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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:18 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear about Colorado second round yet?


I am waiting for CO too. Apparently they sent out 2L interview requests according to a post on EJW '14 thread.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:22 am

Philly sent out emails, basically saying "you passed screener interview. we passed you onto our panel. they will notify you if you get 2nd interview."

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 16, 2014 2:49 am

Why is Philly so behind in the bunch

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Lawst » Sun Nov 16, 2014 4:10 am

Anonymous User wrote:Why is Philly so behind in the bunch


Last year they didn't even notify people about the panel interview until after Christmas. There was no screener, at least if you applied directly - you went straight into the hours-long intense interview with the hypos with the panel. And if you made it to the final round, they didn't decide to tell you that you're not being hired until nearly the last day in March, leaving one to scramble to figure out where to take the bar and pay hundreds of dollars in late registration fees. Also if you look back in the thread a LOT of people who made it to the final round didn't get hired. Hopefully you will fare better.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby hermione0901 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:56 am

Has anyone heard from the Prettyman fellowship yet?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby hermione0901 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:58 am

Or BDS?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:23 pm

hermione0901 wrote:Or BDS?


BDS second interview scheduled for Feb. They called a couple of weeks ago to schedule.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:07 pm

hermione0901 wrote:Or BDS?


Got a BDS ding earlier this week by mail.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby hermione0901 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:52 am

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hermione0901 wrote:Or BDS?


BDS second interview scheduled for Feb. They called a couple of weeks ago to schedule.


Did you interview at EJW or apply directly to the office?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:23 am

hermione0901 wrote:
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hermione0901 wrote:Or BDS?


BDS second interview scheduled for Feb. They called a couple of weeks ago to schedule.


Did you interview at EJW or apply directly to the office?


I applied directly and was called this week to schedule a first-round interview for December.

ETA - different anon than the one quoted above.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:55 am

hermione0901 wrote:
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hermione0901 wrote:Or BDS?


BDS second interview scheduled for Feb. They called a couple of weeks ago to schedule.


Did you interview at EJW or apply directly to the office?


I was interviewed with BDS at EJW (and scheduled my 2nd a couple of weeks ago)

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:24 pm

Second the question about Prettyman -- has anyone heard? They say on their website that they'll notify applicants selected for interviews by the end of November, which we're coming up on.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 24, 2014 7:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Second the question about Prettyman -- has anyone heard? They say on their website that they'll notify applicants selected for interviews by the end of November, which we're coming up on.


I have it on good authority that as of 11/18 they had not begun to review applications.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:18 am

Does anyone know when Bronx should be making offers and how many? Reading the posts from last year it looks like they happened 3 weeks or so after the hiring panel..but I'm just wondering if itl b different now

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Second the question about Prettyman -- has anyone heard? They say on their website that they'll notify applicants selected for interviews by the end of November, which we're coming up on.


Interview notifications are going out today. I know someone who just got one.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:35 am

Any legal aid last round emails come out yet?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 30, 2014 9:40 pm

I have my first round with legal aid society coming up. This is actually my third year in a row interviewing (took a clerkship the first year, and another opportunity the next year), so I know what to expect.... But I was wondering if anyone has heard any specifics about how many people they are hiring this year. Also, who is doing the final interview?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 01, 2014 7:25 am

Anonymous User wrote:I have my first round with legal aid society coming up. This is actually my third year in a row interviewing (took a clerkship the first year, and another opportunity the next year), so I know what to expect.... But I was wondering if anyone has heard any specifics about how many people they are hiring this year. Also, who is doing the final interview?


I was told in November after my second round interview that they would contact me in January or February about whether I would be selected for a final round interview. Have you ever made it passed your second round interview? If so or not, how was your experience? Does getting a final interview means you are likely to be selected?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 01, 2014 11:02 am

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Anonymous User wrote:I have my first round with legal aid society coming up. This is actually my third year in a row interviewing (took a clerkship the first year, and another opportunity the next year), so I know what to expect.... But I was wondering if anyone has heard any specifics about how many people they are hiring this year. Also, who is doing the final interview?


I was told in November after my second round interview that they would contact me in January or February about whether I would be selected for a final round interview. Have you ever made it passed your second round interview? If so or not, how was your experience? Does getting a final interview means you are likely to be selected?


I should have been more clear. I have my panel interview coming up, which is my first interview. I made it to the final round once and did not get the job. The final round was with Tina, and it didn't go that well. So I am just wondering if she is still doing the final rounds.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:44 pm

I was not informed as to who would be doing the final round interviews. How long was your final interview with Tina? Was she hard on you? What questions did she ask?
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Anonymous User wrote:I have my first round with legal aid society coming up. This is actually my third year in a row interviewing (took a clerkship the first year, and another opportunity the next year), so I know what to expect.... But I was wondering if anyone has heard any specifics about how many people they are hiring this year. Also, who is doing the final interview?


I was told in November after my second round interview that they would contact me in January or February about whether I would be selected for a final round interview. Have you ever made it passed your second round interview? If so or not, how was your experience? Does getting a final interview means you are likely to be selected?


I should have been more clear. I have my panel interview coming up, which is my first interview. I made it to the final round once and did not get the job. The final round was with Tina, and it didn't go that well. So I am just Iwondering if she is still doing the final rounds.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby ash0117 » Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:42 pm

Legal Aid Society is complicated because some people have a screener and 3 rounds total and other people only have two rounds and their first round is the panel interview.

I had my first round panel in mid-November. They told me they were trying to speed up the process this year after losing people last year for waiting too long. They were hoping to notify about 2nd (3rd) rounds with Tina in January or so. According to my interviewers, Tina is still conducting the interviews.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:40 pm

ash0117 wrote:Legal Aid Society is complicated because some people have a screener and 3 rounds total and other people only have two rounds and their first round is the panel interview.

I had my first round panel in mid-November. They told me they were trying to speed up the process this year after losing people last year for waiting too long. They were hoping to notify about 2nd (3rd) rounds with Tina in January or so. According to my interviewers, Tina is still conducting the interviews.


I thought it might be someone else because she was recently promoted: http://www.legal-aid.org/en/mediaandpub ... harge.aspx

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I was not informed as to who would be doing the final round interviews. How long was your final interview with Tina? Was she hard on you? What questions did she ask?


You can go back through this thread to read what the interview was like, from me and from others.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby ash0117 » Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
ash0117 wrote:Legal Aid Society is complicated because some people have a screener and 3 rounds total and other people only have two rounds and their first round is the panel interview.

I had my first round panel in mid-November. They told me they were trying to speed up the process this year after losing people last year for waiting too long. They were hoping to notify about 2nd (3rd) rounds with Tina in January or so. According to my interviewers, Tina is still conducting the interviews.


I thought it might be someone else because she was recently promoted: http://www.legal-aid.org/en/mediaandpub ... harge.aspx


Hmmm, I don't know. They said Tina, but they may have been wrong. I'm just encouraged by the fact that they seem interested in speeding up the timeline a bit - at least they recognize that their timeline makes things difficult.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:55 pm

Did anyone here apply for the appellate attorney position at PDS? If so, any idea of when they might start interviewing candidates?




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