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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:35 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Same poster as above. Thanks, good luck to you as well!

Do you know (if t's possible to even know) what the offer rates usually are at the final round? Or perhaps any insight into whether there is still a lot of competition to be sorted through at this point?

I was also surprised to hear back this soon. They told me at my last interview that decisions wouldn't be made for the final round until the new year.


Same poster as above. I'm not sure what the offer rate is for the final round. I think several years ago, when they were hiring around 75 attorneys a year, the offer rate was very high if you made it to the final round. You were pretty much guaranteed a job. In the last 2 years or so, I think they've only been hiring around 25 attorneys. And I think I remember in a previous year's thread that, because they are now hiring so few attorneys compared to what they used to hire, the hire rate is much lower. But at least we still have a chance!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:22 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Same poster as above. Thanks, good luck to you as well!

Do you know (if t's possible to even know) what the offer rates usually are at the final round? Or perhaps any insight into whether there is still a lot of competition to be sorted through at this point?

I was also surprised to hear back this soon. They told me at my last interview that decisions wouldn't be made for the final round until the new year.


Same poster as above. I'm not sure what the offer rate is for the final round. I think several years ago, when they were hiring around 75 attorneys a year, the offer rate was very high if you made it to the final round. You were pretty much guaranteed a job. In the last 2 years or so, I think they've only been hiring around 25 attorneys. And I think I remember in a previous year's thread that, because they are now hiring so few attorneys compared to what they used to hire, the hire rate is much lower. But at least we still have a chance!


Me again. Thank you for such an insightful response. Hope to be working with you at LAS next fall!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:23 am

Does anybody know what the final round is like? I know it's with Tina, but what can we expect in terms of her personality, questions, hypos, etc.?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:24 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Got a Philly panel interview, via EJW

when/how did that info go out?

e: if you don't mind my asking & congrats!


Thank you. Got the invite via phone call.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 26, 2015 3:06 am

Got called for a Prettyman interview last week . . . STOKED

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got called for a Prettyman interview last week . . . STOKED


Congrats! That's huge. Good luck and let us know how it goes.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 27, 2015 2:43 pm

Just scheduled a LAS 3rd-round. Does anybody have an idea what to expect with Tina?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 27, 2015 2:48 pm

anonymous1389 wrote:Has anyone heard from the Prettyman Fellowship? (Georgetown)


Users in the 2015-2016 thread are reporting on receiving calls for Prettyman.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 27, 2015 4:46 pm

congrats to those getting LAS 3rd rounds! can i ask when they're scheduling those interviews? (december/january…) thanks!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:congrats to those getting LAS 3rd rounds! can i ask when they're scheduling those interviews? (december/january…) thanks!


First week of December.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 27, 2015 6:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:congrats to those getting LAS 3rd rounds! can i ask when they're scheduling those interviews? (december/january…) thanks!


Second week of December for me.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:47 pm

Anyone applying to Center for Appellate Lit or NYOAD fellowships? Hear anything?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:24 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone applying to Center for Appellate Lit or NYOAD fellowships? Hear anything?


I applied to CAL and OAD. Had an interview with OAD weeks ago but haven't anything from them since. I haven't heard back from CAL at all.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:07 am

Anyone hear back from ejw interviews? Heard back from Bronx, palm beach, San diego, and orlando so far. Waiting on quite a few still.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:20 am

Anyone know the # or % of people progressing from 1st to 2nd round at LAS?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:31 am

Invited for 1st round LAS

What are my chances of progressing? Does anyone know the #s that tend to go on to a 2nd/3rd interview?

Thanks

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 28, 2015 2:24 pm

Congrats to those getting las 3rd rounds! Out of curiosity, when did you have your panels?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:00 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Congrats to those getting las 3rd rounds! Out of curiosity, when did you have your panels?


Beginning of October.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Congrats to those getting las 3rd rounds! Out of curiosity, when did you have your panels?


September

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:07 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Congrats to those getting las 3rd rounds! Out of curiosity, when did you have your panels?


End of October.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 29, 2015 7:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear back from ejw interviews? Heard back from Bronx, palm beach, San diego, and orlando so far. Waiting on quite a few still.


so far I've gotten a callback with palm beach and orlando, and was rejected from miami and NH. i have not heard from colorado or BDS

anyone know what to expect with the palm beach + orlando interviews? I'm doing both in mid-december after finals

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 29, 2015 8:27 pm

Congrats to those getting 3rd rounds at LAS! Were any of your previously interns? They told me at my panel not to expect to hear back about a 3rd round until May...should I be freaking out?

Also does anybody have any idea how many panel interviews turn into 3rd round interviews with Tina? Or how many they're hiring this year?

Thanks!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know the # or % of people progressing from 1st to 2nd round at LAS?


Not sure if you're referring to the panel interview or final Tina interview (I've read through this thread at it seems people have had different experiences -- either two rounds with just panel --> final w/Tina or three with screener-->panel-->final w/Tina), but I'm also interested to know.

Does anybody have any such info on the interview round with Tina? Has LAS already contacted people about interviews with Tina?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:22 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone know the # or % of people progressing from 1st to 2nd round at LAS?


Not sure if you're referring to the panel interview or final Tina interview (I've read through this thread at it seems people have had different experiences -- either two rounds with just panel --> final w/Tina or three with screener-->panel-->final w/Tina), but I'm also interested to know.

Does anybody have any such info on the interview round with Tina? Has LAS already contacted people about interviews with Tina?


LAS has already given out at least some callbacks for the final round.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications (2015-2016)

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:13 pm

Has anyone had an interview with NJOPD? If so, how did it go?




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