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jared6180
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What do you plan to make?

Postby jared6180 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:28 pm

I was just wondering what area everyone lived in and what you would like to make (realistically) after law school.

I will go first...

Kansas...$90-100k/yr.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:31 pm

jared6180 wrote:I was just wondering what area everyone lived in and what you would like to make (realistically) after law school.

I will go first...

Kansas...$90-100k/yr.


NJ. If I can keep my grades where they are right now, then I should stand a pretty good chance at one of the larger NJ firms, which pay about 125K.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:31 pm

Texas

160k

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby 2011Law » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:34 pm

I'm thinking about going to GW or BU, leaning toward BU at the moment, and would pretty much be paying the whole CoA with loans. Only way to justify that is to go for biglaw, so I'm planning on about 150k I guess as a first year associate.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:35 pm

Texas

>$160K

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Aqualibrium » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:45 pm

jared6180 wrote:I was just wondering what area everyone lived in and what you would like to make (realistically) after law school.

I will go first...

Kansas...$90-100k/yr.




jared6180 wrote:I will be 35 when I graduate, I am a sophomore in my undergrad currently. My hope is that I plan well and coordinate my classes well enough so that I have time to work at a firm part time, and get Summer Associate jobs while on break from school.

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LOL I guess speculating about things like this is fun?

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby ShakeDemHatersOff » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:57 pm

NYC 250K+

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby NU_Jet55 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:01 pm

jared6180 wrote:I was just wondering what area everyone lived in and what you would like to make (realistically) after law school.

I will go first...

Kansas...$90-100k/yr.


So you're planning to graduate top 5 from your class at KU and work at foulston? That's the only way I foresee making that much in Kansas.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Rand M. » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:17 pm

DC 160

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby jared6180 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:33 pm

NU_Jet55 wrote:So you're planning to graduate top 5 from your class at KU and work at foulston? That's the only way I foresee making that much in Kansas.




Foulston does look like a good place with a location in my hometown, that would be good, but I am pretty open about where I go right now, just want to stay somewhere between Wichita, KS and Kansas City, MO for the next 11 years until my daughter turns 18.

I started out wanting to do BigLaw in NYC, but for my situation it is pretty impractical, and by the time I am able to move from this region I will likely be to old to be considered by NYC BigLaw, I try to be realistic about my expectations.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby ResolutePear » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:37 pm

I don't plan on graduating law school.

I'm going to drop out half way through and join the circus like my other friends who went to law school.

They make 80k to start.

CIRCUSECURE.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby JazzOne » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:40 pm

I plan to make this:

Image

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Aqualibrium » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:43 pm

JazzOne wrote:I plan to make this:

(bike pic)



lol excellent

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby ResolutePear » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:43 pm

JazzOne wrote:I plan to make this:

Image


Hey, wtf.. that's my design!

...expect a letter from my attorney!

I mean..

me. I think.

Whatever - I didn't want it anyways.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Stanford4Me » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:56 pm

TEXAS TO 190!

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Julio_El_Chavo » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:01 pm

Chicago, -12k

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:10 pm

NYC - pending ibank valuation...

Naw, dog...but 160k + to start.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Veyron » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:14 pm

jared6180 wrote:I was just wondering what area everyone lived in and what you would like to make (realistically) after law school.

I will go first...

Kansas...$90-100k/yr.


Lol, you plan to be at the very top of your class, thats a reasonable way of making decisions. . .

Penn: 115-175 all in if things go according to plan.

Edit: Actually, I'd probably say 50-50 shot at the 115-175 (market paying biglaw, different markets), Maybe 10% shot at 80-90 if I miss that, 30% shot at 40-50 if I miss that, 10% chance at not being able to get a job in law.

I think that makes my expected value about 90k, discounted 20k a year for loans makes it 70k.
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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby thecilent » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:18 pm

160-200k first year

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Veyron » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:20 pm

thecilent wrote:160-200k first year


I like how everyone at a T-14 assumes biglaw. Although TBF, NYU might be safe again by the time you go thru OCI.

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby JazzOne » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:22 pm

Veyron wrote:
thecilent wrote:160-200k first year


I like how everyone at a T-14 assumes biglaw. Although TBF, NYU might be safe again by the time you go thru OCI.

I'm confused. Does BigLaw refer to the size of the firm or the size of the salary?

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:23 pm

thecilent wrote:160-200k first year


NY to 190? Or 1st-year bonuses to $40k? Or blatant Wachtel/Boies/some-other-boutique-trolling?

Either way, lolwut?

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Veyron » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:26 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Veyron wrote:
thecilent wrote:160-200k first year


I like how everyone at a T-14 assumes biglaw. Although TBF, NYU might be safe again by the time you go thru OCI.

I'm confused. Does BigLaw refer to the size of the firm or the size of the salary?


Money talks, bullshit walks.

NY to 190? Or 1st-year bonuses to $40k? Or blatant Wachtel/Boies/some-other-boutique-trolling?

Either way, lolwut?


First years made 205 all in with the special bonus during boomtimes. V shaped recovery?

P.S. DAMN that pisses me off, a few years ago I would have had a 85-90% chance of making over 200K as a first year. Just had to wait to have kids, did you mom?
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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:32 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:
thecilent wrote:160-200k first year


NY to 190? Or 1st-year bonuses to $40k? Or blatant Wachtel/Boies/some-other-boutique-trolling?

Either way, lolwut?

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Re: What do you plan to make?

Postby thecilent » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:36 pm

WACHTELLORBUST




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