The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby cowgirl_bebop » Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:35 pm

Puttanesca wrote:Are you saying this because you haven't heard back? I think a lot of people haven't heard back, especially in major markets. In the smaller market I applied to, I heard back from 50%, and in the larger market, haven't heard back from a single employer.


Yeah. I guess hearing that some people people hear have heard back Im a bit over anxious. I applied to places in DC, and I am sure they are backlogged.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby AreJay711 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:41 pm

r6_philly wrote:
AreJay711 wrote:So, Im starting to think I applied to too many judges. I ran the gamut in my home district and have 5 inteviews set up and a few that mailed me back saying they make their decisions in Feb - April.

Does anyone know about senior judges? My first interview is with a senior judge. It seems kind of cool because it seems like they give him interesting cases since all of his cases are published but idk. That makes me think he is doing more than supervising discovery and watching juries.


It's definitely not too many because once you get an offer you can canceled the rest. On the other hand, until you get an offer, you haven't applied to enough.


That's a very good point.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby adonai » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:54 pm

ilovesf wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
adonai wrote:Interview with the USAO. Man, coming from where I'm coming from, I'm surprised and honored.

I'm jelly, I haven't heard back from either of the USAO offices I applied to yet.

I have a feeling this thread will lead me to intense jealously and decreased feelings of self worth.

Just remember guys that it is the grades that matter most. A good summer gig won't do me justice if I don't have the grades to back it up. I am kind of actually regretting that I took a few days off to do my apps, esp. after my performance on my final today. But applying early really does seem to be helping...

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Michaela » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:16 pm

One grade request and a non-rejection rejection. Meaning: a letter that said they are interested in me so if hear from them in the next 2 weeks that means they are hiring but if not then they aren't? Is this common? The pessimist in me just thinks it's a ding.

ETA: applied to firms in 3 secondary markets, ties to all.
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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby pjo » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:23 pm

cowgirl_bebop wrote:
Puttanesca wrote:Are you saying this because you haven't heard back? I think a lot of people haven't heard back, especially in major markets. In the smaller market I applied to, I heard back from 50%, and in the larger market, haven't heard back from a single employer.


Yeah. I guess hearing that some people people hear have heard back Im a bit over anxious. I applied to places in DC, and I am sure they are backlogged.



I'm in the same position, and each time I read this board I get more anxious/annoyed. Applied to 23 firms, all in my secondary home market. T14, worked for a year at one of the V100's in the market.

5 Denies
1 Invite to firm reception
1 interview

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:55 pm

Yay, finally got an interview with a firm! Applied December 2. Secondary market in the western United States (not West Coast). Doesn't pay primary market rates but pays market rate for the market it's in. School range is MVP. Non-URM. Strong ties to the city.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Haymarket » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:06 pm

So far, I have two phone interviews for different regional branches of a PI group and an "invite" to schedule an appointment with my home area USAO.

Thank God for law school 1L summer funding.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:09 pm

Haymarket wrote:Thank God for law school 1L summer funding.

Agreed. I'd be way more panicked about the job hunt if my only choices were finding a paying gig or living like a poor on my meager savings.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby buckilaw » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:38 pm

Heard back from a firm in my home market. Hope I can pull this off.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby shoeshine » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:54 am

I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Dany » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:56 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

:roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby ilovesf » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:57 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

Wow, you sound real cool.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:58 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

I'm happy for your success, but you're starting to sound like an asshole.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby BEAST_mode » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:15 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.



Good God, people in your section must loathe you.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Haymarket » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:27 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

Jesus tap dancing Christ, you sound like an insufferable tool.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Gecko of Doom » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:48 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

It's because you sent the firm links to your competitors' porn sites, isn't it?
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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby 071816 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:50 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.


And the douche of the year award goes to...

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby NYC Law » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:52 am

I'm just shocked by the fact he's racked up 7 angry responses. This has to be a new TLS record.

Has Shoeshine become the c/o 2014's QuakerOats?
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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby theavrock » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:52 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.


I don't really have anything to add that hasn't been said but I just wanted to make sure we pointed out the fact that this is not how one wins friends and influences people

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby ilovesf » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:54 am

NYC Law wrote:I'm just shocked by the fact he's racked up 7 angry responses. This has to be a new TLS record.

Has Shoeshine become the c/o 2014's QuakerOats?

:lol: this is tls, there has to be a more impressive record than 7

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby adonai » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:57 am

shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

I just want to feel included with everyone.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby BEAST_mode » Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:06 am

adonai wrote:
shoeshine wrote:I just got an interview with the firm that requested grades earlier this week. This 1L jobs stuff is cake.

I just want to feel included with everyone.


Same. I'm a slave to trends.

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Mike12188 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:08 am

I saw shoeshine hiding books in the library today

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby theavrock » Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:11 am

Mike12188 wrote:I saw shoeshine hiding books in the library today


Shoeshine kicked my dog

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Re: The Official 1L Summer Employment Thread - 2012 Edition

Postby Mike12188 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:18 am

theavrock wrote:
Mike12188 wrote:I saw shoeshine hiding books in the library today


Shoeshine kicked my dog


Shoeshine wore a suit to his torts final exam. Finished in an hour. Told the professor to challenge him next time.




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