Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

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Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby chicoalto0649 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:58 pm

What should I wear?

Full suit vs blazer, button down/khakis vs suit/button down w/no tie.

Also, this is more of an informal meeting/ not a full job interview but my family knows him and I would love to work for the dude (obvs I wont call him dude in person). How should I approach this?


Thanks!

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby NZA » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:00 pm

I would vote suit, no tie if you don't know him all that well. Otherwise, blazer.

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby chicoalto0649 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:01 pm

NZA wrote:I would vote suit, no tie if you don't know him all that well. Otherwise, blazer.




Never met him in my life....

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby Geist13 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:02 pm

full suit no question. You should not consider anything else. This question keeps coming up. Why are people afraid to wear suits?

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby 98234872348 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:03 pm

Geist13 wrote:full suit no question. You should not consider anything else. This question keeps coming up. Why are people afraid to wear suits?

Tend to agree with this.

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby Drake014 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:03 pm

Geist13 wrote:full suit no question. You should not consider anything else.


I don't think you can go wrong with this approach. Could being over dressed to meet a judge possibly be as bad as being underdressed?

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby chicoalto0649 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:03 pm

Geist13 wrote:full suit no question. You should not consider anything else. This question keeps coming up. Why are people afraid to wear suits?


I've never been inside a judge's chamber before/ dont want to be over dressed...that's why I was soliciting advice from people who have actually met with judges

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby Unitas » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:04 pm

Geist13 wrote:full suit no question. You should not consider anything else. This question keeps coming up. Why are people afraid to wear suits?


TCR... He will likely not be in a full suit, but you better be. Jobs are about signals and being as this isn't an interview, but you want a job - send him a signal that you want a job and that you are prepared to present yourself in the best possible light and have the appropriate respect for the judge to wear a suit when invited to his chambers.
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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby NZA » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:05 pm

chicoalto0649 wrote:
NZA wrote:I would vote suit, no tie if you don't know him all that well. Otherwise, blazer.




Never met him in my life....


TLS says full suit, so I guess full suit. :P Never mind me.

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby 98234872348 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:06 pm

chicoalto0649 wrote:
Geist13 wrote:full suit no question. You should not consider anything else. This question keeps coming up. Why are people afraid to wear suits?


I've never been inside a judge's chamber before/ dont want to be over dressed...that's why I was soliciting advice from people who have actually met with judges

As a lawyer, would you ever go into a judge's chambers without a full suit?

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby chicoalto0649 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:08 pm

Unitas wrote:
Geist13 wrote:full suit no question. You should not consider anything else. This question keeps coming up. Why are people afraid to wear suits?


TCR... He will likely not be in a full suit, but you better be. Jobs are about signals and being as this isn't an interview, but you want a job - send him a signal that you want a job and that you are prepared to present yourself in the best possible light and have the appropriate respect for the judge to wear a suit when invited to his chambers.



Okay, suit it is. Picking out tie now....

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Re: Meeting inside fed judge's chamber tomorrow

Postby Drake014 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:11 pm

mistergoft wrote:
chicoalto0649 wrote:
Geist13 wrote:full suit no question. You should not consider anything else. This question keeps coming up. Why are people afraid to wear suits?


I've never been inside a judge's chamber before/ dont want to be over dressed...that's why I was soliciting advice from people who have actually met with judges

As a lawyer, would you ever go into a judge's chambers without a full suit?


Depends on how badly he wants the judge to rule in his favor. Chica-chica bow-wow




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