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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:00 pm

Anyone hear form Philly, especially someone who didn't interview at the interview weekend?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:09 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear form Philly, especially someone who didn't interview at the interview weekend?

Philly started making offers two weeks ago for top candidates and is now making offers for other candidates. Fall class should be filled by January.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Maryland?


Yes. Maryland has already sent out several offers and rejections.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:45 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Maryland?


Yes. Maryland has already sent out several offers and rejections.


Didn't mean to post that anonymously.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby crownjd » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:46 pm

Wow. I'm really terrible at using this forum. :roll: :lol:

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:04 pm

Any updates for anyone?

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:32 am

Anonymous User wrote:Any updates for anyone?



Have an interview scheduled with LAS but that's it.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:42 pm

I know at least me and one other person have accepted an offer from BxD. don't think they finished making offers though.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:13 am

Recent grad who just passed the bar. I just applied to the Orange County Public Defender's Office and was notified I met minimum qualifications and will be scheduled for a Oral Interview / Structured Oral Examination in 2-3 weeks.

Is this basically a panel interview where they ask the same scripted questions to everyone and those who score the highest advance to subsequent/final interviews? Anything I should know or expect? Thanks

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:37 pm

Had a first round interview with LAS, said we won't hear back about final round interviews until March.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby crownjd » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:24 pm

I feel like all of us going to Colorado should form a support GroupMe to keep ourselves busy until we hear more information. Currently filling out my bar exam application in the portal. :shock:

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby mornincounselor » Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:33 am

So how did y'all start figuring out where you wanted to apply to?

Assuming no family / commitments anywhere.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby mknz » Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:38 pm

mornincounselor wrote:So how did y'all start figuring out where you wanted to apply to?

Assuming no family / commitments anywhere.


I had no fam commitments and essentially applied to all places that hired pre-bar, and were in a UBE state I thought I would like living in. That came down to NYC offices, mass, Hennepin, Seattle, Colorado for me and a couple others.
Def consider CoL and salary and the office’s representation model as well!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby crownjd » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:25 pm

mornincounselor wrote:So how did y'all start figuring out where you wanted to apply to?

Assuming no family / commitments anywhere.


I looked at 1. who hired pre-Bar and 2. what the office culture was. a lot of checking websites and our alum network to see who was happy, what hiring processes were like, etc.

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:22 am

crownjd wrote:I feel like all of us going to Colorado should form a support GroupMe to keep ourselves busy until we hear more information. Currently filling out my bar exam application in the portal. :shock:

Right!! Any idea when we figure out placement...I know our offer letter said well be contacted in the spring but the waiting game is so hard!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby crownjd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:33 pm

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crownjd wrote:I feel like all of us going to Colorado should form a support GroupMe to keep ourselves busy until we hear more information. Currently filling out my bar exam application in the portal. :shock:

Right!! Any idea when we figure out placement...I know our offer letter said well be contacted in the spring but the waiting game is so hard!


From a quick search, it looks like in June and July people were still waiting to hear!

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Re: 3L Public Defender Applications

Postby The Abyss » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:26 am

crownjd wrote:I feel like all of us going to Colorado should form a support GroupMe to keep ourselves busy until we hear more information. Currently filling out my bar exam application in the portal. :shock:


Ugh, just started the bar app. This is going to be a pain in the ass.

And yeah, I'm pretty sure we're in for a long wait, re: placement.



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