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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:02 pm

cdelgado wrote:What are the chances that a 1L SA has of receiving return employment (2L, permanent) from Steptoe?

They have no offered 2 people in the last couple of years. Overall. And for really legitimate reasons. They replaced those 2 no offers with 3 3Ls. The two no offers we're in 2011.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
cdelgado wrote:What are the chances that a 1L SA has of receiving return employment (2L, permanent) from Steptoe?

They have no offered 2 people in the last couple of years. Overall. And for really legitimate reasons. They replaced those 2 no offers with 3 3Ls. The two no offers we're in 2011.

What kind of reasons? Work product? Social skills?

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby cdelgado » Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:21 pm

Glad to hear about Steptoe having security of return employment.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:10 pm

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cdelgado wrote:What are the chances that a 1L SA has of receiving return employment (2L, permanent) from Steptoe?

They have no offered 2 people in the last couple of years. Overall. And for really legitimate reasons. They replaced those 2 no offers with 3 3Ls. The two no offers we're in 2011.

What kind of reasons? Work product? Social skills?


Reasons that you should have no reason to worry about.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby cdelgado » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:24 pm

Anyone willing to accept a PM concerning Steptoe's summer hiring?

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:40 pm

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cdelgado wrote:What are the chances that a 1L SA has of receiving return employment (2L, permanent) from Steptoe?

They have no offered 2 people in the last couple of years. Overall. And for really legitimate reasons. They replaced those 2 no offers with 3 3Ls. The two no offers we're in 2011.

What kind of reasons? Work product? Social skills?


Reasons that you should have no reason to worry about.


And if you are worrying about them, then you have a reason to worry. Mainly because it wouldn't just be Steptoe turning you down.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby BlueLotus » Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:29 pm

So, now that my buddy has more time on his hands with memohell over (for now), how should he write his CL/resume so that WV employers won't be like DAFUQ? :lol:

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby TTH » Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:17 pm

PinkLotus wrote:So, now that my buddy has more time on his hands with memohell over (for now), how should he write his CL/resume so that WV employers won't be like DAFUQ? :lol:


INTERESTS
Deer hunting (rifle and muzzleloader), Skiing, Whitewater Rafting, Trout Fishing

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby BlueLotus » Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:57 pm

TTH wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:So, now that my buddy has more time on his hands with memohell over (for now), how should he write his CL/resume so that WV employers won't be like DAFUQ? :lol:


INTERESTS
Deer hunting (rifle and muzzleloader), Skiing, Whitewater Rafting, Trout Fishing


^Bahahaha, 180.

Perhaps he should hit up eHarmony and find his "Mountain Mama"? Having a significant other in WV will prob be a helluva lot convincing to employers than, "I wanna to reform public education in Appalachia even tho I have no meaningful connection to the region". :lol:

(Don't get me wrong, I love my friend, but he does have his head in the clouds about certain things!)

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby jkay » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:46 am

TTH wrote:INTERESTS
Deer hunting (rifle and muzzleloader), Skiing, Whitewater Rafting, Trout Fishing


Should also try Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby BlueLotus » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:13 am

jkay wrote:
TTH wrote:INTERESTS
Deer hunting (rifle and muzzleloader), Skiing, Whitewater Rafting, Trout Fishing


Should also try Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming.


Ditto for central PA, a.k.a. Pennsyltucky!

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:57 pm

Update: my friend has still not applied anywhere. *facepalm*
Also, just found out that he cold called places over Christmas break, and those employers said they were looking specifically for WVU kids. Damn, what an insular market!!

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:26 pm

PinkLotus wrote:Update: my friend has still not applied anywhere. *facepalm*
Also, just found out that he cold called places over Christmas break, and those employers said they were looking specifically for WVU kids. Damn, what an insular market!!


It's very hard for 1Ls to break into the market unless they are at WVU. Them's the breaks. Much easier as a 2L.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:53 am

Anyone have updates from S&J?

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:58 am

Got an offer from S&J after in-office call back. Quick turn around from call back to offer.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got an offer from S&J after in-office call back. Quick turn around from call back to offer.


(Earlier anon OP): Mind sharing which office? Or maybe just the region that it is in? Also, was the process around a week?

Sorry, I am a nervous 1L.

Thank you for the information. I really appreciated it.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:07 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Got an offer from S&J after in-office call back. Quick turn around from call back to offer.


(Earlier anon OP): Mind sharing which office? Or maybe just the region that it is in? Also, was the process around a week?

Sorry, I am a nervous 1L.

Thank you for the information. I really appreciated it.


No problem. I ran across this board looking for a similar answer.

Its a WV office. Had an OCI screener. "Call" for callback about 3 weeks later. Went to the office a week after that for the interviews. Offer 2 days later. Hope that helps.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
No problem. I ran across this board looking for a similar answer.

Its a WV office. Had an OCI screener. "Call" for callback about 3 weeks later. Went to the office a week after that for the interviews. Offer 2 days later. Hope that helps.


That does help. I am waiting to hear back from a CB in a WV office. It's one of the smaller ones.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:25 pm

Any JK offers? Had my CB a couple weeks ago.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:30 pm

I've heard of one offer from JK

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone have updates from S&J?


Here is an email from them:

I wanted to touch base with everyone who is officially signed on for summer 2013 at S&J! We are at the tail-end of our 1L recruiting and have several offers outstanding, but as of right now there are 13 of you and we expect 20-21 summer associates firm-wide this year. (note -- this number obviously includes 2L SAs of which there are more than 1L SAs)

A few details that you will need for planning purposes are:

1. The summer program will begin on May 20 and will end on July 26.

2. We will kick-off the program with a dinner on Sunday, May 19, in Bridgeport, WV.

3. The orientation will be May 20-21 in our Bridgeport, WV office.

4. May 22 will be your first day of work in your local office.

5. There are several summer events that all of you will be invited to participate in during the summer. Once those dates are finalized, I will forward you that information.

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I've heard of one offer from JK

Which office?

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby cdelgado » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:38 pm

Would the user with the S&J info be willing to PM me?

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:42 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I've heard of one offer from JK

Which office?


Morgantown

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Re: West Virginia Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:40 pm

cdelgado wrote:Would the user with the S&J info be willing to PM me?


You have a PM.




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