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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:26 pm

Has anyone heard back from the NYC Legal Aid Society's Juvenile Rights Practice? I did my second round in the 1st week of december but have not heard back yet.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:17 pm

Also, any news about the Legal Aid Society Criminal Practice? Is Tina Luongo still scheduling interviews?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:53 pm

NoDayButToday wrote:Anyone else doing Gideon's Promise?


It's a fantastic program, you will love it, the training, and faculty

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:07 am

Anyone know anything about Orlando? Mulling an offer, and there is a dearth of info out there. So many questions I want to ask, but I'll take whatever I can get.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is anyone applying to appellate positions? If so, have you heard anything from OAD?


I am, and I haven't heard back from OAD except to acknowledge receipt of my application.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:42 pm

Anyone have a third interview with the LA (los angeles) county public defender? How long did you wait between your second and third interview?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Also, any news about the Legal Aid Society Criminal Practice? Is Tina Luongo still scheduling interviews?


I would also like to get more info about Legal Aid NYC ... are invites to 3rd round interviews out? have there been rejections since 2nd round?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Borhas » Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone have a third interview with the LA (los angeles) county public defender? How long did you wait between your second and third interview?


3 rounds of interviews

jesus christ

sorry I have no advice, just bewilderment that they have so much time to waste

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone have a third interview with the LA (los angeles) county public defender? How long did you wait between your second and third interview?


Are you interviewing for the post-bar clerkship? If so, funny that there's multiple interviews...in previous years there was just a single in-person interview.

If you're interviewing for the DPD I position that opened up in late November, the wait between interviews two and three has been about two weeks, with a callback for interview three coming about one week after interview two. If you get the third interview, barring some kind of meltdown on your part, you're getting an offer.

Third round interviews have occurred and offers have been made to a number of people, but more third rounds are being scheduled. My understanding is that LA will be hiring a big class this year.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:34 pm

Thank you for that info. It's been a little over a week and I haven't heard back yet. It's a pity, because this is actually my dream job. I really hope that I get an email or call soon. The whole reason I went to law school was to be a PD, in particular at LA county!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:15 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Also, any news about the Legal Aid Society Criminal Practice? Is Tina Luongo still scheduling interviews?


I would also like to get more info about Legal Aid NYC ... are invites to 3rd round interviews out? have there been rejections since 2nd round?


A couple of people got rejections after the panel interview. I haven't heard anything about interviews with Tina and am still waiting to hear back, myself. The wait is a killer. Has anyone else heard anything from LAS?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:51 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Also, any news about the Legal Aid Society Criminal Practice? Is Tina Luongo still scheduling interviews?


I would also like to get more info about Legal Aid NYC ... are invites to 3rd round interviews out? have there been rejections since 2nd round?


A couple of people got rejections after the panel interview. I haven't heard anything about interviews with Tina and am still waiting to hear back, myself. The wait is a killer. Has anyone else heard anything from LAS?


How many rounds does legal aid have? Does it depend on the type of practice? (Criminal, juvenile, civil)

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby mazatec » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:34 pm

Philly PD has not done panels yet.

Source: I'm an intern there and I spoke to Mary DeFusco's assistant.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:57 am

mazatec wrote:Philly PD has not done panels yet.

Source: I'm an intern there and I spoke to Mary DeFusco's assistant.

Any idea on when they'll start calling people in? I got a call from the first assistant back in like early November asking which class I was applying for (Spring or Fall). No one I know who's going for the Fall class has heard a peep.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby mazatec » Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:43 pm

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mazatec wrote:Philly PD has not done panels yet.

Source: I'm an intern there and I spoke to Mary DeFusco's assistant.

Any idea on when they'll start calling people in? I got a call from the first assistant back in like early November asking which class I was applying for (Spring or Fall). No one I know who's going for the Fall class has heard a peep.


I'll ask.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:48 am

Philly PD starting interviews for Fall 2017. Received email yesterday asking if I was interested in coming in for an interview.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Philly PD starting interviews for Fall 2017. Received email yesterday asking if I was interested in coming in for an interview.

Congrats! I'm a little bummed, they called me in November to ask if I was still interested in the Fall 2017 class, I said yes, but I didn't get the email yesterday.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:10 pm

For LEGAL AID SOCIETY:

DID ANY "RECENT GRADS" HAVE ANY INTERVIEWS AT ALL? I APPLIED BACK IN OCTOBER AND NEVER HEARD A PEEP. LOL.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:13 pm

Has anyone interviewed for Federal PD in San Diego? Just wondering what the process is like and what to expect in interviews.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby mazatec » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Philly PD starting interviews for Fall 2017. Received email yesterday asking if I was interested in coming in for an interview.

Congrats! I'm a little bummed, they called me in November to ask if I was still interested in the Fall 2017 class, I said yes, but I didn't get the email yesterday.


Don't lose hope. I'm an intern in the office, and last fall, Mary DeFusco's assistant told me that I was in the "yes pile" for panels. I did not get the email either. You might get an email this week.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:08 pm

Anyone know anything about Maryland OPD's training? I'm joining the Spring class, and I have no idea what to expect.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:11 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know anything about Maryland OPD's training? I'm joining the Spring class, and I have no idea what to expect.


I am too! It's a 2 week version of the Gideon's Promise training. I'm excited lol.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:17 pm

New Jersey is calling people for interviews now, FWIW. I think it mostly applies to current NJ clerks.




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