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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Are there general score cutoffs in terms of applications that most DA offices follow? I received an email with my score, and was told I will be contacted separately if chosen to interview. Just wondering what my score means. I don't have much experience with this type of application process.



I have heard that they have a point system to rank people's applications. They have to have some arbitrary way to separate the 1500 plus applications they receive...I think they give points for any number of things including court experience, internships with DA offices, letters of rec, GPA, school, school activities, volunteer or community work and pro bono, etc.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:21 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Are there general score cutoffs in terms of applications that most DA offices follow? I received an email with my score, and was told I will be contacted separately if chosen to interview. Just wondering what my score means. I don't have much experience with this type of application process.



I have heard that they have a point system to rank people's applications. They have to have some arbitrary way to separate the 1500 plus applications they receive...I think they give points for any number of things including court experience, internships with DA offices, letters of rec, GPA, school, school activities, volunteer or community work and pro bono, etc.

Who is "they?" All DA's offices, or ones in particular you know of?

And how do we know this? I guess I'm kind of surprised that this is how they do things - this is the first I've heard / read about a point system in place.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:02 pm

Does anyone know what to expect at Manhattan's third round? I've been told the panel just "digs deeper into your background," but I've also heard it's a more adversarial version of the second round. Anyone have ideas?

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:49 pm

Does anyone have any news on open DA positions in California? I've applied all over the state. Besides San Diego (I'm on the Eligible List), everyone else is "Application Received"…

For the guy/gal who's looking for info on the Employment List, I believe this is the standard procedure for most DA offices.

"Once a recruitment is opened for either a specific timeframe, or, as a "series", in which case it remains open for an undetermined time, recruitment announcements are posted. Applications are received and evaluated, applicants are notified of status, and an eligible list is created. When a department has a vacancy, the list of top ranking applicants is provided to the requesting department. The hiring department will determine those candidates who are most qualified for its particular vacancy through any combination of the following: application review, interviews, performance test, reference check, background investigation, or other job-related assessment process."

http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hr/faqs

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have any news on open DA positions in California? I've applied all over the state. Besides San Diego (I'm on the Eligible List), everyone else is "Application Received"…

For the guy/gal who's looking for info on the Employment List, I believe this is the standard procedure for most DA offices.

"Once a recruitment is opened for either a specific timeframe, or, as a "series", in which case it remains open for an undetermined time, recruitment announcements are posted. Applications are received and evaluated, applicants are notified of status, and an eligible list is created. When a department has a vacancy, the list of top ranking applicants is provided to the requesting department. The hiring department will determine those candidates who are most qualified for its particular vacancy through any combination of the following: application review, interviews, performance test, reference check, background investigation, or other job-related assessment process."

http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hr/faqs



are you licensed? I blanketed most DA offices in California for post-bar stuff but havent heard back from anyone besides a few saying they dont do that and to apply for an entry level job after the bar.

Also, for that one dood asking about points, are you talking about Clark County DA? i got an email from them giving me my score too recently. pretty weird.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have any news on open DA positions in California? I've applied all over the state. Besides San Diego (I'm on the Eligible List), everyone else is "Application Received"…

For the guy/gal who's looking for info on the Employment List, I believe this is the standard procedure for most DA offices.

"Once a recruitment is opened for either a specific timeframe, or, as a "series", in which case it remains open for an undetermined time, recruitment announcements are posted. Applications are received and evaluated, applicants are notified of status, and an eligible list is created. When a department has a vacancy, the list of top ranking applicants is provided to the requesting department. The hiring department will determine those candidates who are most qualified for its particular vacancy through any combination of the following: application review, interviews, performance test, reference check, background investigation, or other job-related assessment process."

http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hr/faqs



are you licensed? I blanketed most DA offices in California for post-bar stuff but havent heard back from anyone besides a few saying they dont do that and to apply for an entry level job after the bar.

Also, for that one dood asking about points, are you talking about Clark County DA? i got an email from them giving me my score too recently. pretty weird.


I am licensed (June 2013). I have about 4 counties "reviewing my application". Im hoping to move forward before the new wave of attorneys come in this month...I was hoping someone had some info on their status.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:55 pm

dinged from the Bronx via snail mail yesterday. I had a first round in late September.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have any news on open DA positions in California? I've applied all over the state. Besides San Diego (I'm on the Eligible List), everyone else is "Application Received"…

For the guy/gal who's looking for info on the Employment List, I believe this is the standard procedure for most DA offices.

"Once a recruitment is opened for either a specific timeframe, or, as a "series", in which case it remains open for an undetermined time, recruitment announcements are posted. Applications are received and evaluated, applicants are notified of status, and an eligible list is created. When a department has a vacancy, the list of top ranking applicants is provided to the requesting department. The hiring department will determine those candidates who are most qualified for its particular vacancy through any combination of the following: application review, interviews, performance test, reference check, background investigation, or other job-related assessment process."

http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hr/faqs



are you licensed? I blanketed most DA offices in California for post-bar stuff but havent heard back from anyone besides a few saying they dont do that and to apply for an entry level job after the bar.

Also, for that one dood asking about points, are you talking about Clark County DA? i got an email from them giving me my score too recently. pretty weird.


