BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby androstan » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:56 pm

BruceWayne wrote:
DrakeTempt wrote:Yea, Dinged at Fordham. I wish I had a choice, but my WIFE who will make 200K-250K immediately after she finishes her residency with an earning potential of 1MM if she opens two practices, practically owns me at this stage of our careers. Cardozo is very close to NYU.

Furthermore, their IP program is solid, something I am interested in.

Lastly, I like being around Jews. I think Cardozo will crack the 30-40 rankings in the near future.


What do you mean "practically own you"---she does! Don't stress just work some city/state government job for low hours and let her pull in the big bucks. This is 2012; forget that old fashioned "man is the bread winner" stuff. :lol:


Be thankful you have a well-off spouse. It makes things easier on you. You can take lower paying, less stressful work. You could even open a solo practice and be your own boss, although if you have kids that'll probably go away in favor of employment as a nanny.

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:59 pm

TLSwag wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:What about a 2L SA that did not receive a permanent offer from SA position?


then "yes" would actually be TCR to the question of jumping off a bridge


No offer in a class with a respectable offer rate -> D. Ct. -> BigLaw at a different firm here. Not sure if I'm a rare one in a million exception, but it can happen

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby nyuwithbadgrades » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:06 pm

do you know why you got no-offered?

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby DrakeTempt » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:27 pm

I went into law school with the intention to at least make mid-law. I don't care what my spouse makes, I need a solid career.

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby shock259 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:35 pm

Having a spouse that will make $250k+ a year sounds rough, man.

You should definitely divorce her.

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:48 am

Bust.

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:01 am

DrakeTempt wrote:I went into law school with the intention to at least make mid-law. I don't care what my spouse makes, I need a solid career.


Try being more thankful. And maybe you should have retaken the LSAT and gone to a school with better placement if you were mid/biglaw or bust. Potentially harsh time to mention this, but important lesson for 0Ls--doing well at a lower ranked school still might not be good enough.

All that said, best of luck during OCI and start mass mailing like crazy right now.

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:23 am

DrakeTempt wrote:And the best ways to get these damn 2L SA positions are through OCI, Mass Mail, Job Fairs, Personal Contacts?

I have 7 interviews lined up in August solely through OCI. What is the typical number of interviews for those who actually did secure 2L SA?


7 is actually not a lot. I did 27 OCI screeners, 6 callbacks, and got 1 offer. Good luck.

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Re: BIG LAW: 2L SA Position or BUST?

Postby androstan » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
DrakeTempt wrote:And the best ways to get these damn 2L SA positions are through OCI, Mass Mail, Job Fairs, Personal Contacts?

I have 7 interviews lined up in August solely through OCI. What is the typical number of interviews for those who actually did secure 2L SA?


7 is actually not a lot. I did 27 OCI screeners, 6 callbacks, and got 1 offer. Good luck.


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