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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:52 pm

Had a final round interview with CPCS on January 6th. Haven't heard from Brooklyn Defender, NYC Legal Aid, Office of the Appellate Defender, or NDS of Harlem.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby seatown12 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:04 pm

just received rejection email from Bronx Defenders

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby seatown12 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:49 pm

just received mailed rejection from Brooklyn Defender Services dated Feb 24 postmarked Feb 27

Legal Aid asked for resubmission of application documents by today due to their having changed hiring procedures

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Had a final round interview with CPCS on January 6th. Haven't heard from Brooklyn Defender, NYC Legal Aid, Office of the Appellate Defender, or NDS of Harlem.



Did you hear anything from CPCS after your interview? I am interviewing with them for my final panel round soon, and was wondering how you found this interview?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:15 am

I was rejected from Miami after the final round of interviews in December. I hear that they are contacting people for their next cycle of interviews. I haven't heard really from anywhere else, but I recently received an email from NYC Legal Aid Criminal Practice asking me to resubmit my materials because they changed their "system." I know that Colorado has been giving out offers to people.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:57 pm

I know Kentucky is starting to hand out offers from their last round of interviews ~ 3 weeks ago.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:30 pm

Has anyone heard from NYC Legal Aid Society, or know anyone who has gotten offers?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby seatown12 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from NYC Legal Aid Society, or know anyone who has gotten offers?

They are aiming to make decisions in May, although supposedly some early offers have been extended (to former interns I'm guessing).

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:08 pm

seatown12 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from NYC Legal Aid Society, or know anyone who has gotten offers?

They are aiming to make decisions in May, although supposedly some early offers have been extended (to former interns I'm guessing).



They told me that they would be making decisions in May whether to give applicants the second round interview with the head public defender. Do you have any idea if this interview is more of a formality where an offer will likely be given, or do you think there will be another month period or so until a decision is made based on applicants who had a second interview?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 27, 2012 8:51 am

Has anyone heard anything from NYC Legal Aid Society?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 30, 2012 1:27 pm

I'm wondering if anybody has heard back from the San Diego Federal Defenders...

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:52 am

Did anyone hear anything from Legal Aid in May?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:45 pm

I was told by Legal Aid that they would contact me in the middle of May to inform me whether I would get the second interview. They have not contacted me yet.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:55 pm

Three of my classmates are in
1 at Bronx DA
1 at Manhattan DA
1 at Federal Defenders NYC

All found out the last week or so of May.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby brassmonkey7 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 1:43 pm

Hi Anonymous above, I was surprised to see you saying a classmate got an entry-level offer for the Federal Defenders in NYC. I thought they generally wanted prior full-time criminal defense experience or hired post-clerkship. Do you know if this was an advertised position or if the classmate got the offer coming off an internship there? If you don't feel comfortable posting, I'd more than appreciate a PM to find out more!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:05 pm

Any updates from anyone?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby robin600 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:32 pm

Interested on updates as well.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:18 pm

I had a second round interview with NYC Legal Aid several weeks ago. I was told they are hiring 65 people and are giving offers out on a rolling basis over the next month.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Cinderella » Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:08 am

Anonymous User wrote:I had a second round interview with NYC Legal Aid several weeks ago. I was told they are hiring 65 people and are giving offers out on a rolling basis over the next month.


65? Damn that's huge. Do they hire primarily out of their intern pool?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:59 pm

Cinderella wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I had a second round interview with NYC Legal Aid several weeks ago. I was told they are hiring 65 people and are giving offers out on a rolling basis over the next month.


65? Damn that's huge. Do they hire primarily out of their intern pool?


I didn't hear that in the interview, but I imagine it must be a big plus.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:30 am

Has anyone heard from Legal Aid recently?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:36 pm

No, sure haven't. Anyone else?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Legal Aid recently?


I got an offer shortly after graduation, but I had another offer so they sped it up for me. I had two rounds of interviews - the first was a panel interview, the second was a one-on-one interview.

Has anyone heard what borough they are assigned to yet?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Legal Aid recently?


I got an offer shortly after graduation, but I had another offer so they sped it up for me. I had two rounds of interviews - the first was a panel interview, the second was a one-on-one interview.

Has anyone heard what borough they are assigned to yet?



Have you received your offer letter yet? Did it come via email or regular USPS?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Legal Aid recently?


I got an offer shortly after graduation, but I had another offer so they sped it up for me. I had two rounds of interviews - the first was a panel interview, the second was a one-on-one interview.

Has anyone heard what borough they are assigned to yet?



Have you received your offer letter yet? Did it come via email or regular USPS?


They sent me my offer letter via email (a scanned copy) and via snail mail a while ago.




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