2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

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2Ls, where are you working this summer?

Big Law Summer Associate
70
52%
Mid Law Summer Associate
17
13%
Small Firm Summer Associate
7
5%
Public Interest Organization
0
No votes
Judicial Externship
6
4%
Research Assistant
1
1%
Other Government Position
15
11%
In-House Legal Internship
3
2%
Don't Know Yet
15
11%
 
Total votes: 134

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2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby RobotGardener » Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:22 pm

2Ls, where are you working this summer?

***I updated the poll and took out the option for viewing the poll even if you are not a 2L. PLEASE DON'T VOTE IF YOU ARE NOT A 2L. You can view the results by using the little blue link below the poll.***

Thanks.
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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:35 pm

There should be an option for in-house counsel/business, DA/PD, and split options.

I am doing gov't + RA (part time.)

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby RobotGardener » Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:There should be an option for in-house counsel/business, DA/PD, and split options.

I am doing gov't + RA (part time.)


Good call. Changed poll. You can pick two options now.

Is DA or PD a common choice for 2Ls?

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:57 pm

RobotGardener wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:There should be an option for in-house counsel/business, DA/PD, and split options.

I am doing gov't + RA (part time.)


Good call. Changed poll. You can pick two options now.

Is DA or PD a common choice for 2Ls?

It is not rare. It is not going to be nearly as many people who work in firms, however. See the Prosecution/PD gunner thread.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby 2LsAPlenty » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:58 am

This information is interesting, but it is hard to know how representative it is.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby RobotGardener » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:30 pm

2LsAPlenty wrote:This information is interesting, but it is hard to know how representative it is.

It isn't representative of the larger law school community but the numbers are probably relatively close to the 2Ls that frequent TLS.

Apparently, TLS is heavily skewed towards students at the top of the class who want biglaw.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:34 pm

You can count on this being among the most unrepresentative polls a 0L considering law school could come across. Its like going for a visit day to a T10 school, going to a law review meeting, and asking where everyone is working

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby RobotGardener » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:You can count on this being among the most unrepresentative polls a 0L considering law school could come across. Its like going for a visit day to a T10 school, going to a law review meeting, and asking where everyone is working


Agreed, but that is the type of people that post on TLS.

Also, why did you post that anonymously?

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby shepdawg » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:39 pm

Where's the options for "solo practitioner" and "starting my own business?"

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby Reprisal » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:50 pm

Plaintiff firm should get its own cat

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby dc1s » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:51 pm

RobotGardener wrote:Also, why did you post that anonymously?


Who cares?

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby BeenDidThat » Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:30 pm

dc1s wrote:
RobotGardener wrote:Also, why did you post that anonymously?


Who cares?


We do.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby romothesavior » Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:32 pm

Reprisal wrote:Plaintiff firm should get its own cat

Agree with this.

Also, please define the difference between biglaw and midlaw. NLJ 250 = biglaw? Or Vault? Certain number in the firm/office? What is it?

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby RobotGardener » Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:41 pm

romothesavior wrote: please define the difference between biglaw and midlaw. NLJ 250 = biglaw? Or Vault? Certain number in the firm/office? What is it?

Ahh. Isn't that the eternal question?

I thought self selection would be the only fair way to have people determine that. There is definitely no bright line.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby romothesavior » Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:12 pm

RobotGardener wrote:
romothesavior wrote: please define the difference between biglaw and midlaw. NLJ 250 = biglaw? Or Vault? Certain number in the firm/office? What is it?

Ahh. Isn't that the eternal question?

I thought self selection would be the only fair way to have people determine that. There is definitely no bright line.

Well then everyone is gonna say biglaw, myself included, although I'll fully admit that my firm is somewhere in this gray area.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby deebs » Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:19 pm

Could you please add starbucks/apple store to the options?

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 23, 2012 2:39 am

IBD at a bank. Legal practice is for the birds.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby 2LsAPlenty » Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:52 am

Must be loaded with top tiers.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby 2LsAPlenty » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:43 am

It is too bad we cannot get a snapshot of the law schools in general to see if the boasting about employment remains true in any material respect. My guess is beyond the top tier and big law positions, the jobs for 2Ls is not quite as rosy.

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Re: 2L Poll - Where are you working this summer?

Postby 2LsAPlenty » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:02 am

April time, which means the RA and PI positions will start filling up and beef up those percentages (or should if people actually poll).




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