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BarbellDreams
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True or False?

Postby BarbellDreams » Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:56 pm

My CS Counselor told me that it is rare for a 1L to work in any type of firm their first summer. Biglaw, midlaw, and even some small law generally recruit for 2L summer. Is this true? If one is interested in working for some type of firm, where is a good place to intern during the 1L summer then?

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Re: True or False?

Postby Cavalier » Mon Nov 29, 2010 5:06 pm

I'd describe it as uncommon, not rare. What you do your 1L summer basically doesn't matter as long as it's law-related.

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Re: True or False?

Postby reasonable_man » Mon Nov 29, 2010 5:41 pm

Cavalier wrote:I'd describe it as uncommon, not rare. What you do your 1L summer basically doesn't matter as long as it's law-related.


Eh. I wouldn't go this far. IF you plan on working at a small to mid sized firm (5 to 50) during your second summer, I'd argue that what you do your first summer matters a lot.

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Re: True or False?

Postby JazzOne » Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:25 pm

Cavalier wrote:I'd describe it as uncommon, not rare. What you do your 1L summer basically doesn't matter as long as it's law-related.

It's not uncommon or rare; it's unlikely.

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Re: True or False?

Postby OGR3 » Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:30 pm

I think it largely depends on where you're going to school and what markets you're looking at.

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Re: True or False?

Postby wiseowl » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:55 pm

I'd be prepared to try for firms, but I'd also be prepared not to get any. Aim for judges, fed/state governments, etc.

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Re: True or False?

Postby Kohinoor » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:31 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Cavalier wrote:I'd describe it as uncommon, not rare. What you do your 1L summer basically doesn't matter as long as it's law-related.

It's not uncommon or rare; it's unlikely.

I would go with infrequent.

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Re: True or False?

Postby arism87 » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:52 pm

Kohinoor wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
Cavalier wrote:I'd describe it as uncommon, not rare. What you do your 1L summer basically doesn't matter as long as it's law-related.

It's not uncommon or rare; it's unlikely.

I would go with infrequent.


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Re: True or False?

Postby Lawl Shcool » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:55 pm

Big or mid sized firms - yes it is rare

Small firms - not as much

Smaller firms that don't have established summer programs aren't likely to make a full-time offer to a 2L so theres really no difference to them if you are a 1L or a 2L.




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