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Quandry...

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:11 pm

1L here. So I interviewed for two positions- one with a Fed Dist Court and one with a Fed COA. I accepted the Dist Court position about two weeks ago and now the COA has extended me an offer. I would prefer the COA for several reasons- I would get to live at home for free and it is a bit more prestigious. Is there any way I can get out of my commitment to work with the Dist court? Any creative thinkers???

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Re: Quandry...

Postby Juff » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:14 pm

Three or four sitcom plots come to mind.

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Re: Quandry...

Postby Cupidity » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:25 pm

split. it's not perfect.

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Re: Quandry...

Postby underdawg » Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:09 pm

it's a 1L job, not a clerkship, prestige will really not matter that much so don't worry about that. but yeah, that sux dude

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Re: Quandry...

Postby Judge Philip Banks » Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:14 pm

Cupidity wrote:split. it's not perfect.

Yeah, splitting seems to be the best compromise (if even possible...).

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Re: Quandry...

Postby Renzo » Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:10 pm

You can tactfully ask about splitting, but mostly you're stuck.

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Re: Quandry...

Postby vamedic03 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:1L here. So I interviewed for two positions- one with a Fed Dist Court and one with a Fed COA. I accepted the Dist Court position about two weeks ago and now the COA has extended me an offer. I would prefer the COA for several reasons- I would get to live at home for free and it is a bit more prestigious. Is there any way I can get out of my commitment to work with the Dist court? Any creative thinkers???


(1) You accepted the position.

(2) This is a 1L internship - the relative 'prestige' is minimal.

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Re: Quandry...

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:32 pm

OP here- Thanks for the replies, looks like Dist Court it is. :|

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Re: Quandry...

Postby vamedic03 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:06 am

Anonymous User wrote:OP here- Thanks for the replies, looks like Dist Court it is. :|


Dude, check the attitude. Be grateful for the opportunity that you have. Make the most of your summer and learn something.

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Re: Quandry...

Postby missinglink » Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:12 am

DC is fine.

You already accepted the first position, so unless they're willing to let you split, you can't really rescind at this point.




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