What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby Repartee16 » Thu May 10, 2012 2:50 am

P. Summer associate engages in public display of affection with co-clerk in library

Ca-ching

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby wildhaggis » Thu May 10, 2012 12:57 pm

Vronsky wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any sane biglaw partner/firm will understand and support that people have religious or other beliefs that may conflict with some aspect of work (vegans, Sabbath-observers, Hijab-wearers, religious holidays, recovering-alcoholics, etc).

I'm feeling a little self-concious about my SA coming up as a non-drinking, vegan, sabbath-observing, hijab-wearing (multicultural), religious holiday taking, recovering alcoholic. I'm a hippie, josh hamilton, jewish/muslim/mormon all mixed into one non-alcoholic cocktail.

Any SA book recommendations? Was planning on reading 50 shades of gray for water-cooler talk with the secretaries and paralegals.

The alcohol point has already been belabored over and over and over. Read the first 5 pages before you ask the same question that's continuously derailed this otherwise useful thread.

And unless the bolded is sarcasm or a flame, it's probably not a good idea to engage in conversations with the secretaries/paralegals revolving around explicit depictions of BDSM.

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby dingbat » Thu May 10, 2012 3:12 pm

wildhaggis wrote:
Vronsky wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any sane biglaw partner/firm will understand and support that people have religious or other beliefs that may conflict with some aspect of work (vegans, Sabbath-observers, Hijab-wearers, religious holidays, recovering-alcoholics, etc).

I'm feeling a little self-concious about my SA coming up as a non-drinking, vegan, sabbath-observing, hijab-wearing (multicultural), religious holiday taking, recovering alcoholic. I'm a hippie, josh hamilton, jewish/muslim/mormon all mixed into one non-alcoholic cocktail.

Any SA book recommendations? Was planning on reading 50 shades of gray for water-cooler talk with the secretaries and paralegals.

The alcohol point has already been belabored over and over and over. Read the first 5 pages before you ask the same question that's continuously derailed this otherwise useful thread.

And unless the bolded is sarcasm or a flame, it's probably not a good idea to engage in conversations with the secretaries/paralegals revolving around explicit depictions of BDSM.

:roll: :? Seriously?

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat May 12, 2012 1:28 pm

What book should I check out that will explain how to cite... I can't remember how to properly formulate citations.

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby lsapplicant07 » Sat May 12, 2012 1:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What book should I check out that will explain how to cite... I can't remember how to properly formulate citations.


The bluebook covers it pretty well...

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby JDcandidate » Sun May 13, 2012 7:00 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What book should I check out that will explain how to cite... I can't remember how to properly formulate citations.


This guy's great. Your wit is outa control bro. Yo, you should do a USO tour or something if the whole SA thing doesn't work out. I don't know how it couldn't with that kinda humor though.

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 13, 2012 10:15 pm

Thoughts on first day attire for a business casual firm that, while not as casual as say, Quinn, was on the casual side of business casual during interviews (non-NYC/DC.)

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 13, 2012 10:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Thoughts on first day attire for a business casual firm that, while not as casual as say, Quinn, was on the casual side of business casual during interviews (non-NYC/DC.)
Wear a suit. My firm's the same way, but I explicitly asked my associate contact and he said go with the suit.

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby angrybird » Sun May 13, 2012 10:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Thoughts on first day attire for a business casual firm that, while not as casual as say, Quinn, was on the casual side of business casual during interviews (non-NYC/DC.)
Wear a suit. My firm's the same way, but I explicitly asked my associate contact and he said go with the suit.

wear the suit jacket over your shoulder

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby Old Gregg » Mon May 14, 2012 9:41 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Thoughts on first day attire for a business casual firm that, while not as casual as say, Quinn, was on the casual side of business casual during interviews (non-NYC/DC.)
Wear a suit. My firm's the same way, but I explicitly asked my associate contact and he said go with the suit.


It really, really doesn't matter.

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Re: What are the top 5 tips you would give an incoming SA?

Postby Bucket » Mon May 14, 2012 10:21 am

Don't do stupid shit like ask for a raise?
Also, if you are URM, don't go kissing ass to URM partners.
Too obvious.




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