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Pseg24
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What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Pseg24 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:28 pm

I guess what I am asking is:
You graduate Law school, now what?

Corporate? Public Service? Patten?

Basically I have worked for the city government for 8 years and looking to enter law school, but to get a job federally as a prosecutor. Due to my background and experiences, federal government is somewhere I want to work.

Whats your goal out of law school? What ? With who? What state?

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby rad lulz » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:39 pm

My ideal would be tenured law professor. Lots of money to write dumb stuff.

The reality is that I will probably be unemployed.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby rad lulz » Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:15 pm

Also you're not gonna get a job as a federal prosecutor straight out of law school, and chances of becoming a federal prosecutor are so low that going to law school BECAUSE you want to be a federal prosecutor is a bad decision.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Pseg24 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:21 pm

So what should i do to become a federal prosecutor?
Not bother? Just because its low.it will happen?
Great outlook

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby dingbat » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:23 pm

My ideal job is retiree

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Tom Joad » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:24 pm

Pseg24 wrote:So what should i do to become a federal prosecutor?
Not bother? Just because its low.it will happen?
Great outlook

Hahahahahaha

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby paratactical » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:25 pm

Pseg24 wrote:So what should i do to become a federal prosecutor?
Not bother? Just because its low.it will happen?
Great outlook


No, because the likelihood of the result is extremely low, you should not spend three years of time and six figures of money pursuing that goal if you cannot determine other, more plausible, outcomes that would satisfy you upon graduation. Having a lofty goal is not a problem, but to have no alternative to the lofty goal, or no comprehension of how lofty that goal is, is not just a problem, but entirely foolish.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby hume85 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:28 pm

Federal Judge

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby paratactical » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:30 pm

Oh, and I would like to be the person that gets to add new rules to the BlueBook.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Tom Joad » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:30 pm

I would be a legal librarian at a school.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby prezidentv8 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:33 pm

paratactical wrote:
Pseg24 wrote:So what should i do to become a federal prosecutor?
Not bother? Just because its low.it will happen?
Great outlook


No, because the likelihood of the result is extremely low, you should not spend three years of time and six figures of money pursuing that goal if you cannot determine other, more plausible, outcomes that would satisfy you upon graduation. Having a lofty goal is not a problem, but to have no alternative to the lofty goal, or no comprehension of how lofty that goal is, is not just a problem, but entirely foolish.


I am 5'9" and 170 pounds. I don't work out much anymore. I haven't played football since high school. But I want to be a professional defensive tackle. Gonna FoLlOw My DrEaMs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


ETA serious answer:
Plaintiff's stuff is kinda cool.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Pseg24 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:44 pm

So what should i do to become a federal prosecutor?
Not bother? Just because its low.it will happen?
Great outlook

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Pseg24 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:48 pm

Never said thats all i would do. Hence the ideal title.
Sad to see young kids so depressed.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:48 pm

Pseg24 wrote:So what should i do to become a federal prosecutor?
Not bother? Just because its low.it will happen?
Great outlook

You said that already.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby paratactical » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:50 pm

Pseg24 wrote:Never said thats all i would do. Hence the ideal title.
Sad to see young kids so depressed.

I don't know where you get the idea that we're young, that we are "kids", or that we are depressed.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby dingbat » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:55 pm

paratactical wrote:
Pseg24 wrote:Never said thats all i would do. Hence the ideal title.
Sad to see young kids so depressed.

I don't know where you get the idea that we're young, that we are "kids", or that we are depressed.

I for one am none of those things

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:55 pm

dingbat wrote:
paratactical wrote:
Pseg24 wrote:Never said thats all i would do. Hence the ideal title.
Sad to see young kids so depressed.

I don't know where you get the idea that we're young, that we are "kids", or that we are depressed.

I for one am none of those things

Nor I.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby SouthernSoul » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:59 pm

rad lulz wrote:My ideal would be tenured law professor. Lots of money to write dumb stuff.


For real...

Tom Joad wrote:I would be a legal librarian at a school.


What's the salary range like for a legal librarian?

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:03 pm

SouthernSoul wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:I would be a legal librarian at a school.

What's the salary range like for a legal librarian?


probably not enough to make up for the BA + JD + MLS required to get it

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby paratactical » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
SouthernSoul wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:I would be a legal librarian at a school.

What's the salary range like for a legal librarian?


probably not enough to make up for the BA + JD + MLS required to get it

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby shepdawg » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:12 pm

Plaintiff's Class-Action stuff against the big pockets.

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby dingbat » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:15 pm

paratactical wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
SouthernSoul wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:I would be a legal librarian at a school.

What's the salary range like for a legal librarian?


probably not enough to make up for the BA + JD + MLS required to get it

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This thread probably shouldn't be on-topic

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
SouthernSoul wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:I would be a legal librarian at a school.

What's the salary range like for a legal librarian?


probably not enough to make up for the BA + JD + MLS required to get it

I know someone who started as a law librarian at our state supreme court law library last year - she doesn't have an MLS. (But I admit a LS would probably require one.)

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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby Tom Joad » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:26 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:I know someone who started as a law librarian at our state supreme court law library last year - she doesn't have an MLS. (But I admit a LS would probably require one.)

I wouldn't want to be a lame ass court librarian. Can't hit on 1Ls at court.

"hey babe, how much do you really need this case?"
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Re: What is an Ideal law profession employment for you?

Postby JamMasterJ » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:26 pm

prof at Stanford or NYU




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