Yeah I was asking about Clark County. Trying to figure out if I haven't gotten a follow-up email regarding an interview if that means I'm not getting one. Or if the score email was just letting me know.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:47 am

For all applying to Brooklyn, the election was just called for Thompson.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:51 am

Anonymous User wrote:For all applying to Brooklyn, the election was just called for Thompson.

I wonder what this means for hiring...

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Bronx Bum » Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:58 am

Yikes. Pretty sure the new DA comes in and fires the whole incoming class and the newbs who have been there but are on the fence. Praying for u DA bros.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:12 am

Bronx Bum wrote:Yikes. Pretty sure the new DA comes in and fires the whole incoming class and the newbs who have been there but are on the fence. Praying for u DA bros.

Hie to DLA!

But in all seriousness, I heard from a 2015 KCDA member that their jobs are safe. But again, not sure about c/o 2016.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby adonai » Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:02 pm

Bronx Bum wrote:Yikes. Pretty sure the new DA comes in and fires the whole incoming class and the newbs who have been there but are on the fence. Praying for u DA bros.

A similar thing happened in an adjacent county where I live. Upper level got fired or moved but post bars and baby DAs kept their jobs. I think they have more compassion than that because lower levels aren't yet in the political game and they know you guys are just doing what you can to get a jerb.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Bronx Bum » Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:53 pm

adonai wrote:
Bronx Bum wrote:Yikes. Pretty sure the new DA comes in and fires the whole incoming class and the newbs who have been there but are on the fence. Praying for u DA bros.

A similar thing happened in an adjacent county where I live. Upper level got fired or moved but post bars and baby DAs kept their jobs. I think they have more compassion than that because lower levels aren't yet in the political game and they know you guys are just doing what you can to get a jerb.


TCR. If I was selected to the BK DA for the next class, I would be shitting a brick right now. A week ago I was ready to /self for turning it down because of loan forgiveness. Now I feel blessed.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:52 pm

Recently received a call from Cook County...anyone have any information on the process for their ASA hiring??? Any info would help...thanks

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:07 pm

has anyone had a third round in philly?

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:has anyone had a third round in philly?


I believe Philly only has 2 rounds.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby sprewell » Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:03 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:has anyone had a third round in philly?


I believe Philly only has 2 rounds.
i could be mistaken but i thought third round there is a one on one w/the DA

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:26 pm

sprewell wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:has anyone had a third round in philly?


I believe Philly only has 2 rounds.
i could be mistaken but i thought third round there is a one on one w/the DA


Philly definitely only has 2 rounds, according to both the site and the panel interview.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 5:13 pm

Bronx Bum wrote:
adonai wrote:
Bronx Bum wrote:Yikes. Pretty sure the new DA comes in and fires the whole incoming class and the newbs who have been there but are on the fence. Praying for u DA bros.

A similar thing happened in an adjacent county where I live. Upper level got fired or moved but post bars and baby DAs kept their jobs. I think they have more compassion than that because lower levels aren't yet in the political game and they know you guys are just doing what you can to get a jerb.


TCR. If I was selected to the BK DA for the next class, I would be shitting a brick right now. A week ago I was ready to /self for turning it down because of loan forgiveness. Now I feel blessed.


Anyone here actually selected to be part of the Brooklyn ada class starting in January 2014?

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 5:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Bronx Bum wrote:
adonai wrote:
Bronx Bum wrote:Yikes. Pretty sure the new DA comes in and fires the whole incoming class and the newbs who have been there but are on the fence. Praying for u DA bros.

A similar thing happened in an adjacent county where I live. Upper level got fired or moved but post bars and baby DAs kept their jobs. I think they have more compassion than that because lower levels aren't yet in the political game and they know you guys are just doing what you can to get a jerb.


TCR. If I was selected to the BK DA for the next class, I would be shitting a brick right now. A week ago I was ready to /self for turning it down because of loan forgiveness. Now I feel blessed.


Anyone here actually selected to be part of the Brooklyn ada class starting in January 2014?


I was selected. We received an e-mail from HR the day after the bar exam results were posted. The e-mail asked us to forward our results to the office and noted that we would receive more information in "mid-November." Not sure what to expect, but I am fighting for this job.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Spoliation » Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:42 pm

Also selected. Would you feel comfortable sending me a PM? I would really like to chat about this situation off the board.

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Recently received a call from Cook County...anyone have any information on the process for their ASA hiring??? Any info would help...thanks


You made it through to round 2? I know round three is not until February/March and they let people know in May. What questions do you have?

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 09, 2013 1:03 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Recently received a call from Cook County...anyone have any information on the process for their ASA hiring??? Any info would help...thanks


You made it through to round 2? I know round three is not until February/March and they let people know in May. What questions do you have?

No man. I am from out of town and recieved a call for a first round. They said they were conducting interviews on two specific days. Is there a total of 3 rounds?

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Re: District Attorneys' Offices 2014

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 09, 2013 1:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Recently received a call from Cook County...anyone have any information on the process for their ASA hiring??? Any info would help...thanks


You made it through to round 2? I know round three is not until February/March and they let people know in May. What questions do you have?

No man. I am from out of town and recieved a call for a first round. They said they were conducting interviews on two specific days. Is there a total of 3 rounds?


ah, I see. Yea, there are three total rounds.




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