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1L Law Firm Intern

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:38 am

Ok, so I am 1.7 through the year and in the top 20%.

I scored a payed internship at a pretty big law firm in the area. I just have a couple questions for anyone who has been down this road:

(1) How serious should I be taking this internship when the time comes (due to being an 1L)?
(2) What will be expected of me? (for ex., should I start learning the state law NOW or do they know I have no idea what the state law is, etc, etc)
(3) Do 1L's interning for a summer at a law firm guarantee any kind of a job there in the future (if you do very well)?

I am excited for this opportunity but nervous at the same time. I got the Congrats email from them; however, I haven't heard much of what I will actually be doing yet.

Thanks guys.

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Re: 1L Law Firm Intern

Postby brotherdarkness » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:29 am

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Re: 1L Law Firm Intern

Postby eastcoast_iub » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:50 am

Being at a 1.7 and in the top 20% can only mean one thing: you are at Cooley. You should be really proud of getting a "payed" legal job of any kid during your 1L summer. Congrats!

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Re: 1L Law Firm Intern

Postby cinephile » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:57 am

Can't you find the 1L offer rate on NALP?

But yeah, don't worry about not knowing anything. That's normal.

Good luck and please take things seriously!

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