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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:06 am

alli-22 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Invitation to interview with Kings County. Anyone know what to expect?


King County in Seattle or Kings County in New York City? And as an intern or for a job?



King County, Georgia.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:51 pm

alli-22 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Invitation to interview with Kings County. Anyone know what to expect?


King County in Seattle or Kings County in New York City? And as an intern or for a job?


Seattle for a PD job

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:25 pm

anyone doing Gideon's Promise this year? Curious of the reviews of the offices...

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:00 pm

okay wtf BxD, has anyone heard from them about interviews for full-time not through EJW

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:okay wtf BxD, has anyone heard from them about interviews for full-time not through EJW


Applied through EJW and the website. Rejected for EJW, but got an invite for a phone interview the following day.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:27 am

Anyone who has applied to prettyman know if they prefer for you to send the LORs or for your recommenders to send them?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby NoDayButToday » Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:anyone doing Gideon's Promise this year? Curious of the reviews of the offices...


I'm a Gideon's Fellow. The program is AWESOME. PM me if you have specific offices in mind. I can connect you to whoever from my class is currently at the offices you're interested in, if possible. I'm in Columbia, SC (Richland County) and I love my office. It's the perfect marriage of energetic young lawyers and seasoned leadership who encourage and support the Gideon's folks' efforts to seek reform--including in the form of civil/impact litigation.

Happy to be a resource if anyone has questions about Gideon's. It's a phenomenal program. I felt like I got more out of the two weeks at training than I did in three years of law school, clinic included (in terms of preparation to be a trial attorney--specifically a public defender). They have a brilliant faculty and it's a super intense but fun time.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:26 pm

What's with BDS's purgatory letters? They say they find you impressive but they are reviewing all applications and will let you know if you're moving forward. Is this a rejection or do they actually move people forward?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby arose928 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:11 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone who has applied to prettyman know if they prefer for you to send the LORs or for your recommenders to send them?


I don't know about their *preference* but this is what they said when I asked how they should be submitted:

"Your letters of recommendations may be submitted in either of the ways you mentioned in your email. However, it may be faster to have the recommenders submit them individually either via email or through the postal service. And all transcripts must come directly from your school. I hope this information is helpful."

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:21 am

arose928 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone who has applied to prettyman know if they prefer for you to send the LORs or for your recommenders to send them?


I don't know about their *preference* but this is what they said when I asked how they should be submitted:

"Your letters of recommendations may be submitted in either of the ways you mentioned in your email. However, it may be faster to have the recommenders submit them individually either via email or through the postal service. And all transcripts must come directly from your school. I hope this information is helpful."


Thanks this was really helpful! My recs gave me my letters so I was just going to put it into one PDF, but wanted to make sure they're fine with me submitting and not them sending in separately

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:19 pm

has seattle gotten back to anyone yet?

or for that matter

has anyone heard back yet about full time?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:15 pm

Invited to Miami panel interview, any advice or what to expect?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:has seattle gotten back to anyone yet?

or for that matter

has anyone heard back yet about full time?



Applied online, had first round interview beginning of October. Second round scheduled for November,

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:00 am

Re: Seattle

I had a first round with them about 3 weeks ago, haven't heard anything since then. I'm assuming I'm not getting a second round since they said they wanted to do second rounds and make final decisions by mid-November.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:51 pm

Does prettyman confirm your application is complete? Or acknowledge they received your supplemental materials?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:41 pm

Anyone have an interview scheduled with Santa Clara yet?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:21 pm

apparently OAD has made at least one offer ... but i dont count that as a real public defender :P

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone have an interview scheduled with Santa Clara yet?


I do not, and I'm fairly certain I'm getting one (worked there in the past and spoke to my supervisor about it). I think they are just not in a rush.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:05 pm

Invited to second round Bronx Defenders interview. First was at EJW

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:33 pm

Has anyone heard back from Bronx who did a screener not at EJW? (Like at an OCI event?)

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby hahayahah » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:25 pm

Longtime lurker, first-time poster.

I'd really appreciate hearing from anyone with any insight or advice on the Skype interview with Colorado.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:06 pm

had interview at EJW for bronx defenders. Haven't heard back yet. Does anyone know if they notify either way? thanks.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:31 pm

Has anyone who applied online heard back from Bronx Defenders? My online profile shows that they looked at my stuff on Oct. 31st, but I haven't heard anything.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Broncsfan » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:09 pm

hahayahah wrote:Longtime lurker, first-time poster.

I'd really appreciate hearing from anyone with any insight or advice on the Skype interview with Colorado.



Yep, PM me

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:18 am

Anonymous User wrote:Re: Seattle

I had a first round with them about 3 weeks ago, haven't heard anything since then. I'm assuming I'm not getting a second round since they said they wanted to do second rounds and make final decisions by mid-November.


They are now looking at mid December to make offers. Said they wanted to interview more candidates.




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