a paying firm job.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:50 pm

SBL wrote:No Research Asst. option? You get paid, get skills, and firms like it. IMO hands down the best post-1L gig unless you can get a paying firm job.


Haven't looked, seems like it would be a pretty boring thing to do/discuss in interviews. Also have to spend the summer in target market.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Blindmelon » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:27 pm

Seems OP doesn't like me much. haha.

http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thr ... d71c7acfe8

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby 20160810 » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:32 pm

Blindmelon wrote:Seems OP doesn't like me much. haha.

http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thr ... d71c7acfe8

I've about had it with OP, who has a long history of being a less than stellar poster. He won't be back for a while.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby skoobily doobily » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:53 am

Blindmelon wrote:Seems OP doesn't like me much. haha.

http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thr ... d71c7acfe8

You got a V20 SA? congrats! that's awesome.

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Re: Your thoughts on these options for 1L summer

Postby Blindmelon » Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:04 am

SBL wrote:
Blindmelon wrote:Seems OP doesn't like me much. haha.

http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thr ... d71c7acfe8

I've about had it with OP, who has a long history of being a less than stellar poster. He won't be back for a while.


Thanks man.

skoobily doobily wrote:
Blindmelon wrote:Seems OP doesn't like me much. haha.

http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thr ... d71c7acfe8

You got a V20 SA? congrats! that's awesome.


Thanks! Yea, I was surprised I got anything from OCI to say the least.




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